Beyond being the largest US state by area, Alaska is also its least densely populated state. Situated to the northwest of the North American continent, it is flanked by Canada on the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
It connects to Russia via the Bering Strait. Inhabited most densely within the Anchorage metropolitan area, it offers tourists virgin landscapes and exclusive maritime scenes via some of the best Alaskan cruise tours offered by the leading names in the industry.
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority offers tours marine links that enable thousands of passengers to indulge in pleasure voyages along transit stopovers. Liners that cater to this segment offer transit and round trips.
Most Popular Tours
The popular cruises come with the promise to cover the national forests that are great venues for fishing and hunting, and exclusive mountain biking trails. They also offer guided inland tours that cover national monuments and quaint native villages.
You could pick destinations and stopovers from among Livengood, Prudhoe Bay, Fort Yukon, Trapper Creek, Halibut Cove, and/or Anchor Point. The land is known for varied terrain all year through, and with the finest hotels and resorts catering to the tourism industry, being part of the blizzards is just as exciting as watching the first signs of spring unveil.
Cruise travel allows you to indulge in adventure tourism, a segment that enables exploration of some of Alaska's most remote and exotic areas, for a more indulgent cultural exchange with the Inupiat, Eyak, Yupik, Haida, Aleut, Tlingit, Tsimshian, and Athabaskan people.
The best cruises also accommodate itineraries for inland activities such as mountaineering, bungee jumping, mountain biking, trekking, rafting, and rock climbing. They merge the excitement of ghetto and jungle tourism while enabling overland travel to niche locations in and around mesmerizing Alaska.