April 2020 - 15 Night Hawaiian Islands (San Francisco Roundtrip) Cruise on Grand Princess
May 2018 - 7 Night Alaskan Explorer With Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip) Cruise on Eurodam
First Cruise Ever Was Amazing
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Sail date: May 26, 2018
We didn't spend time here, except to and from the airport. It was a pretty drive though.
Victoria, British Columbia
This city is very pretty. We took a hop on hop off bus tour. We only had 4 hours here, so we just rode the bus around. I'd love to go back and see more.
Really pretty port. Wandered around the town mostly. Visited the Red Dog Saloon, I would recommend at least going in. My excursion was the Salmon Bake, it was decent food. It was surprisingly at a industrial park, but once you headed out behind it, the falls were so pretty.
Very fun port. Lots of shopping here. Just walked around looking at what was in town. I enjoyed seeing all the cruise ships lined up here, I believe there were four.
This was by far my favorite port. I could move here! The scenery was picturesque. Walked down to the totem park and museum before heading back to town for fish and chips at The Pub. We finished our day with a whale watching excursion.
Cruise Glacier Bay
BEAUTIFUL! The water is amazing as you cruise in. Our Captain is a fan of the bears, and when a trio was spotted, he brought the ship almost to a standstill so we could observe them. We had a Forest Service representative as well as native Alaskan, they were both very informative. The glaciers were breathtaking. We observed them from the bow of the ship, where we were served hot split pea soup. What an experience.
I had only read a little about cruising before this trip. I wish I had tried the main dining room. So, don't just do the buffet! :)
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