Brad Poirier
Vacation Consultant

Glacier Northbound Cruises

A Glacier Northbound cruise most commonly embarks from the metropolitan cities of Vancouver and Seattle and heads along the spectacular coastline traveling past majestic glaciers, spectacular snow peaked mountains, and into the heart of pristine fjords. Imagine visiting the center of ancient towns still preserved in their gold rush past, and gazing up at vast breathtaking icy landscapes!

Take a deep breath of fresh crisp air as you step into Juneau on your Glacier Northbound cruise. The capital city of Alaska boasts the honor of being one of the most scenically beautiful places in America. Be sure to optimize your time when your Alaska Glacier Northbound cruise heads into Skagway and aside from visiting the historic Klondike Gold Rush sites, take in the thundering waterfalls and the grandeur of the mountain vistas. You may also find yourself in the city that 20,000 years ago was covered by vast glaciers that retreated to carve what today is known as Kodiak! When in Ketchikan you can take a floatplane to the Misty Fjords where you can bask in the sun while surrounded by glacially carved valleys and alpine lakes. Finally, for a truly unforgettable thrill take a zip line at the core of wilderness above a dense forest coupled with a mountain backdrop!

A Glacier Northbound cruise may also pass through some of the most iconic settings in Alaska, including Glacier Bay, Gulf of Alaska, Tracy Arm and College Fjords. These scenic passes will leave you mesmerized at Mother Nature’s parallels of rugged beauty! Sailing into Tracy Arm, the amazing granite-turquoise icebergs and crystallized glaciers are guaranteed to be an extraordinary experience you'll never forget. Not only is Glacier Bay a sanctuary for significant marine life and terrestrial wilderness, cruising into Glacier Bay will allow you to get mesmerizingly close to truly stunning glaciers! Glacier Bay has long inspired intellectuals, artists and travelers alike, and continues to be one of the most picturesque places in the world. It provides striking views of glaciers, alpine lakes hinged with sandy rocks that lay within the clear blue waters, and is surrounded by deep fjords that are made all the more beautiful by the snow laced mountains!

Explore true nature and inspiring seascapes as they were meant to be discovered with a Glacier Northbound cruise! Alaska has so much beauty and natural charm that even the most experienced traveler will be awestruck at the overwhelming exquisiteness of the snowcapped mountains, lush forests, crystal clear waters, and truly pristine glaciers! Experience the romance and rugged beauty of Alaska on a Glacier Northbound cruise!

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Brad Poirier
Vacation Consultant