Ted Blank

Ted Blank Luxury Travel & Adventure

Princess Cruise - Alaska Inside Passage, Off the Beaten Path

Jul 28, 2024 to Aug 10, 2024
Alaska - 13 days / 3 Ports / 2 Scenic Cruising / 6 Nights on Land


Embark on a world of unparalleled experiences, where the journey is as important as the destination.
When you travel on a personally hosted trip with Ted Blank Luxury Travel & Adventure, each journey brings new experiences that I have personally crafted for you…many of which have never been shared with the public before.

Why is travel with Ted Blank Luxury Travel better?

We provide an exclusive collection of carefully curated journeys, where your travel dreams become reality.

Get ready to learn, to relax, to connect with other like-minded travelers, and ultimately, to enjoy the finest the world has to offer!

Plus, enjoy the exclusive access and experiences I’ve created just for our groups, developed after a lifetime of traveling the world and building relationships with the best guides and best experiences.

Planning vacations can be overwhelming, so my goal is to select the most interesting destinations, the perfect cruises and tours, and to create a truly amazing experience right from the beginning…so that you can focus on anticipating and enjoying the perfect trip.

My curated, escorted group trips include all accommodations, tours, and excursions, plus exclusive activities just for our group. You can travel well and confidently, knowing that the essentials are all taken care of.

Does that sound good to you?

Together, let’s discover the world!

Ted Blank


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Alaska Inside Passage Cruise with Denali National Park and Copper River

13 Days | 3 Ports 2 Glacier Cruising Days | 6 Nights on Land

Includes Princess Deluxe Rail Journey through Denali National Park

July 28 - August 10, 2024

  Map shows port stops for Connoisseur Escorted - Tour SB6. For more details, refer to the List of Port Stops table on this page.   Map shows tour details for Connoisseur Escorted - Tour SB6. For more details, refer to the List of Port Stops table on this page. 

Land Itinerary:

Sun, Jul 28Sunday, July 28th 2024 Anchorage
Arrive in Anchorage and get settled in the Hotel Captain Cook for an overnight stay. You might enjoy getting out to see the shops, restaurants and cultural attractions of this metropolitan city.
Mon, Jul 29Monday, July 29th 2024 Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge
This morning, board your motorcoach and settle in for a scenic drive to the Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. The lodge welcomes you with incredible views of Mt. Drum, Mt. Wrangell and Mt. Blackburn. End your day with a relaxing dinner at the Two Rivers Restaurant. 
Tue, Jul 30Tuesday, July 30th 2024 Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge
Enjoy a full day of leisure. Choose from many optional excursions that let you explore America's largest National Park - Wrangell-St. Elias. 
Wed, Jul 31Wednesday, July 31st 2024
Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
Sightsee by motorcoach to the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, situated a short shuttle ride away from spectacular Denali National Park. Tonight you'll enjoy dinner at Fannie Q's saloon named after a famous homesteader.
Thu, Aug 1Thursday, August 1st 2024 Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
Explore Denali National Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour, watching for glimpses of Denali as well as Denali's "Big Five"; bears, moose, caribou, wolves and Dall sheep. Later today, you may want to simply relax with a glass of wine on the deck overlooking the Nenana River. Enjoy dinner this evening at the King Salmon Restaurant.
Fri, Aug 2Friday, August 2nd 2024 Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Between our two Denali lodges is some of Alaska's most beautiful scenery. Sightsee by Princess Rail to Talkeetna and then motorcoach to the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge for a 1-night retreat. Sit and gaze at the majesty of "The Great One" from the lodge's treehouse designed and built by Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters. Hear stories about climbing Denali in the Hudson Theater or roast a marshmallow at the fireside patio. 
Sat, Aug 3Saturday, August 3rd 2024 Whittier
Travel by motorcoach to Whittier and your awaiting ship. Embark and sail this evening. (B)

Cruise Itinerary:

Sat, Aug 3Saturday, August 3rd 2024 Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska in Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska on Saturday, August 3rd 2024   08:30 pm
Sun, Aug 4Sunday, August 4th 2024 Hubbard Glacier (Scenic Cruising), Alaska in Hubbard Glacier (Scenic Cruising), Alaska on Sunday, August 4th 2024 03:00 pm 08:00 pm
Mon, Aug 5Monday, August 5th 2024 Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising), Alaska in Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising), Alaska on Monday, August 5th 2024 09:15 am 07:30 pm
Tue, Aug 6Tuesday, August 6th 2024 Icy Strait Point, Alaska
 in Icy Strait Point, Alaska on Tuesday, August 6th 2024
06:00 am 07:00 pm
Wed, Aug 7Wednesday, August 7th 2024 Juneau, Alaskas in Juneau, Alaska on Wednesday, August 7th 2024 06:30 am 05:00 pm
Thu, Aug 8Thursday, August 8th 2024 Ketchikan, Alaska in Ketchikan, Alaska on Thursday, August 8th 2024 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Fri, Aug 9Friday, August 9th 2024 At Sea                              for Friday, August 9th 2024    
Sat, Aug 10Saturday, August 10th 2024 Vancouver, Canada in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, August 10th 2024 07:30 am  

What's Included:

Deluxe Accommodations
Choose from a spacious stateroom or suite.  Port taxes/fees are included in the price shown.
  • During the land program:
    • Comfortable accommodations at the Hotel Captain Cook in downtown Anchorage (1 night); Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge (2 nights); Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge (2 nights); Mount McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge in Talkeetna (1 night)
  • Onboard the ship, all staterooms include:
    • Spacious balcony with view
    • Dining in the main onboard restaurants - Princess Choice open seating dining
    • Twice-daily housekeeping
    • Plush bathrobes, toiletries
    • 24-hour room service
    • Princess Plus beverage package (all beverages up to $15 each with beverage gratuity)
    • Wifi (one device per guest)
    • Onboard crew gratuities
    • Unlimited juice bar
    • Two premium desserts per day
An Array of Amenities
Princess has over 50 years of in-depth experiences in Alaska, earning top honors as Travel Weekly's Best Cruise Line in Alaska 17 times over.  You'll get to meet mushers and lumberjacks, taste amazing fresh flavors from the sea, and relax with new friends.  Onboard the beautiful Royal Princess, amenities include:
  • Award-winning North to Alaska onboard enrichment program, featuring a variety of lectures, presentations, and experiences designed to bring Alaska onboard
  • Evening entertainment, ranging from full production shows to dance music, across a variety of onboard venues
Award-Winning Dining
Dine when, how, and with whom you'd like with Princess' Dine My Way program:
  • Fine dining in the main dining rooms (included)
  • Casual cruise fare on deck (included)
  • 24-hour room service
  • Multiple specialty dining restaurants (additional cost)
  • On land, please see itinerary for meal inclusions
A World of Exploration
Choose your own adventure in each port, selecting from a variety of shore excursions (additional cost), or simply stroll and explore.  We'll help you make and reserve your selections, and are happy to arrange customized excursions on request.

What's Not Included:

  • Airfare and airport transfers - we are happy to customize arrangements for you
  • Shore excursions during the cruise
  • Gratuities for land-based staff - land tour manager, tour guides, bus drivers
  • Items of a personal nature - such as spa, gift shop, specialty dining restaurants
  • Meals on land that are not specified in the itinerary. 

Available Packages

Available until September 1, 2023

Deposit: $1,000.00

Mini Suite
Available until March 31, 2024

Deposit: $1,000.00

Available until March 31, 2024

Deposit: $1,000.00

Single - Interior
Available until March 31, 2024

Deposit: $1,000.00