Popular Cruise Destinations

US & Canada Pacific

Explore the enchanting cities of the US and Canada Pacific coast. On a US and Canada Pacific coast cruise, you can find everything from sophisticated history in Vancouver to the treasures and romance in Wine Country and even the majestic views of Big Sur. While cruising the US and Canada Pacific coast you will experience views of the city’s evening lights, Alcatraz, and Angel Island as you cruise up the bay, then you’re berthed far up the Napa River, ready for exploration. Enjoy the frequent wine tastings and learn the history of wine while cruising through California’s Wine Country.

US and Canada Pacific coast have such a wide variety to offer all types of cruisers. Along the US and Canada, the Pacific coast immerses you in the hustle and bustle of city life then enjoy the laid back and relaxing life of the country. This is a journey for both novices and connoisseurs alike who enjoy great scenery, congenial camaraderie and the opportunity to learn more about the culture of the vine.

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to the US & Canada Pacific

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Holland America Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International

US & Canada Eastern

A vacation to Canada and New England uncovers the history and character that started a nation. Walk the streets the first American patriots did. See the harbors and ports that bring life to the cities and quaint towns. Venture into Montreal and experience French Canadian culture. Or visit New York, the city that never sleeps. The food, people, and cultures are what make this destination special. The fall is the best season to discover the New England and Canada region, foliage is brilliant in every imaginable color, lighthouses dot the coastline, and there’s always an authentic lobster bake going on somewhere. What better way to enjoy this spectacular region than on a cruise?

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to the US & Canada Eastern

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Holland America Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International

South Pacific Islands Cruises

Experience paradise on earth when you set sail to the South Pacific Islands! Cruise farther south from Hawaii to the island nations where life is simple and the customs of ancient cultures still thrive. The too-perfect-to-be-true sparkling blue waters of the ocean, miles of white sand beaches, year-round sunshine and incredibly welcoming locals will make this a cruise you’ll never forget! Traveling these islands by cruise ship is the most relaxing way to island-hop and enjoy the ports, which have fewer crowds than the Bahamas, and offer less cultivated terrain so you can fully indulge in this tropic paradise.

This destination is also best traveled aboard a cruise ship given the high cost of land stays, cruises are a “value” choice for the vacationer who wants to experience more and pay less but still travel to all the unique destinations the South Pacific has to offer. Hop aboard a South Pacific cruise and set off to the exotic ports the mountainous island nations of Melanesia, the hugely popular Society Islands of Polynesia, and the tropical escape just north of the equator, Micronesia. Each destination is widely diverse from the next, so you’ll enjoy different histories, unique indigenous cultures, diverse languages, and inspiring scenery.

Cruise to Tahiti

Tahiti has been named many things – Romantic Isle, Island of Love, Land of Double Rainbows and Land of Illusion. This lush tropical sanctuary is the ideal place to relax, and embrace “Island Time.” Tahiti is one of the South Pacific’s prize jewels that offers majestic beaches, lush scenery, rich culture, and intriguing history. The island of Tahiti is also the largest of the 118 islands that make up French Polynesia and is home to the two largest mountain peaks in Polynesia which tower over 7000ft into the sky.

Besides being a secluded retreat, Tahiti also offers something for the vacation adventurer. You can rent a car and journey into the lush terrain along the 71-mile road that will take you through the mountains and along the ocean for some of the most breathtaking vista views. Feeling even more adventurous? You can take a 4×4 wheel drive expedition that will guide you through lush rivers, streams, and up into the tropic mountains to enjoy Tahiti’s lush waterfalls. Then you can relax and stroll through the outdoor market that sells fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, and vibrant local fish. There are also several great dining options on the island with menus offering Chinese, French, American and Italian cuisine. Tahiti is a must stop for all vacationers to French Polynesia! Whether you’re looking for an exotic island hideaway, a tropical adventure amongst lush tropic scenery, or a romantic retreat – then the big island of Tahiti is a must!

Cruises to Hawaii

With its active volcanoes and thundering waterfalls, its crashing waves and secluded lagoons, its pristine beaches of pearl white and volcanic black… Hawaii always beckons.

