Often referred to as the last frontier, Alaska is an outdoor lover’s dream with sky high mountains, lush wilderness, glaciers, wildlife galore and a unique way of life. But because Alaska is so large, it’s sometimes hard to view a lot in a short amount of time. That’s where cruises come in. With a recent surge in popularity, Alaskan cruises have now become the best way to see Alaska, whether on a budget or not.
Each cruise line, much like hotels and resorts, tends to fit into a certain price category and thus have a different overall cruise atmosphere and personality. There are 7 main cruise companies (including a luxury ship) that venture from Seattlethe up around the Alaskan coast. The information below should help you narrow down your choices to only one or two of the cruise lines available. Click to read more