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Don’t Screw It up: This Is the ONLY Way to See Alaska

Fodor's Logo By Kayla Becker of Fodor's Slide 1 of 10: There's no waiting in line

Imagine waking up to glaciers calving thunderously outside your window. Over lunch, you spot clusters of otters floating playfully on their backs, whales breaching, and seals sunning on icebergs. Your schedule is totally planned for you, and you explore a new town each day. This is the kind of Alaska experience that’s only possible by cruise. And while there are many lines that sail to Alaska—both large and small—we’re believers that the most intimate, active, and enriching experience can only be achieved by small cruise ship. Here are the biggest bonuses we got from setting sail with Alaskan Dream Cruises, a family-owned small ship company that operates cruises right from their backyard in Sitka.

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