Alaska Marine Highway's Star Ships the Motor Vessel Columbia, F/V Fairweather & M/V Kennicott
Day 1 Friday -Bellingham, Washington 6:00PM Departure
Day 2 Saturday - Cruise through the Queen Charlotte Islands
Day 3 Sunday - Ports of Call
Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg 1-4 hrs in each port
Day 4 Monday -Juneau
Explore Alaska's Capital City
Glacier Flight & Feast at the Taku Glacier Lodge
You're in for a 3 hour journey of a lifetime. The Taku Lodge experience is much more than a spectacular flight and a scrumptious meal. It's about what memories are made of topped off with a scrumptious Wild Alaskan King Salmon feast.
Overnight Accommodations: Grandma's Featherbed Deluxe Suite
Day 5 Tuesday Sitka
Early morning ferry to Sitka one of the most beautiful routes on the Inside Passage. Sitka is filled with interesting Russian and native history.
Overnight Accommodations: Downtown Sitka
The Fast Ferry Fairweather built in 1999 travels at 36-knots
Day 6 Wednesday- Pacific Ocean Thrill Ride
Volcano exploration by raft and 4X4 will excite your senses on this ultimate adventure ride. The Mt Edgecumbe volcano is one of the most prominent geological features in the Sitka Area. On this tour you will get to explore this unique landmark from both on land and on sea.
Day 7 Thursday- Anchorage
Alaska Airlines flight to Anchorage and accommodations at the Marriott upon arrival.
Day 8 Friday - Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park
Glass Dome Car First Class Gold Star Service- Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey through stunning scenic wild, panoramic vista's.
Overnight Accommodations: The McKinley Chalet Resort Friday & Saturday night.
Day 9 Saturday - Tundra Wilderness Tour
6-8 hour fully narrated wildlife tour travels 53 miles into Denali Park.
Day 10 Sunday - Anchorage by Alaska Railroad
Award-winning glimpses of color-brushed tundra, and chance sightings of moose, bear, eagles,swans, beavers.
Overnight Accommodations: Downtown next to train depot
Day 11 Monday - The Alaska Railroad to Whittier
Traveling deep into the Grandview Valley and the historic "loop district" where you'll be surrounded by alpine meadows, wildlife, and wildflowers, you will enjoy great views of Trail Glacier, Bartlett Glacier, and Spencer Glacier. A Chugach Forest Service naturalist joins you on board.
Ferry Alaska Marine Highway - Late evening departure through Prince William Sound crossing the Gulf of Alaska in route to the Inside Passage.
Day 12 Tuesday - YAKUTAT Port-of-Call
Day 13 Wednesday - JUNEAU Port-of-Call
Day 14 Thursday - KETCHIKAN Port-of-Call
Day 15 Friday - At Sea Queen Charlotte Islands
Day 16 Saturday - Arrival Bellingham, Washington 8:00AM
2-Berth Cabin on the M/V Columbia