Canada & New England Cruises 2019 - 2020
Set sail on a Canada and New England cruise this fall. The coastal views will surely take your breath away!
Canada and New England offer a diversity of incredible cruise vacation experiences, from bustling city escapes and glacier explorations to spectacular fall journeys. Take advantage of a wealth of sightseeing opportunities, uncover fascinating cultures, discover rich history and witness the true majesty of nature as you gaze upon some of the most striking landscapes on Earth.
Cruise to Canada for the opportunity to witness at the majestic Niagara Falls, experience the rhythm and blues of the iconic Montreal Jazz Festival, marvel at the magnificence of fall in Halifax or tour charming, French-speaking Quebec – ooh la la! New England boasts a wealth of bucket list-worthy sightseeing, such as New York City’s iconic Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park, Boston’s historic Freedom Trail and the exclusive Martha’s Vineyard.
Cruise to Canada and New England from a variety of ports including New York, New Jersey and Boston in the US plus Montreal and Québec in Canada.
Halifax is the bustling capital of Nova Scotia on Canada’s eastern Atlantic coast. Despite its sprawling size, the vibrant metropolis maintains a quaint, small-town feeling due to its plethora of significant historic sights, important landmarks, and eclectic districts being easily accessible by foot. The city is renowned for its buzzing culture scene, modern art galleries, and craft-brew culture.Highlights of Halifax
- Witness historical re-enactments at the Halifax Citadel, a star-shaped 18th century British fort
- Indulge in the city’s thriving culinary scene in Downtown Halifax
- Take a short trip to Peggy’s Cove and wander through the charming fishing communities along the Atlantic coast
Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest and intriguing cities in the United States. ‘The Athens of America’, ‘The Cradle of Liberty’, ‘Beantown’ are just a few nicknames the iconic metropolis acquired from its heavy influence on national culture and identity. In addition to its fascinating history, Boston is also incredibly charming, with both striking architecture and an abundance of natural beauty.Highlights of Boston
- Step into America’s oldest and most prestigious academic institution in Cambridge’s Harvard Square
- Visit the Seaport District, for spectacular harbor views and the chance to sample delicious local seafood specialties, such as Sacred Cod, fresh steamed lobster, and oysters
- Follow the footsteps of American revolutionary heroes at the Freedom Trail, a 3-mile-long path dotted with some of the nation’s most significant historical landmarks
Bar Harbor is a quintessential coastal town from Maine located on Mount Desert Island. Home to one of America’s top-ranked national parks, the Acadia National Park stretches over 49,000 acres of land and offers numerous scenic hiking paths for every experience level. Bar Harbor’s downtown is filled with charming gift shops, heavenly sea-to-table restaurants and a handful of intricate museums showcasing the history, culture and natural heritage of the island.Highlights of Bar Harbor
- Explore Mount Desert Island’s coastline by kayak and discover breathtaking sites only accessible by water
- Capture the surreal moments as whales interact in their natural habitat on a whale watching expedition
- Sample Maine’s local flavors such as the Maine corn chowder, lobster rolls and a whoopee pie, the official state treat
Québec City is the oldest French-speaking community in North America. The province capital’s old town is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and teems with European flair, featuring a plethora of well-preserved ancient landmarks, colonial architecture and the only walled city north of Mexico. More than just history, Québec’s spectacular outdoors offers gigantic 98-ft waterfalls, splendid glacial valleys and unique wildlife reserves.Highlights of Québec City
- Stroll around Québec City’s old port and explore a lively district filled with antique shops, boutiques, art galleries and trendy cafes
- Take a ferry boat to Île d’Orléans and experience French country living at this petite farming island just across from Québec
- Visit the Musee de la Civilization and unearth Quebec’s fascinating historical and cultural roots
Montreal, the second largest city in Canada, is situated in the French-speaking province of Québec. The historic city was once occupied by the Iroquois 8,000 years ago, however only became an official Canadian city in 1832. A curious mix of old and new, exploring Montreal is like traveling through time, where old cobblestoned alleyways and 18th-century facades mingle effortlessly with cutting-edge architecture and a vibrant ambiance.Highlights of Montreal
- Ogle at art and hang out with locals and street performers at the bustling Saint-Laurent Boulevard
- Indulge in Montreal’s burgeoning culinary scene and sample a local delicacy such as Kamouraska Lamb, Arctic Char and poutine
- Marvel at the breathtaking 19th century Basilique Notre-Dame, a gothic masterpiece located in the heart of Montreal’s historic district
Saguenay is situated in Canada’s picturesque Quebec Province. The town is best-known as the gateway to the magnificent Saguenay Fjord, renowned as one of the largest in the world and the only inhabited fjord in North America. A fantastic diversity of natural attractions awaits your visit to Saguenay, in addition to a plethora of historical landmarks that reveal the fascinating cultural roots of this Quebec community.Highlights of Saguenay
- Marvel at the beluga whales and harbor seals frolicking in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park during the summer months
- Take a hike through the scenic Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay, enjoying more than 280,000 acres of pristine Canadian wilderness
- Visit Le Chevrier du Nord, an artisan family business, and learn how to make garments out of angora goat mohair
Portland, situated in the heart of Casco Bay, is Maine’s largest city. The city lures visitors with its historic Old Port district, characterized by charming cobblestoned streets and 19th century red brick façades teeming with boutiques, art galleries and cute cafes. The up-and-coming cruise destination is popular for its abundance of natural beauty, buzzing cultural scene and fantastic gastronomy, with which a plethora of incredible award-winning restaurants rank Portland in America’s top foodie cities.Highlights of Portland
