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Eastern Highlights and New England Discovery Cruise

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 Trip Length
16 Days
 Trip Starts
Toronto
 Trip Finishes
Boston
16 Day Eastern Highlights and New England Discovery Cruise Itinerary (Evergreen)
Countries Explored: Canada USA
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Holland America
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Premium
Max. Group Size
40
Trip Style
Tour & Cruise
Trip Code
ERCB-2

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Evergreen's 16 Day Eastern Highlights and New England Discovery Cruise. View Niagara Falls on an exciting cruise, rise to the top of CN Tower and visit the port of Bar Harbor in Maine all on this 16 day Eastern Highlights tour.

Itinerary

Welcome to Canada! On arrival at Toronto International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. Toronto is a cosmopolitan city, and is the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada.

Today, you will see one of the most spectacular natural sights of North America as you visit the incredible Niagara Falls. Travel through the countryside before arriving at Niagara for a thrilling cruise to the foot of Horseshoe Falls. Get up close to one of the most amazing waterfalls in the world as you feel the mist washing over you. After some free time or an optional helicopter ride over the falls, visit the historic and beautifully preserved village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto early this evening. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner. DiscoverMORE Experience a spectacular helicopter flight over the falls (extra expense) (B/D)

This morning, take a journey to the top of CN Tower, the tallest free-standing tower in the Americas for some spectacular views over Toronto. Travel up University Avenue to take in the sights of Ontario’s Parliament Buildings, Queens Park and museum row. Travel east following Lake Ontario to the colonial city of Kingston, the gateway to the beautiful Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River. Board your vessel for a cruise of one of the most picturesque areas in Eastern Canada. Travel through the islands and canals and view spectacular old buildings, attractive neighbourhoods and abundant birdlife. Continue following the rivers and lakes to Canada’s capital. (B)

This morning, our local guide joins us for a tour of Ottawa, famous for its stately boulevards, imposing buildings and tulip filled gardens during spring. See the green-peaked roofs of the Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the National Gallery. We view the residences of the Prime Minister and the Governor General, the Royal Canadian Mint and the Rideau Canal. Take a break at ByWard Market where you have free time to explore before continuing your city tour with a visit to the Canadian Museum of History, Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution.

You’re Invited: Visit to First Nations camp at the Canadian Museum of History where you will partake in an informative tour of the Native village, then witness a vibrant performance of traditional styles of Pow Wow dancing. Tonight, dine at the National Arts Centre. Dedicated to the performing arts, this is a culinary experience that indulges the senses. (B/D)

Head for the quintessentially French city of Montreal, located on an island of the St. Lawrence River. On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, viewing the Olympic Complex, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Notre Dame Basilica and views of the city skyline from the parklands of Mt. Royal. Montreal abounds with sightseeing options, such as taking a stroll, bicycle or a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of the famous Parisian-style historic district, which is filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques and restaurants. (B/D)

Bienvenue! Welcome to the French-Canadian province of Quebec. Make your way to a traditional Quebecois Sugar Shack. You’re Invited: Enjoy French Canadian country charm and hospitality and learn how to make maple candy, then partake in a delicious lunch that showcases the local country cuisine. Visit Deschambault a quaint village along the St. Lawrence River before a scenic drive along the “Chemin du Roy” (King’s Road), the oldest roadway in Canada. This historic “New France Route,” takes you to Quebec City, the UNESCO World Heritage Site spectacularly perched atop Cap Diamant. French is the primary language in this unique city, founded in 1608 as a trading post.

Arrive into Quebec City in the afternoon and meet our local guide for a tour of The Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and Parliament buildings. You will then embark on a walking tour within the walls of the Vieux Carré (Old City) and visit Lower Town. This is truly a remarkable city, every building in Old Quebec tells a story and every square exudes the spirit of New France with a history dating back many hundreds of years. (B/L)

Quebec City is one of the world’s most historical and fascinating cities. Spend the day exploring the quaint streets, ancient buildings and getting to know the local food and people. Savour the local cuisine on a gastronomic walking tour (extra expense) (B)

This morning, transfer to the pier where you will farewell your Tour Director as you board your luxurious cruise ship. Check into your comfortable ocean view stateroom (upgrade to verandah stateroom additional expense) on the Holland America cruise ship ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Settle in for an unforgettable 8 night voyage through the St. Lawrence River and New England. (B/D)

Early this morning, our cruise ship will dock in Quebec City. There are a wide range of shore excursions available (own expense). (B/L/D)

The largest estuary in the world, the Gulf of Saint Lawrence fringes the shores of half the provinces of Canada and is a gateway to the interior of the entire North American continent. Geographically, the Gulf is defined by stunning coast line and beautiful islands, including Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands. Thousands of migratory birds make this area their home during the spring and autumn migration period. (B/L/D)

This morning, arrive into the charming city of Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. There is plenty of free time to explore the city famed for being the birthplace of Canada. Be sure to visit Confederation Centre or perhaps enjoy an optional tour to the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ homesite (own expense). (B/L/D)

A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia. At the northeast end of the province sits Cape Breton Island, whose wild and lovely topography includes Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Bras d’Or Lake, and miles of rugged coastline. Sydney is the gateway to it all. Spend the day in Sydney or take an optional sightseeing tour (shore excursions are at own expense). (B/L/D)

Spend the day docked in one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours. (B/L/D)

Discover a perfect mixture of natural and urban adventures in 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. 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. (B/L/D)

Enter the waters of the United States as you sail along the coast of New Brunswick into Bar Harbor. (B/L/D)

Arrive into Boston. After disembarking, you will be transferred to the airport for your homeward flight (book flight after 2pm), or consider taking in more of Boston with some post tour accommodation. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Evergreen Tours cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions. (B)

Trip Inclusions

A Journey of Discovery
A Journey of Discovery

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You're Invited
You're Invited

Authentic included adventures that take you into the cultural heart of each destination. Read more

Rediscover the Romance of Rail
Rediscover the Romance of Rail

Climb aboard the Rocky Mountaineer a quintessential and enriching Western Canada experience not to be missed.

DiscoverMORE
DiscoverMORE

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A Perfect Night's Sleep
A Perfect Night's Sleep

Accommodation filled with style and character and selected to ensure your holiday experience is enhanced.

In Destination Cruising
In Destination Cruising

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Cabins

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 151–233 sq. ft.

  • Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens
  • Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 175–282 sq. ft.

  • Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 228-420 sq. ft. including verandah.

  • Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring finely woven cotton linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage
  • 100% Egyptian cotton towels
  • Premium massage showerhead
  • 5X magnifying make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer
  • Fragrant soap, lotion, shampoo from Elemis Aromapure
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service
  • Mini fridge, room safe, corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

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