Maritimes Discovery with Highlights of the East Coast

Lose yourself in the history of Boston and Washington D.C. before you board the Scenic Eclipse in New York City for 10 nights of all-inclusive luxury.

19 Days
Boston to Halifax
From (AUD)
$ 19,040
Dates & Pricing

2019 Boston > Halifax

Great historic spots

Be spirited through some of the most historical locations on the North American map, then cruise in all-inclusive luxury on Scenic Eclipse from New York to Halifax and through the Canadian Maritimes.
Boston, Washington D.C. and New York City – great cities that exemplify key moments in American history. Cruise the north eastern coast of America and Canada and discover the influence of cultures from the British, Scottish, Irish and French to the first peoples of Canada.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OUB1
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Boston
Return City:
Halifax

Selected Itinerary

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Boston

    Welcome to Boston where your wondrous journey begins with a three night stay. Discover this vibrant city with the historical remnants of the colonial and Revolutionary War-era fused with a thriving contemporary atmosphere.

  2. Day 2 - Boston

    A hop-on-hop-off tour of this historic city takes you to Boston Common, Quincy Market or Harvard University. Tonight, be treated to a welcome dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Boston

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of Boston’s famous Freedom Trail and its most iconic landmarks or explore the local cuisine on a delicious food tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Boston > Washington D.C.

    Fly to the capital of the United States of America, Washington D.C. and visit the White House, Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. Settle into your luxurious hotel for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Washington D.C.

    Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighbourhoods, Smithsonian trails – Washington D.C. is a place unlike any other. Explore the city at your own pace with a Big Bus Washington D.C. hop-on hop-off bus day ticket, catering to all interests from gardens to war history, natural history, science and culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Washington D.C. > New York City

    Ride the Amtrak Acela Express Train to New York City. Relax in your business class seat and enjoy the superior comfort and service. Arrive at your hotel, your home for the next three nights. Take a bite out of the ‘Big Apple’ as you explore this incredible city on a two-day, hop-on-hop-off double decker bus. View iconic sites such as Fifth Avenue, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and Madison Square Garden.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - New York City

    Another day of exploration at your leisure awaits with your hop-on, hop-off bus ticket.

    Enrich

    Tonight be treated to an unforgettable Broadway show in this entertainment mecca.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - New York City

    Freechoice

    Discover America’s great melting pot on a foodies walking tour of the Lower East Side or delve into the city’s most eclectic borough, exploring the architecture, food, music and culture of Harlem.

    Join your Tour Director for a Farewell Dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - New York City

    Be greeted by the crew as you board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Martha’s Vineyard

    According to the locals, once you have been ‘on island’, you will never want to leave. Martha’s Vineyard is a charming and beautiful place, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches and brightly painted cottages.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of Oak Bluff or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or join a bus tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Boston

    Step foot in one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded in 1630 and steeped in history and culture.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Learn about the stories and historic sites of the American Revolution on the Freedom Trail, or choose to see the iconic grounds of Harvard University. Board the Boston Duck, for a tour of the city by land and water.

    Discovery

    Join a Scenic Discovery excursion exploring Boston by bike.

    With a late night departure there is plenty of time for you to experience the city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Day at sea

    Relax on board and make use of the Spa Sanctuary or even take a yoga class in the studio as you cruise the Labrador Sea. There’ll be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre or perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in our on board cooking centre, Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Lunenburg

    The small port city of Lunenburg will charm you with its colourful architecture and tall ships moored in the harbour.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore this important World Heritage-listed seaport on a walking tour and visit the Maritime Museum or discover the historic centre by horse and carriage. Alternatively get creative on a photography tour or by joining an art workshop.

    Discovery

    Join a Scenic Discovery excursion riding between fishing communities or kayak through the islands around Blue Rocks.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Louisbourg

    Enrich

    Opening exclusively for Scenic Eclipse guests, visit the Fortress of Louisbourg after hours. Be welcomed by the military drummers and be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides. Be treated to a concert in the local chapel and have the chance to learn about the rum matured on site or the French Canadian way to make hot chocolate, then witness the cannon firing ceremony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Charlottetown

    Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and inspiration for the novel, Anne of Green Gables. Learn about the history on tour of this lively seaside city. This evening witness the record breaking Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Charlottetown

    Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and inspiration for the novel, Anne of Green Gables.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or learn about the influence of Celtic music in this region. Alternatively, excite your taste buds on a culinary walking tour.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion on a guided bicycle adventure or join a guide for nature walk on Robinsons Island.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Rose Blanche

    The small community of Rose Blanche will welcome Scenic Eclipse guests with open arms to share their way of life.  Join a resident for a walking tour of the village and the lighthouse which dates back to 1873. At the Church Hall taste some local delicacies specially prepared by the community.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Halifax

    Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, is a vibrant and lively city with a historic waterfront precinct.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the city and discover the interesting architectural styles or sample local specialities on a culinary tour, and visit the Seaport Markets. Alternatively discover the history of Halifax and its connection to the Titanic or admire the talent in Halifax while visiting the local art galleries.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery guided excursion by bike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Halifax

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes:
  • 10 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Fully escorted journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
  • Internal flights and taxes
  • Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability