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Adventures Afloat: America’s Riviera: A Voyage Along the California Coast

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8 Days | 7 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The Golden State’s coast spans 840 miles, encompassing the San Francisco Bay with its playful seals and Golden Gate Bridge, the dramatic cliffs of Southern California and sun-splashed beaches made famous in song and film. Explore the diversity of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Ensenada and San Diego and find the spirit of California in all of them.


• Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco and enjoy two days to discover the “City by the Bay.”
• Voyage south to Baja California and enjoy an expert-led, exclusive Road Scholar shore excursion in Ensenada.
• Explore San Diego from the old Gas Lamp Quarter to the Horton Plaza and other historic neighborhoods.

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower activity level and the ability to choose your own shore excursion based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Group Leader and lecturer.

Select your own independent shore excursions in California ports, walking distances vary by excursion chosen. Walking up to one mile during Road Scholar shore excursion in Ensenada.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Los Angeles, Calif., embark Crystal Symphony, 7 nights (port of call include Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Ensenada (Mexico), San Diego, Calif.); disembark Los Angeles, departure.

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You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips


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