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5 places for a gondola cruise

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Where to take a gondola cruise

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VENICE

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For many, a trip to this watery city is not complete without a gondola ride. Gondoliers (like the one below) are ready and waiting at every turn.

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LONG BEACH, CALIF.

Passengers can even enjoy pizza as they cruise the canals and waterways around Naples Island.

www.gondolagetawayinc.com

3

PROVIDENCE

Cruises along the Woonasquatucket and Providence rivers are especially dramatic on WaterFire evenings.

www.gondolari.com

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NEW ORLEANS

The Bella Mae cruises through the lagoons of City Park.

www.nolagondola.com

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BOSTON

Musicians add extra romance to many of the cruises along the Charles River. www.bostongondolas.com

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