7-Night Canada- New England Cruise from Boston, MA Sunday, October 11 ~ Sunday, October 18, 2020
On the Royal Caribbean BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS
Embarking BOSTON, Massachusetts Arrive Boston on October 17 (Recommended) spend night in town, then head to port on the 18th. If you plan to arrive on the 18th, be sure to be on board the ship by 2:00 PM. Toting over 400 years of history, Boston is one of the oldest cities in America. Boston cruises allow you to see Revolution-era relics standing tall amid modern cityscapes, and homes where legendary patriots, politicians and poets once lived. Discover cobblestone charm in Beacon Hill and Paul Revere’s midnight route through the North End. Breathe in salty air along the Harborwalk and ride in a swan boat around Boston Public Garden. Whether it’s walking the Freedom Trail, kayaking on the Charles River, or living time-honored baseball traditions at Fenway Park, you’ll come to find Boston is the birthplace of New England adventure.
PORTLAND, MAINE Once you set foot on the historic cobblestone streets of Portland, Maine, you'll know what keeps visitors flocking to these shores from around the world. Located in the heart of Casco Bay, Portland is home to a mix of activities, from outdoor adventures to artfully curated excursions and food experiences that will leave your taste buds wanting more during your cruise to Portland. Create an adventure in this sophisticated seaside city that perfectly matches your taste: Hike Casco Bay out to the lighthouse, peruse through the shops of Congress Street and the Old Port, or taste your way through the many highly regarded breweries inside the city limits and just beyond.
BAR HARBOR, MAINE New England charm, scenic vistas and outdoor adventure have kept visitors returning to Bar Harbor for over 100 years. Unwind on the beach, and take in view of the soaring granite cliffs. Stretch your legs with a relaxed walk along the Shore Path. Explore the cobblestone streets of the town center and fuel up on fresh-caught lobster. Then, explore wild Acadia, Maine's only national park — hike to the top of Cadillac Mountain, the highest peak on the Atlantic seaboard. At the summit, enjoy panoramic views of the lush surrounding forests and ocean. Cruise to Maine and take the easy stroll around Jordan Pond to see the mountain reflected in the clear waters below.
In Saint John, New Brunswick, you'll discover a perfect mixture of natural and urban adventures. Canada's oldest incorporated city, Saint John is also the country's third-largest port and the only city located on the Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides. Cruise to New Brunswick and stretch your legs while you catch a view of the bay on the Skywalk. Then, discover the local bounty at Saint John City Market, North America's oldest continuing farmers market, and check out its rafters that resemble a ship's inverted hull. Later, head out to explore Irving Nature Park's trails and Rockwood Park, a Stonehammer Geopark site.
Time for the Spa, lounging on the deck, playing games, chatting with friends, admiring the fall foliage. This cruise ship is yours to explore!
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia Halifax was founded as a naval base in 1749 — but you'd never know it from the vibe of this bustling urban capital today. Peer a little closer and you'll see the Citadel, the star-shaped fortress that still stands guard from its hilltop perch. Discover historic architecture, restaurants, museums and boutique shops on the restored waterfront. Hop a ferry to Dartmouth or visit Peggy's Cove. Jump onboard a Nova Scotia cruise and spend your day whale-watching, or sailing, and celebrate the day with some of the best beer and lobster the Maritimes have to offer.
Enjoy the day admiring fall foliage!
All good things come to an end! If you are planning your flight home, be sure your flight leaves after NOON! We get off the ship around 9:00 AM (Although some people leave earlier than that), go through customs, and board transportation to the airport. This will take approximately 3 hours from getting off the ship and arriving at the airport. So, plan your flight accordingly. Nothing ruins a good cruise with stress getting to the airport for your flight in time.
7 Night Canada Cruise Itinerary Overview Explore Brilliance of the Seas Day 1 - Boston, Massachusetts Day 2 - Portland, Maine Day 3 - Bar Harbor, Maine Day 4 - Saint John, New Brunswick Day 5 - Cruising Day 6 - Halifax, Nova Scotia Day 7 - Cruising Day 8 - Boston, Massachusetts
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Saint John is where Bay of Fundy Meets Saint John River