California Archives – Crown Cruise Vacations
American Cruise Lines is heading to California and inviting cruisers to come along. Beginning in 2023, the country’s largest small ship cruise line will offer a brand new eight-day San Francisco Bay cruise.
American Cruise Lines’ first-ever California cruise will explore the City on the Bay, Napa Valley and the San Joaquin Valley.
When the American Duchess riverboat stops in Clarksville this year, a special guest will board the paddle wheeler and entertain passengers with his signature tunes.
Music legend Lee Greenwood will visit with passengers aboard the vessel before taking the stage with the American Duchess Ensemble.
Even on a sunny California day, the island was shrouded in fog. We were almost on it before the sun broke through and we could see it well.
The island is one very scary place, and that is exactly what it was intended to be.
Rising from the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, Alcatraz Island drips with the dark atmosphere of danger and notoriety. Perhaps the most famous ex-jail in the world, Alcatraz doesn’t have a creepy reputation for nothing. From the start, Alcatraz was for the “worst of the worst.”
By Jackie Sheckler Finch
SAN FRANCISCO – Even on a sunny California day, the island was shrouded in fog. We were almost dead-on before the sun broke through and we could see it well.
Despite the balmy breezes, the sight gave me shivers. The island is one very scary place. And that is exactly what it was intended to be.