If you are looking for a holiday full of breathtaking beauty and incredible experiences then a Seattle and Vancouver stay on either end of an Alaska cruise is just what you need!
Begin your cruise and stay holiday with 2 nights in the cultural city of Seattle. The city has a mix of urban cool feeling along with cultural and historical charm. Seattle is known as a world centre for coffee roasting so be sure to take some time to sample some as you enjoy the relaxed laid back vibe of the city or catch some of the city’s famous music scene. The Seattle skyline is one of the most iconic in the USA. While there are many great looking buildings in the Seattle skyline, the centrepiece is without a doubt the iconic Space Needle. Make sure to pay a visit to the observation deck to get the best views of the city!
From Seattle you will depart on a 7 night Alaska cruise onboard Celebrity Solstice. Set sail from Seattle towards Ketchikan, where if you feel like an adventure take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration Continue on past the stunning Endicott Arm & Dawes glacier to Juneau, an Alaskan city that gracefully balances frontier ruggedness with cosmopolitan flair. Explore the Juneau icefields and the stunning glaciers of its surroundings.
Your cruise then takes you through Alaska’s Inside Passage, home to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the face of the earth where majestic mountain peaks sweep down to the ocean around you before sailing towards British Colombia and the city of Victoria, a beautiful seaside enclave. You’ll then sail towards Vancouver where your cruise ends but your holiday doesn’t as you have two more nights in the city.
Celebrity Solstice has just added the Canyon Ranch SpaClub and fitness center, where you can pamper yourself with spa treatments or push yourself in a workout with one of the onboard trainers - if you are that way inclined.
Victoria, British Colombia
- 09Sep, 2020
Day 1 Seattle Stay
- 10Sep, 2020
Day 2 Seattle Stay
- 11Sep, 2020
Day 3 SeattleArrive at 2020-09-11 00:00Depart at 2020-09-11 16:00Surrounded on all sides by water, Seattle is a wonderful blend of nature and urban beauty. Take a tour through the heart of the city, where you will explore the high-rise and Art Deco buildings of downtown. Wind through a tree-lined drive on your way to see the gothic-style buildings on the University of Washington campus. Visit the Boeing Plant in Everett, which is the birthplace of some of the greatest aircrafts aloft and reveals the inner workings of these awesome planes.
- 12Sep, 2020
Day 4 At seaArrive at 2020-09-12 00:00Depart at 2020-09-12 00:00
- 13Sep, 2020
Day 5 KetchikanArrive at 2020-09-13 07:00Depart at 2020-09-13 16:00You've never tasted salmon so fresh. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you can't resist.
- 14Sep, 2020
Day 6 Endicott Arm & Dawes GlacierArrive at 2020-09-14 00:00Depart at 2020-09-14 00:00
- 14Sep, 2020
Day 7 JuneauArrive at 2020-09-14 13:30Depart at 2020-09-14 22:00Here's your chance to take a glacial dogsled adventure via helicopter in Alaska's capital. A city that gracefully balances frontier ruggedness with cosmopolitan flair. Mendenhall Glacier, a river of ice measuring 1.5 miles in width and over 6 miles in length, is part of Juneau's Icefield, 1500 square miles of ice that feeds 38 glaciers and ready for you to take a float trip on it.
- 15Sep, 2020
Day 8 SkagwayArrive at 2020-09-15 07:00Depart at 2020-09-15 18:00Uncovering authentic local finds and having experiences that make you feel like you’ve really connected with a place are important elements in ensuring an extraordinary vacation. We’re taking advantage of our partnership with Travel + Leisure to get their editors’ recommendations and insider tips on the places you will want to visit. Here are their picks for just one of the 150 destinations they covered.
- 15Sep, 2020
Day 9 Inside Passage, AlaskaArrive at 2020-09-15 00:00Depart at 2020-09-15 00:00Located between Vancouver and Ketchikan, Alaska's Inside Passage is hot to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the face of the earth, 3000 foot mountain peaks meet the oceans within a mile of the shore. Marvel at the spring wildflowers and the migration of the Humpback and Killer whales. Visit in the autumn when the passage is ablaze with autumn foliage, it's perfect place to view gathering of Bald Eagles.
- 16Sep, 2020
Day 10 At seaArrive at 2020-09-16 00:00Depart at 2020-09-16 00:00
- 17Sep, 2020
Day 11 Victoria, British ColombiaArrive at 2020-09-17 17:30Depart at 2020-09-17 23:59The capital of British Columbia is also its largest island. This one-time British colony has retained much of its colonial splendor. Victoria is a seaside enclave that enjoys a temperate climate. Which is great, because you'll want to explore all the museums, parks and golf courses Victoria has to offer.
- 18Sep, 2020
Day 12 VancouverArrive at 2020-09-18 06:00Depart at 2020-09-18 00:0024 ports and cities. Over 40 land excursions. Your combinations are nearly endless in this unspoiled land nestled between glacier and rain forest. Explore Alaska by land, sea and air, viewing North America's most noble creatures and natural wonders. It's all designed to get you refueled on inspiration. This is your opportunity to take the adventure you always dreamed of. Witness dramatic displays of ice-shelves breaking off into icebergs. Visit cultures that have lived and loved the land for thousands of years. Marvel at moose and bear on the land, bald eagles soaring above, and humpback whales peacefully rolling with the sea. And gaze upon the backdrop of a million stars showcasing the miracle of the Aurora Borealis.
- 19Sep, 2020
Day 13 Vancouver Stay
- 20Sep, 2020
Day 14 Vancouver Stay