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Alaska — Native arts. Mammoth glaciers. Arctic wildlife. Frontier quirk. Alaska, the 49th state, sprawls over some 571,951 square miles of terrain that includes misty fjords, colossal glaciers, temperate rain forests, sprawling tundra, and a sprinkling of charming towns and cities. For lovers of the great outdoors, it’s a destination without rival.

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For America’s “last frontier” and its heralded pristine wilderness, jaw-dropping scenery, and laid-back cities.

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What's New in Alaska


What's New in Cruising: Seabourn Returns to Alaska & More

November 24, 2015 by Fran Golden

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising and how it could impact your next trip. Seabourn heads back to Alaska:Luxury cruiseline Seabourn is ... Read More »


5 Reasons Why Cruising Is a Great Way to Experience Alaska

October 21, 2015 by Jenny Peters

Everyone really does need to visit Alaska at least once in a lifetime. And unless you’re made of very strong stuff, like “Running Wild” star Bear Grylls or “ ... Read More »


7 Cool Small Towns for Escaping the Summer Heat

May 11, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Summer -- and the heat that comes with it -- is just around the corner. Escape the ever-escalating temperatures with a vacation in one of these cool small ... Read More »


Deal Alert: 3 Perks Worth Up to $1,350 on Celebrity Cruises

March 23, 2015 by Christine Dayao

For savvy seafarersin search ofsavings, spring is shaping up to be an opportune time to book your next cruise. From now until March 31, Celebrity Cruises' ... Read More »


Cruise Tracker: The New Biggest Ship in the World, Suite Deals & More

March 03, 2015 by Donna Tunney

Which cruise lines are making headlines this week? Travel journalist Donna Tunney — ShermansTravel’s cruise expert — has all the latest news. Check back every ... Read More »

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