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Maritimes Discovery with Highlights of the East Coast

19 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Boston
Welcome to Boston where your wondrous journey begins with a three night stay. Discover this vibrant city with the historical remnants of the colonial and Revolutionary War-era fused with a thriving contemporary atmosphere.

Day 2 Boston
A hop-on-hop-off tour of this historic city takes you to Boston Common, Quincy Market or Harvard University. Tonight, be treated to a welcome dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3 Boston
Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks or explore the local cuisine on a delicious food tour. (Breakfast)

Day 4 Boston > Washington D.C.
Fly to the capital of the United States of America, Washington D.C. and visit the White House, Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. Settle into your luxurious hotel for a two night stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 Washington D.C.
Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighbourhoods, Smithsonian trails – Washington D.C. is a place unlike any other. Explore the city at your own pace with a Big Bus Washington D.C. hop-on hop-off bus day ticket, catering to all interests from gardens to war history, natural history, science and culture. (Breakfast)

Day 6 Washington D.C. > New York City
Ride the Amtrak Acela Express Train to New York City. Relax in your business class seat and enjoy the superior comfort and service. Arrive at your hotel, your home for the next three nights. Take a bite out of the ‘Big Apple’ as you explore this incredible city on a two-day, hop-on-hop-off double decker bus. View iconic sites such as Fifth Avenue, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and Madison Square Garden. (Breakfast)

Day 7 New York City
Another day of exploration at your leisure awaits with your hop-on, hop-off bus ticket.

Tonight be treated to an unforgettable Broadway show in this entertainment mecca. (Breakfast)

Day 8 New York City
Freechoice: Discover America’s great melting pot on a foodies walking tour of the Lower East Side or delve into the city’s most eclectic borough, exploring the architecture, food, music and culture of Harlem.

Join your Tour Director for a Farewell Dinner this evening. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9 New York City
Be greeted by the crew as you board Scenic Eclipse. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 10 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 11 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 12 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 13 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 14 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 15 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 16 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 17 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 18 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 19 Halifax
Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. (Breakfast)

All This Included
Be spirited through some of the most historical locations on the North American map, then cruise in all-inclusive luxury on Scenic Eclipse from New York to Halifax and through the Canadian Maritimes.

Boston, Washington D.C. and New York City – great cities that exemplify key moments in American history. Cruise the north eastern coast of America and Canada and discover the influence of cultures from the British, Scottish, Irish and French to the first peoples of Canada.
  • 40 meals including 18 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 13 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.