Early booking is essential – this cruise sells out several months in advance.
Cruising the shoreline on your Canada and New England vacation as the leaves change color is more than a mere spectator sport. Beyond the explosion of reds and yellows, there are quaint towns and vibrant cities famous for their history, culture, scenery and the best lobster on earth.
This cruise typically sells out about six months in advance with the cruise line. Early booking is essential to procure your space.
Depart Ottawa for Quebec City. You will have a tour of Quebec City after boarding the ship.
Your ship, the Norwegian Gem, sails at 4:00 p.m.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Opulent clapboard villas lead the way towards Charlottetown’s beautiful Victoria Park. Colour is everywhere – from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample homemade island jams visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk.
Sydney, Nova Scotia
The coal industry brought immigration from many parts of the world, giving Sydney a multicultural mix of over 50 ethnic backgrounds and a global flavour to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax, the world’s second-largest natural harbour. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia’s capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and climb to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock.
Bar Harbour, Maine
This coastal attraction has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when America’s elite vacationed here in opulent summer cottages. Surrounding the rock-bound harbour is the world-famous Acadia National Park where the opulence of nature is on display.
Portland offers all the amenities of a big city: art districts, a vibrant waterfront, museums, parks and diverse shopping opportunities. But within minutes, you can be enjoying the view from an historic lighthouse or tasting a juicy, local lobster.
Your last day will bring you into Boston. After your disembarkation you will depart for Ottawa.
*Itinerary Subject to Change*