Alaska Cruise Departure Ports

You can find enticing things to do at all Alaska cruise departure ports. Alaska cruises from Vancouver and Seattle feature big city attractions, galleries, museums, and eateries. Smaller ports offer once-in-a-lifetime sightseeing and history. Your call.

Convenient Departure Port Options

The skyline of Seattle, Washington

Cruises from Seattle

There’s no shortage of iconic attractions in Seattle, among them the waterfront, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Read on to plan your cruise, and discover places in Seattle to visit before or after your voyage.

Cruises from Vancouver

Cruises from Vancouver

Once a trading post and a rough-and-tumble sawmilling settlement, today’s Vancouver is a bustling, diverse metropolis that’s a mix of glassy new skyscrapers, quaint historic neighborhoods and plentiful green spaces.

Prince William Sound near Whittier, Alaska, seen on an Alaska cruise

Cruises from Whittier

An easy drive from Anchorage, Whittier is on the Prince William Sound and rich with natural beauty. Spend a day exploring the glacier-filled waters or head to Anchorage to hike the Chugach National Forest.

Chugach National Forest outside Anchorage, AK

Cruisetours from Anchorage

Anchorage is a city where summer days can stretch to a whopping 19 hours and there is an abundance of outdoorsy things to do. Anchorage has lots of moose, known for being a bit rambunctious.

Guests on the deck of the Chena Pump House restaurant watch the riverboat Discovery pass by on the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Cruisetours from Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska’s second-largest city was born of gold rush fever. A favorite stop among history buffs, you can pan for gold with miners or take a sternwheeler into the heart of Alaska.