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Explore the top-rated East Coast of US small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Bar Harbor, Portland, Niagara Falls, Boston, and Provincetown, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of East Coast of US small ship cruises start at $3,199 for a trip of 6 to 99 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream East Coast of US small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Explore beautiful New England
$3,499
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Boston to St. John

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Enjoy Boston
  • Delight in Newport's rich history
  • Discover Provincetown
  • Stroll Portland's streets
Starts / Ends:
Boston / St. John
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take in the heart and soul of America's origins on this nine-day voyage aboard the Ocean Voyager, which explores some of the region's most legendary places. View charming, authentic New England in all her splendor. Craggy bluffs, stretches of sandy shoreline, and lush farmland provide the …
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Relax in the sunny squares of historic Savannah
$5,599
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Boston, MA to Nassau, Bahamas

Boston - Nassau - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Learn Boston's history
  • Wander through historic Baltimore
  • Experience Southern hospitality
  • Explore Charleston's architecture
Starts / Ends:
Boston / Nassau
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail on this 16-day itinerary cruising the seaboard from bustling Boston to beachy Nassau aboard Ocean Voyager. With stops in Baltimore, Charleston, West Palm Beach, and more, this journey has been handcrafted to sample the Eastern cities of the United States as you head to your final destination …
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Visit quaint fishing villages along the coast of Nova Scotia
$4,499
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Montreal to Gloucester

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Enjoy Montreal's ambiance
  • Admire the scenic Strait of Canso
  • Explore Charlottetown
  • Discover the history of Halifax
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Boston
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Phenomenal experiences lie in store for those who choose this epic 11-day adventure. Indulge in the beauties of Montreal during your pre-cruise hotel stay, then prepare to be astounded once the ship sets sail. On this excursion, a biologist joins you on board to enhance the pleasure of gliding …
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Explore Toronto
$4,999
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Portland to Toronto

Portland - Toronto - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Stroll the streets of Portland
  • Discover the history of Halifax
  • Cruise the scenic Strait of Canso
  • Explore beautiful Montreal
Starts / Ends:
Portland / Toronto
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Navigate the waters that tie New England to Canada on this 12-day spectacular journey aboard Ocean Navigator. Scenic sailing through the Thousand Islands goes unmatched, and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, planted within the Garden of the Gulf, invites travelers to rollick in whimsical …
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Stroll by the river running through Quebec City
$4,999
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Montreal, QC to Detroit, MI

Montreal - Detroit - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Experience the culture of Montreal
  • Discover Quebec
  • Explore Toronto
  • Visit Detroit, Michigan
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Detroit
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Navigator to join this 11-day expedition cruise along the Saint Lawrence River and the eastern Great Lakes. Sail between Montreal, Quebec, and Detroit, Michigan, cruising to explore beautiful islands, wander through historic port cities, and discover the culture, history, and …
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Portland Head Lighthouse, Maine, USA at sunrise
$4,699
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Portland to Toronto

Portland - Toronto - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Drive through Portland
  • Admire Charlottetown's history
  • Discover Cavendish Bay
  • Enjoy whale watching at Tadoussac
Starts / Ends:
Portland / Toronto
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the best of the borderlands between Canada and the USA. Survey two of the most European cities in North America, the French Canadian ports of Montreal and Quebec, then the metropolitan city of Toronto. Transit the Welland Canal, and the majestic Montmorency Falls, and take in the blossoming …
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Explore Nova Scotia's coast
$11,420
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From Canada to the American East Coast

Toronto - Gloucester - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Explore Montreal and Quebec City
  • Visit historic coastal villages
  • Learn about Canada's history
  • Admire the landscapes of the coast
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Gloucester
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the natural beauty and historic cities of the Saint Lawrence Seaway on this 15-day cruise from Toronto to Gloucester aboard the luxurious Le Bellot. From the bustling city of Toronto, cruise across Lake Ontario and through the locks of the Saint Lawrence seaway. Visit the cosmopolitan …
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Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts
$8,320
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From the St. Lawrence River to the American East Coast : Montreal - Gloucester

Montreal - Gloucester - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover first American settlers
  • Explore Lunenburg
  • Sail through St. Lawrence River
  • Amaze with Saguenay River
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Gloucester
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a 13-day cruise combining nature observation at the end of the Indian summer with the history of the first American settlers. First call atQuebec City, capital of Canada’s Beautiful Province, located on the St. Lawrence estuary and founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608. Do not miss …
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Beautiful Chicago sunset
$6,099
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Chicago to Montreal

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Discover Chicago
  • Visit the beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Cruise through Georgian Bay
  • Admire the Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Chicago / Montreal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Nearly 15,000 years ago, the last of the great glaciers retreated, leaving us the five Great Lakes–Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Together, they contain more than one-fifth of the planet’s fresh surface water. On the Ocean Voyager, delve into North America’s …
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Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts
$6,149
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`America's Historic Cities of the Sea Halifax to Miami

