What are some things you would have liked to have known before your first cruise to Alaska?

I have to give a talk to my local senior center about cruising in Alaska on April 22. I am trying to gather a list of things that people wish they had known before their first cruise to Alaska so I can pass them on to those that have never cruised before. Any tips, suggestions for shore excursions, or things not to miss will all be greatly appreciated.

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Alaska has some crazy scenery and wildlife. I agree, a lot of stops are tourist traps though.

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