The journey begins with a night at The Westinin Seattle, Washington on Thursday 14 May 2015
before transferring to the port to board the Celebrity Solstice ship and set sail on Friday 15 May 2015.
(rates and hotel are subject to change)

DATE PORTS OF CALL ARRIVAL DEPARTURE ACTIVITY
Fri 15 May 2015 Seattle, Washington   05:00 PM Departs Port
Sat 16 May 2015 At Sea     Scrapbook Workshop (optional)
Sun 17 May 2015 Ketchikan, Alaska 07:00 AM 04:00 PM Docked
Mon 18 May 2015 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska 06:00 AM 10:00 AM Cruising
Mon 18 May 2015 Juneau, Alaska 01:30 PM 10:30 PM Tendered
Tues 19 May 2015 Skagway, Alaska 07:00 AM 06:00 PM Docked
Tues 19 May 2015 Alaska Inside Passage 06:30 PM 06:30 PM Cruising
Wed 20 May 2015 At Sea     Scrapbook Workshop (optional)
Thu 21 May 2015 Victoria, British Columbia 06:00 PM 11:59 PM Docked
Fri 22 May 2015 Seattle, Washington 07:00 AM   Departure
 

Seattle is often characterized by its laid-back attitude and rainy climate, but this thriving metropolis also offers one-of-a-kind architecture, the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, and a unique urban sophistication.

A trip to Seattle isn't complete without visiting Pike Place Market. Here, you can browse the stalls of local merchants and artists, take in a street performance, or watch fishmongers play catch with the catch of the day. Other fun things to do include taking in the view from the Space Needle, a 650-foot structure left over from the 1962 World's Fair.

 

Ketchikan originated as an Indian fish saltery, but the town's major growth began when it became a supply base and entry port for miners during the 1898 Gold Rush to the Klondike. Much of the town's colorful past is still in evidence, especially in the nearby Indian villages, where you'll see colorfully carved totem poles and hear the fascinating legends that surround them.

While fishing is by far the most popular sport in Ketchikan, there are a lot of other activities for people to take part in. In fact, one of the best ways to see the area and enjoy the scenery is simply to take a walk through town and to the Totem Heritage Center. There, you can explore the history of totem poles and see some terrific examples.

Experience the sheer granite cliffs, plunging 1,000-foot waterfalls, crystalline lakes and low-hanging mists of Misty Fjords from the air on a seaplane. Fill your senses with excitement and adventure as you take the wheel of a four-wheel-drive vehicle and wend your way through a lush rain forest.

 

Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska is nestled between 3,000-foot high granite walls, the narrow, twisting slice of ocean called Tracy Arm Fjord weaves through the Tongass National Forest for roughly 35 miles. The shoreline is spotted with waterfalls created by melting snowcaps and trees sprouting at odd angles from rocky outcroppings. You will have ample time to admire the landscape and perhaps catch sight of a few native animals as you cruise through this port.

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss: The Sawyer Glaciers at the end of Tracy Arm may not be the most famous glaciers in Alaska, but many visitors find them to be the most dramatic. Framed by mountains on either side, the glaciers are often bathed in a light mist that amplifies the blue hue of the ice.

Nestled between 3,000-foot high granite walls, the narrow, twisting slice of ocean called Tracy Arm Fjord weaves through the Tongass National Forest for roughly 35 miles. The shoreline is spotted with waterfalls created by melting snowcaps and trees sprouting at odd angles from rocky outcroppings. You will have ample time to admire the landscape and perhaps catch sight of a few native animals as you cruise through this port.
 

 

Juneau, the capital of Alaska, was founded during a gold rush in 1880. Today, the former gold-mining town counts among its riches some of Alaska's most spectacular scenery. Nestled at the foot of Mt. Juneau in the Alaska Panhandle, it faces the water from the mainland side of Gastineau Channel. Several magnificent fjords are located along the channel coast, and the majestic Mendenhall Glacier, a favorite of visitors, is nearby.

When you're in Juneau, you shouldn't miss the amazing glacial landscape. The best view available is from the seat of a helicopter on one of our shore excursions, where you can watch for bear, mountain goats, and moose. Then, once you've landed, we'll take you on a once-in-a-lifetime dogsled ride.

Points of Interest:
- Mendenhall Glacier
- Outdoor Adventures
- Whale Watching
- Glacier Flightseeing
- Macaulay Salmon Hatchery
- Glacier Gardens.
- Dog Sledding

 

Skagway ... When gold was discovered in the Klondike region of the Yukon Territory (just across the border from Alaska), it resulted in the historic Gold Rush of 1898. As thousands of gold-crazed adventurers sought the best starting point for their arduous trek, they found the deepest penetration possible by boat was at the northern tip of the Lynn Canal. This is how Skagway was born.

Take the unforgettable journey aboard the "Scenic Railway of the World" and travel 20 miles from tidewater to the summit of the White Pass - a 2,865 foot elevation. Ride in vintage rail cars as you retrace the original route to the White Pass summit. This fully narrated tour features panoramas of mountains, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites. See the original Klondike Trail of '98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls that passed this route in seek of fortune. Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in the adventure of pioneering - triumph over challenge.

 

The incredible landscape of the Inside Passage is home to diverse wildlife - orca, mountain goats, bald eagles, bears, puffins, sea otters and more - but the superstars of the area are the gentle giants who feed here every summer.

Look out for the awesome acrobatics of breaching humpback whales. You'll never forget the sight of these 40-ton beasts hurling themselves into the air, almost completely escaping the water. If you're especially lucky, you could see them swimming together to create a bubble net, trapping and eating fish by the giant mouthful.

 

Victoria, British Columbia is located on the southern tip on the island of Vancouver in British Columbia, the city of Victoria is probably best known for its mild climate and active outdoor lifestyle. (In fact, the city has been named the "fittest city" in Canada more than once.) As the capital of British Columbia, the city is very tourist-friendly. Among the many attractions are world-famous gardens, its 150 years of British history, gourmet dining and fantastic shopping.

Victoria is a great culinary hotspot. In addition to the abundance of fresh seafood, its mild climate lends itself to a variety of locally grown produce. For a complete culinary experience, be sure to try a glass of wine from one of Victoria's award-winning wineries.

 
All shore excursions can be booked prior to the cruise or on the ship.
More details to follow closer to the cruise.
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