Shores of Eastern Canada and New England - Northbound 2024

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Small Ship Cruise
All-included shore excursions feature choices to personalize your small ship cruise and explore ports of call in coastal New England and Canada's Maritime Islands your way, including opportunities for in-depth discoveries of the cultural and natural treasures on walking excursions, sightseeing drives, and active outdoor adventures.
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Overview

Trip type
Small Ship Cruise
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate

Highlights

    • Bookended by overnight hotel stays in Manhattan and Quebec City
    • this long-awaited 10-night cruise sails along coastal New England and Canada's stunning eastern seaboard
    • promising a new perspective of the maritime traditions
    • history and cultures that shaped the destinations you'll explore. Cruise aboard a Silversea yacht between the glamorous isle of Manhattan and French-inspired Quebec City
    • indulging in luxurious onboard amenities and spacious accommodations at sea. Enjoy a tour
    • an exclusive reception and dinner in New York City during an overnight stay at the New York Marriott Marquis
    • centrally located in the heart of Times Square in the Theater District. Ashore
    • immerse in the gilded lifestyles of Newport
    • Boston's historic landmark sites
    • and maritime stories in Maine. Discover Canada's ocean-faring roots

What's this trip about?

    All-included shore excursions feature choices to personalize your small ship cruise and explore ports of call in coastal New England and Canada's Maritime Islands your way, including opportunities for in-depth discoveries of the cultural and natural treasures on walking excursions, sightseeing drives, and active outdoor adventures.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start City New York City, New York, USA
End CityQuébec City

Travel Themes

  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Jordan

Activities

  • Culture

Trip includes

    • Indulge in a true Prince Edward Island tradition when you experience a lobster bakeCeilidh(pronounced kaylee) in a private garden setting with river views and with local musical entertainment Explore the "Cradle of Liberty" in Boston, your way, on a choice of sightseeing: go on a guided walk along the historic Freedom Trail with a local expert; alternatively, take a docent-led tour of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum,now a museum where the most famous art heist in history remains unsolved today; or explore Cape Ann and Boston's North Shore, home to fishing villages and seaside charm All-included – Tauck's private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at $2,852 In Newport, drive along illustrious Ocean Drive where famous mansions line the waterfront, choosing to stop for a tour of The Breakers, built by Cornelius Vanderbilt, or a visit to Green Animals Topiary Garden, home to 80 "bush" animals and geometric greenery

Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1 Arrive New York City

Tour begins: 6:00 PM, New York Marriott Marquis.
A transfer is included from La Guardia, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and New York's Grand Central and Pennsylvania train stations to New York Marriott Marquis. Located on Times Square in the theatre district, your hotel puts...
Day 2 The Streets of New York / Embark Ship

Wake up this morning for a city sightseeing tour of New York City, taking in the iconic landmark sights of Lower Manhattan, South Street Seaport, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Central Park and St. Patrick's Cathedra...

Day 3 The Gilded Age in Newport

Your ship arrives in Newport this morning where a choice of included shore excursions invites you to see a wealth of sights as you wish. Choose a sightseeing excursion that includes a drive along its gilded coast, viewing the oceanf...

Day 4 Boston, Your Way

Disembark ship in Boston this morning for your choice of guided excursions. Enjoy a docent-led visit to the home of Isabella Stewart Gardner, now a museum housing many pieces of art that the family accumulated – there are many stori...

Day 5 A day in Portland, Maine

Spend a day in Portland, Maine, on your choice of morning sightseeing excursions (to be advised at a later date). The historic Old Port area along the waterfront, lined with 19th-century buildings and cobblestone streets gives the c...

Day 6 Day at sea as you sail for Halifax

Spend a relaxing day at sea as you chart a course along the Atlantic seaboard to Canada's Maritime Provinces and Halifax, Nova Scotia. You'll have onboard enrichment activities to choose from, including lectures. 

MEALS : B, L, D

LODGING : Silver Shadow

Day 7 Historic Halifax, Fishing Villages and on to Charlottetown

Spend a relaxing morning at sea before choosing the shore excursion that interests you most. You may wish to join us for a full day tour to pretty Peggy's Cove and the fishing village of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reno...

Day 8 A day on Cape Breton Island

Dock this morning in Sydney, Nova Scotia, on the beautiful island of Cape Breton – you'll have three different choices as to how you choose to explore. Travel to Bras d'Or Lake and the village of Baddeck for a visit to the fascinati...

Day 9 Storybook Sights in Charlottetown

Prince Edward Island is your destination today where you will disembark in Charlottetown for a day of cultural delights and discoveries. Drive to Prince Edward Island National Park, fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence and regarded as ...

Day 10 Nature Rules on a Day at Sea

Cruise the Gulf of St. Lawrence today as your ship charts a course for Saguenay River in Quebec. Relax onboard amidst scenic vistas of the Gulf. The Gulf is a semi-enclosed sea and the world's largest estuary, acting as an outlet fo...

Day 11 Saguenay River

Spend the morning cruising the scenic Riviere Saguenay and the Canada's Saguenay Fjords National Park. The Saguenay Fjord is the only inhabited fjord in North America and has villages that are classified as among the most beautiful ...

Day 12 Bonjour Quebec

Disembark ship after breakfast this morning to begin your discoveries of historic Quebec City, reigning over the St. Lawrence River since 1608. Learn about the European settlers who founded the city on a sightseeing drive that sees ...

Day 13 Journey Home

Tour ends: Quebec City.
Fly home anytime. Hotel check-out is 11:00 AM. A transfer is included to Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport or Quebec City train station. Allow a minimum of two hours for flight check-in at the airport.

MEALS : B

PORTOFCALL : Québec City, Canada

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Dates & Availability

Price From $9,990
Price per day$768
Last Updated: 10/24/2023
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28 Aug 2024
10 Sep 2024
$10,990
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17 Sep 2024
30 Sep 2024
$10,990
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07 Oct 2024
20 Oct 2024
$10,990
$14,720

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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.

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It's easy to see the world's sights. To stand in long lines, push through the crowds, and generally have the same standard-issue vacation as everyone else. But that's not good enough for us, and it's not good enough for you. We believe that travel should be easy. It should be fun. It should be worth your time and the price you paid. It should re-energize and transform. And above all else, it should be beyond the ordinary. Because how you see the world matters.

In 1882, Herman Tauck arrived in New York City from Germany in search of the American dream. His determination and values were passed on to his son, Arthur Tauck, who would realize that dream. With ingenuity and an innovative spirit, Arthur started Tauck Motor Tours, a travel company that would give birth to a new industry. The first tour, through the back roads of New England, was created by this 27-year-old in 1925. It embodied the same successful formula used by Tauck today: do the right thing. Craft a life-enriching travel experience; provide it at a single all-inclusive price; ensure there is great value for money; and rely on recommendations of satisfied customers to build a following and grow the business.

Two elements that did change over the next 90+ years – and three generations of Taucks – were the scope of destinations served and the variety of modes of travel used. Today Tauck delivers life-enriching travel experiences to every corner of the globe, incorporating small cruise ships, premium riverboats, trains, helicopters and more. What started as a New England motor coach tour company has truly evolved into an extraordinary global travel company. The fourth generation of Taucks is now involved in the company. While remarkable in any business, this seamless continuity across generations speaks to shared vision and values.

Throughout its history, the concept of “family” at Tauck has gone far beyond those sharing the surname to include hundreds of valued employees, and hundreds of thousands of loyal guests. The story of Tauck is the story of a unique American family company celebrating a passion for travel – a story that will continue to inspire generations to come.

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