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Savannah, GA to Halifax, NS

Example 17 Day Cruise aboard M/V Victory I
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Explore up the Eastern Seaboard to the Southern Canadian border on this 17-day expedition. Between Savannah and Halifax, remarkable cities await exploration. Trace through historic hotspots and modern marvels that enhance this unique voyage aboard M/V Victory I.
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Highlights
  • Stroll through the historic city of Savannah, Georgia
  • Discover the unique blend of casual and sophisticated culture in Charleston
  • Visit fascinating spots in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Explore the Sailing Capital of the World, Newport
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Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Hotel Stay in Savannah, GA

Enjoy a complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening allows time to become acquainted with the city. For your convenience, our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about the upcoming voyage to reservation of premium experiences. Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here. 

Day 2: Savannah, GA | Embark

A stroll through one of the Savannah’s city squares provides the proper backdrop for a renaissance of emotion, and the collaborative efforts of its architectural artisans have inspired a Southern-gothic aesthetic different from that of any other place. This pedestrian-friendly city is where the little things – breweries and mustard-based barbeque, live oaks and lighthouses – come together to create a mighty experience. Be enticed by the bounty of the centuries-old City Market and explore history at Davenport House and other intriguing highlights on an included narrated tour through the cobblestone streets. 

Included Shore Excursions:
Savannah Included AM

Separated from South Carolina by the Savannah River, Savannah is one of Georgia's historic coastal towns known for its antebellum pomp and splashes of American history. Experience southern hospitality Savannah-style in this city that has consistently achieved the honor of being named one of the "world's friendliest cities." While you explore the city, notice the unique blend of art, historic architecture and trendy boutiques that make Savannah, Georgia so appealing.

Day 3: Charleston, SC

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Along the southern coast of South Carolina rests Charleston, boasting a unique blend of casual and sophisticated in the ever-present beauty of its blooming culture. This charming port features a maze of recreation ripe for travelers to navigate. Eyes light up at the spectacle of the candy-colored waterfront houses on Rainbow Row, and guests love surveying the ocean from the scenic seawall promenade of The Battery. These highlights and others make for an engaging included tour. 

Day 4: Wilmington, NC

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The Eastern Seaboard is rich with naval and railway history. Explore part of that legacy at the Wilmington Railroad Museum on an included tour. Visitors stroll along the Riverwalk, ducking into pastel-colored shops, locally owned bistros and seafood eateries with views of miles of open water.

Included Shore Excursions:
Wilmington Included Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Wilmington, North Carolina rests along the Cape Fear River. This historic town was settled by the English in the early 18th century and went on to play significant roles in the American Revolution, Civil War and World War II. Wilmington is famous for its downtown Riverwalk, which was rated the "Best American Riverfront" in 2014. From the historic district to the thriving Riverwalk, there is always plenty to explore in this charming North Carolina town.

Day 5: Scenic Sailing on the Atlantic Ocean

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Ah, another day on the vast Atlantic Ocean – a day to rise with the sun and meet with friends in the restaurant of your choosing over breakfast...or sleep in and order room service. Gather in the Compass Lounge for snacks and games...or take in the view from deck with your favorite cocktail in hand. This day is yours to craft as you desire. 

Day 6: Norfolk, VA

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Norfolk’s maritime heritage becomes immediately apparent upon sight of the massive battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) docked in its harbor. One of four powerful Iowa-class battleships, “Wisky” served from World War II all the way through Operation Desert Storm. Now retired, she serves as a museum at the popular Nauticus National Maritime Center. Gardens, theaters, and dedications to WWII-era U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, along with other attractions, draw visitors to the city.

Included Shore Excursions:
Norfolk Included Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Norfolk's position along the Chesapeake Bay has historically made it a strategic military and transportation point. Today, Norfolk is the home of the world's largest naval base as well as one of NATO's Strategic Command Headquarters. Although known for its military presence, make no mistake, Norfolk is a town of vibrant culture, artistic expression, and scenic views by the bay.

