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Disney Alaska Cruise 2019

Disney Alaska Cruise 2019

Last month, I went on a 7 night Disney Alaska cruise with my mom, sister and her family.

We’d been planning this trip for over a year and I couldn’t believe how it snuck up so quickly. This cruise was definitely a bucket list item for me! Words and photos cannot express how breathtaking the scenery was on this vacation. It was truly an unforgettable and fun-filled journey!

Other Travel Posts:

Miami Trip 2019

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June 22

En route to Vancouver!

En route to Vancouver!

June 23

Day in Vancouver!

The view out our hotel room window

The view out our hotel room window

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We stayed at the  Fairmont Waterfront  in Vancouver the first two nights

We stayed at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver the first two nights

They even had mini Nutella jars at breakfast!

They even had mini Nutella jars at breakfast!

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Reunited with my niece & nephew!

Reunited with my niece & nephew!

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The 2010 Vancouver Olympics Cauldron

The 2010 Vancouver Olympics Cauldron

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We crossed that suspension bridge!

We crossed that suspension bridge!

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June 24

The first day of the cruise!

Our cruise ship, the  Disney Wonder

Our cruise ship, the Disney Wonder

Ready to get on the ship!

Ready to get on the ship!

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Mickey’s Sail-A-Wave party was happening as the ship set sail

Mickey’s Sail-A-Wave party was happening as the ship set sail

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Beautiful Vancouver

Beautiful Vancouver

Dinner at Tiana’s Place

Dinner at Tiana’s Place

June 25

Our first day at sea!

Cove Cafe had delicious lattes!

Cove Cafe had delicious lattes!

Triton’s

Triton’s

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Reading and relaxing on the deck

Reading and relaxing on the deck

The beautiful main atrium on the ship

The beautiful main atrium on the ship

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June 26

Dawes Glacier excursion day!

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Enjoying the scenery

Enjoying the scenery

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We met Minnie Mouse!

We met Minnie Mouse!

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We went on one of those boats to see Dawes Glacier

We went on one of those boats to see Dawes Glacier

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Dawes Glacier. Photos do not do this area justice. We also saw it calve twice!

Dawes Glacier. Photos do not do this area justice. We also saw it calve twice!

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Spotted a whale!

Spotted a whale!

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Dinner at Palo. So good!

Dinner at Palo. So good!

June 27

Skagway excursion day!

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Petting a puppy!

Petting a puppy!

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Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake

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A totem pole in the town of Carcross

A totem pole in the town of Carcross

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The Yukon welcome sign

The Yukon welcome sign

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Riding on a train back to Skagway!

Riding on a train back to Skagway!

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June 28

Juneau excursion day!

Panning for gold!

Panning for gold!

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June 30

Our magnet for the stateroom door!

Our magnet for the stateroom door!

-Amy

Joys of the Month: July 2019

Joys of the Month: July 2019

Joys of the Month: June 2019

Joys of the Month: June 2019