- Tour Portland’s renowned brewpubs, paying a visit to local favorites such as Ecliptic Brewing, Burnside or The Commons Brewery
- Take a kayaking tour and explore the city’s beautiful coast, navigating through abandoned military forts and forested landscapes only accessible by water
- Be amazed by the beauty of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, where you can experience a world-class Sensory Garden
Newport, arguably the sailing capital of the world, is situated in the New England state of Rhode Island. Newport town is littered with spectacular Gilded Age mansions, historic museums, and pre-revolution buildings. The town’s impressive harbor, once serving as a shipbuilding area, today hosts hundreds of luxurious yachts.Highlights of Newport
- Embark on a sailing adventure along the Narragansett Bay and enjoy incredible views of Newport
- Experience local cuisine at one of Newport’s clam shacks serving, the freshest seafood from dock to table
- Tour inside one of Newport’s most remarkable mansions, The Breakers, which features lavish interiors and breathtaking gardens
Situated in the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is the largest city in Canada’s New Brunswick region. Although its industrial façade may deceive you at first, you will soon realize Saint John’s gems are hidden inside the city, where impressive historic landmarks and beautiful Victorian architecture awaits your discovery. The city is also minutes away from the wonderland of nature and wildlife.Highlights of Saint John
- Marvel at the Reversing Rapids on the Saint John River, a natural phenomenon which occurs when rivers meet high tides
- Sample fresh produce, local delicacies and crafts at the beautiful Saint John City Market, the oldest farmer’s market in Canada
- Explore the Carleton Tower, one of the last remaining British defensive forts in Canada
The birthplace of Canada and the capital of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown is a historic town named after Queen Charlotte of England. Due to its location in the Appalachian Mountains region, visitors will enjoy a nature filled with rolling hills, dense forests, and rich red soil. Lobster, oysters, mussels, and scallops are some of the delicacies available fresh from the sea to your table.Highlights of Charlottetown
- Hike through the woodlands, cycle by the picturesque seaside and observe the incredible wildlife at Prince Edward National Park
- Discover the story of Charlottetown’s Confederation at the Confederation Center of the Arts with a unique exhibition that recreates some important historical moments
- Visit the small fishing village of Victoria-by-the-sea and watch the lobster fisherman bring their catch of the day
Cape Liberty is situated in Bayonne, New Jersey and is one of three trans-Atlantic passenger terminals. Royal Caribbean has made Cape Liberty home for some of its fleet. Cape Liberty is a short drive from New York City, Jersey City, and Newark.Highlights of Cape Liberty
- Take a boat tour to experience the best view of the majestic Statue of Liberty
- Visit the Ellis Island, once the gateway for millions of European immigrants arriving to the United States in search of the American dream
- Marvel at remarkable Victorian mansions in New Jersey’s predominant neighborhood “The Heights”
Prince Rupert is a picturesque port city straddling British Columbia’s northwest coast. Surrounded by untamed wilderness, Prince Rupert is the perfect destination for ocean fishing, with salmon and halibut some of the city’s best catches. Home of a rich aboriginal history, a visit to the Museum of Northern British Columbia for an impressive collection of First Nations cultureHighlights of Prince Rupert
- Visit the North Pacific Cannery and enjoy a historically-inspired lunch
- Wander the city to discover stunning street murals by artist renowned local artist, Jeff King
- Take a boat to the Khutzeymateen Inlet and watch grizzly bears come down to the water’s edge to eat
Cruises to CanadaVisit stunning and cosmopolitan cities like Vancouver, Quebec and Montreal. Enjoy the world’s second-largest country, the astonishing diversity of landscapes; glacier-topped mountains, deep coniferous forests, emerald lakes and unspoiled coastlines. When you are planning your cruise to Canada, consider the many reasons why this amazing country will leave you speechless. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Canada, which is why the country is so popular with families and solo travelers. With so many reasons to choose Canada, all you have to do is figure out which cruise to take and what to see first.
New England CruisesNew England cruises offer sophisticated and eye-catching ports of call, stunning national parks, and rich history. Take in the sights of the Atlantic Ocean coast and cities like Newport and Boston. As you make a port visit, enjoy beautiful lighthouses and meals of fresh New England lobster and crayfishes. New England cruises in autumn guarantee spectacular and colorful scenery, brilliant autumn colors and breath-taking coastal ports.
Western CanadaMany of the country’s most popular attractions, such as its national parks and spectacular mountain glaciers can be reached right around Vancouver. There are many reasons to love western Canada, a country full of rich cultures, wildlife, and unforgettable landscapes. Sail along wild coast and take in unrivaled views of the glaciers, islands, and villages. An Alaska cruise is a fantastic option available for those looking to combine an Alaska cruise from Seattle with Western Canada experience and explore Northwest Pacific even more.
French CanadaExplore the many charms of the Canadian province of Quebec. As a birthplace of New France Quebec is naturally stunning and rich in French culture. From the vibrant cities to the beautiful scenery, this Canadian province charms its visitors with 17th- and 18th-century buildings. The region is being served by many conveniently situated ports that offer a winning combination of main Quebec attractions, such as Montmorency Falls, Notre-Dame Basilica, plus art exhibits, events, and concerts.
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