Vacations To Go


Mexico Here We Come


Day 1 Thursday June 29th
11:50 a.m. Depart: Spokane
  Do: SW Flight 2417
1:55 p.m. Arrive: San Jose
4:00 p.m. Depart: San Jose
  Do: SW Flight 2399
5:15 p.m. Arrive: LAX
  Do: Shuttle
  Do: Dinner-Denny's, Subway, Carl's Jr, Mariella's Taco, IHOP)
  Lodge: La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
5249 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 645-2200
(King-$, Wifi, fridge, microwave, AC, CM, hair dryer, HDTV)



Day 2 Friday June 30th
  Do: Free breakfast
  Depart: Hotel
9:45 a.m. Do: Lift Shuttle
10:15 a.m. Arrive: Los Angeles World Cruise Center
100 Swinford St
10:30 a.m. Do: Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 3 Saturday July 1st
  Do: Sea Day
8:30 a.m.   Escape Room-Barb, Jenna and Tamra
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean

Day 4 Sunday July 2nd
12:30 p.m. Arrive: Cabo San Lucas
Barb & Tim:   Cabo Luxury Day Sailing (4 hrs @ 1:45 p.m.) $139
  • Board your 50-foot luxury sailboat and set out to discover the natural wonders off the Cabo San Lucas coast, passing landmarks like Playa del Amor and El Arco, the iconic natural arch that is home to a sea lion colony.
  • Drop anchor in one of the stunning coves, where you can go for a swim, stand-up paddle board, and snorkel, or kick back on an oversized cushion and bask in the tropical sun.
  • Sip on a cold beverage and enjoy a tasty lunch, with breathtaking coastal scenery as your backdrop.
  • Lunch and open bar are included.
  • Mask, fins, and lifejackets are provided.
  • Guests must walk to the sailboat dock and board the sailboat unassisted.
  • Guests must know how to swim to participate in the water activities.
  • Guests remove all footwear upon boarding the sailboat.
  • Alcohol may be available. Please drink responsibly.
Ray & Sherry   Land's End Boat Trip & Scenic Stop (2 hrs @ 1 p.m.) $59
Experience the scenic beauty of the Baja California peninsula, including the landmark natural formations on its southernmost tip, on a relaxing catamaran cruise. During the 45-minute sail, while you enjoy a complimentary beverage, admire unspoiled beaches, hidden coves, and luxurious hotel properties en route to El Arco de San Lucas, the magnificent natural landmark created by thundering waves and strong ocean currents, where the waters of the Sea of Cortez meet the Pacific at Land's End. As you sail the waters, a taped narration by Jean-Michel Cousteau provides commentary on the area's ecology and points of interest. After your water exploration, board a comfortable air-conditioned coach for a short drive to one of the most renowned restaurants of Cabo San Lucas, where you will enjoy a welcome drink and the dramatic view of Cabo San Lucas Bay, finally return to the Pier.
Booked 2/05/23
8:00 p.m. Depart: Cabo
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 5 Monday July 3rd
8:00 a.m. Arrive: Mazatlan
Barb, Tim Ray & Sherry:   Mazatlan Highlights Express (3 hrs @ 9 a.m.) $29
Explore Mazatlan on a half-day guided excursion that shows off some of the city's most important sights: Begin with a drive to Vigia "lookout" Hill, and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline with the famed El Faro lighthouse in the distance. Continue to Divers Point and watch expert cliff divers plunge fearlessly into relatively shallow waters below. Visit Old Mazatlán, the city's historic district and tour the exceptional 19th century Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. This Moorish-inspired landmark houses a magnificent organ built in Paris, as well as spectacular stained-glass windows. The drive will take you along one of the longest boardwalks in Mexico and stop at the famed shopping and resort Area called the Golden Zone for some free time strolling and shopping along palm tree-lined streets before heading back to your ship.
  • Take in sweeping coastal views with the El Faro lighthouse in the distance at Vigia Hill, Mazatlan's most scenic outlook.
  • Watch cliff divers execute perfectly timed dives off high rocky cliffs at Divers Point.
  • Tour the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, with its magnificent Paris-built organ and spectacular stained glass windows.
    Booked 2/05/23
6:00 p.m. Depart: Mazatlan
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 6 Tuesday July 4th
8:00 a.m. Arrive: Puerto Vallarta
Barb, Tim Ray & Sherry:   Top 5 Vallarta Highlights and Shopping (4 hrs @ 9 a.m.) $20.99
  • Join your friendly and entertaining guide on an air-conditioned drive to drive by the upscale area of Marina Vallarta, with yachts bobbing in the marina and luxury resorts along the white, sandy beach.
  • Arrive to the famous Malecón and main plaza, the lively waterfront boardwalk and main square, bustling with locals and tourists, bars, restaurants, and shops.
  • Stop at La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, or the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, built in 1883 and an icon in the city.
  • Next up is Isla Cuale Flea Market in the Zona Romántica, where you can shop for just about anything, from jewelry to unique artisan treasures and souvenirs.
  • Sip on a complimentary beverage while you shop and, if you’re in the mood, you can take part in a tequila tasting before heading back to the ship.
  • One water, soda, or beer is included.
    Booked 2/05/23
6:00 p.m. Depart: Puerto
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 7 Wednesday July 5th
  Do: Day at Sea
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 8 Thursday July 6th
  Do: Day at Sea
  Lodge: Royal Caribbean


Day 9 Friday July 7th
11:15 a.m. Depart: LAX
  Do: Flight 193
12:35 p.m. Arrive: Sacramento
  Do: Lunch
3:25 p.m. Depart Sacramento
  Do: Flight 2784
5:10 p.m. Arrive: Spokane