America has a lot of offer in terms of its rich culture, history and natural beauty. One of the possible ways to explore all this and more is by take a cruise.
Cruising in America
The United States with its many rivers and coasts is replete with options for cruises from Hawaii, Bahamas to the Caribbean, and Las Vegas to Alaska. Letting the grandeur of the sightseeing together with the luxury of the cruise can make an experience unforgettable.
Depending on your preference a wide variety of cruises are available. Some are weekend getaway options; others could be scheduled even for a fortnight. All in the entire package – including the destination (historic, exotic, cultural), itinerary and choice of route can decide many possible selections. Usually the atmosphere is relaxing and refreshing as everyone is in for a holiday. The scenic beauty, modern facilities (restaurant, lounges, bars) with cocktails and sumptuous food option leave little to complain about. The comfort is like that of hotels and leading resorts (Suites, balconies), at times one may forget that it is all happening on a river or an ocean.
Travellers are free to choose their voyages. Some may opt to get married on a ship, while others may like to travel to an island for a destination wedding. In America tours and cruises can be customized for getting the trip of one’s choice. With navigation systems and safety equipment in place there is hardly anything to be worried about. Others at the same time could be into appreciating the history of the country and prefer to sail past the landmarks of historical importance.
Tourists from different parts of the country and world come together to experience cruising. It is noteworthy that visitors from certain qualified countries under the Visa Waiver Program need ESTA application to be authorised. Those from remaining countries need to apply for their tourist visa.
Being on board a ferry or a ship can be enthralling. There are numerous activities to indulge in. Some of the cruises offer opportunities for getting pampering with a relaxing massage or spa services. Then there could be casinos for playing, screens for catching up with favorite movies and shows. While none of this is essential these could be tried. Else for the intimate couples, yes people on honeymoons can enjoy America by cruise. Swimming in the pool and sipping on champagne, basking in the sun and ordering through room service can be romantic alternative. On the other hand those with special dietary requirements may specify so in advance. Observation decks can be used for exchanging pleasantries with fellow travelers. Holiday makers can peacefully enjoy the scenery passing by. Usually the evenings are for group entertainment with performances – circus, ballet, drama etc. Sometimes the theme for the night takes over – say characters from a movie to bring in some more fun. Coming to the tourist locations in style, in a different style has been catching up. There are a number of professional operators offering range of cruises.