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Families like to see Alaska from a small ship too


Skip the big ships to see Alaska, Eileen says in this Foxnews.com report. more
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Adventure Travel Company Offers Alaskan Cruises for Families


AdventureSmith Explorations offers six Alaskan cruises specifically designed for families. These professionally guided, small-ship cruises offer a range of activity options for multi-generational parties more
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Taking the Kids annual family cruise guide


For family vacations or family reunions, or just to get away, cruising is increasingly popular for all generations. Whether you choose the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska or far-flung destinations like the Galapagos Islands and even the Arctic, you’ll find all-inclusive deals and the advantage of packing and unpacking just once. more
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Remembering a special small cruise in Alaska’s Inside Passage


Getting close but not too close to the Dawes Glacier
I understand why the Native Tlingits called glaciers “white thunder.” We see harbor seals lounging on chunks of blue ice in the water. The glacier looks like blue cotton candy with chocolate sprinkles. more
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What makes Alaska’s Denali National Park special for families


View of Mt. McKinley from the Camp Denali on a clear morning in June 2012
What is special about Denali National Park, besides the wildlife and the fact that it contains the tallest mountain in North America, suggests Kris Capps author of “A Wildlife Guide: Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska,” is that it continues to flourish on its own largely without human intervention. more
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