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Breathtaking Scenery Awaits on a Fall Foliage Cruise to Canada & New England

Breathtaking Scenery Awaits on a Fall Foliage Cruise to Canada & New England

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” — Victoria Erickson. In September and October, Canada and New England’s famed foliage puts on a dazzling display of vibrant colors beckoning travelers from near and far. The charming cities and quaint coastal towns become magical during this time…   read more of “Breathtaking…”

Showing Off our Stars and Stripes! Cruise Across America From our U.S. Homeports

Showing Off our Stars and Stripes! Cruise Across America From our U.S. Homeports

Tomorrow is July 4th! In honor of America’s Independence Day, we’re showing you how can “cruise” across our great nation by embarking on sailings from seven of our U.S. homeports. Whether you’re onboard or ashore, we hope you have a fun and festive holiday! ANCHORAGE, ALASKA Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city and is one of…   read more of “Showing Off our…”

Happy Canada Day! Explore Canada from Coast to Coast on a Variety of Shore Excursions

Happy Canada Day! Explore Canada from Coast to Coast on a Variety of Shore Excursions

Today is Canada Day, and in honor of the holiday we’re highlighting how you can explore this vast and beautiful country with Holland America Line’s shore excursions on cruises to Alaska, Canada & New England and Pacific Coast. QUINTESSENTIAL QUEBEC If you want to feel like you’re visiting France without the jet lag, then during…   read more of “Happy Canada Day!…”

Bar Harbor: A Different Kind of Island Time

Bar Harbor: A Different Kind of Island Time

I’m embarrassed that it took me this long to get to Maine. I grew up in New Jersey, not that far away, for Pete’s sake. But now that I’m in Bar Harbor, the pleasures multiply. The coastal town on Mt. Desert Island is the epitome of New England, and it’s all about scenery, food and…   read more of “Bar Harbor: A…”

Holland America Line’s Summer Menus Feature Locally Inspired Dishes and Regional Flavors

Holland America Line’s Summer Menus Feature Locally Inspired Dishes and Regional Flavors

A cruise with Holland America Line means an in-depth, immersive experience of the various locales you’re visiting — both on board and ashore. From shore excursions to Explorations Central, we aim to provide guests with an authentic experience unlike anything else, and that includes bringing the destination to the ship through regionally inspired cuisine. This…   read more of “Holland America…”

Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Are you a seasoned cruiser, eager to find new, immersive ways to explore our fascinating world? If you answered yes, then our EXC In-Depth Voyages were designed specifically with you in mind. These specially crafted itineraries offer an innovative and customized approach to cruising, allowing guests to explore the most fascinating corners of the globe…   read more of “Experience the Most…”

Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Cruise Diary: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun on Back-to-Back Cruises

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on back-to-back Veendam cruises to Canada/New England. Read her Cruise Diary to hear why she chose two cruises with repeating itineraries. Remember the old ad slogan for Doublemint chewing gum? It invited us to double our pleasure, double our fun. When it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Unique Lighthouses You Can Visit on a Holland America Line Cruise

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Unique Lighthouses You Can Visit on a Holland America Line Cruise

August 7 marks National Lighthouse Day — a day honoring the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, served as a symbol of safety and security for ships and boats all over the world. Whether it’s their historical wonder or picturesque appeal, lighthouses continue to draw tourists from all over the world to their…   read more of “It’s…”