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Cruising with Legacy Family Tree 2017
7 Day Roundtrip Seattle WA Pacific Coastal


Fun in the USA on “Explorer of the Seas”

Come on our 7 day Legacy Family Tree Genealogy Cruise. Enjoy classes on days out to sea

Friday 22 September – Friday 29 September 2017
7 Days on the Explorer of the Seas


Cruising Itinerary

Day 1: Departure September 22 Seattle WA 4:00 p.m.

Turn off the technology, escape from everyday stress, and come enjoy the rejuvenating powers of the Pacific Northwest.  Famously rainy and picturesque, Seattle sits on Puget Sound against a spectacular mountain backdrop. Soak up the city's scene in one of the many coffeehouses or head down to the lively Pike Place Market to feast on artisanal and local foods. Observe the view from the top of this 650 foot structure left over from the 1962 World Fair.


Enjoy the arts at Chihuly Glass & Gardens, Museum of Flight.

Visit the historic Snoqualmie Falls where the water comes down from the mountains emptying into the rivers below. Tour Treehouse Masters from the TV series. People who know and work with Pete Nelson describe him as a tree whisperer. For his part, Nelson lets the trees do the talking. He's a world-renowned treehouse designer and builder.


Day 2:  September 23 Astoria OR

Arrives 9:00 AM Depart 6:00 PM

Small-town pleasures define Astoria, which played a part in the American exploration of the West thanks to Lewis and Clark. The lighthouse sits in a state park with Lewis and Clark exhibits and sweeping views.You can explore nearby Mount St. Helens, walk the Astoria Bridge and fish for sturgeon and crab.

See how Mount St. Helens is regrowing and reshaping since its eruption in 1980.  Light houses and Beaches dot the Pacific Coast. Visit Oregon Film Museum where “Goonies” was filmed.


Day 3:  September 24 Day at Sea

All Day

Enjoy a day in Genealogy classes with Legacy Family Tree. Starts at 9:00 AM Ends 4:00 PM with a lunch break at noon.


Day 4:  September 25 Port San Francisco CA

Arrival 8:00 AM Spend the Night in Port

Picturesque, hilly San Francisco is a delight to explore, with colorful, distinct neighborhoods, Victorian heritage

and high-tech chic. Be prepared for its famous microclimate, which can veer from summery to damp cold in one day.


Day 5:  September 26 Port San Francisco CA

Departure 4:00 PM


Take a ferry to the prison that housed some of America's most notorious criminals. Take a walk through giant coastal redwood trees towering 250 feet or more.


Day 6:  September 27 Day at Sea

All Day

Enjoy a day in Genealogy classes with Legacy Family Tree. Starts at 9:00 AM Ends 4:00 PM with a lunch break at noon.


Day 7:  September 28 Port Victoria B.C.

Arrival 10:00 AM   Departure 6:00 PM

The capital of British Columbia is filled with blooming gardens, heritage architecture and historic charm. The heart of Victoria is its scenic harbor and Old Town, compact areas that are made for strolling and easily explored on foot.

Stroll the lush grounds and learn why Victoria earned the name "The City of Gardens."

Awe-inspiring, this castle boasts 39 rooms and five stories of stained glass.

Day 8:  September 29 Port Seattle WA

Arrival 6:00 AM End of Cruise

Genealogy Classes - Schedule & Descriptions

On the days at sea you will be able to attend genealogy classes taught by some of genealogy's leading speakers and educators. There will be a variety of genealogy and technology classes, as well as classes specific to Legacy Family Tree taught by its developers. You will learn a lot and best of all you will have a great time doing it.

(Note: Only those who book through us can attend the Legacy genealogy classes)

Sunday, 24 September, 2017

Class descriptions to be announced soon....

Wednessday, 27 September, 2017

Class descriptions to be announced soon....


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I’m single and want to go on the cruise?

A: No problem, just let us know as we have others just like you and we can assign you to other (same gender) to share a cabin with. This is a great way to meet new friends.


Q: What is the travel insurance and do I need it?

A: I don’t usually get it, but I’m a risk taker. If you are concerned that your health could cause you to miss the cruise then we highly recommend it.


Q: Tell me about Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Sea ship?

A: You can take a virtual tour of the Explorer of the Sea at Royal Caribbean Cruise website


Q: What can we do when we reach each port?

A: You name it and it’s probably available. Great shore excursions will be announced closer to the date of the cruise.


Q: We are traveling with our family and would like pricing for 3rd and 4th guests in the cabin are they available.

A: Yes, the pricing on the cabin category’s listed above with 3rd and 4th guest capability is subject to price change.



Our Legacy Cruise Travel Agency

trekalot is handling all of the details.

Contact information for trekalot Call 1-425-222-6222 or send an e-mail to

You are going to have a spectacular time.  This will truly be a dream vacation, a trip of a lifetime.  Bring lots of film so you can show your friends back home the unbelievable beauty and amazing history that you will be enjoying. You will have so much fun on your cruise, you'll want to tell everyone you know.


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(Note: Only those who book through us can attend the Legacy classes)




Check out our previous Legacy Genealogy Cruises

If you would like to hear all about our first Legacy Genealogy Cruise in 2004 and see some of the fun pictures then click here.  In 2005 we went on an Eastern Caribbean cruise and in 2006 cruised to Alaska and then in 2007 enjoyed a 12 day Hawaiian cruise and in July of 2008 we had a remarkable 12 day cruise of a life time to the Baltic Capitals. We wrote all about our 2009 cruise to the Mediterranean here.  In 2010 we enjoyed a spectacular 13 day cruise from Australian to New Zealand.  In 2011 we did a 9 day cruise from New York up the East Coast into Canada.  We had two of the best cruises ever on our 2012 cruises (that's right, two cruises) a 9 day British Isles and an 6 day Northern European.  And in 2013 our Panama Canal Cruise was a huge success.  In 2014 we had an excotic cruise to Asia.  Our 2015 Western Caribbean Cruise was on one of the largest ships ever.  In 2016 we did another cruise to Alaska that ended with a serendipity story and here is the rest of the story


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