My family is planning a trip to Alaska this summer. We are expecting about 10 of us to make the trip with ages ranging from 25 to 62. We are thinking about doing a cruise for part of the trip, as with that many people it will probable be relaxing to have pretty much everything planned out and taken care of. I am not into the city's on the water cruises, where you take over a town, have 4 hours there and leave with a I heart Alaska coffee mug. In the caribbean there are some smaller ships that go some places that the large ships can't make it into and I was wondering if there were anything similiar in Alaska???
Also, I like the idea of the Alaska Ferry System, anyone have any experience with the Ferry system? Would that be good with a big group???
Thanks for your help and feel free to toss out any suggestions not having to do with cruises.