Alaska’s vast, wild and natural beauty can take days or weeks to explore, which is why so many travelers opt for a cruise. Exploring Alaska by cruise ship allows passengers a full view of the territory with expertly organized land excursions.
Explore Anchorage and Denali by land and cruise Glacier Bay from Vancouver onboard Norwegian Cruise Line. The 12-day cruise visits Alaskan Wildlife Conservations, Denali National Park and a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. Experience the incredible landscape and quintessentially Alaskan activities along the journey before heading back to the comforts of the ship.
Traverse Alaska’s coastal wilderness on one of Lindlad Expeditions’ many excursions. Experience waterfalls and wildlife sightings including bears, whales and seals. The modest ship, accommodating 62 guests, provides an intimate experience with the incredible Alaskan landscape, and offers expert guidance by riverboat and foot, further exploring the incredible coast.
Embark on a Princess Cruises cruise inside the glacier passage and explore Juneau, College Fjord and Ketchikan. Travelers choose north or southbound tracks, showcasing the incredible glaciers and landscape of Alaska and British Columbia.
Cruise to Skagway, Alaska, on board Carnival Cruise Line. Set sail where gold hunters and pioneers explored more than a century ago. Hop off and explore the historic city with a knowledgeable guide. Get a lay of the land while enjoy kayaking, hiking and riding along the mountains in an antique train before heading back on the open waters.
All of Holland America’s cruise lines steer passengers through sights such as Tracy Arm, Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay for good reason. On any Alaskan cruise by Holland, passengers enjoy history, incredible vistas, wildlife and offbeat itineraries. Some cruises offer culinary excursions complete with cooking lessons, whale watching and endless exploration through the state’s unending beauty.
Royal Caribbean and Alaskan cruises may not sound like a likely pair, but, in fact, the cruise line offers a seven-night northbound adventure from Vancouver, British Colombia, to Alaska and the Hubbard Glacier. Witness the world’s largest coastal rainforest along the inside passage and the incredible glacier landscape of Juneau, before visiting Gold Creek.
Part of a family who just loves a good scare or ghost story? This fall, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you’ll be near an Omni hotel or resort with a history of haunted sightings and other scary happenings. So, why not learn a bit about where you’re staying to make the experience all the more eerie …
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Overshadowed by nearby Portland and overlooked by tourists bound for the popular coastal towns of Camden and Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick is not on the radar of most family travelers in Maine. But couples looking for a cozy getaway will find fine dining, antiques, art and quiet streets for strolling, many lined by distinguished homes and well-kept gardens.
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.