Discover the unexpected on a cruise to places sure to excite the explorer in you. These leading cruise lines offer the opportunity for a carefree journey that pairs the hospitality of a cruise with the joy of the great outdoors. Each option offers a distinct experience, with onboard activities and well-rounded itineraries that include Alaskan and Hawaiian ports. Each of these highly-rated vacation destinations is known for its distinct cultures, unspoiled wilderness and endless outdoor recreation options.
Why not explore the majestic Alaskan coastline with the cruise line known for its unforgettable high-seas journeys to over 300 destinations worldwide? Enjoy a seven-night journey in a majestic Royal Caribbean vessel designed for excursions to the far north and back.
Once you’ve arrived at your Alaska destination, disembark to blaze trails through Alaska’s vast landscapes and encounter striking natural beauty found nowhere else. Stops include the Tracy Arm Fjord and the Hubbard Glacier.
Royal Caribbean has several cruises scheduled to sail to Hawaii this summer, each with its own exciting itinerary designed to please any traveler. Pass the time with onboard activities for everyone including casinos, arcades and waterslides. For those looking to enliven their nightlife, each ship has its own themed bars and signature restaurants.
For those who love tropical getaways, you can’t do any better than Hawaii. Royal Caribbean is offering nine-, ten-, and eleven-night cruises that provide plenty of opportunities to explore all this lush paradise has to offer with stops at four of Hawaii’s islands.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line offers six-night Alaskan getaways to top ports in Alaska including Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. On your way there, you’ll also have opportunities to visit locations in Canada, including the beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.
Summer is the perfect time for an Alaskan adventure with average temperatures in the 60s and 70s. The later summer months are great for those hoping to encounter wildlife, like moose, elk and caribou. And for those hoping to catch a glimpse of the magnificent humpback whale and other famed Alaskan marine wildlife, early fall is your best bet.
For the complete Hawaii experience, take a tour of the islands aboard a cruise ship with Norwegian. Itineraries include ports of call on four different Hawaiian islands. Enjoy exotic luxury accommodations on each with dozens of overnight stay options to fit any budget. Get the full Hawaii experience with an itinerary that includes a four-day and three-night stay in Honolulu before embarking on your seven-day island-hopping adventure!
For the ultimate cruise excursion, Norwegian also offers a combined Hawaii and Alaska 16-day itinerary aboard the recently renovated Spirit. And if the excitement of exploring the arctic and a premier tropical destination on the same journey were not enough, the Spirit offers onboard amenities sure to please any guest. These include modernized staterooms, fine dining and adult gaming.