Three Generations Aboard Ship
  • On Feb 4, 2013
    Ashlee Asked

    Hi. I was going to take a first time cruise to Alaska either this year or next and Disney seems like the best one for my family. When is the best time of the year to go? I was debating between May or September. Thanks

    Ahoy Ashlee!
    The Alaskan itinerary looks absolutely amazing, and I agree that Disney Cruise Line is the best choice for your family!  The Port Adventure team has gone above and beyond to create Disney exclusive experiences with families in mind so your onshore memories will be extraordinary! Couple that with all your onboard fun and you have the perfect recipe for a magical vacation filled with pixie dust!
    No matter which month you choose, you will be in awe of the spectacular scenery and unique wildlife.  Both May and September have similar weather which can be very unpredictable during the summer time.  In my research, I have found that the weather really doesn't seem to matter because the majestic views are stunning at all times.  With that being said, it does rain a little less in May and you may be lucky enough to see some animal migration.  In September, you will have less daylight which isn't a bad thing since it may be dark enough to observe the Northern Lights. 
    I hope I've given you some things to think about, Ashlee. My advice is to check out the Alaskan Video Series with Cruise Mom Andi.  It is a great sneak peak at what you can expect on this phenomenal cruise journey!
    If you have any other questions, please let me know!  I'm always glad to help!
    Have a magical day and happy planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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