Luxury Canada and New England cruises provide the perfect opportunity to see a stunning and history-rich part of North America. Journey in luxurious comfort to beautiful destinations without venturing far from home. Visit such places as Boston, Massachusetts; Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Newport, Rhode Island; Québec City and Montreal, Canada. Sail from such convenient ports (typically roundtrip) as New York City, Cape Liberty (New Jersey), Boston, Baltimore, Quebec and Montreal.
Luxury cruise ships are typically an intimate size enabling them to call at smaller ports, such as Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, tiny islands just off Cape Cod. Travel along the breathtaking coastline dotted with historic lighthouses, stately mansions and natural beauty.
Cruise in the pinnacle of luxury to picturesque destinations while enjoying high-end amenities, thrilling entertainment, gourmet cuisine at a variety of dining venues and spacious accommodations – many with balconies and butlers, plus more.
Lauded for its magnificence, a fall foliage sailing is considered to be the ultimate Canada/New England cruise with peak viewing season from late September to mid-October. Best of all, you can admire spectacular views from the privacy of your stateroom balcony while sipping coffee with freshly-baked croissants in the morning — a perfect way to start your day. Summer sailings also wonderful and feature their own special highlights. Take advantage of delicious seasonal cuisine, outdoor festivals, seafood, Shakespeare and jazz.
Cultural and fun, Boston has it all – incredible restaurants, fabulous shopping, world-class museums and history at every turn. Take a leisurely ride on a Swan Boat at Public Gardens Lagoon, these have been delighting riders since the 1870’s. Another family favorite is the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Here you’ll find interactive exhibits, actor reenactments and restored vessels. History buffs will be captivated with a look back to the 1960’s at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. Walk along the path of history on the Freedom Trail which includes Paul Revere’s legendary ride route. Head to Newbury Street, dubbed “Rodeo Drive of the East,” with its luxury shops and a myriad of high-end restaurants and cafés.
Newport, Rhode Island
Tour the palace-like mansions of Newport including The Breakers, the grandest of them all. During the Gilded Age this was the summer playground of the rich and famous. It’s no wonder a young Jacqueline Bouvier married then Senator, John Kennedy in this gorgeous destination. Stroll along the famous Newport Cliff Walk and admire the breathtaking views. A short drive away is Green Animals Topiary Garden with its larger than life “Green Animals.” Delighting children and adults are nearly 100 topiary trees sculpted to look like animals, including an elephant, teddy bear, giraffe and more.
Bar Harbor, Maine
Whether you visit quaint Bar Harbor for its famously delicious lobster or to see the uniquely designed and beautiful Egg Rock Lighthouse, you are sure to be charmed by its lovely ambiance. Considered the hub of this coastal town, “Village Green” is a serene spot with shops, cafés, bars, art galleries and its iconic clock. Historic Acadia National Park is home to glacier-carved pink granite peaks, such as majestic Cadillac Mountain – the U.S. East Coast’s highest point. Tours may provide you with occasion to see local wildlife such as puffins and whales.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Explore delightful 19th-century, Peggy’s Cove. Visit this coastal village’s famous lighthouse and indulge your taste buds with mouthwatering lobster. Meander down quaint streets lined with charming shops. Those with an interest in the Titanic are sure to be fascinated by her memorabilia on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Here, you may even sit in a replica of one of its deck chairs. Rare glimpses of personal stories regarding the guests whose final resting place is Halifax will make for an enlightening experience.
Québec City, Canada
Québec City exudes a charming French ambiance. This cosmopolitan city is brimming with history and culture. The Place-Royale is a cobblestoned square filled with restaurants and shops. This beautiful area is widely considered to be the birthplace of “French civilization” in North America. Visit the immense star-shaped fortress, La Citadelle and The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, commonly known as the Château Frontenac Hotel.
In addition to these delightful options, a luxury Canada/New England cruise offers a selection of alluring and unforgettable opportunities and experiences. One of the other wonderful attributes available on these beautiful voyages is that they’re so close to home for many of us..
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