Each fall, theres a whole lot of hoopla over scenic cruises along the coast of New England, however voyages in the Pacific Northwest can be just as dramatic and often significantly cheaper than East Coast sailings. In addition, cruises along the West Coast visit ports in California as well, so after taking in the sites you can kick it on the beach. Case in point: this unique autumn sailing that is priced up to 71 percent off rack rates, starting from just $349.
Next, passenger will spend a day at sea before sailing past the Golden Gate Bridge to colorful San Francisco before sailing on to Catalina Island for a chance to see a more rugged side of California. Before reaching its final port of call in Los Angeles, the Golden Princess will spend the final day anchored in sunny San Diego. The cruise embarks September 20, with interior cabins priced from just $349, and oceanview staterooms are available for just $50 more.