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Boston , Massachusetts | Portland , Maine | Bar Harbor , Maine | Halifax , Nova Scotia | Saint John , New Brunswick | Boston , Massachusetts

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DAY 1 - Departure Day

Boston, Massachusetts

DEPARTS:
5:00 PM

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

Kick off your adventure in the sprawling Boston Common park. Continue to Boston Public Garden for a swan boat ride around the lagoon. Then admire the Romanesque exterior of Trinity Church in Copley Square. Cruise from Boston and relive the American Revolution at the Bunker Hill Monument. Or stop by the New England Aquarium.

Kick off your adventure in the sprawling Boston Common park. Continue to Boston Public Garden for a swan boat ride around the lagoon. Then admire the Romanesque exterior of Trinity Church in Copley Square. Cruise from Boston and relive the American Revolution at the Bunker Hill Monument. Or stop by the New England Aquarium.

Things To Do

in Boston

Time Travel

Walk the 2.5-mile, red-lined Freedom Trail past 16 historical sites. See the grave of John Hancock, old meetinghouses, famous churches, the home of Paul Revere, the site of the Boston Massacre, Quincy Market and the USS Constitution— Old Ironsides— the world’s oldest commissioned warship still floating today.

Two If By Sea

See Boston from the water while on a scenic sightseeing harbor cruise. Check out the city’s historic skyline, bridges spanning the Charles River, and Boston’s harbor islands. You can sail by wooden schooner, take a climate-controlled boat ride, or enjoy a fully narrated Duck Tour in a WWII-style amphibious landing craft.

Steeped In History

Step aboard a full-scale restored 18th-century boat and explore American history at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums during your Boston cruise. Let historical interpreters, artifacts, and an award-winning film engage you in the story of the Sons of Liberty, whose infamous political protest helped ignite the American Revolution.

Local Cuisine

Nothing beats eating a New England lobster roll by the harbor. And don’t miss Union Oyster House, one of America’s oldest restaurants, for Island Creek oysters and their famous clam chowder. Try Boston baked beans and scrod fish fillets. Parker House rolls and Boston cream pie were both conceived here too— and head to the North End for Italian-American fare, especially sweet cannoli.

Shopping

Newbury Street offers a mix of upscale retailers and art galleries. Converse shoes were born here — design your own pair at the flagship store. Cruise to Boston and brattle Book Shop sells rare first editions in a hidden alleyway. Or stop by Faneuil Hall for handbags, scrimshaw items and jewelry hand-made by local artisans.

DAY 2 - DOCKED

Portland, Maine

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM
DEPARTS:
6:00 PM
COASTAL VIBES

& HIGH CUISINE

There's always something new to discover in Portland, Maine. A four-season location, this sophisticated seaside city holds itineraries for any kind of traveler. Explore the outdoors with a hike of the Back Cove Trail, then head out to Casco Bay for views of the ocean and the iconic lighthouse. Culinary adventure more your thing? Spend an afternoon hopping between local breweries, and sample ultra-fresh oysters at one of the city's hip restaurants.

View of the Portland Head lighthouse in Portland, Maine
Coastal city view of Portland, Maine
A rocky coast in Portland, Maine

There's always something new to discover in Portland, Maine. A four-season location, this sophisticated seaside city holds itineraries for any kind of traveler. Explore the outdoors with a hike of the Back Cove Trail, then head out to Casco Bay for views of the ocean and the iconic lighthouse. Culinary adventure more your thing? Spend an afternoon hopping between local breweries, and sample ultra-fresh oysters at one of the city's hip restaurants.

View of the Portland Head lighthouse in Portland, Maine
Coastal city view of Portland, Maine
A rocky coast in Portland, Maine
Things To Do

in Portland

A close up view of the Portland Head lighthouse

Lighthouse Tour

Situated on the ocean, in the heart of Casco Bay, the Portland area is home to six lighthouses, all within 20 minutes of the city center. The Portland Head Light at Fort Williams Park is the most iconic. Walk the paved oceanside trail afterward for views of the ocean.

Homemade fritters topped with sugar

Indulge Your Taste Buds

Portland put Maine on the culinary map. The food scene is full of creativity and flavor, with dishes can be as local or as international as you'd like. Enjoy the catch of the day at Portland Lobster Company. If it's sweets you're craving, head to The Holy Donut. For a twist on New England cuisine, check out EVO Kitchen + Bar. Finish with a nightcap at Blyth and Burrows.

A bicycle locked to a railing at a harbor in Portland, Maine

Breweries by Bicycle

Pedal along the ocean as you sip local brews and learn all about the city's rich history — and its equally rich beer culture during your cruise to Portland. With over 25 microbreweries in Portland, there are beers here for every palette.

