This great combination of city stay plus cruise holiday is the perfect way to explore the New England coast and two countries! Boston, simply put, is quintessential America. Absolutely bursting with history, it is one of the oldest cities in the USA and key in the American Revolution. From Boston, set sail along one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the USA as you make your way to the grand Canadian city of Quebec. From Quebec, relax as you rail to Montreal.
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The capital city of Massachusetts and one of the oldest cities in the USA, Boston is a an absolute delight to explore. Founded in 1630, by Puritan settlers from England, Boston played a key role in the American Revolution. Stroll the 2.5 mile Freedom Trail highlighting sixteen historically significant locations.
Boston is very much a city of neighbourhoods and interestingly, more than two-thirds of Boston's land area did not exist when the city was founded. Back Bay includes many prominent landmarks, such as the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, Newbury Street and New England's two tallest buildings: 200 Clarendon Street and the Prudential Center. Beacon Hill is one of the oldest communities and a protected historical district. South End is the largest surviving contiguous Victorian-era neighbourhood in America.
It will be easy to spend 3 nights in Boston and we'll help you plan your time to ensure you see all the sights.
Spend a leisurely morning in Boston before being welcomed aboard Norwegian Cruise Line! Make sure you are on deck with drink in hand as you sail away from Boston Seaport with all of New England ahead of you.
NCL's Freestyle Dining means you can eat where you like, when you like with no dress code. We'll help you pre-book any speciality restaurants ahead of time, but it's all about relaxing not rushing. And, with NCL's Premium All Inclusive, it means all drinks are included, tips and a WiFi package. All that's left to think about is whether to have a cocktail or a glass of wine.....wait, you can have both!
As charming as it was back in the 1900s, you'll have a full day to spend in Bar Harbor. Our recommended excursion has to be Acadia National Park, the second-most visited park in the United States. The drive from the port is considered to be one of the most scenic drives on the East Coast. If you'd prefer to do a bit of walking, the Bar Harbor Haunted History Walking Tour is full of interesting tales.
Welcome to Canada! Halifax is Nova Scotia's capital and the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax is the world's second-largest natural harbour.
There are plenty of excursion options, one of the favourites is the Best of Halifax and Peggy's Cove. Peggy's Cove lighthouse is the most famous lighthouse in all of Canada and a must see. You'll also be able to explore bustling Halifax and lunch is included.
The capital, and largest city of the province of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown is named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, British Queen Consort and wife of King George III. Modern day, it's a romantic, charming town brimming with energy. Enjoy a tour exploring the area that inspired the children's classic Anne of Green Gables. If you want to keep to the water, sail the harbour in an historic Chinese junk or enjoy a walking tour with a local guide.
Hike the national park, discover the secret fjords or simply explore the city.
Arrive in the stunning city of Quebec early morning. After breakfast, disembark NCL and make your way to your hotel. You may not be able to check -in, but they will hold your luggage so you can get busy exploring!
Situated on the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec. The old quarter is the only walled city in North America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll adore the narrow streets and stone buildings. The architecture of the Quebec City is incredible, you'll feel like you are on a movie set.
After breakfast, make your way to the rail station for your three hour journey to Montreal. Arrive in time for lunch and city exploring. Montreal is the cultural and economic centre of Quebec and considered one of the liveliest cities in North America. You have two nights here to discover and explore the fun neighbourhoods.
Downtown is full of skyscrapers, shopping, museums and the Parc du Mont-Royal, one of Montreal’s largest green spaces. Old Montreal is a quaint riverfront old town port. Chinatown, the third largest in Canada, has numerous restaurants and shops. The Quartier Latin-Le Village is great for a mooch with myriad boutiques, cafes and pubs. And finally, no visit to Montreal would be complete without a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica. The jewel of Québec’s religious heritage was built between 1824 and 1829 and is one of the oldest examples of Gothic Revival religious architecture in Canada.