Ship: Carnival Miracle
Itinerary: 15 Days Hawaii from Vancouver
Major ports: Vancouver, British Colombia; Hilo, Hawaii; Kahului, Maui, Hawaii; Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii; Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii; Kona, Hawaii; Los Angeles, California.
You can start this trip with your own exploration of Vancouver Island, then enjoy five days crossing the Pacific. Rest up for the whirlwind tour of the Hawaiian Islands, then rest for five days back. And as Carnival points out, the starting cruise rate averages to about $80 a night, an amazingly cheap Hawaii vacation.
Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 2013
Price: from $1,199
See more about this cruise on Carnival's website.