Opened oysters on a white plate

Local Cuisine

In just the last five years, the food scene in Portland has blossomed into one of the country's best. From historic pubs to nationally recognized restaurants, the food and drink here doesn't disappoint. Many of the best eateries are just outside the Old Port on Middle Street: Head there for oysters at Eventide (get there early on the weekends) or Belgian fries and paninis at Duckfat.

A lobster figurine

Shopping

No matter what trinket you want to bring back from Maine, you can find it in downtown Portland during your cruise. Local and national stores alike line the cobblestone streets of Portland. The Old Port is where you'll find the most distinctive shops; head there for boutique and high-end fashions, home goods and souvenirs.

INSIDER TIP

If you're heading to the Holy Donut, be sure to get there early — they only remain open as supplies last.

DAY 3 - TENDERED

Bar Harbor, Maine

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM
DEPARTS:
6:00 PM
RAISE THE BAR

ON OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Adventure awaits in Bar Harbor. Pop into one of the galleries run by local artists in quaint Bar Harbor village. Stroll down the rosebush-lined Shore Path for sweeping views of the sea. And don't miss Acadia National Park: Hike Cadillac Mountain to panoramic vistas, or rent bikes and pedal through the 57-mile Carriage Roads, which circle Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake and Mount Desert Island. Feeling extra adventurous? Get up close and personal with these dramatic cliffs as you learn the art of rock climbing.

a lighthouse on the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine
A white sailboat docked at a pier in a bay in Bar Harbor, Maine
The rocky coast at Acadia National Park

Adventure awaits in Bar Harbor. Pop into one of the galleries run by local artists in quaint Bar Harbor village. Stroll down the rosebush-lined Shore Path for sweeping views of the sea. And don't miss Acadia National Park: Hike Cadillac Mountain to panoramic vistas, or rent bikes and pedal through the 57-mile Carriage Roads, which circle Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake and Mount Desert Island. Feeling extra adventurous? Get up close and personal with these dramatic cliffs as you learn the art of rock climbing.

a lighthouse on the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine
A white sailboat docked at a pier in a bay in Bar Harbor, Maine
The rocky coast at Acadia National Park
Things To Do

in Bar Harbor

Barrels filled with various flavors of salt water taffy

Treat Yourself

As you explore, stop for some saltwater taffy — try one of the 64 flavors of ice cream at Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium. Another must is the lobster mac and cheese at Side Street Cafe. After all, what's a trip to Maine without lobster?

A waterfront building in Bar Harbor, Maine

Slow Your Stroll

Bar Harbor runs on a slower speed. Take the day and walk the cobblestone streets bopping in and out of the countless locally owned small shops and businesses like Fair Trade Winds. Later on, stroll down the Shore Path where land meets sea.

Waves crashing on the coast in Bar Harbor, Maine

Adventure in Acadia

You'll feel like you stepped into a postcard when you visit to Maine's only national park. Explore Acadia on foot, by bike or in the comfort of your car with Maine cruises. Enjoy the sunset on top of Cadillac Mountain, or head to Jordan Pond to soak in the lakeside and surrounding mountains. Witness the force of Thunder Hole as the waves crash against the rocks.

A Maine lobster dinner platter

Local Cuisine

Maine is making its mark on the foodie map thanks to places like Bar Harbor. Indulge in quintessential New England fare with dishes like chowder, lobster rolls and full lobster dinners. Go beyond the typical fair and enjoy lobster mac and cheese or the unique lobster ice cream at Ben and Bill's.

An assortment of colorful wooden float souvenirs in Bar Harbor, Maine

Shopping

Head to the cobblestone streets to collect artisan items that will remind you of your time in Bar Harbor. Pick up a colorful decorative buoy, a piece of distinctive local pottery or a handcrafted glass ornament made of recycled metals painted with a scene from this seaside New England town.

INSIDER TIP

These streets are made for walking: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes so you can take in the town on foot.

DAY 4 - DOCKED

Halifax, Nova Scotia

ARRIVES:
11:00 AM
DEPARTS:
8:00 PM

A BEACON OF ADVENTURE

As Canada's Atlantic gateway, Halifax brings together unique history and modern excitement. Stroll the festive waterfront to get a feel for the bustling downtown with its boutique shops and art galleries. Then, visit the museum at Pier 21 to learn the stories of Nova Scotia's immigrants. Got foodie inclinations? Stop by the Halifax Farmers Market and sample the fresh-caught local seafood.