Like the rhythmic sway of the hula, Hawaii entrances with natural wonders, beautiful traditions and the friendly warmth of this Aloha State. From whale watching to kayaking through lush mangrove-rimmed lagoons celebrate the holidays in a wonderland of stunning scenery and magical encounters.

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to Hawaii

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Holland America Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International

Africa Cruises

Enjoy sunset cruises under the African night sky, and feast your eyes upon native wildlife as you sail down the coast of Africa. Explore one of the most exotic destinations on earth and see the wonders of Kenya, bask in the sun at Port Victoria in Seychelles, wander through the narrow alleyways in the Old Town of Mombasa, and walk among the vast banana plantations of Dakar in the balmy Canary Islands. This exotic cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that is sure to not disappoint.

  • Cruises to Africa typically last 12 – 24 days.
  • The best time to sail to Africa is between September and March.

Panama Canal & Central America Cruises

Marvel at the wonder of modern man’s engineering and the beauty of Mother Nature’s magic. From the wonder of the Panama Canal to Caribbean isles strung like jewels on a glittering sea, a paradise of incomparable beauty and idyllic tranquility awaits you.

The pristine beaches and charming harbors of the Caribbean meet the lush resort playgrounds of Mexico on this autumnal passage through the Panama Canal.

A world of wonder awaits you when you set sail to the Panama Canal. The Panama Canal is not just the quickest link between the Atlantic and Pacific, it’s also one of the most beautiful destinations that offer majestic natural scenery and one of the greatest architectural achievements of the 20th century. Sail beyond the canal and find Caribbean Island nations and walk in the footsteps of ancient Incas and Mayans and explore the ruins. Discover Ecuador’s volcanoes, river raft through Costa Rica’s jungles, and watch the famous cliff divers in Acapulco. This is not only a cruise of amazing history and architectural genius but also a vacation of leisure and pristine beauty that you’re sure to never forget.

This cruise is also good for those interested in longer sailing excursions. Itineraries vary from 10 to 33-day tours, and most cruise lines offer to board from the ports of San Diego, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle and Vancouver for your convenience. This cruise is for those seeking adventure through historical sites and technological marvels, as well as lush tropic destinations offering tranquility and gorgeous views.

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to Central America

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises

Antarctic Cruises

Sail amongst the dramatic Arctic scenery, including glaciers, marine wildlife, and hidden Arctic islands. This cruise will take you to the top polar bear tour destination in the world where you will also see walruses, several species of whales and seals, and massive bird colonies. Shore landings will take you to historical sites from the past polar expeditions of Franklin, Baffin, and Perry and explore the unspoiled terrain that is home to many rare species.

Canary Islands Cruises

This popular destination is located 70 miles from the northwest coast of Africa, and this territory of Spain is comprised of seven volcanic islands that are well-known for their perfect weather, rugged terrain, black sand beaches and a vast assortment of wildlife. This port has become a popular cruise destination due to its exotic locale and modern European style that is also home to more than 40 museums displaying aboriginal and modern art, as well as archeological artifacts.

If you prefer to spend your time outdoors your choice of activities is endless. Stroll through the 200-year-old botanical garden at Puerto de la Cruz, explore the world’s largest housing collection of parrots at Loro Parque, take a camel ride to Fire Mountain in Arrecife to view unbelievable landscapes, explore 4 national parks hosting marvelous terrain and sunbathe on the volcanic black sand beaches. There is plenty to do in this exotic port and something to excite every kind of traveler.

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to the Canary Islands

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Holland America Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International

South Asia Cruises

Sail away to Asia and explore the magnificent Great Wall of China, walk amongst the high-rises of Hong Kong and Singapore and enjoy the remarkable ancient temples in Bangkok. If you desire a more relaxed vacation you can sunbathe on one of the many pristine beaches Thailand, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Asian cruises offer an encounter with interesting cultures, fascinating ancient traditions, and breathtaking sights, both architectural and natural.

  • These cruises range from 4 – 25 days in length.
  • Most ships board in the major ports of Beijing, Shanghai, and Bangkok.

Asia is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations, and there is no better way to get the best value than aboard a cruise line. A cruise will also offer easier ways to travel among each destination and allow you to just sit back and take in all the scenery and culture this amazing destination has to offer.

The following Cruise Lines offers tours to South Asia

  • Azamara Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Holland America Lines
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International