Cruise ship traffic begins May 11
More than 50 cruise ships will stop in Petersburg this spring and summer—slightly up from last year.
The vessel Safari Legacy stopped in Petersburg twice last year but is making nine stops this year.
Cruise ships visiting Petersburg typically carry between 60 to 80 passengers and remain in port between four to seven hours.
Viking Travel owner Dave Berg said visitors are offered a shuttle into town as well as several guided tours and a chance to watch traditional Norwegian dancing at the Sons of Norway Hall.
“It’s nice to have the ships coming in because they do provide opportunitie...