Holland America Line’s New Denali Base Camp
Explore Holland America Line’s all new Denali Square with a one-of-a-kind Alaskan Cruise tour this summer!
One of the hottest cruise destinations this summer is Alaska, and Holland America Line is making this popular locale even cooler for people like me and you with its all new Denali Square. If you are an adventurer like myself, and a cruise to Alaska is on your bucket list, now is a great time to begin researching itinerary options. I’ve always enjoyed my stays on Holland America Line’s ships which is why the cruise line is one of my top choices when it comes to an Alaskan cruise get-away. Plus, its recent Denali Square development located at the entrance of Denali National Park gives it an edge over other options.
Right now, you can choose from a variety of Alaskan Land & Sea Journey itineraries that include a 2- or 3- day stop at Denali National Park. During this stay-over, you can explore Denali Square, which is situated on the cruise line’s 60-acre McKinley Chalet Resort property. Here, at the gates of the Denali National Park, you can rest, shop, dine, and even catch a dinner theater show. The development has been designed to literally offer everyone something to enjoy.
Personally, I am excited to visit Holland America’s new Denali Basecamp because I love to be surrounded by nature and away from massive crowds. Denali Square includes numerous walking paths that show off the area’s mountainous landscapes and offers great views of the Nenana River. If you too are a nature-buff, maybe I will catch you on one of the trails!
If cuddling up near a fire interests you more, the opportunity awaits with several cozy fire circles that offer a way to enjoy the outdoor scenery with your loved ones but still stay warm on a cool Alaskan night. During the day, catch a demonstration, musical performance or lecture from a park ranger at the Denali Square amphitheater. Then, if you are a shopping fan like myself, you won’t want to miss the Artists-in-Residence Cabin. It’s no secret that artists have been visiting Alaska’s national parks for inspiration for ages. Now, at the in-residence cabin, you can actually drop in and watch the artists live as they create Denali-inspired treasures. Talk about bringing home one-of-a-kind souvenirs!
Another stop I can’t wait to check out on my upcoming cruise to Alaska is the Gold Nugget Saloon. If you are a theater buff, be sure to swing by one of the saloon’s lively dinner theater shows, have a drink and enjoy some laughs with new friends. Speaking of dinner, did I mention there is a top-tier restaurant on the property? Karstens Public House is a spacious restaurant that can offer you not only mouthwatering cuisine, but also breathtaking two-story views of the surrounding park and landscape.
If you are ready to visit all of the beloved Alaskan cruise ports such as Anchorage, Glacier Bay, and Juneau and want to experience the all new Denali Square, a variety of itinerary options await. You may want to experience Holland America Line’s 12-Day Triple Denali Land & Sea Journey, which has a three-day stopover in Denali Square, or the 14-Day Double Denali with a two-day stopover.
With so many Denali Square Alaskan cruise tours to choose from, you might have a hard time choosing! Learn the specifics about each ship, itinerary, stops and more by calling the CruiseExperts today at 1-888-804-CRUISE (2784). Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and join our InnerCircle for exclusive offers and cruise news you can use! Also, check out our new Resource Center, where you can receive expert knowledge from us before your next cruise or cruisetour!
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