Cruise Report: California Wine Country

This morning’s fog drifted serenely over the Sonoma Marshes. Fishermen cruised by slowly admiring our ship, National Geographic Sea Lion. Following breakfast we made our way to the town of Oxbow to visit their market. There we were enamored by the variety of spices, antiques, chocolates, and local olive oils, as well as interesting variety …

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Upcoming Virtual Cruise Nights

Every wonder what a small ship cruise would be like? Would like to ask questions in a non-threatening scenario? Consider attending a free, upcoming one-hour cruise webinar. These "virtual cruise nights" provide an overview on select destinations and itineraries via the small ship experience; up-close, casual and personal.

Intro to Expeditions: Affordable Getaways

Ever want to be apart of an expedition, but either it was too long or too much? Lindblad Expeditions, the pioneer of small-ship expedition travel, has just announced 4-night Expedition Getaways to the San Francisco Bay and Napa Valley, Pacific Northwest, and Baja California. With the same immersive experiences afforded by their longer journeys and …

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California Wine Country via Small Ship Cruise

Please note: These California Wine Country sailings no longer operate via Cruise West. An alternative is the Columbia River Culinary & Wine cruises operated by luxury yacht cruise line American Safari Cruises. Visit and tour California's famous wine country, the Napa and Sonoma River valleys, via a cruise ship you say? Yes, it is possible. …

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Spa Package Available with California Wine Country Cruise

New for 2008, Cruise West is offering a spa package in connection with their California Wine Country itineraries. The California Wine Country Spa Package will feature two nights of accommodations and spa treatments at the luxurious Huntington Hotel on Nob Hill in San Francisco and can be paired with either the three-night Culture of the …

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Latest Virtual Cruise Nights

Get a taste of a small ship cruise experience without packing your bag. Join Sunstone Tours & Cruise West for a live, online presentation. All you need are a telephone and Internet access to join us for an entertaining and informative online cruise night. Talk to a destination specialist and enjoy a live presentation on …

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Upcoming Virtual Cruise Night Seminars

What is a Virtual Cruise Night? Remember the days when you’d travel to a conference hall to attend a presentation on travel to an exciting destination? Fast forward to the 21st century. Instead of traversing the cold, snowy weather, you can attend a virtual cruise night virtually, in the warm, comfort of home, over the …

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