Food, culture, history and rugged coastlines are what’s on offer during this 19-day tour of Canada & New England. Touch down in the bright lights of New York City prior to boarding the Caribbean Princess for a 10-night cruise through some charming New England towns, prior to reaching Maritime Canada. Sail the St Lawrence towards Quebec City and roam the quaint European style cobbled streets.
• International Flights from the UK based on economy class
• 8 nights’ hotel accommodation
• 10 Night Full Board Canada & New England Cruise with Princess Cruises based on an Interior Cabin
• Via Rail Economy Class between Quebec City and Montreal
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Day 1 – 3 New York City
Touch down in the city that never sleeps and independently make your way downtown. Explore the bright lights and sights of this leading city. Explore one of the five boroughs and walk through the famous Central Park. Take in the sights of New York City from the top of the Empire State Building and cruise round the Statue of Liberty the welcoming face for many visitors to New York.
Day 4 Embark Caribbean Princess Cruise
Today embark on this 10-night New England & Canada Cruise on Caribbean Princess. Explore the many facilities onboard such as The Piazza – a European style Piazza showcasing street performers, quaint boutiques and a spiral staircase. Grab a drink at one of the pool bars to get views of New York’s skyline as you depart.
Day 5 Newport, Rhode Island
Renowned for the Colonial and Gilded Age architecture, Rhode Island is just one of the historic towns sharing the ‘Classic Coast’. Savour New England dishes as tastes explode in your mouth, eat at one of the many award-winning eateries that call Rhode Island home. Wander the 3.5mile cliff walk for photo worthy scenes.
Day 6 Boston, Massachusetts
Boston offers history, culture and food in a city filled with cobblestone streets. Filled with historic sites such as the Freedom Trail and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Boston is also filled with beautiful green spaces such as Boston Common and Public Garden (America’s oldest public park), as well as the mile-long ribbon of grassy parks and outdoor resting places along the Greenway.
Day 7 Bar Harbor, Maine
Home of one of the most visited national parks in America, Acadia National Park. Bar Harbor offers guests the opportunity to view this stunning intersection of sea-scoured shores, towering cliffs and forested mountains. As well as the 35,000-acre park being studded with natural wonders some 50 species including moose, black bear and white tail deer.
Day 8 Saint John, New Brunswick
Saint John one of Canada’s oldest settlements set in the province of New Brunswick. The province remains pretty much unspoiled boasting vast forests and rich farmlands, as well as a dramatic coastline dotted by historic towns. The Bay of Fundy here has the world’s most dramatic coastline with the highest tides in the world as well as the Reversing Rapids on the St. John River where a unique phenomenon caused by the tides in the Bay of Fundy cause the rivers direction to reverse.
Day 9 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Steeped in history and dramatic scenery visit popular spots such as Peggy’s Cove, where a solitary lighthouse stands out against the granite cliffs. Pier 21 allows you to learn about the immigration in Canada and the many people who passed through here between 1928 and 1971. Explore the world’s foremost collection of Titanic memorabilia at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Day 10 Sydney, Nova Scotia
Situated on Cape Breton Island, Sydney offers dramatic coastal views and highland scenery. The Cabot Trail is world-renowned as one of the best road trips in the North America. Cape Breton Highlands National Parks offers some of the best hiking leading to panoramic views and Bars d’Or Lake is a gentle lake surrounded almost entirely by high hills and low mountains.
Day 11 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown offers a small town feel and a relaxed atmosphere with a cosmopolitan flair. Prince Edward Island was the home of author Lucy Maud Montgomery and drew inspiration for the setting of the classic novel ‘Anne of Green Gables’.
Day 12 At Sea
Today take the time to enjoy the ships amenities. Why not book a spa treatment or enjoy lunch at one of the speciality restaurants?
Day 13 Québec City, Quebec
Discover over 400 years of history in Quebec City. Old Quebec is a UNESCO Word Heritage Site and is the only fortified city north of Mexico. Quebec’s cobbled streets and European architecture makes this perhaps the prettiest of North American cities. A walking tour to visit many of the city’s highlights is a must, visit the Upper and Lower Town, Old Quebec, the Citadelle, Chateau Frontenac, Quebec fortifications, Place Royale and many more. Montmorency Falls outside of Québec City is a hugely popular attraction. At 272 feet high the falls here are higher than Niagara Falls, although much narrower. The land surrounding the falls is protected within the Montmorency Falls Park. Overnight in Quebec City to enjoy an evening stroll through the cobbled streets.
Day 14- 15 Quebec City
After disembarking your Princess cruise independently transfer to check in to your downtown hotel. Spend the next couple of days exploring more of Quebec City and the hidden wonders within.
Day 16 Via Rail Service Quebec City to Montreal
Today journey via rail service to the city of Montreal, once again within the province of Quebec but with a more modern feel. Montreal offers incredible entertainment, historic architecture as well as sublime food. The nightlife here is also buzzing with a vibrant culture scene. Montreal offers something for everyone. Wander around Old Montreal and visit the magical Notre Dame Basilica or take in the city views from Mount Royal.
Day 17 Return to the UK
Bid farewell to the French-Canadian province as you independently transfer back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
ESTA online application for entry to the USA
Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $14 per person.You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years. Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.Want to alter anything?
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