Take the Alaska Marine Highway ferry from Bellingham Washington to Petersburg Alaska. Paddle from Petersburg through Stephens Passage to Juneau. From Juneau continue north though Lynn Canal to Skagway. Incredible mountain scenery, wildlife, glaciers, icebergs, whales, sea lions, eagles, salmon. From Skagway AK take the ferry back to Bellingham WA. Minimum two weeks paddling, three is better.