With breathtaking glaciers, untouched wilderness waiting to be explored, and stunning vistas, the last frontier has much to offer visitors, but its far-flung location makes it a pricey destination. Alaskan cruises offer a chance to see it at all for an affordable rate, and Norwegian Cruise Line is adding even more savings by offering a seven-night cruise from Seattle ? a much less expensive departure port to access than Whittier, Anchorage, or Seward. The Norwegian Star calls on Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway via the Inside Passage. Before reaching Prince Rupert and Vancouver, the ship also coasts past the Sawyer Glacier ? a cliff-lined inlet that is home to numerous seal colonies.
THE VALUE: While most Alaskan cruises hover around $700-$1,200 (and depart from Alaskan ports), this cruise is priced from $549 50 percent off its rack rates!
THE CATCH: The Norwegian Star embarks in September the tail end of the Alaskan cruise season when temps are beginning to dip.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.travelocity.com for more information.
WEVE GOT MORE: Find a low-cost flight to the embarkation port in Seattle using our Travel Search price comparison tool.
Learn more about the region with our Alaska Travel Guide.