California Dreamin': Monterey, Yosemite, and Napa
April 15-22, 2024
This is the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey’s Fisherman’s Wharf and Sacramento’s Old Town. Witness the stunning views along 17 Mile Drive. Meet a local farmer and taste his farm’s produce. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on a classic yacht-style vessel. Sip local wines in Napa Valley and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. Embrace the laid-back life of the Golden State.
Highlights of Norway
May 10-18, 2024
Venture to a place where the crashing ocean meets craggy mountains, forging the awe-inspiring majesty of the Norwegian fjords. Start in Oslo, where ancient history greets you at the famous Fram Museum. Journey on one of the world’s steepest train rides, the legendary Flåm Railway, past rushing waterfalls, looming mountains, and picturesque valleys. Relax in the Norwegian countryside, where you’ll wake up amongst breathtaking mountain vistas and fjords. Go deep into the heart of the fjord region to the Briksdal Glacier. Cruise the crystal waters of the Geirangerfjord. Walk the ancient streets of Bergen’s trading port. From Oslo to Bergen, you’ll be awestruck by the grandeur of Norway.
Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise
July 10-21, 2024
Traverse the Pacific coast by land and sea aboard one of Holland America Cruise Lines’ lovely ships on a breathtaking journey that takes you from Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia. Cruise the Sternwheeler Discovery and encounter Alaska’s diverse culture and rich history. Enjoy local dishes and a lively musical performance at the Denali Dinner Theater about the first brave men to summit Denali. Ride a luxury domed railcar from Denali to Talkeetna, soak in views of the incredible landscapes from glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms as guides provide expert commentary. Travel deep into Denali National Park for the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Cruise through Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage, taking in rugged natural wonders. Explore Alaska’s gorgeous capital, Juneau. Visit Ketchikan, the “Salmon Capital of the World.” This is Alaska as you always imagined.
Discover the Best of Eastern Canada featuring Niagra Falls, Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal
September 12-20, 2024
From the old-world style of Quebec City to the power of Niagara Falls, say bienvenue to Eastern Canada. Board a boat and experience Niagara Falls up close. Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake’s quaint local shops and charming atmosphere. Have a breakfast of regional specialties at a local sugar shack and learn about maple syrup-making. You choose how you explore Old Quebec – on foot with a local guide or on a panoramic coach tour. Walk the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal. An unforgettable experience awaits as you venture along picturesque countryside and glistening skyscrapers.
Best of Italy
October 6-17, 2024
Be whisked away into the beauty and history of Italy when you journey to Venice, Florence, and Rome. Journey to the wine-producing Romagna countryside for a relaxing 3-night stay in a wine resort, and visit the Republic of San Marino, an enclave state of Italy. See how gondolas are crafted before cruising the canals of Venice on one yourself. Witness a performance of Vivaldi’s famous Four Seasons in the city he lived in. Explore the ancient underground tunnels of Chiusi’s Labyrinth of Porsenna. Try your hand at making Italian culinary classics before sitting down to dinner. Explore Rome’s artistic masterpieces, discover the city’s catacombs, or explore the recently restored Mausoleum of Emperor Augustus. Come along with us and embrace the history, culture, art and romance of this incredible country.
Discover Australia's outback to New Zealand's South Island
December 26, 2024 - January 14, 2025
Venture through the natural splendor of New Zealand's Southern Alps and the stillness of Australia’s rugged Outback. Delve into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Take a “Dreamtime tour” in the Outback, introducing you to Aboriginal life and culture. Tour the Sydney Opera House with an expert guide. Enjoy a delightful dinner cruise of Sydney Harbour. Meet Australia and New Zealand's famous wildlife up close. Settle in for a 3-night stay in Queenstown. Cruise Milford Sound. From Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock) to snow-capped peaks and fjords, explore the diverse wonders of the lands Down Under.