Top Five things to do in Ketchikan, Alaska

Top Five things to do in Ketchikan Alaska

Ketchikan, Alaska is the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s famed Inside Passage! This is one of my favorite stops on Alaska cruises.  The Population as of 2021 is around 8,037 residents. There are so many amazing things to do in this neat town.  The Must-do Thing in Ketchikan My favorite excursion is the Misty Fjords by […]

Top Five Experiences in Skagway, Alaska

Top Five Experiences in Skagway, Alaska

Skagway is a small coastal Alaska town and a common cruise stop. I personally love Skagway, and my favorite excursion that I have taken is the White Pass Rail Trip.  Skagway had a population of 1,191 as of 2020. Skagway is a cute, quaint town full of character and history. Many small shops are filled […]

Top Five things to do in Juneau Alaska

Juneau

Juneau, Alaska is located in one of the largest wilderness areas in the United States.  Juneau is the capital city of the state of Alaska, and most travelers visit Juneau while cruising.  I love Juneau, and I wanted to share my Top Five things to do.  #1 Whale Watching  The whale watching is incredible in […]

Seward, Alaska

Seward, Alaska

Seward is a small coastal town in interior Alaska. This is one of my favorite towns in all of Alaska. Getting to Seward You can reach Seward via cruise ships with open-jawed (cruises that leave from one port and end in a different port) or cruises leaving and dropping off from Seward.  If you are […]

Alaska Shore Excursions for 2022 Season

Alaska Shore Excursions for 2022 Season

Alaska 2022 cruise season and shore excursions are here!  I enjoyed sailing to Alaska during the opening week of the Alaska cruise season in April 2022.  We sailed from Seattle, Washington to Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan, Alaska, and Victoria, British Columbia.  Below is a  breakdown of the ports and what the ports are currently […]

What to Expect Traveling to Alaska in 2022

What to expect traveling to Alaska in 2022

Hello, my name is Kristi Peek and I own Embrace the Journey Travel. Our team specializes in Alaska travel. I normally travel to Alaska at least once during the summer season each year.  These are my predictions on what the Spring and Summer Season for Alaska travel in 2022 will look like.  Cruising We are […]

When to travel to Alaska

When to travel to Alaska

When should I travel to Alaska? This is a question I get asked often as a travel planner. The answer depends greatly on what you want to see while you are there.  Alaska Cruise season runs from April (on a few ships most start in May) to September. If you are going on a cruise […]

How should I travel to Alaska

How Should I Travel to Alaska

When thinking about how you should travel to Alaska, I suggest starting with how long you can vacation. If you have 10 days to 2 weeks you can do a Land and Sea trip. If you have a week (7 days) off then you would be able to do land or sea but normally not […]

What to expect when traveling to Alaska

What to expect when traveling to Alaska

The first time I went to Alaska, I kept hearing people talk about the last frontier and I would think to myself, why are they saying that. When I got to Alaska I quickly realized why.  The Wildlife in Alaska is like nothing else. You should expect to experience incredible landscapes and nature’s beauty.  Alaska […]