13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Stroll through beautiful Savannah
  • Discover Charleston's culture
  • Explore Newport, Rhode Island
  • Enjoy Maine's natural beauty
  • Enjoy seafood options in Halifax
  • Discover wonders of New York City
Starts / Ends:
Halifax / Miami
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 13-day journey onboard Vega explores the gorgeous and diverse eastern seaboard of North America. Set sail from Halifax, Nova Scotia’s lively capital, rich in nautical history and charm. Stop at Bar Harbor, a quintessential New England coastal town with scenic views, walkable streets, and …
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Relax on the lake shores
$4,299
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Chicago to Toronto

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Explore the cultures of Chicago
  • Enjoy views of Lake Michigan
  • Cruise through Georgian Bay
  • Admire the thundering Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Chicago / Toronto
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day journey from Chicago, Illinois to Toronto, Ontario explores the attractions of the Great Lakes. Discover popular ports on Lakes Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario and immerse yourself in the lakes' natural splendor. The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit, Michigan, provides information on …
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Aerial View of Halifax Skyline
$8,300
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New York, NY to Quebec City

New York - Quebec - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit historic cities
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
  • Learn about Saguenay's heritage
  • Walk in Forillon National Park
Starts / Ends:
New York / Halifax
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Departing NYC, sail to Canada’s Quebec City via the quiet shores of Rhode Island, Maine, and Nova Scotia aboard luxurious Silver Whisper. Visit one of America’s most historic cities, drop in on the oldest library in the country, explore an incredible fortress city, and wander beside …
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$7,499
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Savannah, GA to Halifax, NS

Savannah - Halifax - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Stroll through beautiful Savannah
  • Discover Charleston's culture
  • Visit historic Baltimore
  • Explore Newport, Rhode Island
  • Learn early American history
  • Enjoy Maine's natural beauty
Starts / Ends:
Savannah / Halifax
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the North American Eastern Seaboard from the historic Coastal South to the Southern Canadian border on this 17-day expedition. Board Ocean Voyager and set sail from beautiful Savannah, Georgia, a historic city renowned for its walkable plan, polished parks, and thriving arts scene. Continue …
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Stunning Niagara Falls
$6,099
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Chicago to Montreal

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Discover Chicago
  • Visit the beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Cruise through Georgian Bay
  • Admire the Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Chicago / Montreal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Chicago represents the heart and soul of the Midwest. Cruise across Lake Michigan's blue, turquoise, and cerulean colors and keep an eye out for sand dunes that fade into the horizon as the sun plays on the deck. Visit a charming and distinctive American site, Mackinac Island, and its state …
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Aerial views of Chicago
$6,099
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Chicago to Montreal

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Explore the cultures of Chicago
  • Enjoy views of Lake Michigan
  • Learn about American history
  • Admire the thundering Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Chicago / Montreal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the highlights of the Great Lakes on this 13-day cruise from Chicago, Illinois to Montreal, Quebec. Explore favorite ports of Lakes Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the lakes. Discover the history of industry and its role in the making of …
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Enjoy Savannah's beautiful Forsyth Park
$4,699
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Roundtrip Jacksonville

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Experience Jacksonville hospitality
  • Explore beautiful Savannah, Georgia
  • Admire Charleston's architecture
  • Sunbathe on beaches in the Bahamas
Starts / Ends:
Jacksonville / Jacksonville
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the historic South to pristine beaches, a voyage from the Southeast coast to The Bahamas delivers just the right balance of excitement and relaxation. Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia offer a glimpse into coastal Southern living and stunning historic architecture, while the …
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$4,499
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Montreal to Boston

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Enjoy Montreal's ambiance
  • Cruise the scenic Strait of Canso
  • Visit Charlottetown
  • Discover the history of Halifax
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Boston
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Phenomenal experiences lay in store for those who choose this epic 11-day adventure. Relish the charms of Montreal on your pre-voyage hotel stay, then prepare to be dazzled as the ship gets underway. On this trip, a naturalist joins you onboard to enhance the sheer joy of gliding upon the St. …
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$13,160
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Symphony on the St. Lawrence: From Québec to the Canadian Maritimes – with Smithsonian Journeys

Toronto - Gloucester - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Visit Québec and Lunenburg
  • Discover the art of Montréal
  • Explore the beauty of nature
  • Enjoy musical performances
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Gloucester
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the unforgettable 15-day cruise exploration offered by Le Bellot, and enjoy the vast unspoiled expanses of Canada and the North American coast. Your journey will start in Toronto then you will enjoy a magnificent sail along the shimmering waters of Lake Ontario. Youwill then head …
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