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Skyline view of downtown San Diego.

San Diego, California, US

With more than 300 days of sun every year, San Diego is known as a surfer’s paradise thanks to the iconic swells of Del Mar, Oceanside, and La Jolla. Add a bustling culinary and craft beer scene and plenty of distinct neighborhoods to explore, and San Diego is a must-visit for cruise passengers. Here’s how to appreciate this laidback city to its fullest.

Featured San Diego Shore Excursions

San Diego and Pacific Coast Travel & Tips

Find out what to experience on your San Diego cruise. Read insider tips and recommendations for things to see and do in this easygoing city and along the California coast.

View of a Holland America Line cruise ship through the Panama Canal.

The Best of a West Coast Cruise

Soak up the sun along on a cruise along the California Coast. With plenty of itineraries and routes to choose from, there’s how a Holland America Line cruise can show you the best the Pacific Coast has to offer.
View of the beach near Big Sur on the Pacific Coast Highway at sunset.

From Sea to Shining Sea: Experience the Beauty of America

From Alaska down the Pacific Coast to Hawaii, America is full of beautiful places to explore. Learn more about Holland America Line cruises and choose your next destination.