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Authentic Adventures Jul 13, 2015 at 04:57 PM

I just returned from an extended version of this trip and would gladly answer questions. I was on the Alaskan Dream, a sister ship of the Baranof Dream and Admiralty Dream. It wasn't a RS trip, but it was with the same company that RS charters with. I would have preferred a RS trip, but they don't offer one that explores all of southeast Alaska (from Glacier Bay in the north to Ketchikan in the south). It's a wonderful experience and you'll be glad you went!
Darla Taylor Jul 21, 2015 at 10:14 PM

Probably a strange question but have been obsessing about what shoes work best for that trip. Going on the Baranof Dream August 4th

Premium Email Subscriber Jul 02, 2015 at 05:11 PM

My wife and I are going on the Aug. 4 Inside passage trip. Anybody else?

Mike Lieber, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Darla Taylor Jul 21, 2015 at 10:13 PM

My daughter and I are going on the Aug 4th trip. Really looking forward to it. I am from the Atlanta, GA area and she is from New Hampshire. We will see you all on the 4th.

John Azelvandre Apr 07, 2015 at 02:26 PM

My husband and I are going on the Alaska Inside Passage up Close July 16-24, 2015. We are from Ohio and have never been to Alaska.
Would like to hear from anyone going on this date. Mary Azelvandre
Art Beutler Jun 09, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Art Beutler & Bev Boughner-Beutler are attending! We are from Indiana, flying our of South Bend. Will probably be late arrivals! Hoping for a great adventure.
Art Beutler Jul 09, 2015 at 05:39 PM

Art Beutler Jul 09, 2015 at 05:40 PM

I have never been to Alaska either. I am so looking forward to this adventure.

Loretta Farrier Nov 24, 2014 at 02:50 PM

Is anyone going on the Alaska Inside Passage Up Close tour June 5- June 13, 2015?
ANN R RICHARDS Nov 24, 2014 at 03:02 PM

I am not but make your plans even if you don't find a roommate. I went on it last year. Ended up rooming alone, but it was the most very awesome trip! Amazing and very well run. Have fun!

Esther Hays Jul 15, 2014 at 05:46 PM

Hello - I am leaving going from San Francisco-Seattle-Sitka for the 8-15 Inside Passage trip. Anybody else leaving from SF? I'm not familiar with the airport, so if anybody has any tips, I'm all ears.
Joyce Keay Jul 15, 2014 at 05:53 PM

Hi, I went on that trip several years ago from Boston. Sorry I am not familiar with the SF airport. Have a great time. The scenery is gorgous!

Maria (Molly) Schwarz Apr 23, 2014 at 11:39 AM

We are looking forward to the Adventures Afloat: Alaska's Inside Passage Up Close on Jul 11-19, 2014! My Mom and I are going from Little Rock; my sister is coming from Kansas City; AND my sister-in-law from California!! Fun will be had by all! This is the first RS trip for all of us. See you there!!
Rachel Potter Jun 06, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Nice to hear of another multi-generation. I am coming with from Montana, joining my mother from California. She's flying from SF, I believe. Where is your mother coming from? She has done multiple RS trips. This is my first.
Maria (Molly) Schwarz Jun 09, 2014 at 07:09 PM

Mom is coming from Little Rock, AR. Sue Schwarz, my sister-in-law, is coming from San Franciso! She gets to Sitka, I think, at 130pm, or so---so maybe they will meet at SF Airport!! None of the 4 us has ever been on a RS Trip.

Aileen Solomon Mar 21, 2014 at 09:06 PM

Are there any "singles" registered for this trip Aug 15-23? I very much want to see the beauty of Alaska but would rather not be with all couples. I am an active, young 70 year old. Thanks.
Ann Scott Mar 31, 2014 at 09:51 AM

Aileen, Hi. I'm widowed and am going on the same trip. Don't worry about your single status. I've recently done two small ship cruises; on both, I found people to be quite friendly and inclusive. I look forward to meeting you.

ANN R RICHARDS Oct 14, 2013 at 11:25 PM

Can I possibly do both this one and the National Parks trip one after another?? I'm thinking of the July 11-21, Inside Passage, followed by the July 27-Aug 7 Natn'l Parks trip. I'd need to find somewhere to stay in between.
Rachel Potter Feb 04, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Ann- I can't answer your question, but my mother and I will be on ghe July 11 trip and are looking forward to meeting you. My husband and I are doing an independent trip out of Sitka before our cruise. I agree that once you are up there, you might as well take advantage of it. I'm sure you'll find plenty to do between the RS trips. There are also lots of other outfitters, tours available. Good luck!

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