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Alaska Calling


While many of us look forward to spring, fans of the snow and ice (wherever they are) can have the best of both climates with this summertime cruise to a chilly locale.

Where: Celebrity Infinity (departs from Seattle), Alaska. 800-999-3543; www.cruisemembersonly.com

What’s special: Visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria; nab front row views of impressive waterfalls and huge chunks of ice plunging into the frigid waters of the Tracy Arm Fjord. Craving adventure? Ketchikan offers glacier tours and flights over snow-clad mountains, as well as the world’s largest collection of standing totem poles. Onboard, the Infinity features sleek Scandinavian styling, glass sea-view elevators, natural woods, marble, and etched glass. Expansive staterooms, specialty restaurants, and a beautiful spa are just some of the cruise ship’s amenities.

The deal: A seven-night cruise aboard the Celebrity Infinity. Depart from Seattle, with stops at Ketchikan, Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria. Price also includes a $50 shipboard credit. Inside cabins begin at $739, ocean views from $969, balconies from $1,379. Save up to $300 compared to other cruises. (Does not include port charges and taxes.) Mention Hudson Valley Magazine and receive a bottle of wine.

When: Book by March 15, sail July 15

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