Day 5 – Alaska to New Jersey

May 13, 2017 – This is the exciting day that we finally leave Canadian Waters and make port in Bellingham, Washington.  It will be the first time my husband and I have been in the “Lower 48” in three years.  Needless to say, we were pretty excited this day.

Although the ferry arrived early in the day, sometime around noon I believe, we decided to get a hotel room and wait to hit the road for the next phase of our trip until the next day.

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Day 3 – Alaska to New Jersey

May 11,  2017 – Our third day of our move was still spent on the ferry. We were headed from Juneau to Ketchikan.  Ketchikan is a beautiful little town located at the Southern end of Alaska just before you hit Canada.  It’s the first town you stop at as you head North to Alaska via the Inland Passage.  The photos below are from this day and this is the stunning sunset we viewed from the ferry as we began leaving this quaint little town.

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Day 2 – Alaska to New Jersey

May 10,  2017 – Our second day travelling, May 10, 2017, was the first full day we spent on the ferry.  Leaving Prince William Sound headed towards our first stop of Juneau meant we spent the day crossing the Gulf of Alaska.

I was a bit nervous ahead of time because on our way to Alaska, back in 2014, we hit rough seas for this portion of the trip.  We had seas of 16 to 18 feet and both my husband and I had to finally break down & take Dramamine.  Luckily this time i was relatively calm and sunny meaning I spent most of my time out on this deck area taking photographs.

 

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