Featuring Portland, Bar Harbor and Canada’s Maritimes
Experience an exciting seven-day cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Escape, calls at Newport, Rhode Island, Bar Harbor, Maine, and at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Visit Portland, Maine, and Saint John, New Brunswick.
1 Arrive at New York’s LaGuardia Airport
Arguably the premier city in the world, New York is the nation’s
capital of finance, fashion, publishing and theater. Transfer
to your hotel in Manhattan and then meet your Tour Manager at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy a welcome dinner with your traveling companions. Meal: D
2 New York Touring and Ship Embarkation
A local guide will lead a panoramic city tour covering New York’s
uptown and downtown sites including Central Park, Wall
Street, Chinatown, Broadway, Battery Park and so much
more. Later, board Norwegian Cruise Lines* in the early afternoon and set sail for New England
and Canada’s Maritime provinces. Don’t miss the fantastic view of the New York skyline, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Meals: B, D
3 Newport, Rhode Island
Once the playground for the rich and famous during the 19th century, Newport’s “Mansion Row” highlights this fabulous wealth in meticulously maintained palatial estates overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Meals: B, L, D
4 Portland, Maine
The 360-year-old city of Portland, Maine, offers big city excitement with small town charm. Rich with history and culture, this picturesque city features cobblestone streets lined with Victorian-era buildings, a vibrant waterfront, one of a kind shops and galleries, historical homes and museums… all within walking distance!
If you wish to venture out of Portland, optional shore excursions are available to Kennebunkport and the Portland Head Light, one of three prominent lighthouses in the area. Meals: B, L, D
5 Bar Harbor, Maine
Nestled on Maine’s Mt. Desert Island, the quaint village of Bar Harbor still maintains much of its 1900’s charm when America’s elite vacationed here in beautiful summer cottages. Today, the soaring granite cliffs, stonewall-lined and tree-covered roads combined with the sweeping vistas from atop Cadillac Mountain lend a special mystique to the area.
The lure of beautiful Acadia National Park has welcomed visitors to its sand and cobblestone beaches, glacier-carved mountains, meadows and marshes for over a hundred years. Meals: B, L, D
6 Saint John, New Brunswick
Located on the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is home to the highest tides in the world. With a billion tons of water moving in and out of the bay twice a day, Saint John is home to numerous sea caves, cliffs, fascinating marine life and an incredible reversing waterfall. With optional shore excursions ranging from beach-combing and riding the rapids, to visiting the Cape d’Or Lighthouse, there’s something amazing for everyone to do in Saint John. Meals: B, L, D
7 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hundreds of miles of incredible coastline with majestic scenery from end to end qualifies Halifax as perhaps one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. You’ll find the perfect blend of big city excitement, small town charm and natural pristine beauty.
There’s plenty to see in Halifax and shore excursions can help you explore the vibrant shopping districts, impressive galleries and museums, historic sites and colorful gardens. You may wish to take an optional shore excursion to Peggy’s Cove, often called the world’s most beautiful fishing village, or set sail aboard a historic and elegant tall ship for an adventure you’ll never forget. Meals: B, L, D
8 Day at Sea
Another full day at sea to enjoy the many amenities the ship has to offer and take in the spectacular scenery of the New England coast. Meals: B, L, D
9 Travel Home
The ship sails into New York harbor where a group transfer to New York’s LaGuardia Airport has been arranged for flights departing after 2:00 p.m. Meal: B