Night 1 : Hotel Captain Cook - Anchorage, Alaska
The Hotel Captain Cook is indisputably one of the very finest hotels in Anchorage, offering superior service and amenities. In tribute to Captain James Cook, who first sailed into Anchorage in 1778, the decor and ambiance have a nautical flavor. The comfortable guest rooms offer inspiring views of either Cook Inlet or the Chugach Mountains and feature luxury linens and bedding, full-length robes, irons and ironing boards. The Athletic Club offers an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, workout, aerobics and circuit training rooms and a racquetball court. The Whale’s Tail, a gourmet coffee and wine bar, serves over 30 different wines by the glass as well as popular cocktails and lattes, mochas and cappuccinos.
Nights 2 - 3 : Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge - Trapper Creek, Alaska
Bordering Denali National Park on the banks of the Chulitna River, the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge offers awesome views of Mt. McKinley from its setting in the wilderness. Discover why The Great Room in the main lodge was given that name as you enjoy the tables for card and board games or warm yourself beside the big stone fireplace as you admire the vistas from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Take a stroll along the Chulitna River Trail, hike the Hill Trail or explore Alaska’s flora on the Botanical Walking Trail. Soak in the open-air hot tubs on the deck as you take in the amazing scenery.
Nights 4 - 5 : Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge - Denali National Park, Alaska
Located just a mile from the entrance to Denali National Park, the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge embodies the spirit of wilderness Alaska. Cozy guest rooms offer TV and telephones. Walking trails through fragrant forests of spruce link the various guest room buildings scattered throughout the property to the main Lodge. After a busy day taking in nature’s majesty, relax in one of four hot tubs, each with a glorious view of the Nenana River, or indulge in a workout in the fitness center. Visit the Base Camp Bistro for “Taste of Alaska” appetizers and the beverage of your choice, served indoors or out on the river-view deck.
Nights 6 - 7 : Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge - Copper Center, Alaska
Set on a bluff overlooking Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge offers breathtaking mountain views of one of Alaska's most spectacular destinations. Princess' newest premier Alaska lodge is situated on 200 acres at the junction of the Klutina and Copper rivers, just four miles from the Wrangell-St. Elias visitor's center. Well-appointed guest rooms offer a comfortable retreat after a day of wilderness adventure, and are equipped with a seating area, TV and telephone. The lodge's public spaces include the Wrangell Room, with a staircase rising to the mezzanine level, where you can relax and enjoy the majestic scenery framed by a two-story wall of windows. Enjoy signature Alaskan cuisine in a two-level dining area with excellent mountain and valley views at the Two Rivers Restaurant, drinks at the Whistle Stop Bar, or a cuppa at the Espresso Bar.
Nights 8 - 14 : Coral, Star or Island Princess - Alaskan coastal waters
Custom designed and well suited to navigating Alaska's coastal waters, Coral Princess and her same-size sister ship Island Princess are trim and compact, yet offer all the comforts of a floating resort. A fitness center, swimming pools and spa offer options for reenergizing and pampering, while an Internet Café, Library and an atrium with duty-free boutiques are at your disposal. You can dine formally or casually in a variety of restaurants and enjoy your favorite beverage in one of several themed bars and lounges. With Tauck, “Anytime Dining” aboard ship gives you the freedom to be flexible with when and where you dine. Enjoy first-run movies, live theatre, nightclub-style shows, a casino and venues for music and dancing.
Star Princess offers similar features and amenities as her siblings. There are four swimming pools to enjoy, as well as a well-equipped fitness center, a nine-hole putting course and golf simulator, a sports court and the Lotus Spa. Quench your thirst in any one of several bars and lounges (including Princess' trademark Skywalkers Nightclub), and enjoy dining in a variety of restaurants. Expand your horizons by taking part in the ScholarShip@Sea® enrichment program. Court lady luck in the casino, enjoy lively entertainment ranging from impressive production shows to nightclub-style shows, see a first-run movie or dance the night away. Every day brings new opportunities and new adventures.