PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) - Cruise ships will be making 13 visits to Port Angeles and Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula this year.
The Peninsula Daily News ( http://is.gd/igIpT8) reports the 100-passenger American Spirit will dock this week for the first of 13 visits through October.
City officials are happy about the economic development possibilities.
The visits will be part of eight-day round-trip cruises from Seattle that will explore Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. Port Angeles is the point farthest west on the itinerary.
Passengers also will visit Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Poulsbo.
Information from: Peninsula Daily News, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com
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