Mid-Atlantic Inland Passage 2013 (Charleston to Baltimore)
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Day 1 - Charleston, SC
Day 2 - Charleston, SC
The scene of major Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War sieges, Charleston is brimming with history and culture. Docking in the heart of this "living museum" along the banks of the tranquil Ashley River, you will have the opportunity to truly appreciate Southern antebellum culture. Visit historic Fort Sumter National Monument, experience the African-American influences of the area and stroll through magnificent parks, gardens and plantations. Warm southern breezes, gas lit lamps and cobblestone streets welcome you to the city that is best known as the site where the Civil War began.
Day 3 - Myrtle Beach, SC
Recognized as one of America's most spectacular beaches, Myrtle Beach is an exciting city with dazzling theatres and unique shops located on Broadway on the Beach. A fascinating lakeside entertainment Mecca includes the Grand Strand with over 100 specialty shops, the Palace Theatre and Ripley's Aquarium.
Day 4 - Wilmington, NC
Founded in 1739, Wilmington prospered during its early years as a major port and ship-building center. Today, the city continues to flourish and boasts one of the largest districts recognized on the National Register of Historic Places with an outstanding reputation as a leader in preservation efforts. Explore Georgian, Victorian and antebellum-style homes, buildings and houses restored to their original grandeur. Stroll through beautiful gardens and city streets lined with shopping venues and seafood eateries.
Day 5 - Morehead City, NC
Morehead City is a popular port along the Intracoastal Waterway and is always bustling with boat activity and excitement. There are plenty of interesting shops to browse in Morehead or you can tour the meticulously restored town of Beaufort, just across the Newport River. Beaufort is the third oldest town in North Carolina and has a 21-block historic district that includes a boardwalk lined with boats on one side and unique shops perfect for browsing on the other.
Day 6 - Oriental, NC
You'll discover why Oriental is known as the “Sailing Capital of North Carolina,” once you stroll along the harbor and notice that there are more boats in the water than people in the village. Sailboats from all over the world come to Oriental for its superb sailing waters. Spend an afternoon exploring antique shops and historic homes as you stroll along tree-shaded residential streets.
Day 7 - Norfolk, VA
Located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk has enjoyed a dramatic history dating back to 1607 when British settlers first arrived to America's shores. Today, the city embraces its colorful past while thriving as a modern metropolis. Tall schooners share the surrounding waters with naval vessels and oystermen. Enjoy tours of historic districts, museums, restored homes and the Norfolk Navy Base.
Day 8 - Baltimore, MD
Baltimore is truly a great American city, bustling with excitement, colonial history and a rejuvenated maritime spirit. Explore this history aboard the decks of celebrated ships and on the cobbled streets of the charming waterfront Inner Harbor, or visit Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner".
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From Baltimore to Charleston, or Charleston to Baltimore, this unique cruise enables you to discover the fabled Intracoastal Waterway as you travel along its smooth, protected course. Between these vibrant cities and the barrier islands, you'll find living history unfolding before you. Trace the route along the Chesapeake Bay that John Smith explored in the summer of 1608, and delight in Carolina's Low Country with its antebellum charm and colonial heritage. Your small ship is tailor-made to bring you up close to picturesque towns that are hidden treasures. With exciting ports full of history and lore, abundant wildlife, and miles of brilliant coastline—this cruise offers something for everyone.
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Cabin onboard American Glory, American Star or Independence
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