Best Time Of Year To Cruise

Best Time Of Year To Cruise

Choices, Choices…

There are now so many desirable destinations in every part of the globe, your only challenge is narrowing the choices to fit your wants and needs. Lets take a look at some popular cruise destinations and the time of year they are available

time of year

alaska Alaska
7+ Nights Season April – Sept
“The Great Land” offers spectacular scenery with active days kayaking, biking, hiking, and flight seeing. Sunlight shines at midnight. Wildlife is all around you. The Red Dog Saloon beckons you, and the creaking and calving of magnificent glaciers will provide many memorable moments.
bahamas Bahamas/ Key West
3,4 Nights Season Year – Round

A long-time winter refuge for heat seekers from the north, the Bahamas offers endless choices for recreation and relaxation. Snorkel or swim with the dolphins through crystal clear waters, or soar above it all while parasailing. The private islands developed here by several cruise lines will fulfill your fantasy of the perfect beach experience.
balic -scandinavia Baltic/ Scandinavia
6+ Nights Season Year – Round

Only a cruise can provide so much in one trip – visits to world famous Copenhagen, and Stockholm – one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, plus Helsinki, Oslo and even St. Petersburg (Russia) where history, architecture, culture, shopping and great museums stimulate all the senses.
bermuda Bermuda
5, 7 Nights Season April – Oct

Feel like a millionaire visiting this prosperous island with its fascinating Colonial heritage, brightly planted gardens and pastel-painted houses. There are ample activities for everyone, including golf, tennis, biking, deep sea fishing, waterfront dining and shopping for classic British imports.
Caribbean Caribbean
3 to 7 Nights Season Year Round

Eastern Caribbean – Savor the colorful heritage, scenery, shopping and cuisine of the tropical islands people have heard about for years.
Western Caribbean – Swim with the stingrays, enjoy deep sea diving on the Palancar Reef, explorations of Mayan ruins, golfing, and gorgeous beaches.
Southern Caribbean – Find adventure in these lush, exotic islands where the hospitable people, steamy rainforests and pristine beaches invite discovery.
Costa Rica - Panama Canal Costa Rica/ Panama Canal
7+ Nights Season Jan – May

Imagine a small country with canopies of iridescent forests, palm-fringed beaches, thunderous waterfalls and abundant wildlife – this is Costa Rica! The adventure continues as you dip into the Panama Canal – one of mankind’s greatest achievements. Enjoy magnificent views as you cruise by nesting egrets and emerald mountains, vast lakes and steamy tropical rain forests.
Sea lions amd ship Galapagos
7-10 Nights Season Year Round

With abundant wildlife and moderate climate 365 days a year, Galápagos is always in season. Whether it’s swimming among playful sea lions, snapping photos of the blue-footed boobies, or seeing the first flight of a waved albatross chick, your group will never forget their life-enriching visit to enchanting Galápagos.
Hawaii Hawaii
7 Nights Season Year Round

Everyone dreams of someday visiting this tropical paradise, where the breathtaking mountains, refreshing waterfalls and historic volcanoes provide a total break with everyday life. Loads of outdoor activities, festive luaus, plus hula lessons as needed.
Mediterranean & Greek Isles Mediterranean & Greek Isles
7+ Nights Season Year Round

There’s a definite allure about Mykonos and the ancient ruins of Athens, the dramatic landscape of Santorini,  the fabled canals and piazzas of Venice, the exotic  treasures of Istanbul. (Image courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.)
Mediterranean & Riviera Mediterranean & Riviera
5, 6, 7 Nights Season Year – Round

Capture their imagination with the French Riviera’s breathtaking scenery and world-class shopping. Lure them with the old-world charm of Barcelona or Rome, the glamorous yacht harbors of Portofino and Capri. (Image courtesy of Silversea Cruises.)
Mexican Riviera Mexican Riviera
3 to 7 Nights Season Year – Round

Mexico Riviera – Sail the Pacific coast to quaint fishing villages, beautifully restored cathedrals and historic landmarks nicely accented with modern amenities, sidewalk cafes and imaginative boutiques. Water sports include snorkeling, diving and some of the best sport fishing in the world.
Pacific Northwest Pacific Northwest
3, 4 Nights Season Spring and Fall

Sailing up the coast from Seattle, these three and four-night voyages explore some of the most charming cities of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. Discover Vancouver’s sophisticated history and rich cultural diversity, Victoria’s signature double-decker buses and fine British teas, and the bustling metropolis of Seattle.
The Rivers of Europe The Rivers of Europe
5, 6, 7 + Nights Season May – Dec

River cruises bring you to the heart of Europe’s most spectacular rivers and waterways. Docking in the heart of town, you’ll have more time to see the fabled cities and explore quaint villages off the beaten path. Discover historic monuments and romantic castles, visit sun-drenched vineyards and magnificent cathedrals. (Image courtesy of Avalon Waterways.)
The Rivers of North America The Rivers of North America
3, 4, 7 Nights Season Year – Round

Experience spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife on a Columbia River cruise. You’ll transit locks and dams, view the natural wonders of the Columbia River Gorge,and stroll through frontier towns. A Mississippi River cruise will take you on a voyage through American history and culture.
South America South America
3 – 10 Nights Season Nov-May

Discover some of the most beautiful islands, forests and beaches on your travels through South America’s 14 countries. Take a trip round – the – horn to Cape Horn, the southernmost point on the continent, to view the exotic fjords or head into the Amazon for an up close look at one of nature’s greatest treasures.
Tahiti Tahiti
7 Nights Season Year Round

In Tahiti, luxury ships sail through turquoise lagoons fringed by coral reefs, past lush volcanoes brimming with waterfalls, to intoxicating islands. The mountainous interior shelters deep valleys, clear streams, high waterfalls and mysterious caves, all bathed in green iridescence light. This is truly paradise found! (Image courtesy of Windstar Cruises.)