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Explore the top-rated New England small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Boston, Niagara Falls, Portland, Bar Harbor, and Newport, 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 New England small ship cruises start at $4,309 for a trip of 9 to 25 days in 2023. Tell us about your dream New England small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Relax in the sunny squares of historic Savannah
$8,089
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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
$5,889
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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 beautiful New England
$4,309
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Boston to Saint John

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Discover Boston's history
  • Delight in Newport's rich history
  • Explore Provincetown
  • Stroll Portland's streets
Starts / Ends:
Boston / St. John
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Ocean Navigator takes you on a 9-day journey into the heart and spirit of America's birthplace. See charming, classic New England in all its glory. The rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, and green countryside provide a backdrop for a real American experience. Allow yourself to be swept up in the …
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Beautiful Chicago sunset
$7,209
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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 maritime …
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Portland Head Lighthouse, Maine, USA at sunrise
$5,709
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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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Aerial views of Chicago
$7,209
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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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Relax on the lake shores
$5,689
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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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The Gully -Sable Island
$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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$9,017
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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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Downtown Cleveland with River Bridge
$5,689
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Toronto to Chicago

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:
Toronto / Chicago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the highlights of the Great Lakes on this 11-day cruise from Toronto, Ontario to Chicago, Illinois. 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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Downtown Cleveland with River Bridge
$5,689
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Toronto to Chicago

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Voyager
  • Explore the cultures of Chicago
  • Enjoy views of Lake Michigan
  • Cruise through Georgian Bay
  • Admire the thundering Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Chicago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the highlights of the Great Lakes on this 11-day cruise from Toronto, Ontario to Chicago, Illinois. 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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$5,689
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Montreal to Gloucester

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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Aerial view of New York City at dusk
$5,050
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New York, NY to Quebec City - Port to Port

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Shadow
  • Visit historic cities
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
  • Learn about Saguenay's heritage
  • Walk in Forillon National Park
Starts / Ends:
New York / Quebec City
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver shadow on this 11-day voyage across New England. Along with seeing the stunning fall foliage along the North American coast, this spectacular voyage includes overnight stays in two of the biggest cities in the US. Start with the dazzling lights of New York City and go via the …
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Explore beautiful and historic Montreal
$12,230
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From Canada to the American East Coast

Toronto - Gloucester - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • 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
Enjoy this 15-day cruise exploring Canada and the American East Coast from Toronto to Gloucester on board the luxurious Le Dumont-d'Urville. Explore the natural beauty and historic cities of the Saint Lawrence Seaway from the bustling city of Toronto. Cruise across Lake Ontario and through the …
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Sailing in Boston
$9,017
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Savannah, GA to Halifax, NS

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • 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 Navigator and set sail from beautiful Savannah, Georgia, a historic city renowned for its walkable plan, polished parks, and thriving arts scene. …
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Visit historic Baltimore
$8,089
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Boston, MA to Nassau, Bahamas

Boston - Nassau - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • 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
This 16-day tour takes you from lively Boston to the beaches of Nassau aboard the Ocean Navigator. With stops in Baltimore, Charleston, West Palm Beach, and other towns, this itinerary allows you to experience the Eastern cities of the United States en route to The Bahamas.
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Stunning Niagara Falls
$8,369
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Milwaukee 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:
Milwaukee / Montreal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the midwest on this 15-day Milwaukee to Montréal Cruise aboard Ocean Navigator. As you sail across the diverse cerulean hues of Lake Michigan, look out for sand dunes that blend into the horizon as the sun shines on the deck. You will also visit the charming and unique Mackinac …
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Stroll through historic Chicago
$8,369
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Montreal to Milwaukee

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Navigator
  • Visit Mount Royal
  • Visit world-class Cleveland Museum
  • Explore St. Lawrence Market
  • Enjoy the Niagara Falls
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Milwaukee
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a 15-day cruise from Montreal to Milwaukee on the Ocean Navigator to explore the Midwest. Look out for sand dunes that fade into the horizon as you cruise through the many cerulean hues of Lake Michigan while the sun shines on the deck. A popular vacation spot for people looking to get away …
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