Whittier Town Cruise Ship Terminal Prince William Sound

The small town of Whittier in Alaska, USA, plays host to a cruise ship which docks at the terminal allowing passengers to disembark and explore the area.

Whittier, Alaska is a small town with a large marina having 350 berths for visitors exploring Prince William Sound by boat as well as a terminal for the cruise ships which make this town a port of call. Along the waterfront, cruise ship passengers can disembark and explore the unique shops, eat at one of the restaurants or cafes, learn of its history, watch the various species of wildlife or simply enjoy the picturesque scenery surrounding the town.

Many hiking trails wind throughout the Chugach National Forest and summer water activities include boating, sailing, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving. Winter around Whittier, Alaska is ideal for snow shoeing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. The total population of Whittier, Alaska is near 200 and tourism brings in a vast amount of income for this small town located at the head of the Passage Canal on the western edge of Prince William Sound.

Approximately 700,000 visitors every year make Whittier, Alaska a travel destination with summer temperatures reaching about 63 degrees and winter highs of about 28 degrees. The town of Whittier has an ice-free port and can be reached by road, rail, the state ferry, boat or aircraft.

Whittier, Prince William Sound, Chugach National Forest, Alaska.



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Photo Title: Whittier Town Cruise Ship Terminal Prince William Sound

The small town of Whittier in Alaska, USA, plays host to a cruise ship which docks at the terminal allowing passengers to disembark and explore the area.

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© Ron Niebruggewildnatureimages.com

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