Alaska's Inside Passage Itinerary

Travel the Inside Passage of Alaska and visit Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau and Yukatat. See icebergs, bears and glaciers while cruising from Seattle to Anchorage.

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Days 1-2 Seattle

Begin this adventure in Seattle, a dynamic city that mixes edgy urban culture with hip cafes, quirky galleries and a vibrant live music scene. If you find yourself up early, why not head down to Pike Place Market to grab breakfast and to watch the world go by.
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Days 3-5 Ketchikan

Arrive at one of Alaska's most southerly cities, Ketchikan. Explore the Misty Fjords National Monument – an area of steep valleys formed by glaciers and volcanic lava. Enjoy optional activities such as kayaking, visiting the totem museum or a trip to Metlakatla village.
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Day 6 Overnight Ferry

Jump aboard the ferry and spend another fabulous night floating through Alaska's Inside Passage.
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Day 7 Wrangell

Disembark at Wrangell, once a trading post for Russian fur-seal merchants and one of the state's oldest European settlements. Take the chance to spot bears, eagles, sea lions, harbor seals and whales by taking a boat trip on the Stikine River.
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Day 8 Overnight Ferry

You know the drill by now – it's back to the boat for another night of cruising.
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Days 9-12 Juneau/Sitka

Arrive in the state capital for three days of free time to explore the city's historical downtown area and numerous hiking trails, and perhaps even the Glacier Bay National Park, which can be reached by plane on a day trip. There's also the chance to check out the Alaska Brewing Company, a side-trip that's guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any serious beer drinker.
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Days 13-14 Overnight Ferry

Return to the ferry and enter the Gulf of Alaska.
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Days 15-16 Anchorage

Enjoy a free day in Whittier before making the final push to Anchorage, where this Alaskan adventure ends. Why not stay on for a few days after the trip to explore this surprisingly modern city.
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