The Dates: Six sail dates between February 16, 2013, and January 12, 2014
Details: Throughout 2013 and 2014, Holland America will be offering a series of six "Dancing with the Stars" theme cruises. Each sailing -- with itineraries in the Caribbean, Alaska and Canada/New England -- will feature events themed on the popular television program, including dance lessons, photo opportunities, question-and-answer sessions and much more. Of course, each sailing will offer passengers the chance to attend a production with performances by some of the show's famous dance professionals, such as Mark Ballas, Kym Johnson and Lacey Schwimmer. Some of the show's celebrity participants -- including Joey Fatone and Carson Kressley -- will even be onboard for the festivities. Contact Holland America Line for rates.
Details: Sail aboard Crystal Symphony as it repositions from the Canada/New England region to the Caribbean this fall, and you'll get to experience a vacation jam-packed with the glamour of old Hollywood. This 15-night cruise sails from New York to Miami and stops at ports including Charleston, Savannah, Curacao, Grand Turk and more. Along the way, passengers will get to attend performances by Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Gleason and Zero Mostel tribute artists, as well as several comedy shows. There will even be presentations complete with behind-the-scenes stories, Hollywood beauty secrets and movie marathons. Rates start at $4,300 per person for an inside cabin and are all inclusive.
Details: Combine a three-night New Orleans antiquing experience with a weeklong Mississippi River cruise aboard American Queen on this Antiques Roadshow themed vacation. Antiques Roadshow producer Marsha Bemko and Sam Farrell, as well as guest appraiser Ken Farmer, will be onboard the steamboat along with several to-be-announced guests. Throughout the trip, passengers will have the opportunity to embark on tours of historical Southern towns including Vicksburg, Natchez and Baton Rouge with producers and personalities of the Emmy-award winning PBS show on hand to enrich the experience. Onboard activities include panel discussions with the producers and appraisers and opportunities for passengers to have their own antiques assessed. Rates start at $4,995 per person for an inside cabin.
Details: Filmmaking, politics and history enthusiasts looking for a winter getaway may want to consider Regent Seven Seas Cruise's exotic itinerary from Dubai to Singapore. Departing December 3, 2013, and sailing for 19 nights, this cruise aboard Seven Seas Voyager will explore the works of public radio shows, such as "Frontline" and "American Experience" alongside NPR and PBS luminaries. David Fanning, Raney Aronson-Rath and Renata Simone from "Frontline"; Mark Samels from "American Experience"; Arun Rath from PRI's "The World"; and respected electoral analyst Charlie Cook will be holding lectures and one-on-one conversations throughout the trip. All-inclusive voyage fares start at $9,249 per person, based on double occupancy.