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Atlantic Canada & USA with Rhythms of the South

23 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Québec City
Your journey into wonder begins in Québec City as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. (Dinner)

Day 2 Saguenay
Majestic scenery abounds as Scenic Eclipse cruises along the Rivière Saguenay fjord to the small city of Saguenay.

Freechoice: Encounter the artisans along the Route des Artisans or explore the city and visit the Musée du Fjord.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak, a bike ride or a hiking tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Tadoussac
Tadoussac is a whale watchers paradise where their favourite food, krill is present in massive amounts.

Freechoice: Take a whale-watching adventure or a walking tour to discover the lifestyle of the residents. Alternatively, visit a local farm and wildlife sanctuary or take a culinary tasting tour.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak or a hiking tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Havre St. Pierre
On the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, this picturesque port is an undiscovered treasure.

Freechoice: At Mingan Archipelago National Park, be amazed by the limestone formations or take a walking tour and visit the local fish market. You may choose to visit the Innu communities and gain an understanding of their culture.

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

Day 5 Percé
Freechoice: The charming village of Percé is a waiting for you to uncover its secrets.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak, at Bonaventure Island hike to see the gannet colonies or take a walking tour in the Geopark. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park’s ancient landscape is shaped by colliding continents and grinding glaciers and is a World Heritage-listed site.

Freechoice: Take a walk with a Parks Canada guide or share morning tea with your guide and hear stories of the park and its people. Choose to visit the Marine Research Centre or take a fishing and tasting tour.

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

Day 7 Rose Blanche
The small community of Rose Blanche will welcome Scenic Eclipse guests with open arms to and share their way of life with you.

Freechoice: Join a resident for a walking tour of the village or for a tour of the lighthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Charlottetown
Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and 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. 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.

Enrich
This evening witness the record breaking Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Louisbourg
Opening exclusively for Scenic Eclipse guests, visit the Fortress of Louisbourg 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 10 Halifax
Halifax is a vibrant and lively city with a historic waterfront precinct.

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.

Sundowners
Get a taste of Scottish heritage at the Citadel at our private Highlander event. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Lunenburg
Lunenburg will charm you with its colourful architechture 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 architecture.

Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or bike. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 St. Andrews
St. Andrews is Canada’s oldest seaside resort town.

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 13 Portland
Portland has a picturesque and historic downtown area.

Freechoice: Discover Portland on a walking tour or take a trolley bus tour of the city. Uncover the craft brewery scene or take a culinary walking tour. Alternatively explore the Maine Maritime Museum. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Martha’s 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 ride or an active bird-watching tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 New York City > Nashville
Disembark and fly to Nashville for your three night Special Stay. Tonight enjoy a ‘Welcome to the USA’ dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner) 

Day 16 Nashville
Enrich
You’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to record a song in Nashville’s Studio B. (Breakfast)

Day 17 Nashville
At the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum witness an exclusive performance.

Enrich
Evening performance at the famous Grand Ole Opry. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 18 Nashville > Memphis
Delight in a tour of the home of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. Tonight dine at the original BB King’s and revel in live blues tunes. Enjoy a two night Special Stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 19 Memphis
Discover Memphis at your own pace on a hop-on-hop-off double decker bus. (Breakfast)

Day 20 Memphis > Natchez
At Natchez visit a cotton plantation and hear the sweet sounds of gospel. Arrive at your hotel for your overnight Special Stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 21 Natchez > New Orleans
Cruise the mighty Mississippi on an iconic steamboat and enjoy a New Orleans brunch with a live jazz band, before arriving at your hotel for your two night stay.

Freechoice Dining:  Choose to dine in a local restaurant. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 22 New Orleans
Freechoice: Try your hand at a Cajun cooking class, take an exhilarating Airboat swamp ride or tour the antebellum mansions. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 23 New Orleans
Bid farewell to New Orleans. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
Discover the Atlantic coast of Eastern Canada and the USA on board Scenic Eclipse before the charm of America’s Deep South wraps around you.

From Graceland in Memphis to Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and onto New Orleans, be transported to a place where things move to a very different beat. Uncover the secrets and history of these regions where music isn’t just part of the culture, it’s part of the rhythm of daily life.
  • 55 meals including 22 Breakfasts, 14 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
For Scenic terms and conditions, please click here.

* 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.