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Ultimate America Discovery 2021

20 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 Boston, United States of America
Arriving in one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded in 1630 and rich with history and culture, learn about the stories and historic sites of the American Revolution on the Freedom Trail, before embarking Scenic Eclipse in the early afternoon. (Dinner)

Day 2 Martha’s Vineyard
According to the locals, once you have been ‘on island’, you will never want to leave. Martha’s Vineyard is a charming and beautiful place, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches and brightly painted cottages.

Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Oak Bluff or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or join a bus tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 New York
The city that never sleeps will leave you with endless memories

Freechoice: Take the opportunity to explore New York like a local, or join the Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus to see the sights. Alternatively, go for a bike ride in Central Park. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 At sea
Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities, an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Norfolk
The historic port of Norfolk lies at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay and is home to the Norfolk Naval Base. This quaint town has a thriving arts community and a welcoming nature, perfect for a day of exploring.

Freechoice: Tour this vibrant city or discover the maritime history of this important seaport at the Naval Base. Art lovers will delight in a tour of the impressive Chrysler Museum of Art or explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.  Alternatively, visit Virginia Beach Surf and Rescue Museum or drive to Williamsburg to discover the significant role it played in the American Revolution.

Enrich
This evening at the historic Granby Theatre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 At sea
After busy days exploring, relax on board. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Charleston
Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and Afro American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Visit the Magnolia Gardens, one of the most beautiful and romantic gardens in the world, and learn about African American life on a plantation, or delve into the history of Charleston. Let your witty guide regale you with stories during a horse and carriage tour or take a culinary tour of Southern specialities.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion around the pretty harbour foreshore. Alternatively, visit the Frances Beidler Forest and stroll the 2.4 kilometre boardwalk with your guide. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 At sea
Cruise south towards the Caribbean paradise of the Bahamas. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or test your knowledge with some trivia in the lounge. Whatever you choose there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Nassau, Bahamas
Welcome to Nassau where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 At sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort, perhaps take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired plunge pools or sooth your muscles and mind in the relaxation lounge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Great Inagua Island
The southernmost islands of the Bahamas chain, the Inagua are home to over 140 species of native and migratory birds including 80,000 flaming reddish-pink West Indian flamingo. It is the perfect place to take a birdwatching tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Port Antonio, Jamaica
Your luxurious vessel will arrive at the picturesque Port Antonio on the north coast of Jamaica, known as the gateway to tropical jungles, mountain and waterfalls.

Freechoice: Discover the Hidden Falls via boat and visit Charles Town, or relax while floating down the river on a bamboo raft, absorbing the beauty of Jamaica. Alternatively, experience a picturesque tour around Portland, including Reach Falls, the Blue Lagoon and Frenchman’s Cove. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Port Royal
Previously home to the ‘real pirates of the Caribbean’, Port Royal is a now small fishing community. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 At sea
Relax on board and make use of the Senses Spa or take a yoga class in the studio. There’ll be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre or perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Visit the remote island of Providencia, surrounded by turquoise-blue sea. Enjoy the secluded beaches and lush green mountains.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of the island and experience a folkloric show.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion to the top of Morgan’s Head, or hike to The Peak for panoramic views of the Island. Alternatively, snorkel at Crab Cay and its pristine waters. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
First discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1502, Puerto Limón is a pristine and lush region of Costa Rica. With white sandy beaches and towering mountains, this truly is a tropical paradise.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Explore the vibrant Veragua Rainforest and ride the open-air aerial tram above the tree tops or visit the Cahuita National Park and the Reserve of Puerto Vargas, home to wildlife such as sloths and Howler monkeys. Alternatively, visit the Botanical Garden and Rescue Centre that protects and rehabilitates displaced wildlife or, take a highlights tour including a cruise through the Tortuguero Canals.

Discovery: Join a rafting adventure down the Reventazón River and experience lush surroundings and abundant wildlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 Bocas del Toro, Panama
Experience the pristine blue waters of some of the most spectacular beaches in the Caribbean. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 Colon
Freechoice: Explore Panama City and learn of its history, or combine the engineering marvel of the Panama Canal with an ecological boat ride on the Gatun Lake. Alternatively, visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Site, Fort San Lorenzo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 San Blas Archipelago
Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago, home to the Kuna people, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches dotted with coconut palms, crystal-clear waters and coral reefs swarming with marine life. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20 Cartagena, Colombia
Marvel at the first glimpses of this charming city as you cruise into port this morning. Bid farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
Tracing down the graceful eastern coast of the USA and into the shimmering Caribbean, this voyage is perfect for those who enjoy stunning coastal scenery and alluring architecture.

Our expert local guides will bring the rich and complex history of the quaint colonial towns and vibrant cities to life for you, before Island hopping around the on board Scenic Eclipse. Explore pristine and remote destinations including Colombia’s Isla de Providencia and Panamas San Blas archipelago.
  • 56 meals including 19 Breakfasts, 18 Lunches and 19 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.