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The 8 Best Cruise Itineraries (and When To Go)

by Heidi Sarna | May 05, 2017

The best cruise itineraries offer history, culture, or natural beauty, as well as interesting embarkation ports and convenient (and affordable!) connections. Pick one of these routes — which we consider the best choices in the cruise world — and you can explore an amazing destination by ship. Just be sure to pick the right month to travel, when the weather is just right and the crowding is at a minimum. Read on for our favorite itineraries, who goes, and when you should sail there. Bon voyage! 

Heidi Sarna

Heidi Sarna is a Singapore-based contributor to ShermansCruise who has also written for Condé Nast Traveler and USA Today.

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