You might not expect Alaska to be a popular cruise destination, but unbeknownst to many in the world; it is. Although it may be one of the most recent additions to the territory of the United States, with all the beauty and surprises Alaska has to offer, it can definitely be aid for certain that it was a wise investment.
Although you should bundle up for the cold, the sights to behold are ones that will forever last in your memory until your dying days. Only on a cruise line sailing off the coast of Alaska, will you witness an intricate soul belonging to the Earth which has been protected and thrived here for centuries.
Upon asking any tourist to Alaska what their fondest memories were, perhaps the most commonly said reply was the memory of having seen the vast glaciers that seem to drift along in the water. Absolutely unimaginable in size and scope, you will want to be sure to have your camera ready to photograph such a moment.
The waters of Alaska are not just rife in glaciers, however, but also animal wildlife. Many a fortunate cruise liner has been able to witness the grace of a whale in the water, or even see the bears of Alaska either on the shore or out on an adventure themselves.
Of course, what is any cruise without also visiting the land itself? Here any tourist will have the opportunity to witness the beauties of Alaska close up and in action. Why not take a ride on an Alaskan dog sled? Or perhaps not take a hike through the many abundant forests, or if you are more of a daredevil, to the top of one of Alaska’s highest mountains?
The scenery is unmatched anywhere else in the world, and a travel to the state capital will have you understanding why people could live in such a place of harmony, albeit a cold one! Although not accessible by car, Alaska’s capital offers the chance to buy many goods and gifts, and other worldly items that are the mark of any travelers adventure to the state.
The wonders of a cruise to Alaska are truly something you need to see in order to believe. More than many a tourist has returned more than once to this land of ice and magical excitement!