Canada and USA East Coast
The East Coast of North America offers both captivating landscapes, and bustling cities. Experience the laid back Canadian Maritimes, or the fast pace of New York City. Cruise north towards the Arctic, or head to the beaches of the Caribbean whichever route you choose, will be an unforgettable journey.
Canada and the USA East Coast offers an opportunity to uncover the beauty of the Atlantic coast. This area offers the possibility to enjoy nature, quaint towns and also major ports, while also offering the possibility of a bustling city escape. Hot-spots include New York City, Miami, Boston as well as Halifax and Quebec. Migrate between the sandy beaches of Florida to the Canadian coastline safely on board a comfortable cruise, offering all of the amenities you could possibly need. Enjoy a wide range of activities such as water sports, wine tastings and more. Take in some of the world’s most famous sights with your own eyes such as New York’s Empire State Building and the sandy beaches of Miami, to name but a few. Why not explore some lesser known areas and visit a host of the National Parks and museums along the way?
With the diverse culture of the USA East coast as well as the French and Gaelic influences evident in certain areas in Canada, a cruise along this region will certainly not be boring. Uncover the history of Boston and the American Revolution by taking part in the Freedom Trail throughout the city’s historic regions. A cruise along the North American coastline promises to leave you spoiled for choice no matter where your interests lie.
The large town of Fort Lauderdale in the U.S. state of Florida and makes an ideal holiday destination. Due to the many canals in the city, Fort Lauderdale is also known as the American Venice. In the 1970's, the area was very popular with students celebrating Spring Break but these were replaced by cruise vacationers in recent years. Fort Lauderdale offers beautiful beaches, museums, the world's biggest everyday flea market and also the world's largest drive-in cinema, which has 13 screens.Highlights of Fort Lauderdale
- Take a walk along the city's New River and view the Riverwalk A&E
- Enjoy a host of outdoor activities such as an alligator tour
- Relax and enjoy one of Fort Lauderdale incredible sandy beaches
New York is one of the most renowned and iconic cities in the world with famous sights and landmarks at every turn you take. Visitors are guaranteed to be amazed by the world-acclaimed Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building landmarks. The beautiful and serene Central Park is a must see for all visitors. Shopping enthusiasts will be mesmerized by the various premium outlets that Fifth Avenue and the Rockefeller Center have to offer. New York is packed with famous buildings and locations such as Times Square, Wall Street and Brooklyn Bridge which is sure to captivate the masses of visitors.Highlights of New York
- Be amazed by the iconic Empire State Building which is 381 meters tall
- Experience the pinnacle of theater by visiting Broadway
- Visit the Guggenheim museum which is home to the work of famous artists such as Picasso
Boston is located on the East coast of the United States and is one of the most culturally enriched cities in the country. In addition to the historically important sights that can be found in Boston, there are also architecturally interesting buildings and a beautiful landscape. The Freedom Trail allows visitors to trace back through the steps of the American Revolution, while the National Historical Park also provides an insight into the rich history of the city. A trip to Fenway Park to watch the Boston Red Sox is simply a must for all sports fans .Highlights of Boston
- Take in a baseball game at Fenway Park to enjoy a true modern day American experience
- Get to know the historical significance of the city at one of the many museums along the Freedom Trail
- Enjoy some of the local delicacies such as the world-famous Boston cream pie
Bar Harbor is located in the state of Maine and enjoys a coastline with fantastic views and unique rock formations such as soaring granite cliffs. The area was a popular summer residence of the high society in the 19th Century. Today, it serves as the port city for the popular "Acadia National Park". Acadia National Park is a major part of the beautiful landscape of the region. Visitors can enjoy hiking up Cadillac Mountain or just take in the natural beauty of the area which has managed to remain unspoiled throughout the years.Highlights of Bar Harbor
- Learn about the Native American originsof the area and of the Wabanaki people at the Abbe Museum
- Enjoy the great outdoors by hiking or biking through Acadia National Park
- Simply enjoy the tranquility and peacefulness of the National Park
Portland is lthe largest city in the U.S. state of Maine and is especially known for its old harbor, working waterfront and Observatory. The Observatory offers fantastic views over the harbor. Portland also has a well known art scene and is the city is identifiable by the small cobblestone streets and the original redbrick buildings which remain as a reminder of the historical origins of the city, as a small port town. Maine is known for craft beers and there are many tours around Portland which offer visitors the chance to sample local brews.Highlights of Portland
- Enjoy fantastic views over the harbor and experience the only surviving old maritime signal station in the country
- Sample some of the local beers on a brewery tour
- Enjoy some of the fantastic cuisine on offer such as the Maine lobster roll
Charleston, is the second largest city in the state of South Carolina. The city is located at the meeting point of the Cooper and Ashley Rivers. The city boasts many fantastic outdoor gardens, ones of note include Cypress Garden as well as Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens which is made up of a natural corridor of oak trees. There is also an Aquarium which houses the only Sea Turtle hospital in South Carolina. The Patriots Point is a naval and maritime museum which was developed around a World War 2 aircraft carrier and offers a unique visitor experience.Highlights of Charleston
- Experience the only Vietnam exhibit in the U.S at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
- Visit the spot of the first shot fired in the American Civil War
- Explore the many blooming gardens that the city has to offer
Visit stunning and cosmopolitan cities like New York, Boston, Quebec, Montreal and Vancouver. Enjoy dazzling skylines, kaleidoscopes of culture and impressive architecture. Enjoy the captivating beauty and the history of the Canadian and New England Atlantic coastline with its plethora of bird and sea life. Tour charming cities steeped in a strong history with remnants of European culture and heritage. On a cruise to Canada and New England you’ll expect to find areas of astonishing natural beauty – from quaint fishing villages to world-class international cities. Enjoy fall foliage tours and Beluga whale-watching expeditions. Discover the revolutionary history that created a nation and experience the unmistakable echoes of Europe in the cobblestone streets.
These cruises are perfect for family cruising, with convenient homeports, historic seaports and unforgettable scenery and sea life. Sail along colour-drenched banks full of autumnal colours and awe-inspiring cities.
Sail to Canada’s iconic city of Halifax and you’ll be in awe over the metropolitan area’s wondrous attractions and romantic walks. Venture to Peggy Cove’s Lighthouse, one of Nova Scotia’s many gems and discover its jaw-dropping surroundings of rocky terrain. Further inland you will be awe-inspired by Old Quebec, a city quarter lined with European-infused richness on every street. French is the first and official language of the region, which compliments the city’s rich heritage and colonial past.