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Canada & New England Cruise

This is where natural beauty is at its best. Canada and New England is where you will get a glimpse of the world’s natural vistas, meet friendly, welcoming people and travel through coastlines that are famed for their rugged beauty. A cruise through this area is a thrilling journey given the history attached to it. In the fall, watch the changing colours of the autumn leaves in Massachusetts, sips glass of chilled white wine and feast on the seafood that the area is so well known for. So come join in on this voyage of discovery.

Highlights of the region:
 • Try clam chowder and feast on lobsters when in New England
 • Go whale watching
 • Visit Montgomery Falls in Quebec
 • Take step back in time when you visit the Boston Tea Party and follow the Freedom Trail in Boston
 • Visit Harvard Square
 • Go pubbing in Halifax
 • Hike in Acadia National Park

Departure Ports
Cape Liberty, Bayonne in New Jersey and New York, Boston and Baltimore, MD are popular departure ports for a cruise into the New England and Canada region.
Ports of Call
Bar Harbour, Maine
Towering granite cliffs and the rugged coastline are the hallmark of Bar Harbour. A host of outdoor activities await you – go whale watching in the Atlantic Ocean or take off on a hike to the Acadia National Park and get a chance to take in the sweeping vistas from vantage points. The best lobsters and seafood are right here in Bar Harbour, so make sure you try them.

Boston, Massachusetts
Follow the Freedom Trail in one of the most historical cities in the US: Boston. Visit the wharf and have the most sumptuous seafood, take in a museum or two and then hang out in a café or bar for lively evening out. Boston is a charming metropolis and combines the quaint character of the brownstones in Beacon Hill and the preppies of Harvard Square. Boston beckons.

Portland, Maine
Portland in the state of Maine is a progressive and lively city where history and the new age blend in seamlessly. A seaside town, Portland is brimming with art galleries, shops and museums. Summertime sees loads of tourist flock to the area to spend their holidays by the sea and have fun time.

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax is charming and pleasant and is a great mix of the old and the new. Museums, parks and beaches abound. Sights to see include Peggy’s Cove or Citadel Hill. Spend the evening in local bar or café on the buzzing waterfront. By the way, Halifax has the largest number of pubs – so check them out!

Quebec City
A city that combines historical attractions and modernity, Quebec sits on the banks of St Charles and St Lawrence Rivers. Quebec City is as French as they come and the French influence comes through in the little boutiques, the narrow streets and of course in the interesting food available in the cafes all over the city. Don’t miss sights include the Montgomery Falls and the imposing shrine of St. Anne-de-Beaupré.

Cruise Lines Sailing in Canada & New England:
Carnival Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Costa Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Cunard Cruises
Holland America Line
MSC Cruises
Norwegian (NCL) Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruise
Silver Seas

Best Time to Cruise
If you want really great weather, cruise in the area between June and September. In the latter half of season the amazing fall colours come alive and the foliage is a sight to see.

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