USA ports of call

Anchorage (Alaska)
Astoria (Oregon)
Baltimore (Maryland)
Baton Rouge (Louisiana)
Birmingham (Alabama)
Boston (Massachusetts)
Charleston (South Carolina)
Chattanooga (Tennessee)
Chicago (Illinois)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Corpus Christi (Texas)
Eureka (California)
Fort Lauderdale (Florida)
Galveston (Texas)
Gulfport (Mississippi)
Hawaii Big Island (Hawaii)
Houston (Texas)
Jacksonville (Florida)
Juneau (Alaska)
Kauai (Hawaii)
Ketchikan (Alaska)
Little Rock (Arkansas)
Los Angeles (California)
Louisville (Kentucky)
Maui (Hawaii)
Memphis (Tennessee)
Miami (Florida)
Minneapolis/Saint Paul (Minnesota)
Mobile (Alabama)
Nashville (Tennessee)
New Orleans (Louisiana)
New York (New York)
Norfolk (Virginia)
Oahu (Hawaii)
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania)
Port Canaveral (Florida)
Portland (Maine)
Portland (Oregon)
San Diego (California)
San Francisco (California)
Seattle (Washington)
Sitka (Alaska)
St. Louis (Missouri)
Tampa (Florida)

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Cruising Alaska’ Inside Passage will inevitably bring passengers to The Last Frontier’s largest city, Anchorage, surrounded by six breathtaking mountain ranges.

Its unofficial nickname is "The City of Lights and Flowers", a reference the thousands of buildings adorned by tiny white lights throughout winter and its spectacular displays of flowers in the summer.

Anchorage is nestled at the base of the Chugach State Park which offers a variety of outdoor activities year-round. It is home to moose, brown and black bears, lynx and eagles, offering many opportunities for wildlife viewing.

For fair weather visitors, there are paved bike and multi-use trails and summer non-paved hiking trails. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, climbing, berry picking and fishing.

Historical and cultural attractions include the The Anchorage Museum of History and Art at the Rasmuson Center, The Anchorage Museum of Natural History showcasing dinosaurs, the Independence Mine State Historical Park, celebrating the importance of gold in the history of Alaska, the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum with its collection of vintage aircraft, Imaginarium Science Discovery Center, and the Alaska Zoo.

Located just 10 minutes north of downtown Anchorage on 26-forested acres is the Alaska Native Heritage Center. An hour away is Portage Glacier.

Anchorage has more than 8,000 hotel and motel rooms ensuring that there is something for every taste.

Anchorage Hotels

Photo courtesy Anchorage CVB

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top Anchorage attractions

Anchorage Museum
Imaginarium: Science Discovery Center
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
The Anchorage Light Speed Planet Walk
Alaska Museum of Natural History
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
Alaska Botanical Garden
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Alaska Zoo
Alaska Heritage Library Museum
Eklutna Historical Park
H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark
Eagle River Nature Center
Historic Iditarod/Crow Pass Trail
Kincaid Park Skiing
Anchorage Museum of History and Art
Glacier viewing
Portage Glacier
Wildlife viewing

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