• On Aug 3, 2017
    Emilysue from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    My family and I (me, my husband, and 1 yr old at the time of trip) will be sailing on the Alaska cruise in May 2018 with port calls at Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. Which ports would you do excursions on vs seeing the town on your own?

    Hi Emilysue!

    Thanks for sailing to the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question! Sailing to Alaska aboard Disney Cruise Line is one of my favorite itineraries. My family has had the opportunity to visit twice and we can't wait to get back there again.

    You're going to love visiting each port of call throughout your Alaskan voyage. The ship docks a short distance away from the heart of each town, so exploring each port of call is so convenient and fun! You asked such a tough question. In my opinion, I would recommend doing a Port Adventure in Ketchikan rather than seeing the town on your own. It's beautiful, but we felt we would have experienced more during a guided Port Adventure in Ketchikan. I also wanted to mention that depending on which Port Adventure you choose, you might have the opportunity to explore the towns before or after your excursions; choosing an excursion in Ketchikan doesn't necessarily mean you'll miss exploring the port of call on your own!

    Are you planning on bringing a stroller for your little adventurer? I highly recommend it! Wheeling our son around Alaska in his wheelchair was so easy! Last summer he enjoyed seeing all the beautiful sights while staying warm and cozy in his chair. The corridors and common areas onboard the ship are spacious enough that strollers and wheelchairs fit with ease.

    If you have any future questions, please come back and visit us again! We want to help you navigate through planning your trip to "The Last Frontier" in any way we can!

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Let's talk about the WONDER and MAGIC of your FANTASY DREAM vacation aboard the Disney Cruise Line! I'm a proud stay-at-home mom to my little buccaneer with special needs and, along with my husband, a lover of everything Disney! We've had so many unforgettable memories and adventures while sailing on Disney Cruise Line. I can't wait to help you navigate through any questions you may have while planning your family's adventures at sea! Learn More About Beth

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