Top Attractions in Long Beach for cruise visitors

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Top Attractions in Long Beach for cruise visitors Port Buzz: Long Beach attractions for cruise visitors. Learn about the Queen Mary, and the Aquarium of the Pacific. Cruise visitors sailing to or from Long Beach will find plenty of activities in California’s seventh largest city located in Los Angeles county. Besides hanging out at the beach, shopping, and eating at […]

Photo Tour: Disney Wonder

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Photo Tour: Disney Wonder Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wonder was in San Diego to kick off the 2012-13 cruise season, and I managed to climb onboard to take some photos (read more about my visit here).   Disney Cruise Line’s  second ship to join the Disney fleet, entered service in 1999.   Art Glass Chandelier by Dale Chihuly The large […]

Carrie Finley-Bajak on Amateur Traveler talking about Catalina Island

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Buzzing: Learn about Catalina Island with Carrie Finley-Bajak on Amateur Traveler podcast Listen now: Amateur Traveler Episode 316 – Travel to Catalina Island off California    right click here to download (mp3) right click here to download (iTunes version with pictures)   The Backstory When Chris (aka @Chris2x) sent out a tweet looking for possible places to cover on his wildly popular podcast, I replied. […]

Catalina Island Cruise Port Review

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Cruise Visitors Guide to Catalina Catalina Island review. Discover what can be done in a day while calling on Catalina Island,California cruise port. Catalina Island has become a regular port of call for Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Princess Cruise Line, Holland America Line, and Crystal Cruise. Santa Catalina Island, known as Catalina Island or Catalina, is a small […]

Top travel places to cruise that feature stone

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Where would you cruise and be able to see some amazing stonework? Drawing inspiration from this week’s FriFotos theme, on Twitter, I am in search of cruise destinations where I might find “stone.” Port-of-call: Los Angeles. Limestone at the Getty Museum Starting near my homeport of Los Angeles, I start with the stonework at the Getty Museum. Port-of-call: Aqaba for […]

The Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center

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Welcome to San Pedro, home of the World Cruise Center at the Port of Los Angeles Cruise visitors sailing from Los Angeles will make their way to the port town of San Pedro. The World Cruise Center serves ships year-round from  Royal Caribbean International, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, […]

Cruise excursion on Nautilus Eco Tour Adventure On Catalina Island

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Underwater tour of Catalina Island’s marine habitat eco adventure One of the best ways for cruise visitors to experience the complex marine ecosystem found in the waters near Catalina Island is to take a 45 minute Semi-Submersible “yellow submarine” tour offered by Catalina Adventure Tours. The “Nautilus” allows for 360-degree viewing. Passengers board the vessel on Catalina’s Green Pier. The […]

Catalina Island

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Catalina Island for visitors cruise Avalon Bay is a popular destination for cruise visitors sailing to Catalina Island.   Must sees – Catalina Island – Avalon Bay Descanso Beach Club (310) 510-7410 Descanso Beach is open late-Spring through mid-October.  There is a $2 per person fee for using the private beach, no charge when seated in the dining or bar area cabana […]