10 Night Grand New England cruise departing roundtrip from Boston onboard American Constitution.
Discover the majestic seafaring heritage of coastal towns and quaint island villages on the 10-night Grand New England cruise. Your elegant small ship will dock in the heart of each historic harbor, amidst working boats and luxurious private yachts. Steps away you'll find whaling and maritime museums, scenic bluffs, beaches, cobblestone streets and unique shops.
By meticulously selecting the most captivating ports of call from southern New England to Maine, American Cruise Lines offers you this epic New England cruise. Discover America's birthplace and savor the local cuisine, from the succulent lobsters of the Penobscot Bay and a warm slice of fresh blueberry pie, to the best chowders of New England.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1 Boston, MA
Begin your journey in one of America's most storied cities, Boston. Rich in culture and maritime history, Boston provides guests with the perfect port from which to launch a Grand New England cruise.
Day 2 Portland, ME
Maine's most historic seaport overlooks beautiful Casco Bay. Spend your visit exploring its gallant 360-year history or check out its amazing cultural scene. Big-city excitement blends delightfully with small-town charm here, as fishing vessels bustle in the harbor and Victorian-era buildings still line cobblestone streets.
Day 3 Rockland/Camden, ME
Full of classic schooners, this charming village is considered the "Tall Ship Capital of Maine." Enjoy the summer sun and refershing sea breezes as you watch beautiful ships sail into the harbor or browse the quaint shops and art galleries. Bring your camera to capture ocean vistas, placid coastlines, and panoramic views of Camden, Penobscot Bay, and surrounding islands from atop Mount Battie.
Day 4 Bar Harbor/Bucksport, ME
The natural beauty that surrounds Bar Harbour is accented with ocean cliffs, glacier-formed lakes and valleys, stunning mountain vistas, and pine forest. This beauty has been captured in the works of Thomas cole, Frederic Edwin Church, and many other great artists.
Day 5 Boothbay Harbor, ME
This lovely, historic town is lined with shops, boutiques, and picture-perfect harbors dotted with lobster boats, pleasure craft, and windjammers. Boothbay is the largest boating harbor north of Boston, earning the moniker of "Boating Capital of New England."
Day 6 Bath, ME
Bath is commonly konwn as "The City of Ships"because of all the sailing ships that were built in the Bath shipyards.
Day 7 Gloucester, MA
Located a few miles from Boston, Gloucester is the home to America's original seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. The town’s picturesque waterfront has drawn fishermen, artists and visitors for over four hundred years. With over 60 miles of coastline, there is a wealth of stunning views to enjoy and plenty of fresh seafood to savor.
Day 8 Newport, RI
Nestled within Narragansett Bay is Newport, the yachting capital of the world. As you stroll along the beautiful beaches, historic neighborhoods, bustling wharves and scenic waterfront, you'll find Newport offers something for everyone. Visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame. Explore Newport's fabled past with glimpses of opulent seaside estates along the "Avenue of the Mansions."
Day 9 Martha's Vineyard, MA
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Martha's Vineyard was a hub for merchant ships carrying exotic cargo from far corners of the world. Today, the island is one of the most popular vacation spots in New England, comprised of six distinct towns. Historic Edgartown is the most genteel town on the island, featuring freshly painted, white clapboard colonial homes and manicured gardens.
Day 10 Provincetown, MA
Originally settled as an artists colony, Provincetown is now one of the most popular summer destinations on Cape Cod. Known for its quaint shops, colorful architecture and relaxing beaches, Provincetown offers guests a great oportunity to explore historic Cape Cod culture.
Day 11 Boston, MA
Welcome back to the historic city of Boston. End your journey with a stroll through some of Boston's more famous locations including Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and Newbury Street.
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