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Alaska & Inside Passage Cruise

Featuring the ms Koningsdam

Featuring a spectacular three-night Inside Passage cruise, a historic rail journey, Denali National Park, and much more. Begin the tour with a three-night Inside Passage cruise with a port of call in Juneau, Alaska's capital. All staterooms have floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private walk-out verandah. Ride the historic White Pass Yukon Route Railway, then travel the Alaska Highway to Fairbanks, Alaska where we pan for gold and cruise the Chena River on a classic sternwheeler. Go on a fascinating tour in Denali National Park and visit the Iditarod Trail Headquarters in Wasilla. Cruise Prince William Sound’s calm waters for an afternoon of glacier viewing, witness Turnagain Arm's dramatic landscapes, and acquaint yourself with downtown Anchorage, Alaska's largest city.

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Hosted By: Shawn Cable

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Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
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Day 1 : Fly to Seattle

We have accommodations in suburban Seattle this evening before embarking on our journey.

Day 2 : Embark on the ms Koningsdam

After breakfast, we drive north to the vibrant port city of Vancouver. The city’s setting is spectacular, nestled between mountains and ocean. We board the ms Koningsdam for our three-night cruise into the spectacular Inside Passage.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 : 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 Canada's Pacific Coast and Southeastern Alaska, seeing firsthand how this vital ocean route still links communities today. As we cruise, delightful shipboard shows, music, and dance light up the evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Juneau

Today, we call on Alaska's beautiful capital, Juneau. The city can only be reached by air or sea. Its natural setting between the waters of Gastineau Channel and coastal mountains and forest make it one of the most stunning capitals. We sightsee and shop on our own or choose an optional excursion.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Scenic Train Ride

After breakfast we disembark in Skagway. Here, we board the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway for an exciting narrow-gauge train ride along the path of the legendary Klondike gold seekers. We pass incredible panoramas of glaciers, mountains and waterfalls. Later, we arrive in Whitehorse.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 : The Alaska Highway

We travel the Alaska Highway which was originally built as a military supply road during World War II and now links Alaska to Canada. We enjoy views of the crystal-clear waters of Kluane Lake and stop at Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Center to learn more about this preserved area.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Alaska's Interior

En route to Fairbanks, we pass through Delta Junction, an inland delta where the Chena and Tanana rivers meet and feed Alaska’s largest agricultural area. Along the way, we can relive childhood dreams at the Santa Claus House in the town of North Pole. Tonight, we head out for dinner, Alaska style! At a traditional Alaska Salmon Bake enjoy generous portions of salmon grilled over a wood fire.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 : 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! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch at Steamboat Landing. We board the Riverboat Discovery lll sternwheeler for a narrated excursion on the Chena River featuring a bush plane and sled dog demonstration before we go ashore to a recreated Athabascan Native camp.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 : Denali National Park & Preserve

Panoramic views of wilderness and the Alaska Range provide a spectacular backdrop as we travel to Denali National Park & Preserve. At six million acres, it is one of the largest unspoiled regions in the world. A naturalist guide joins us on a journey into the tundra. Watch for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. We end our day at a Denali Park Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10 : The Iditarod Trail

A scenic morning drive takes us to Wasilla. After lunch at Settlers Bay Lodge, we learn about extraordinary sled dogs at the Iditarod Trail Headquarters for the treasured Anchorage-to-Nome race. Later, traverse the Matanuska Valley, the state’s first agricultural center, before arriving in Anchorage.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11 : Prince William Sound

We head south immersed in the spellbinding scenery of Turnagain Arm. See animals up-close at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Departing from Whittier we enjoy a Phillips 26 Glacier Cruise on the calm waters of Prince William Sound to view hanging and tidewater glaciers. Watch for glacial ice to calve, or break off, crashing into the sea.

Continental Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12 : Anchorage

Have the morning at your leisure with time to visit the world-class Anchorage Museum. Enjoy a special Farewell Meal and an enlightening visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center before transferring to the airport for our overnight flight home.

Continental Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13 : Arrive Home

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All cruise port charges, fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

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

Attractions & Highlights

  • Included Shore Excursion: White Pass & Yukon Route Railway
  • Alaska Highway featuring the remote beauty of the Yukon Territory
  • Kluane National Park & Reserve
  • Delta Junction
  • Santa Claus House
  • Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline
  • Gold Dredge 8 & gold panning
  • Floatplane & sled dog demonstration
  • Riverboat Discovery lll cruise featuring float plane, sled dogs, and native lifestyle demonstrations
  • Denali National Park guided tour
  • Iditarod Trail Headquarters
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Phillips 26 Glacier Cruise on Prince William Sound
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center

25 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Dinner at the Alaska Salmon Bake
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Lunch

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • 3 nights aboard Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam
  • All meals included aboard ship with As You Wish Dining
  • Ports of Call:
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Skagway, Alaska

Highest Elevation: 3,895 feet.

Tour Dates & Pricing


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Final Payment Date: 04/24/2023

Departure Cities

KEYC TV Pickup Locations:

Fairmont, MN - Holiday Inn Fairmont

Mankato, MN - Walmart Supercenter

Minneapolis, MN - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

New Ulm, MN - Best Western Plus New Ulm

Shawn Cable

Shawn Cable is an Emmy® award-winning meteorologist, anchor and reporter.

He grew up in Morgan, Minnesota and started his broadcasting career while still in high school at KNUJ in New Ulm. The day he was hired, Morgan was hammered by hail the size of canned hams. It was the first storm Shawn had predicted, and that’s when he decided to have a career saving lives by keeping people safe from storms.

Shawn attended SDSU and received certification in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Shawn is a member of the National Weather Association, holding the NWA Broadcaster Seal of Approval.

When he’s not forecasting or storm chasing, Shawn loves spending time with his daughter Norah. He also plays piano and sings in the contemporary worship band at his church.

Join Shawn and other KEYC 12 viewers on this wonderful tour!