This is us, too! I acknowledge that DCL doesn't have the best itinerary. It is very expensive. Leaving on a Tuesday is problematic. Blah, blah, blah. I still want to be on the Disney ship, lol! With a then 5-year old daughter in tow, the thing that makes it special is Disney. Otherwise, I probably couldn't justify dragging her off to Alaska! We're just...Disney people. I figure we'll have a blast no matter if we don't get to see the most bestest of the awesomest sites. I'm a Florida girl. Snow impresses me! We're doing the repo from LA to Vancouver as well as the first Alaskan trip. We plan to go to Disneyland before the repo. For us, that combination just can't be beat!