A picturesque view of the Halifax cityscape
Boats docked at a harbor in Halifax, Nova Scotia
A gazebo located in a garden in Halifax, Nova Scotia

As Canada's Atlantic gateway, Halifax brings together unique history and modern excitement. Stroll the festive waterfront to get a feel for the bustling downtown with its boutique shops and art galleries. Then, visit the museum at Pier 21 to learn the stories of Nova Scotia's immigrants. Got foodie inclinations? Stop by the Halifax Farmers Market and sample the fresh-caught local seafood.

A picturesque view of the Halifax cityscape
Boats docked at a harbor in Halifax, Nova Scotia
A gazebo located in a garden in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Things To Do

in Halifax

A couple of humpback whales swimming

Hit the High Seas

Hop aboard a boat tour of the harbor — from the observation deck, you can spy marine wildlife, including the majestic whales that inhabit Nova Scotia's waters. On some tours, the crew will even help you pull in a lobster trap.

The Mcnabs Island Lighthouse on a rocky coast

Light It Up

Nova Scotia is home to 160 lighthouses, and you can get to many of them easily from Halifax. Visit the most photographed lighthouse in the world at Peggy's Cove, just a one-hour drive from the city. Or head to the Cape d'Or Lighthouse, where you'll find some of the best panoramic views around.

Graves of victims of the Titanic in Nova Scotia

Titanic Adventure

What does the sinking of the Titanic have to do with Halifax? A lot, it turns out. Take the Halifax Connection tour to visit the Fairview Lawn Cemetery and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, where you'll see a collection of Titanic artifacts and hear stories about the iconic event of 1912.

A plate of steamed lobster

Local Cuisine

Halifax is a seafood feast. There are plenty of upscale eateries along the downtown waterfront area serving full lobster dinners. Try the classic Nova Scotia seafood chowder, which brings together the best of the local seafood — mussels, haddock and scallops are commonly in the mix — in a creamy broth flavored with bacon. Or opt for one of the less pricey spots, where you can order some of the freshest fish and chips you've ever had.

Assorted maple leaf containers of maple syrup

Shopping

Retail therapy in Halifax includes both world-class shopping and carefully curated boutiques. Try the Historic Properties for sweaters, the Hydrostone Market for art or Bishop's Landing for jewelry and unique cosmetics. Want a locally crafted keepsake? Head to the Seaport Farmers Market or Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique. Cruise to Halifax and be on the lookout for maple syrup — Nova Scotia produces some of the world's best.

INSIDER TIP

Go sightseeing at your own pace with an all-day hop-on, hop-off bus pass.

DAY 5 - AT SEA

CRUISING

CAN'T MISS FAVORITES

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HM, Harmony of the Seas, Rock Wall, young woman, girl, teen, smiling, fun, effort, climbing, reaching, POV from above,

THINGS TO DO

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Mini Golf

ON PAR FOR ADVENTURE

Hit the links on the high seas! Refine your mini-golf game on a green that overlooks a sea of blue. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

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Rock Climbing Wall

A BOLDER BOULDER

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

DAY 6 - DOCKED

Saint John, New Brunswick

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM
DEPARTS:
7:00 PM

RIDE THE TIDE

Be sure to devote some of your time in Saint John to the outdoors, exploring the Bay of Fundy. Bike the Fundy Trail along the rugged shoreline, see the towering Hopewell Rocks, or take a kayak out on the Reversing Falls rapids. On cloudy days, head inside and learn more about Saint John's natural and cultural history at the New Brunswick Museum and Loyalist House.

The reversing falls in Saint John, New Brunswick
The river lighthouse in New Brunswick
A waterfall in New Brunswick,

Be sure to devote some of your time in Saint John to the outdoors, exploring the Bay of Fundy. Bike the Fundy Trail along the rugged shoreline, see the towering Hopewell Rocks, or take a kayak out on the Reversing Falls rapids. On cloudy days, head inside and learn more about Saint John's natural and cultural history at the New Brunswick Museum and Loyalist House.

The reversing falls in Saint John, New Brunswick
The river lighthouse in New Brunswick
A waterfall in New Brunswick,
Things To Do

in Saint John

Rocks on the shore at Rockwood Park in New Brunswick

Rock and Roll

Rockwood Park is one of Canada's largest urban parks and a year-round adventure destination. It encompasses forest, freshwater lakes, over 50 kilometers (31 miles) of trails, a golf course and the zoo. It's also a Stonehammer Geopark site. Its ancient history is visible in the rock formations and caves ready to be explored.

The Carleton Martello Tower in Saint John, New Brunswick

History Lesson

Head to Saint John's New Brunswick Museum, Canada's oldest continuing museum, to see Canadian and international art, the Hall of Great Whales and New Brunswick exhibitions. Don't miss Saint John's National Historic Sites: Loyalist House and Carleton Martello Tower. The latter was pivotal in conflicts from 1812 until World War II.

The Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick

Fun on Fundy

Saint John is where the Bay of Fundy meets the Saint John River. See the natural tug-of-war of the Reversing Rapids from Fallsview or Wolastoq Parks, or hop in a kayak and ride them yourself. In nearby St. Martins, you can walk along the ocean floor at low tide during your cruise to Saint John.

A lobster roll with french fries on the side

Local Cuisine

Saint John City Market is the town's culinary heartbeat. Start your day with a brew from Java Moose Coffee and a treat from The Baking Stone. For lunch, enjoy a meal at Steamers Lobster Company. Top choices include the lobster rolls and bacon-wrapped scallops.

A rack of clothes

Shopping

The store at New Brunswick Museum is known for its gift selection. Alternatively, stop by The Butcher's Daughter Gift Shoppe in Saint John City Market. It stocks many handmade products from local and national artists, including pottery, jewelry, hancrafted knitwear and original artwork.

INSIDER TIP

Rockwood Park is great to visit in both winter and summer.

DAY 7 - AT SEA

CRUISING

FOR FOODIES

Grilled Veal Chop entree at the specialty, Chops Grille restaurant. Cruise vacation fine dining steaks served table side.
Flat Italian bread with potatoes and herb, marinated artichokes, olives & pesto. Cruise fine dining at Giovanni's Table.

Grilled Veal Chop entree at the specialty, Chops Grille restaurant. Cruise vacation fine dining steaks served table side.
Flat Italian bread with potatoes and herb, marinated artichokes, olives & pesto. Cruise fine dining at Giovanni's Table.

THINGS TO DO

Grilled Veal Chop entree at the specialty, Chops Grille restaurant. Cruise vacation fine dining steaks served table side.
Chops Grille

A CUT ABOVE THE REST

For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand-cut prime steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant.

Oven baked almond crusted scallops w/red bell pepper pesto served at Giovanni's Table. Cruise fine dining Italian Restaurant
Giovanni's Table

AL DENTE INDULGENCE

A casual Italian trattoria with indoor and al fresco seating, Giovanni's Table offers rustic dishes with a contemporary flair, including fresh pastas, braised meat dishes and stews.

DAY 8 - Arrival Day

Boston, Massachusetts

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM

ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS

Discover American history with a modern edge. Marvel at the Boston Public Library’s artistic interiors. Get hands-on at the Boston Children’s Museum. Eat and shop your way around Faneuil Hall. Enjoy sweeping city views from the Prudential Center’s Skywalk Observatory. And don’t leave without joining a ghost and graveyard tour— it’s the best way to unearth some of the city’s haunting history.

Discover American history with a modern edge. Marvel at the Boston Public Library’s artistic interiors. Get hands-on at the Boston Children’s Museum. Eat and shop your way around Faneuil Hall. Enjoy sweeping city views from the Prudential Center’s Skywalk Observatory. And don’t leave without joining a ghost and graveyard tour— it’s the best way to unearth some of the city’s haunting history.

Things To Do

in Boston

Time Travel

Walk the 2.5-mile, red-lined Freedom Trail past 16 historical sites. See the grave of John Hancock, old meetinghouses, famous churches, the home of Paul Revere, the site of the Boston Massacre, Quincy Market and the USS Constitution— Old Ironsides— the world’s oldest commissioned warship still floating today.

Two If By Sea

See Boston from the water while on a scenic sightseeing harbor cruise. Check out the city’s historic skyline, bridges spanning the Charles River, and Boston’s harbor islands. You can sail by wooden schooner, take a climate-controlled boat ride, or enjoy a fully narrated Duck Tour in a WWII-style amphibious landing craft.

Steeped In History

Step aboard a full-scale restored 18th-century boat and explore American history at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums during your Boston cruise. Let historical interpreters, artifacts, and an award-winning film engage you in the story of the Sons of Liberty, whose infamous political protest helped ignite the American Revolution.

Local Cuisine

Nothing beats eating a New England lobster roll by the harbor. And don’t miss Union Oyster House, one of America’s oldest restaurants, for Island Creek oysters and their famous clam chowder. Try Boston baked beans and scrod fish fillets. Parker House rolls and Boston cream pie were both conceived here too— and head to the North End for Italian-American fare, especially sweet cannoli.

Shopping

Newbury Street offers a mix of upscale retailers and art galleries. Converse shoes were born here — design your own pair at the flagship store. Cruise to Boston and brattle Book Shop sells rare first editions in a hidden alleyway. Or stop by Faneuil Hall for handbags, scrimshaw items and jewelry hand-made by local artisans.

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