A cruise is available out of Charleston to Los Angeles, California. It is on the luxury line Crystal Cruises. See the schedule below.
This cruise through the Panama Canal begins with a convenient overnight stay on the ship in Charleston. The first stop is Key West, Florida. The lively and quirky southernmost town needs no introduction.
The second port of call is Cartegena, Colombia. Explore the historic walled city and San Felipede Barajas Castle. Oceanario is a fine place to see aquatic wildlife.
Next is a full transit of the Panama Canal. Marvel at the scale of this engineering work. An overnight stay at Panama City provides a chance to visit and dine in the Old City.
Caldera, Costa Rica is the fourth port of call. Scenery and wildlife are the top attractions.
On to Acapulco, Mexico, in a spectacular setting where mountains meet the sea. It has long been a glamorous Pacific coast resort. Watch cliff divers, play golf, or hit the beach.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is your sixth stop. It is a major cruise destination and offers a multitude of water sports. Shopping is also a draw.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is the next port of call. Cabo is located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Kayak out to rock formations, explore miles of beaches, or shop for local crafts.
San Diego, California, is your final stop before reaching Los Angeles. The beach city offers surfing, Gas Lamp Quarter entertainment, and tours of the harbor with its large naval base.