There’s something about cruising Alaska that fills travelers with awe and exhilaration. Perhaps it’s sailing past expansive glaciers glistening in the sunlight. Maybe it’s witnessing The Last Frontier’s dramatic terrain that transforms from wildflower-studded fields to immense old-growth forests that bow before snowcapped mountains stretching up toward the glow of the Northern Lights, all from the deck of your cruise ship. Or perhaps it’s the opportunity to come closer to the diverse range of wildlife claiming the surrounding waterways and storied landscapes as their home. No matter what aspect of Alaska you connect with, one thing is certain — you’ll want to soak in as much of the natural beauty and stunning vistas as possible during your cruise vacation.