Top 5 Things to do in Port on your Cruise to Alaska!

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To take a cruise could be one of the best experiences in life you can have. It’s is all about traveling, enjoying the comfort, the amenities, and exploring new places. Here you will find a list of the top things to do in Port on your Cruise to Alaska.

Alaska is full of natural beauty, fresh seafood, the richness of the culture of the Native American Indians, and the amenities that each port can offer you.

There are many exciting things to do in Port on your Cruise to Alaska, these are the ones we recommend you to enjoy the best of your trip.


Juneau is the capital city of Alaska. It is a very common stop for all cruises sailing the inside passage as a route. When in Juneau you can eat at the many restaurants this city has to offer near your port.

The Mendenhall Glacier is one of the main attractions of this city, Juneau’s icefields are the most famous attraction of all. It flows thirteen miles from its source and ends up at two different points due to its “Y” shape: Juneau Icefield and Mendenhall Lake.

If you’re into restaurants, the Red Dog Saloon is a must stop for all food lovers, the oldest human-made tourist attraction in Alaska, in which you can enjoy many foods and take a look at several historical memorabilia.


In Sitka (Known as New Archangel in the past) you can go Kayaking. If you’re a food lover, you need to make a reservation for Ludvig’s Bistro, a great place for seafood lovers. It’s a restaurant with only seven tables giving you the opportunity to have a unique and personalized experience.

If you want to discover interesting facts about the history and buildings from this city don’t miss the beautiful St. Michael’s Cathedral, the old Russian Cemetery, and the incredible Sheldon Jackson Museum.

Perfect places to have an unforgettable experience from Sitka.


This gold rush era town is full of surprises, take for example the oldest saloon in the city, the Red Onion, where you will enjoy live music, great seafood, and amusements.

If you’re into the hiking path, you can take the Chilkoot Trail, a place where gold diggers used to trail in search of adventure.

Also, to learn about the history of this town, you must visit the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Museum, a great look at the past and history of the town.


It is a large city with a largely Tlingit community (aborigine people from the northwest coast of North America).

Their port is well known for the restored salmon cannery, which nowadays houses an interesting museum, local arts and crafts shops, restaurants and a mid-1930’s cannery line display.

We hope all of these tips are enough for you to have the ultimate experience while you’re on the port in your Alaska cruise. Don’t forget to contact us if you’re ready to book your trip.

Our mission is to give you a stress-free planning and a memorable luxury journey, give us a call at 866-997-0377 or send us an email: info@luxurycruiseconnections.com.

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