Sit back, relax and set sail in 2019 on an Alaskan cruise on board Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Solstice.
Your cruise holiday begins in the city of Seattle. The city has a mix of urban cool feeling along with cultural and historical charm and is a wonderful blend of nature and urban beauty. From here your cruise will take you to Ketchikan in Alaska, the perfect spot for adventure lovers. Take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration.
Continue on 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 next stop is Skagway, where adventure awaits around every corner. The city, famous for the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 is home to fantastic scenic trails, a must for hikers with stunning views of the surrounding Alaskan scenery.
Your cruise then sails through Alaska’s Inside Passage, home to some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet. Marvel at the spring wildflowers and the migration of the Humpback and Killer whales.
Your cruise holiday ends in Vancouver. 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.
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
Day 1 Seattle Stay
Day 2 SeattleArrive at 2019-09-06 00:00Depart at 2019-09-06 18:00Surrounded 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.
Day 3 At seaArrive at 2019-09-07 00:00Depart at 2019-09-07 00:00
Day 4 KetchikanArrive at 2019-09-08 07:00Depart at 2019-09-08 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.
Day 5 Endicott Arm & Dawes GlacierArrive at 2019-09-09 06:00Depart at 2019-09-09 10:00
Day 6 JuneauArrive at 2019-09-09 13:30Depart at 2019-09-09 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.
Day 7 SkagwayArrive at 2019-09-10 07:00Depart at 2019-09-10 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.
Day 8 Inside Passage, AlaskaArrive at 2019-09-10 18:30Depart at 2019-09-10 22:30Located 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.
Day 9 At seaArrive at 2019-09-11 00:00Depart at 2019-09-11 00:00
Day 10 Victoria, British ColombiaArrive at 2019-09-12 17:30Depart at 2019-09-12 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.
Day 11 VancouverArrive at 2019-09-13 06:00Depart at 2019-09-13 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.