15 Day Seattle to Juneau Alaska Cruise

American Cruise Lines

Inside Passage cruise

American Cruise Lines -
2017 Inside Passage Alaska Cruise

Discover the majestic splendor of a summer Alaska Inside Passage cruise with this incredible 14-night voyage from Seattle, Washington to Juneau, Alaska. Your unforgettable journey cruises the protected waters of the Inside Passage while docking regularly to explore the natural scenery, historic treasures and local communities along the way. Enjoy American Cruise Lines' personalized service and gracious hospitality as we visit Anacortes, Friday Harbor and cruise through Frederick Sound.

Day 1 Seattle, WA
Seattle is a city of natural wonders and beautiful vistas. Departing from the famous Fisherman’s Terminal, your cruise begins by traveling from this lively city to the majestic waters of Puget Sound.

Day 2 Anacortes, WA
Anacortes is much warmer than its neighbors, so you can make the most of your time here. Visit Deception Pass State Park, one of the most photographed locations in Washington State. This park’s miles of scenic shoreline, serene trails, and abundant wildlife make it a rewarding destination for all visitors.

Day 3 Friday Harbor, WA
The intoxicating aromas and majestic views of Friday Harbor will electrify your senses. Explore Friday Harbor’s diverse topography from pebbly beaches to monstrous mountains and lush valleys. Take a step back in time and experience island life as it was over a century ago.

Day 4 Cruising Strait of Georgia
The Strait of Georgia runs from the Puget Sound at the US border north to the Campbell River and Discovery Islands. The Strait is part of a huge estuary system where hundreds of rivers flow into the sea which helps to form its unique, biologically rich characteristics.

Day 5 Cruising Queen Charlotte Strait
Queen Charlotte Strait forms part of the Inside Passage from Washington to Alaska. It connects Queen Charlotte Sound with Johnstone Strait, Discovery Passage and then to the Strait of Georgia and Puget Sound. Cruise the strait and view the beauty of the Broughton Archipelago.

Day 6 Cruising the Inside Passage
Spend the day cruising the Inside Passage on our way to Ketchikan, AK. We'll travel through stunning forest-lined passages with abundant opportunities to gaze at wildlife in the nearby waters and on shore.

Day 7 Ketchikan, AK
Ketchikan is one of Alaska’s southernmost cities and an inspirational first stop in Alaska. Known as the “Yosemite of the North”, Ketchikan is the gateway to Misty Fjords National Monument. Formed by glaciers and lava flows, Misty Fjords demonstrate the raw power of nature and the majestic results.

Day 8 Wrangell, AK
Explore the city of Wrangell and walk among the petroglyph carvings as you enter the "Gateway to the Stikine River." Experience the fresh flavors of salmon and halibut while freshwater fishing, view bears on the mountainside, participate in Tlingit Native culture, or stop and pick from the abundance of wild blueberries, huckleberries, and salmonberries.

Day 9 Petersburg, AK
Petersburg is a thriving fishing community with a strong Norwegian heritage. Enjoy fresh local seafood or visit many of the art galleries located in downtown Petersburg. Explore Mitkof Island, home to the largest temperate rainforest in the world.

Day 10 Tracy Arm, AK & South Sawyer Glacier
Cruise under Tracy Arm’s 1,500 foot high vertical cliffs and experience the awe and wonder of nature as hundreds of waterfalls cascade down the sides of this fjord. Admire seals in their natural habitat among the small icebergs surrounding South Sawyer Glacier. You are sure to feel serenity in the midst of this tranquil scenery, with glaciers nearly a mile wide and 20 stories tall.

Day 11 Cruising through Glacier Bay
Covering 3.3 million acres of dynamic topography, Glacier Bay is the world’s largest biosphere. It includes glaciers, temperate rainforest, and snow-capped mountain peaks. During the day you will see seals, whales, eagles, and bears, and come face to face with the massive glaciers.

Day 12 Haines, AK
Bald Eagles are among the most populous of over 260 species of birds in Chilkat Valley. Our onboard expert and a local guide will take you through the valley pointing out all the different species along the way. We have an extended stay in Haines to let you do a variety of things, including kayaking on Chilkoot Lake, or an afternoon of salmon fishing on a charter boat.

Day 13 Skagway, AK
Known as the “Gateway to the Yukon”, Skagway was central to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897. The restored town is true to its past with period architecture, performers, and old street cars to relive the experience of the frontier.

Day 14 Juneau, AK
Watch humpback whales frolic in the cool waters of the Gulf of Alaska. Experience Mendenhall Glacier and soar to new heights in an enclosed gondola tramway from downtown Juneau to the top of Mount Roberts. Enjoy breathtaking views of the harbor, the sea, and the mountains.

Day 15 Juneau, AK
Departure day. Breakfast is served onboard, then spend some time exploring the impressive collection of museums, shops and attractions in the heart of Alaska's capital

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June 10, 2017 Alaska Inside Passage American Spirit Starting at $10,140
August 19, 2017 Alaska Inside Passage American Spirit Starting at $10,140
       
June 09, 2018 Alaska Inside Passage American Spirit Starting at $10,540
August 18, 2018 Alaska Inside Passage American Spirit Starting at $10,540
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