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The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. Many guests like haunting experiences that leave them shivering in their…   read more of “The Most…”

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake,” but luckily for travelers on a Holland America Line cruise, they will be surrounded by it. Music is one of the most memorable facets to cruising with Holland America Line. From incredible onboard performances at the different show lounges and theaters like the B.B. King’s…   read more of “10 Must-Do Cruise…”

Hello, Fall! Enjoy Autumn’s Vibrant Hues With a Canada & New England Cruise

Hello, Fall! Enjoy Autumn’s Vibrant Hues With a Canada & New England Cruise

Tomorrow is the first day of autumn and that can only mean one thing — it is time for Holland America Line’s famous Fall Foliage cruises! Speaking as one of Canada’s most popular figures, L.M. Montgomery wrote, “I’m so glad to live in a world where there are Octobers,” and a Fall Foliage cruise is…   read more of “Hello, Fall! Enjoy…”

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

Today is National Lighthouse Day, a day that honors the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, has symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. On this day in 1789, U.S. President George Washington signed an act passed by the First Congress to protect explorers. Today, lighthouses not only mark the…   read more of “It’s…”

Actress Florence Henderson Joins June ‘DWTS: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Actress Florence Henderson Joins June ‘DWTS: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Here’s the story of a lovely lady who took her dancing shoes on two Holland America Line “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises. Florence Henderson — best known as matriarch Carol Brady on the classic hit TV series “The Brady Bunch” and “Dancing with the Stars” Season 11 contestant — is scheduled to…   read more of “Actress Florence…”

Why Cruise to Canada? 10 Fun Facts for Travelers

Why Cruise to Canada? 10 Fun Facts for Travelers

When travelers think of a cruise to Canada and New England, images of stunning scenery, sweeping estates, beautiful lighthouses and maple syrup are just a few things that come to mind. But there’s so much more to our neighbor to the north. Did you know that as the second-largest country in the world, Canada borders…   read more of “Why Cruise to…”

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Holland America Anniversary Sale Provides Perks for Shore Tours, Dining & More

Guests looking to set sail on their next Holland America Line vacation have until June 1, 2015, to book a cruise to take advantage of upgrades, special savings, onboard credits, dining packages and more during the line’s Anniversary Sale. Valid on numerous select voyages sailing from summer 2015 through spring 2016, the sale was launched to…   read more of “Holland America…”