The first stop on this multi-centre holiday to America is San Diego which boasts the world-famous SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo for animal lovers and many great museums, such as the USS Midway Museum, for history fans. Balboa Park offers a great combination of green open spaces and cultural attractions and activities. With a massive collection of galleries, theatres, gardens, Spanish-inspired architecture and museums it is a great place to spend the day exploring.
It’s then time to board Holland America’s MS Eurodam. The third Holland America Line vessel to bear the name Amsterdam, this elegant, mid-sized ship features a three-story atrium graced by a stunning astrolabe. While on board, enjoy America’s Test Kitchen cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Thrill to our exclusive BBC Earth Experiences presentations and activities. Rejuvenate at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. Work out at our Fitness Center. And savor our delectable array of specialty restaurants.
Disembark from this magnificent ship in Fort Lauderdale for the final two days of your holiday. Many visitors to Fort Lauderdale never leave The Strip, with its signature white wave wall. This palm tree lined promenade is home to a host of excellent restaurants, chic bars and high-end shops. Shoppers will also love browsing for designer labels at Sawgrass Mills, Florida’s most extensive outlet mall with over 300 shops.
Grand Central Market in Los Angeles is frenzied and sawdust-sprinkled, and has some fun nosh spots.
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Day 4 San Diego, CaliforniaArrive at 2019-11-16 00:00Depart at 2019-11-16 17:00Sunshine and fun are business as usual in San Diego. Walk on Coronado Island's sandy beach, take in the Old Town that brings the city's early Spanish days to life, have a wild time at the famous San Diego Zoo or a whale of a good time at Sea World. Sample shore excursions: San Diego Tour.
Day 5 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-17 00:00Depart at 2019-11-17 00:00
Day 6 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-18 00:00Depart at 2019-11-18 00:00
Day 7 Puerto VallartaArrive at 2019-11-19 07:00Depart at 2019-11-19 16:00No longer the well-kept secret of the artists, writers and Hollywood stars that first "discovered" it in the 1960s, "PV" (as it is affectionately known) still retains the essence of the quaint fishing village it once was. Here is Viejo Vallarta, the quaint Old Town, An enticing mix of red-tiled buildings, cobbled streets, chic shops and bustling open markets. Here are Mismaloya Beach, Gringo Gulch and Conchas Chinas, the Beverly Hills of Vallarta. Nearby: the rugged canyons and luxuriant jungles of the Sierra Madre. Sample shore excursions: Countryside on horseback, Dolphin encounter; Town, Country & Tequila; Sea Lion Encounter; Eco-safari Off-road Adventure; Canopy Adventure.
Day 8 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-20 00:00Depart at 2019-11-20 00:00
Day 9 HuatulcoArrive at 2019-11-21 08:00Depart at 2019-11-21 14:00Everything you ever wanted in a seaside resort: warm sun, sandy beaches and nine beautiful bays rimmed in every shade of blue. Nearby: low-growth caducifolia jungles teeming with birdlife and the nesting grounds of endangered sea turtles. Sample shore excursions: Five Bays by Catamaran; Horseback Riding; Bird-watching Eco Tour; ATV Jungle Adventure.
Day 10 Puerto QuetzalArrive at 2019-11-22 09:00Depart at 2019-11-22 19:00In the cultured little country of Guatemala modern Maya still weave their stories on backstrap looms, and the great stone temples of Tikal stand in silent testament to ancient Mayan ingenuity. Sample shore excursions: Casa Santa Domingo & Antigua; Lake Atitlan & Highlands; Finca Coffee Plantation Tour; Tikal Expedition by Air.
Day 11 CorintoArrive at 2019-11-23 08:00Depart at 2019-11-23 16:00Puerto Corinto is a quaint coastal village in an area rich with pristine beaches, lush mangrove forests and magnificent volcanoes. In Corinto, take a stroll along the Costa Azul for a view of the bay and its islands. In nearby Chinandega, discover Mayan artifacts at the archeological museum. Farther afield explore the ruins of León Viejo, excavated from centuries of volcanic debris. Sample shore excursions: The History and Art of León; San Antonio Rum Distillery.
Day 12 Puerto CalderaArrive at 2019-11-24 08:00Depart at 2019-11-24 18:00It's wild, it's beautiful and Costa Rica's eco-factor is off the charts. Here find steaming volcanoes, lush rain forests and nearly half of all the animal species on earth. Plus a modern capital high in the mountains.
Day 13 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-25 00:00Depart at 2019-11-25 00:00
Day 14 Enter Panama Canal at BalboaArrive at 2019-11-26 00:00Depart at 2019-11-26 00:00
Day 15 Cruising Panama CanalArrive at 2019-11-26 00:00Depart at 2019-11-26 00:00
Day 16 Exit Panama Canal CristobalArrive at 2019-11-26 00:00Depart at 2019-11-26 00:00
Day 17 Cartagena, ColombiaArrive at 2019-11-27 00:00Depart at 2019-11-27 18:00Once a bastion of the Spanish Main, this fortified city boasts colonial architecture, pristine offshore islands and the finest emeralds in the world. Sample shore excursions: Cartagena City Tour; Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour; Rosario Islands Cruise.
Day 18 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-28 00:00Depart at 2019-11-28 00:00
Day 19 At SeaArrive at 2019-11-29 00:00Depart at 2019-11-29 00:00
Day 20 Half Moon CayArrive at 2019-11-30 08:00Depart at 2019-11-30 15:00When was the last time you whiled away the day on a private Caribbean island? Here's your chance. The island is ours; the day is yours to sun, swim, and sail. Enjoy!
Day 21 Fort LauderdaleArrive at 2019-12-01 07:00Depart at 2019-12-01 00:00There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Day 21 Fort Lauderdale Stay