National Geographic : 1926 Feb
The best cuisine on the North Atlantic The finest hotel service afloat, dollar for dollar, is yours when you crosstheAtlanticon any one of these splendid United States Lines ships: S. S. George Washington This giant liner is noted for speed, steadi ness and beauty. Its distinctive American home atmosphere has endeared it to thou sands. Smoothly running elevators, Colonial windows, restful and refined furnishings. First Class rates $231 * andup; Second Class $136.25 up; and the ever popular Tourist III Cabins from $97.50 up. "President Harding" and "President Roosevelt" For $209* and up you can travel First Class on either of these ships which have a person ality all their own. Every stateroom is an out side room equipped with real beds and period furniture. Tourist 11I Cabins $95 and up. The "America" and "Republic" These two of the largest "cabin" (one-class) ships on the seven seas are extremely popular - they offer real luxury at moderate cost. You will be amazed at the accommodations offered for $140 up on the Republic and $145 up on the America. Tourist III Cabins $95 up. S. S. Leviathan-America's pride The world's most famous ship, the flagship of the fleet, greatest of them all in size. First Class accommodations priced from $290* up will give you the thrill of a lifetime-you will live like a prince. Tremendous decks, Pom peian Swimming Pool, Winter Garden, break fast and tea rooms, gymnasium, Louis XIV Salon, noted chefs to cater for you. Second Class Cabins from $147.50 up and Tourist III Cabins $102.50 and up. * * Travel on your ships, owned and operated by the U. S . Government to give you the high type of travel luxury to which Americans are accustomed. Qo to your steamship ticket agent-get his advice about the ship best suited to your plans and purse. Or write to the address below. *Summer Rates effective April 1. Present Winter Rates are lower. United State. ines Operatine the LEVIATHAN, GEORGE WASHINGTON, S PRESIDENT HARDING, GeneralOfices: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, 45 Broadway AMERICA and REPUBLIC New York City to Europe. Hawail/ Where Life oves in Restful Tempo Dawn. Over the ship's bow dead ahead rises the island of Oahu, misty and purple in the early light. Close at hand fly ing-fish skim the waves. A sampan dawdles by, dungaree clad figure at the tiller. Hawaii, Uncle Sam's island territory, where everybody, including the cops, takes life comfortably. Winter, and hi biscus in full bloom. Diving boys, flower-laden lei girls, "Aloha Oe" by the Hawaiian Band. Business men draw new dividends-rest and relaxation in Waikiki's shoals. Luaus (feasts) in palm-thatched houses; 7-course dinners (with fresh papaya appetizer) on smart hotel lanais (verandas). You hear your own language and are made comfortable by all your accustomed home conveniences. Easy Trip to Make Pack the clothes you wore last summer, pick up your golf bag-and come. It's that easy 1 Your nearest railway, steam ship or travel agent will book you to Honolulu. You can make the round trip direct from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver or Victoria, B. C ., in 3 or 4 weeks (5 to 8 days each way) for as little as $300 to $400, including first-class steamer accommodations, hotels and sightseeing. This gives a week or two in Hawaii-but you'll want to stay longer, so arrange in advance for all the time you can spare. On all the larger islands, good golf links, tennis courts, motor roads, first-class hotels. Swimming, surfing, deep-sea fishing, mountain hiking the year round. Volcanic wonders in Hawaii National Park. Write NOWV for full information on that Hawaiian trip. A brochure printed in colors with pictures awaits your inquiry. HAWAII TOURIST BUREAU 212 Monadnock Bldg., San Francisco or to 341 Fort St., Honolulu, Hawaii, U. S. A.