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Ultimate Maritimes & East Coast USA

19 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 Halifax
Welcome to Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia where you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm. (Dinner)

Day 2 Louisbourg
The French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713. Opening exclusively for Scenic Eclipse guests, visit the fortress after hours and be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides and witness the cannon firing ceremony. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Rose Blanche
Be welcomed by the community who open their arms to receive Scenic Eclipse guests and share their way of life with you.

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

Day 4 Charlottetown
Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and the inspiration for Anne of Green Gables.

Freechoice: Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or discover the  city on a walking tour. Take a culinary tour or play a round of golf.

Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak, hiking or a guided bike adventure.

Enrich
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 5 At sea
After busy days exploring relax on board or try your hand at a class in Scenic Epicure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Lunenburg
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. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and uncover the maritime history or take a guided bicycle tour of this charming small town.

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

Day 7 St. Andrews
Located on Passamaquoddy Bay, 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 8 Portland
Freechoice: Discover Portland’s history on a walking tour or take a trolley bus tour around the city. Uncover the craft brewery scene or take a culinary walking tour. Alternatively, choose to explore the Maine Maritime Museum. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 New York City
You have a full day to explore at your leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Poughkeepsie
Say farewell to the Statue of Liberty and admire the fascinating scenery as Scenic Eclipse navigates the Hudson River heading north this morning to the Hudson River Valley and the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Freechoice: Explore the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Presidential Library or take a walking tour of Poughkeepsie including the walkway across the Hudson River. You may choose to explore the art and architecture of the city including a visit to the Frances Lehman Art Centre. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 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 including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Baltimore
Baltimore was named by the Irish House of Lords after Lord Baltimore. Settled in the early 17th century, the vibrant waterfront was the heart of the historic tobacco trade and a major seaport on the east coast.

Freechoice: Uncover the interesting history of this colonial city or discover the Afro American history with your guide. Follow in the footsteps of Edgar Alan Poe or take a ghost walking tour.

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

Day 14 Norfolk
The historic port of Norfolk lies at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay and is home to the Norfolk Naval Base.

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 Museum of Art or nature lovers can explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.

Enrich
This evening at the historical TCC Roper Performing Arts Centre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle in the opulent salon.

Time at your leisure to discover the local nightlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Norfolk > At sea
Depart Norfolk this morning and cruise south along the East Coast of the USA. 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 Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 Wilmington
Rich in history and folklore with an impressive historic centre full of churches, classic architecture, streets lined with moss-draped oaks and antebellum homes, Wilmington is waiting for you to uncover its secrets.

Freechoice: Explore the elegant historic houses of Wilmington’s three prominent families or take a horse drawn carriage tour through the picturesque historic district. For something different, visit notable film and television locations with a local expert or uncover the craft beer scene on a tour.

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

Day 17 Charleston
Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and the Afro American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.

Freechoice: Visit Boone Hall Plantation, enter the Plantation House, see the former slave cabins and picturesque gardens or take a tour of the historic centre of this important port city. 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 At sea
Cruise south towards the Caribbean paradise of the Bahamas. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Whatever you choose there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 Nassau
Bid farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
Uncover the maritime treasures, charming coastal towns and colonial architecture during your 19 day all-inclusive luxury cruise from Halifax to Nassau.

From Halifax cruise through the Canadian Maritimes and New England to glittering New York City and the East Coast of the USA.

New England and Maritime Canada are a treasure trove of colonial architecture, charming coastal towns, arts and culture and more for you to discover. The sparkling lights of Boston and New York City beckon before you are immersed in the history of America and the Civil War as you cruise the eastern seaboard.
  • 53 meals including 18 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches and 18 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.