Cruise New England and Eastern Canada’s most scenic ports of call. From your ship, relax and enjoy the spectacular views such as glorious colors, and you’ll realize this experience can only happen along the stunning and dramatic coasts of Canada and New England.
Follow in the footsteps of America’s forefathers in cities like Newport and Boston. Visit the bright lights of New York City. Fall in love with the quaint villages from Saint John to Bar Harbor. Stroll through history among colonial brick buildings, autumn woods and rocky shores as you experience the sights, sounds and flavors of Canada and New England.
There's just no better way to experience the East Coast's autumn color than onboard a Princess cruise. The quaint New England of earlier times is alive and well in charming port cities we’ll visit on your cruise, like Bar Harbor and Newport. Grab a bowl of clam chowder or a lobster roll, or nibble on fresh Maine blueberries.
We will be sailing on the Caribbean Princess where the nightlife onboard is entertaining with Illuminating the stages in captivating productions, the performers are some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea. The Princess Signature Shows, lounge performers, movies and casinos are just some of the entertainment our passengers enjoy as they escape completely. We will also be enjoying early dining.
Saturday, Oct. 13 New York City
Depart from Chicago and fly to New York City to begin your adventure to explore the New England/Canada Fall Foliage.
Sunday, Oct. 14 Sea Day
There will be lots of fun things offered on the ship during the Sea Day!! Join a dance class or maybe some trivia!!! And there is always eating!!!!!!
Monday, Oct. 15 Halifax, NS, Canada
Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia, has considerable charms. The beautifully restored waterfront buildings recall the city's centuries-old maritime heritage. Halifax is also the gateway to Nova Scotia's picturesque landscapes and rugged natural beauty. Peggy's Cove: The coastline where Peggy's Cove is located is home to a charming lighthouse that looks out over the sea and is arguably the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Halifax Harbor is a functioning port and busy tourist destination, Halifax Harbor boasts the second largest natural harbor in the world. Along the boardwalk, there are eateries, shops and museums, even a casino. Point Pleasant Park is a large park on the tip of the Halifax peninsula is home to the Prince of Wales Martello Tower National Historic Site. Walk the many trails and enjoy fresh sea air laced with the smell of pine.
Tuesday, Oct. 16 Saint John, NB, Canada
Canada's oldest settlement is the gateway to the scenic wonders of New Brunswick, which remains remarkably unspoiled with 85 percent of the province still unsettled with vast expanses of forests, hills, streams, and a spectacular coastline dotted by historic and charming towns. Old City Market is Canada's oldest and longest-running farmers market was built by shipwrights who crowned the structure with a roof in the shape of a ship's hull. Carleton Martello Tower is the National Historic Site is one of 16 Martello-style towers built by the British during the War of 1812 to protect the coast from American raids. Reversing River Rapids Is the fierce tides of the Bay of Fundy create a natural phenomenon that forces this longest river in Eastern Canada to reverse direction and flow back upstream.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 Bar Harbor, ME
On the east side of Maine's Mt. Desert Island and surrounded by Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor is a beautiful coastal port, and it is said to be one of the most beautiful spots in North America. Acadia National Park where there are more than 120 miles of marked trails for hiking, as well as mountains for rock climbing and numerous lakes and ponds for canoe outings. Enjoy the scenic views of the coastline and take one of the whale-watching expeditions, which depart from Harbor Place several times a day, next to the Town Pier. Or visit a Lobster Hatchery in addition to a lobster museum, there's a working lobster hatchery that offers a fascinating look into the life of lobsters.
Thursday, Oct. 18 Boston, MA
Hailed as the Cradle of American Independence, Boston has been described as the "Athens of America." Today this city of 600,000 retains its spirit, combining historic districts with revitalized urban centers all the while remaining faithful to its venerable roots. Follow the Freedom trail and you'll appreciate the city's role in American history. A line of red bricks embedded in the pavement marks the trail route - three of the most historic miles in the U.S. Visit the Old North Church where Paul Revere ordered two lanterns hung in this church's tower to signal how the British Redcoats would advance: One if by land, two if by sea. USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, it resides docked in the bay and is taken out for its annual spin each 4th of July.
Friday, Oct. 19 Newport, RI
A thriving seaport in colonial days, then a summer playground for wealthy 19th-century families, Newport, Rhode Island, lies on the north-east coast of the United States, just south of Boston and north of New York City. Newport has some splendid historic mansions, a lovely harbor and rustic natural beaches close to town, making it the perfect base for those who enjoy sailing, swimming and long walks. The city’s cobblestone streets and charming wharves are lined with boutiques and galleries. Architecture, design and history buffs will find much to interest them here.
Saturday, Oct. 20 New York City
We will fly back to Chicago from New York City
- A passport or a passport card will be required to travel
- There will be optional land tours offered by Princess Cruise Lines at the different ports of call.
- $400 deposit is due at the time of sign-up…..sign up early for the preferred Cabin assignments and price guarantee
- Trip protection is available
- Princess reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $9 per person per day on all passengers if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel even if your paid in full.
- Final Payment will be due July 1, 2012
Sabatini’s, Ultimate Balcony Dining, Crown Grill Steakhouse have a small cover charge but the other 6 dining experiences are included
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** This trip is non-refundable after the final payment date **