Day 7: Baltimore, MD

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A visit to Clipper City brings a true taste of America. It’s the birthplace of national legends such as Billie Holiday and “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Literary treasure Edgar Allan Poe claimed it as his birthplace ­– even though he was born in Boston. This fascinating spot perfectly blends historic and modern. Visit the childhood home of baseball’s first celebrity – Babe Ruth – explore the enchanting Inner Harbor and more. 

Included Shore Excursions:
Baltimore Included Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

As the second-largest seaport in the United States' Mid-Atlantic region, Baltimore's inner harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States. As a major port, Baltimore was the subject of attacks by the British in the War of 1812, and the bombardment of Fort McHenry in 1814 inspired the words of the United States National Anthem. The "City of Neighborhoods" is teeming with plenty of history, industry, and art to explore.

Day 8: Scenic Sailing on the Atlantic Ocean

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Set your cares adrift as the Victory I gently plies the waters, surrounded by seemingly endless horizon, on this relaxing day of ocean cruising. 

Day 9: Montauk, NY (Sag Harbor)

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
As the eastern tip of Long Island and New York itself, Montauk is often referred to as “The End.” This destination is a hotspot for Eastern Seaboard explorers. You’ll be amazed by the 1796 Montauk Point Lighthouse that greets us at our launching point to some of the most serene views in the state.

Day 10: Newport, RI

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This city on Aquidneck Island is lovingly referred to as the Sailing Capital of the World, having hosted famed America’s Cup yacht race for more than 50 years. Gilded Age mansions dot the landscape. Sprawling estates such as The Breakers, Rosecliff, Marble House, and The Elms were considered “cottages” by the wealthy industrialist families whose legacies they carry. Delight in the rich history, phenomenal cliffside views, and award-winning culinary traditions of this fashionable seaside retreat.  

Included Shore Excursions:
Newport Included Tour

Newport, Rhode Island, also known as the "City by the Sea," has become one of New England's most popular vacation destinations. Initially, a bustling colonial seaport, Newport has experienced multiple phases of growth throughout its history, which can be found in the intriguing and beautiful landmarks found throughout the city.

Day 11: Nantucket, MA

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This tiny island has been home to indigenous peoples, Quakers, whalers, counterculture-free spirits, and the upper echelons of industry and commerce. At heart, it’s an unassuming little ration of heaven on Earth – a summer playground of disarming natural beauty. Charming shops along cobblestone downtown streets offer all manner of treats, while beyond lies a wealth of wonder – quirky museums, grand galleries, powdery beaches, local brews and so much more. 

Day 12: Provincetown, MA

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
At the northern tip of Cape Cod, the first pilgrims from the Old World stepped off the Mayflower in 1620. Pilgrim Monument stretches high above the landscape overlooking the cerulean sprawl of the bay. The dense array of shops and restaurants on Commercial Street host a constant stream of visitors looking for the best of Cape Cod’s seafood and souvenirs. From multicolored murals to sunny decks on which to sit a spell, this spot feels like a slice of paradise. 

Day 13: Boston, MA

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Boston is ubiquitous. As the Cradle of Modern America, it birthed a revolution. Laced in legacy and a world of cultures, the city has stories to tell. Follow the red-brick road along the Freedom Trail, and admire the zenith of colonial history and modern innovation. Cobblestone walkways, civic landmarks and classic architecture sit pretty to reveal authentic Americana from the perspective of one of the oldest cities in the United States. From bookstore and boutique to street performer, Boston is groundbreaking. 

Included Shore Excursions:
Boston Included Tour

Boston is the capital of Massachusetts and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. As the site of many important events leading to the American Revolution, Boston's historical roots stem from every street corner. Today, the city is one of New England's preeminent destinations, featuring many popular attractions from thought-provoking museums to antique colonial structures.

Day 14: Portland, ME

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
On a peninsula in Casco Bay, this darling of the Pine Tree State – formerly its capital – lends urban sensibility to the wild splendor of the craggy coastline beyond. At the Old Port waterfront, restaurants and revelry now fill the 19th-century warehouses. Stroll along cobblestone streets and breathe in the fresh scent of the sea. Perhaps catch the strains of some bluegrass or blues from a nearby bar while hardworking fishermen on the wharves catch the next day’s lunch. At Cape Elizabeth just to the south, the Portland Head Light stands as a beacon to the ocean’s travelers.

