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Maritimes Discovery (New York City to Halifax)

11 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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  • Save up to 10%, plus receive free private roundtrip airport transfers and up to $1,000 per couple in onboard credits on this cruise. Expires April 30. Click here for eligible departures.
  • Receive a free post-cruise 2-night hotel stay in New York City on this departure. This deal is combinable with other offers. Expires April 30. Click here for eligible departures.

Offers subject to change or withdrawal, availability is limited. Some discounts are not combinable.

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Day 1 New York City
Welcome to New York City where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast the start of your cruise. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm. (Dinner)

Day 2 Martha’s Vineyard
The pristine sandy beaches, brightly painted cottages and farmers’ markets wait for you on a visit to ‘The Vineyard’.

Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Vineyard Haven or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or delight in a tasting tour of local produce.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery guided bicycle tour or an active birdwatching tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Portland
Portland has a picturesque working waterfront and historic downtown area.

Freechoice: Discover Portland’s history on a walking tour or take a trolley bus tour around the city and visit the lighthouse. Uncover the craft brewery scene or take a culinary walking tour. Alternatively, choose to explore the Maine Maritime Museum. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 St. Andrews
Lying on Passamaquoddy Bay in the Gulf of Maine, St. Andrews is Canada’s oldest seaside resort town and one of the best-preserved examples of colonial heritage in North America.

Freechoice: Visit the Botanic Gardens or discover this picturesque fishing village on a walking tour. Explore the quaint harbour town of St. John or take a tour to see the marine life along the tidal waterfront.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or a bicycle tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Lunenburg
World Heritage-listed Old Town Lunenburg will charm you with its unique architecture and tall ships moored in the harbour.

Freechoice: Explore this important seaport on a walking tour or discover the historic centre by horse and carriage. You may choose a photography tour or a tour of the interesting architechture.

Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or bike.

This evening there is time at your leisure to explore the waterfront precinct. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Louisbourg
The French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 in honour of Louis XIV. Opening exclusively for Scenic guests, visit the Fortress after hours. Be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides and witness the cannon firing ceremony.

Freechoice: Choose to learn about the rum matured on site or learn the French way to make hot chocolate. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Charlottetown
Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and the inspiration for Anne of Green Gables.

This evening witness the record breaking Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™.

There is time at your leisure to explore the waterfront. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Charlottetown
Freechoice: Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or discover the city on a walking tour. Alternatively, learn about the influence of Celtic music in this region.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak, a hiking tour or a guided bicycle adventure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Rose Blanche
The small community of Rose Blanche welcomes you.

Freechoice: Join one of the residents for a walking tour of this small community or for a walk to the lighthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Halifax
Halifax is a vibrant and lively city known for its welcoming hospitality. There is free time to explore the historic waterfront and enter the Museum of Immigration.

Freechoice: Explore the city or take a culinary tour and visit the Seaport Markets. Alternatively visit the Maritime Museum or take an arts and crafts tour.

Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or bike.

Get a taste of the city’s Scottish heritage at the Citadel late afternoon with our private Highlander event (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Halifax
Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm. (Breakfast)

All This Included
From iconic New York City to Halifax, you will cruise in all-inclusive 6-star luxury over 11 days.

A gentle, welcoming pace emerges as you set sail from the hustle and bustle of New York City to Martha’s Vineyard, where the classic beauty of New England unfolds.

Explore this picturesque village, once the world’s most extensive whaling centre. Maritime Canada welcomes with a slower pace of life as you discover the small and historic ports of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
  • 29 meals including 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 10 Dinners
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
  • 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.