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Alaska & Glacier Bay Cruise

Featuring the ms Koningsdam

Featuring a captivating four-night cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage, historic journey by rail, Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks, and so much more. Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, and explore dramatic landscapes along Turnagain Arm. Visit the Iditarod Trail Headquarters in Wasilla, then arrive at Denali National Park for a fascinating Tundra Wilderness Tour. Pan for gold and cruise the Chena River on a classic sternwheeler in Fairbanks, then travel the Alaska Highway into the Yukon. Take the White Pass Yukon Route Railway to Skagway, Alaska where our cruise ship awaits. For the next four nights we cruise the Inside Passage in style with a day of scenic cruising in Glacier Bay National Park and a port of call in Ketchikan. All staterooms have floor to ceiling windows overlooking private walk-out verandahs.

Hosted By: Theresa Bryant

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Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Exceptional Accommodations with Baggage Handling
Exceptional Accommodations with Baggage Handling
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
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Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
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Day 1 : Fly to Anchorage

We begin our tour enjoying two nights in downtown Anchorage.

Day 2 : Alaskan Scenery

We begin our day traveling along fjord-like Turnagain Arm, on one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in Alaska. Enjoy picture postcard views as we head for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. Enjoy a special Welcome Lunch and tram ride at Alyeska Resort nestled in the Chugach Mountains. Watch for eagles and moose as we return to Anchorage to enjoy time at your leisure.

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Day 3 : The Iditarod Trail

A scenic morning drive takes us to Wasilla in the Matanuska Valley, an agricultural and supply center for Alaska’s remote interior. At the Iditarod Trail Headquarters, we learn about extraordinary sled dogs and the famous Anchorage-to-Nome race. Enjoy a photo stop at the Alaska Veterans Memorial, dedicated to each branch of service. En route to Denali National Park, we watch for views of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America.

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Day 4 : Denali National Park & Preserve

Today we join a naturalist guide for a thrilling journey into the tundra of Denali National Park & Preserve. At six million acres, it is one of the largest unspoiled regions in the world. Watch for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. Later, we cross the Alaska Range, with sweeping vistas of untouched wilderness. Upon arrival in Fairbanks, we dine at the famed Alaska Salmon Bake, a true Alaska experience.

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Day 5 : Gold Dredge 8 & Riverboat Discovery III

Today we’re introduced to Fairbanks’ history as we trace its development from the gold rush to the discovery of "Black Gold." Get a glimpse of the famed Trans-Alaska Pipeline. At Gold Dredge 8, we learn to pan for gold and keep what we find! We board the Riverboat Discovery III sternwheeler for a narrated excursion on the Chena River featuring a bush plane and sled dog demonstration alongside the boat before we go ashore to a recreated Athabascan Native camp. The evening is at our leisure in Fairbanks.

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Day 6 : The Alaska Highway

Following a delicious breakfast, browse amazing collections that preserve this region’s history at the Museum of the North. Relive childhood memories at the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska. We travel the Alaska Highway which was originally built as a military supply road during World War II and now links Alaska to Canada. Tonight’s accommodations are in Tok.

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Day 7 : Yukon Territory

Today we traverse the spectacular Yukon Territory, an untouched region of astounding beauty. We enjoy views of the crystal-clear waters of Kluane Lake and stop at Kluane National Park Visitors Center to learn more about this preserved area. We arrive in Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital for an overnight stay.

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Day 8 : Scenic Train Ride & ms Koningsdam

Spectacular views of mountains, valleys and waterfalls abound during a scenic train excursion on the White Pass & Yukon Route railway. This historic route follows the path of the Klondike gold seekers. We arrive in Skagway and embark on the ms Koningsdam for our four-night cruise. The ship stays docked in Skagway into the evening allowing you to go ashore and explore this authentic 1890’s gold rush boomtown.

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Day 9 : Glacier Bay Cruise

Enjoy front-row seats for one of nature‘s most breathtaking sights, Glacier Bay! Our mid-sized ship maneuvers easily along these pristine shores for close views of glaciers, lush forests, and mountains. A National Park Ranger provides insight into this corner of Alaska. Watch for glacial ice to calve, or break off, crashing into the sea.

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Day 10 : Ketchikan

Call on Ketchikan today, the Salmon Fishing Capital of the World. This charming port is a cultural hub and has a colorful history. Browse the shops and galleries along Creek Street or schedule an optional excursion offered by Holland America.

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Day 11 : The Inside Passage

Snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and hundreds of islands and coastal inlets mark our progress through an astonishing fjord-like waterway today. We trace the southeastern hook of Alaska and Canada's Pacific Coast and witness firsthand how this vital ocean route still links communities today.

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Day 12 : Vancouver to Seattle

Disembark in Vancouver, British Columbia and enjoy a scenic drive to Seattle, "The Emerald City." Tonight we toast our amazing journey at a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner.

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Day 13 : Fly Home

We fly home with great memories.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $532 per person)
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 2 nights in Anchorage
  • 1 night near Denali National Park
  • 2 nights in Fairbanks
  • 1 night in Tok
  • 1 night in Whitehorse
  • 1 night In Seattle

Attractions & Highlights

  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Alyeska’s Aerial Tram
  • Iditarod Trail Headquarters
  • Alaska Veterans Memorial
  • Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Gold Dredge 8
  • Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline
  • Floatplane & sled dog demonstration
  • Recreated Athabascan Native camp
  • Riverboat Discovery lll
  • Museum of the North
  • Alaska Highway & The Yukon
  • Santa Claus House
  • Kluane National Park & Preserve
  • Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

23 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Lunch at Alyeska Resort
  • Lunch at Settler's Bay Lodge
  • Alaska Salmon Bake
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • aboard Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam
  • Included Shore Excursion: White Pass & Yukon Route Scenic Railway
  • All meals included aboard ship with As You Wish Dining
  • Ports of Call:
  • Skagway, Alaska Ketchikan, Alaska Vancouver, British Columbia

Highest Elevation: Highest Elevation: 3,895 feet.

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

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Double

$5999

Single

$7699

Final Payment Date: 04/16/2021

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Theresa Bryant

Theresa has been a member of the KWQC-TV6 news team since 1992. She is currently the weather anchor for the News at Noon, and feature reporter for Paula Sands Live. Theresa has been recently inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle (Mid America chapter), an honor society recognizing individuals who have devoted a quarter of a century or more to the television industry, and who also have made meaningful and significant contributions to broadcasting and/or news media.

A proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a degree in Communication Arts and Journalism, Theresa started her broadcasting career in radio. She soon moved on to her first commercial television job at KDLH-TV in Duluth. Starting out as a floor director and camera operator, she worked her way up the ladder to the position of general assignment reporter/weather anchor. She left that job to join the award winning team at TV6.

She has been a past member of the board for the Family Museum in Bettendorf, and the Quad Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She has also worked as a volunteer for Junior Achievement of the Heartland since 1992.

Theresa’s hobbies include drawing, painting, music, reading, museums and the study of history.

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