Ketchikan has an authentic Alaska feel and is worth a longer stay

KETCHIKAN, Alaska – The three Alaska towns that we have visited on this cruise have very distinct personalities. Juneau, the state capital, is more of a business center and once you get away from the tourist shops at the cruise pier you are in a rather ordinary town – although the Red Dog Saloon remains a perennial visitor favorite. There is more to do out of town than in town. Sitka has an entirely different personality. It …

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Alaskan Dream Cruises celebrates second season with new itineraries and ports

Alaskan Dream Cruises, which is owned and operated by a local family in Sitka, Alaska, will commence it’s second season, with new ports and itineraries, in May 2012. The Alaskan Dream will sail three new itineraries, which will include an eight-day trip that visits less-traveled-to destinations, like Hobart Bay and Kasaan, and two extensive 11- and 13-day trips through the Inside Passage. These new trips will mark the inclusion of the ports of Ketchikan, Skagway, Haines, Thorne …

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