On day 5 of your tour board Holland America’s MS Westerdam for the start of your seven-night, full-board cruise along Alaska’s coast.
On this intriguing and visually stunning journey you’ll contrast the vibrant energy of Seattle, the charms of Portland, the gentility of Victoria and the majestic grandeur of the Alaskan coast.
Your travel is marked by modern and ancient highlights, from the contemporary skyline of Seattle to the ageless glaciers of Alaska, which you will discover on a seven-night cruise.
See the sights at a laid-back pace. On these tours you'll rarely spend more than three or four hours travelling a day and there will usually be a few days for you to simply stay put and relax. Typically, any walking during the excursions will be at a leisurely pace and will amount to just a few hours of the course of the day.
This icon of British gentility is a far cry from the town’s past as main port for gold prospectors and opium traders.
One of its main attractions is Butchart Gardens. Dating back to 1904, this is a collection of gardens including the sunken garden built in a limestone quarry, the Italian, Japanese and Rose gardens. Sail overnight to Seattle.