June 18, 2024

Alaska By Cruise Ship

New 10th Edition published May 2024. Updated with all current information on Alaska, 368 pages, over 400 color photos, 75 maps of ports and cruise routes. Color throughout. Softcover, digest size. US $21.95, CDN $24.95 ISBN: 978-1-9277472-1-6

The new 10th Edition comes with two cruise locator maps plus a whale watching map, as well as walking maps for each port of call.  Includes special sections on Alaskan wildlife, native culture and glaciers. Hiking trails are shown for most ports.

This international bestseller is the complete guide for anyone taking a cruise or cruisetour to Alaska. From Seattle and Vancouver to Fairbanks and beyond, Alaska By Cruise Ship provides readers with solid detail for this popular cruise destination. Author Anne Vipond, who sailed this coast in her boat for years, gives in-depth historical background on the cruise routes. Alaska By Cruise Ship offers practical information for ports and shore excursions, with numerous maps pinpointing attractions. All areas of interest on an Alaska cruise are included, such as history, wildlife, native culture, natural phenomena and much more. New edition includes best hiking trails in each port and updates on shore excursions. Comes with two large (16 by 19 inches) color pull-out maps.

Alaska by Cruise Ship is ranked as one of the top travel guidebooks in the USA by Ingram Books, largest wholesaler in North America.

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“With her crisp writing and in-depth reporting, she’s created a terrific guide book on Alaska.”
Cruise Critic

“A gorgeous color cruise guide especially strong in putting the destinations in a cultural context. A gift-worthy guide for your favorite cruiser.”
Cruise Travel Magazine

“Vipond goes beyond the standard cruise-guide fodder of ship and port descriptions. It’s a comprehensive work.”
Chicago Tribune

“These books (by Anne Vipond) should be considered high priority. Vipond, an accomplished travel writer, offers in-depth histories of each region, descriptions of the ships that sail there, and suggestions on what to see at each port, all complemented by a large pull-out map. A core resource for libraries.”
Library Journal

“Here’s an ideal guide to the 49th state…this book is the best way to navigate Alaska before leaving home.”
Toronto Sun

“The compelling descriptions make this book a treasure for armchair travelers and a remarkable tool for anyone planning a cruise to Alaska.