NEWARK SKI CLUB GOES WILD IN ALASKA CRUISE August 27 2017

Ohio Valley Ski Club Members are invited to join the Newark Ski Club on an Alaskan Cruise this summer!
August 27 to September 3, 2017
We will be boarding in Seattle for a 7 day cruise  to Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Glacier Bay and Victoria, BC.
We will be on the beautiful Norwegian Pearl  Cruise Ship. Which has  a bowling alley, 16 Delicious dining options, 15 bars and lounges, dazzling casino, tranquil spa, and spacious Garden Villas are just  few things that make this Pearl cruise ship a destination of her own.
The Beauty of natural wonders and rustic wildlife sighting makes this Alaska cruise a remarkable experience.  Venture into the wilderness and witness Blue Glacial lakes, tall waterfalls and snowcapped peaks surround us as we witness Misty Fjords Monument  aboard a jet powered Catamaran in Ketchikan , and tie it all in via the rails on the Skagway White Pass Scenic Railway and much more.
Prices are:
  • Inside Cabin: $ 1305 pp (airfare not included)
  • Ocean View Cabin: $1625 pp airfare not included)
  • Balcony cabins: $2265 pp airfare not included)
  • Prices per person include meals/taxes/transfers to ship
  • Rates based on 2 person sharing a cabin
  • Optional Travel Insurance is available
  • Information on Sightseeing in Seattle before the cruise or after is available.
When sailing this magnificent region Norwegian offers a more authentic Alaska experience and cruise options that include your choice of two of the following per cabin.
  • Ship Gratuities
  • Upscale Dinning Package
  • Drink Package
  • $75 on board credit per cabin
  • $50 shore excursion credit per port per cabin.( max 4 ports)
Payments Schedule:
$300. Due by March 15th
$500. Due by April 15th
Final Payment due by May 15, 2017
Payments send to Newark Ski Club  P.O. Box 4001, Newark, OH 43055  Attached Payment Coupon
I can help you get your airline ticket as people will be traveling from different cities and some using Frequent Flyer Miles.
Attached: flyer of the trip,  NSC rules for trips, NSC Payment coupon.
Credit Card Payments;  Call Janie Snider 614 554 8828
Please call me with any questions or to signup for the trip.        
Trip Chairperson:   Nancy Channell   nancyc50@twc.com     740 501 5234                                
We will be visiting the following cities and some info on them.
Juneau: America’s most beautiful city.   Experience incredible outdoors activities like a Glacier flightseeing, whale watching, fishing and Kayaking amidst  the stunning Alaskan landscape.  There’s also a wealth of cultural attractions, including museums, historical sites, art galleries and plenty of local shopping.
Skagway is historically considered the gateway to the Gold Rush beginning in 1897 when thousands poured into town to Trek to the Klondike gold fields and there are still some of the buildings from the era are still in town. Rent a Scoter or Motorcycle to explore to see where the Gold Rush area, waterfalls, historic cemeteries and  scenic views of the towering mountains and wildlife.  You may take the train that winds through gorgeous scenery.
Cruise Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, a United Nations World Heritage site.  Comprised of 3.3 million acres of natural wonders to magnificent glaciers, snowcapped mountains and abundant birds and wildlife.
Ketchikan is the beginning of the last frontier. It is a network of waterways that snake through some of the most jaw-droppingly beautified  wilderness. In the world. Ketchikan is a photographers dream , point your camera in most any direction and you capture an image suitable for framing.
Victoria, British Columbia you can roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains.  Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown and the many  sights and sounds to be found along the boardwalk of the inner harbor.
Seattle
Seattle Is an exciting urban city surrounded by unmatched natural beauty, with many things to do.  A tour of Seattle’s Past from  an unusual attraction, Pioneer Square an underground 30 blocks of stores, restaurants and bars and was Seattle’s first downtown till 1889 and was destroyed by Fire and the city raised the ground level and abandoned the old shopping area.   In 1965 the area was opened. restore and they stated tours to the area.  Pike Place Market, since 1907 this has been A market on  the waterfront, one of the most tourists- heavy attractions in Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum is colored glass blown pieces crafted into glass blown pieces in a Museum, The Space Needle a 695 tall structure which offer a spectacular view of he city .  With a great view of the city and surrounding area. The Flight Museum and much more with even a Star Buck and lots of restaurants  Escape the buzz of the city and do a tour of the  5th most popular national park in the US and go to Mt Rainer 14,410 feet.  It is an active volcano and the most glaciated peaks in the US. Bring you hiking shows and join us for a hike.
I  do have a hotel to recommend if you want to stay in Seattle or a hotel if you come in early to board the ship.
For more info or questions contact:
Nancy Channell Trip Chairperson

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