Day 15: Bar Harbor, ME

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The sunrise greets this magical port on Mount Desert Island before any other place in America during fall. An encircling landscape of granite gorgeously sculpted by eons is the breathtaking backdrop for a community rooted in tradition and a true sense of place. In Acadia National Park, standing on the rare crushed-shell surface of Sand Beach affords a panorama of nature’s pageantry, from pink granite to towering evergreen. Soak in some Downeast hospitality on a traditional lobster boat tour optional premium experience. As seals laze on jutted rocks, we make our way to commune with Cadillac Mountain – the East Coast’s highest peak. 

Included Shore Excursions:
Bar Harbor Included Tour

Bar Harbor is a scenic town on Mount Desert Island that rests on the cusp of Acadia National Park. The town's impeccable beauty is distinct. The landscape is marked by natural wonders, such as overlooking ocean cliffs, rocky beaches, lush forests, and the not-so-distant peak of Cadillac Mountain. During your visit, experience the marvelous scenes of the coastal community along Frenchman Bay that have captured the hearts of many.

Day 16: Scenic Sailing on the Atlantic Ocean

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Another day on the vast Atlantic Ocean – a day to rise with the sun and meet with friends in the restaurant of your choosing over breakfast...or sleep in and order room service. Gather in the Compass Lounge for snacks and games...or take in the view from deck with your favorite cocktail in hand. This day is yours to craft as you desire.

Day 17: Halifax, NS | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Coastal living, rugged wilderness, and urban polish converge around Nova Scotia’s capital. Drink in the lively mix of historic and modern in the beating heart of this lively seaport. Bustling streets slope down toward indigo brine and oceanic splendor, stretching east into oblivion. Bathe in botanical beauty at the Public Gardens. The fortified summit of Citadel Hill – never needed for actual protection – stands as a testament to the peaceful nature of the nation. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 offer their own remarkable perspectives. 

Included Shore Excursions:
Halifax Included Tour

The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax has a rich culture that has generated an increase in the region's cruise popularity. Life in Halifax revolves around the sea. As you walk throughout the city streets, you will feel the sense of maritime history that emits from the docks, buildings, and coastal scenery. This exciting urban center is settled on the edge of the Atlantic coast and is one of the few places in the world where one can enjoy bustling city life and coastal relaxation on the same day.

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M/V Victory I

Victory I
Victory I

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Victory I
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Category E
Oceanview stateroom, queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily. (Deck 1 / 160 sq ft)
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Category D
Oceanview stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 1 / 158 sq ft)
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Category C
Oceanview stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 2 & 3 / 152 sq ft)
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Category B
Oceanview stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 3 / 146 sq ft)
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Category A
Oceanview stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire and chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 3 / 185 sq ft)
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Category AA
Oceanview with direct access to the open-air promenade. Two twins or one queen bed, armoire and chest of drawers, mini fridge & fresh fruit daily. (Deck 4 / 161 sq ft)
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Owner’s Suite
Oceanview suite sweeping views, a private terrace, one queen bed and one sofa bed, sitting area, complimentary minibar, complimentary laundry service & fresh fruit (Deck 3/335 sq ft)

Notes

Price Includes:  
  • Pre-voyage hotel night
  • Masterful regional cuisine with specialty and casual options
  • Entertainment each evening
  • Shore excursions in each port of call
  • Afternoon tea service
  • Cocktail hour daily
  • Complimentary non-premium beer, wine, spirits, tea, coffee, filtered water, and soft drinks
  • Wi-Fi in all public areas
  • Onboard enrichment
Price does not include:
  • Port charges per person depending on the itinerary.
  • Air & Transfer costs.
  • Gratuities on board or for any shore excursion personnel, such as tour guides or bus drivers.

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