New York City / EmbarkArrive in New York City and board the Yorktown.
Newport, Rhode IslandSail into Newport, once a summer playground of New York’s wealthiest families. Many of the grand “cottages” they built are now open to the public. See The Breakers, the 70-room mansion of Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Also explore the historic center of Newport with its fine architecture and enjoy time at leisure.
BostonArrive in Boston and visit the Museum of Fine Arts, with its recent addition of the Art of the Americas Wing; the Isabella Gardner Museum; and the Boston Athenaeum.
Boothbay Harbor, MaineDock at Boothbay Harbor, often referred to as the boating capital of New England, and walk along the town’s quaint streets. Lined with charming shops and restaurants, Boothbay is an enchanting town.
Bar Harbor, MaineExplore Bar Harbor, one of the loveliest towns along the coast of Maine Surrounded by Acadia National Park, this quaint fishing village on Mount Desert Island was a fashionable resort town in the late 1800s and the summer home of influential families. Tour Acadia National Park to discover the Wild Gardens of Acadia, showcasing over 300 native plant species. Also visit the Abbe Museum’s collections chronicling Maine’s Native American culture and history.
Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaVisit Yarmouth to view its Cape Forchu Lighthouse and charming Victorian houses. The town is also home to several cultural centers. Enjoy the opportunity to visit the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Yarmouth County Museum & Archives.
The 19th-century village of Lunenburg is known for seafaring and natural beauty. Take a walking tour of the Old Town and also visit the aquarium at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.
Trail, the historic route that linked the isolated Scottish, English, and Acadian communities during colonial times.
Tour the sandstone Province House, St. Paul’s Church, the Citadel National Historic Site and the Public Gardens. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore Halifax’s vibrant attractions.
for Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel—and take in some of the 200 bird species inhabiting the parkland.
Port HawkesburyTransfer to the charming town of Baddeck, once the home of the great inventor, Alexander Graham Bell. Explore the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and view the immense collection that illustrates his life.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island is known as the Garden of the Gulf for its pastoral landscape. Tour the island, including the colonial seaport of Charlottetown and its historic Province House. Continue to Prince Edward Island National Park, where we will see the Anne of Green Gables House—the inspiration for Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel.
Caraquet, New BrunswickVisit the remote villages of Acadia including Grande Anse and Ile le Mec. Explore Caraquet, the oldest of the villages. Visit the Acadian Museum and the Historic Village, which demonstrates the Acadian way of life during the 18th century.
From Land’s End, visit the National Park of Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock, rising out of the sea to a solitary height of almost 300 feet. Perce Rock is a continuation of the Appalachian Mountains, which extend from the peninsula to Alabama. Its neighbor, Bonaventure Island, houses a migratory bird sanctuary.
battlements, Quebec City remains one of North America’s most romantic spots. The authentic, undeveloped charm led UNESCO to designate it a World Heritage site in 1985. Discover the Upper and Lower Towns; the Citadel; the Plains of Abraham, where General Wolfe claimed the city for
England in 1759; and the Place Royale.
At SeaRelax aboard Yorktown and attend a lecture by one of our onboard experts as we sail down the Saguenay and St. Lawrence Rivers.
Quebec CityWith its old city walls, narrow cobblestoned lanes, country squares, copper gables, outdoor cafes, and historic battlements, Quebec City remains one of the most romantic spots in North America. The authentic, undeveloped charm led UNESCO to designate it a World Heritage site in 1985. Discover the Upper and Lower Towns, the Citadel, the Plains of Abraham, and the Place Royale.
MontrealDisembark in Montreal and transfer to the airport for your connecting flights.