(stay) Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection Review

Design Inspiration: chic beach house meets private yacht club aesthetic. Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection launched last week and is ready to welcome cruise visitors to the city by the bay. Hotel Republic San Diego is a design-forward Autograph Collection hotel by Marriott International. Doors opened officially on November 8th, 2017 in downtown San…

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Cruise Canada

New England and Eastern Canada Cruise Information The scenic ports of call on a cruise in the New England and Eastern Canada region offer spectacular views along coastlines dotted with quaint villages and harbors. Cruises in New England and Canada are offered between May and October (Fall foliage trips are popular). Discover Cruise Canada New England…

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Port Buzz: Maritime Museum of San Diego

Explore: San Diego’s waterfront museum. Since 1948, San Diego’s Maritime Museum has welcomed visitors to their expansive collection of well-preserved historic sea vessels. The museum’s artifacts are housed on the historic ships.  Cruise visitors calling on the Port of San Diego will have an easy walk from the dock to the museum. Just look for the…

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Catalina Express

All aboard! There are many ways to plan a great vacation on Catalina Island (click here to read my 5 Steps to Planning a Catalina Getaway). Although there are numerous ways to enjoy time on Santa Catalina Island, located just 22 off California’s mainland, there are just a few ways to get there. Catalina Express…

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Photo Tour: Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island For those looking for a great getaway from the Southern California mainland or cruise ship visitors stopping by for the day, Catalina Island is the place to be. Catalina, the third largest of California’s Channel Islands, is located southwest of Los Angeles. Most visitors will go to Avalon, a Mediterranean-like town located 22…

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San Francisco Cruise News

Cruise Buzz from San Francisco San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Terminal The Port of San Francisco is developing  a primary cruise terminal at Pier 27 to replace the existing facility at Pier 35. Cruise visitors sailing into our out of the Port of San Francisco, California will have a new port terminal very…

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