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Cruising Alaska : a Guide to the Ships & Ports of Call.

Author: Clark Norton
Publisher: West Palm Beach : Hunter Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This unique cruise guide offers concise, easy-to-read information on every vessel plying the popular Alaska region. Ship facts include stateroom size, dining options, passenger/crew ratio, crew nationality, ship registry and even when the last refurbishment was completed. Ship itineraries are analyzed, making you aware of the highlights and potential pitfalls of every one. The author tells how to find bargain rates,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Norton, Clark.
Cruising Alaska : A Guide to the Ships & Ports of Call.
West Palm Beach : Hunter Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clark Norton
ISBN: 9781588438188 158843818X
OCLC Number: 881162974
Notes: Tip : When you get to town, stop in at the Chamber of Commerce visitor center at the intersection of 1st and Fram streets. It's open May-September Monday-Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm April-October Monday-Friday 10 am to 2 pm.
Description: 1 online resource (433 pages)
Contents: Preface; Part I: Introduction to Alaska & Cruising; Cruising: A Hot Travel Trend; What's New in Alaska Cruising; A Brief Survey of Alaska; Facts; Alaskan Superlatives; Geography; Alaska's Parklands; Alaskan History; Alaskan People & Culture; Alaskan Wildlife; Part 2: Cruise Lines & Their Ships; Setting Priorities; Choosing the Right Cruise Line; Selecting a Ship; Settling on a Stateroom; Alaska Cruising Itineraries; Evaluating the Itineraries; The Cruise Lines; Interpreting the Ship Statistics; Mainstream/Big Ship Lines; Luxury Lines; Small Ship/Expedition-Style Lines. Other Lines (Segments of World Cruises)Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS); Part 3: Onboard Sightseeing; The Frozen World Of Glaciers; Icebergs --
Glacier ""Offpsring""; The Inside Passage; Misty Fjords National Monument; Tracy & Endicott Arms; Lynn Canal; Glacier Bay National Park; Prince William Sound; College Fjord; Part 4: Ports of Call; Options in Port; Cruise Ship Shore Excursions; Independent Organized Shore Excursions; Exploring the Port On Your Own; Inside Passage Ports; Ketchikan; Sitka; Juneau; Skagway; Less-Visited Inside Passage Ports; Haines. Icy Strait Point Adjacent to the small town of Hoonah on Chicagof Island about 20 miles southeast of Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait Point --
completed in 2004 --
is both Alaska's newest port and the state's first planned cruise-ship only port, similar to some of the cruise ship ""private islands"" that have proven to be so popular in the Caribbean. The theme of this port --
built largely by Tlingits --
is native culture mixed with outdoorsy soft adventure. Even though it was specially create ... Wrangell Founded by Russian fur traders in 1811, Wrangell is Alaska's third oldest non-native settlement and the second oldest in the southeastern part of the state. (As evidenced by the ancient petroglyphs found here, however, the area has been inhabited by Tlingits for thousands of years.) During Klondike days in the 1890s, it was a wide-open gold-rush town Wyatt Earp served as marshall here for a few days on his way to the Klondike and notorious Skagway outlaw Soapy Smith hid out here for ... ; Gulf of Alaska Ports. Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska's largest city with a population of about 280,000, is home to two of every five Alaskans --
and if you add in the metropolitan area population, it's home to one of every two people in the state. Its appearance is much like that of any other big, modern, commercially oriented American city --
but if you scratch just below the surface, you'll find the same kind of independent, nearly frontier-minded, spirit that you would in smaller Alaskan communities. Situated on a p ...

Abstract:

This unique cruise guide offers concise, easy-to-read information on every vessel plying the popular Alaska region. Ship facts include stateroom size, dining options, passenger/crew ratio, crew nationality, ship registry and even when the last refurbishment was completed. Ship itineraries are analyzed, making you aware of the highlights and potential pitfalls of every one. The author tells how to find bargain rates, when to book and makes you aware of considerations for disabled travelers, solo cruisers and being aboard with young children. And it's not just the big boats. Cruising Alaska cove.

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