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Program #21710RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
Capture the unique spirit of six ports along the beautiful Pacific Coast. From breathtaking, multicultural Vancouver to the English charm of Victoria. From Seattle and its majestic Mount Rainier to the temperate rainforest of Astoria, Ore. Unparalleled San Francisco is, of course, like no place else, and lush Santa Barbara’s vineyards evoke Tuscany. During a day in each port, meet its people, stroll its neighborhoods, understand its identity and be enlivened by free time to create your own discoveries.


Highlights

• Join an expert as you explore Vancouver’s coastal forest from new heights at the UBC Botanical Garden, strolling 50 feet above the forest floor on an aerial trail system.
• Take in the sights and heights of San Francisco, whether perched on a Nob Hill, strolling along the Embarcadero or learning how the dot.coms have transformed the Mission District.
• Learn about the quiet beach community of Santa Barbara, long a celebrity hideout but now transitioning to an all-around friendly enclave set amid world-class wine country.

Program 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 excursions based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader.


Itinerary Summary

Arrival Vancouver (British Columbia), 2 nights; embark Crystal Symphony, 7 nights (ports of call: Victoria, British Columbia, Seattle, Wash., Astoria, Ore., San Francisco, Calif., Santa Barbara, Los Angeles; disembark, departure.

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May 9 — May 18, 2015 $3340  
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Special Offer: Special pricing from cruise line. Also, receive a $200 shipboard credit to pay for field trips or onboard activities.

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Included
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9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips

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