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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!…”

Use Our Destination Guides to Plan Time Ashore on Canada/New England Cruises

Use Our Destination Guides to Plan Time Ashore on Canada/New England Cruises

Our cruises to Canada/New England are filled with ports that have the perfect balance of historical sites, culture, cuisine and scenery. Sometimes there’s so much diversity it’s hard to determine what to do during your time ashore. Fortunately, through our new Destination Guides created in partnership with AFAR, we’re working to help guests pinpoint the…   read more of “Use Our Destination…”

New 10-Day Canada/New England Cruises Show Off Vibrant Scenery, European Charm

New 10-Day Canada/New England Cruises Show Off Vibrant Scenery, European Charm

Holland America Line is stepping up the 2016 Canada and New England program and adding five incredible 10-day cruise options. These cruises allow for the perfect amount of time to see the region’s best destinations. From the chic French culture of Montreal and Quebec City to storybook lighthouses dotted throughout Halifax and Charlottetown, guests can…   read more of “New 10-Day…”

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…”

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…”

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…”

More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

Each summer travelers cruise to Canada and New England to take in the picturesque lighthouses and rugged shorelines. In the fall guests visit to get a peek at the stunning scenery as the leaves change color and the mountains light up with red, orange and magenta hues. Beyond the beautiful backdrops, however, Canada boasts a…   read more of “More Than Just Leaf…”