Learn all about the production of Canadian maple syrup at a Sugar Shack before a hearty Quebecois meal
You're exclusively invited to the Illumination Tower where you can design your own light display on Niagara Falls
Wander through the grand dame of Newport's summer estates, the Breakers, owned by the Vanderbilt family
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Welcome to Montreal. On arrival you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Perhaps learn about the culinary heritage of the city’s main boulevard; meet a Montrealer; explore one of the world’s largest underground complexes; or take a walking tour of Old Montreal.
Meet your fellow travellers during a Welcome Breakfast before exploring this charming, French-influenced city on a guided tour. Enjoy the European atmosphere in Old Montreal as you stroll through the leafy Place d’Armes. Take a peek inside the Notre Dame Basilica, standing proudly next to 18th-century facades, then wander to the Kondiaronk lookout at Parc du Mont-Royal for stunning panoramic city views. The afternoon brings the chance to select your activity. Sample the city’s renowned French fare tonight with dinner at a French restaurant in Old Montreal.Daily :
Stop at a Sugar Shack and learn how maple syrup is produced. Enjoy a tour then sit down to a hearty Quebecois lunch with lashings of maple syrup and live entertainment.
This afternoon in Quebec City, a guided tour will help you get your bearings. See how World Heritage-listed Old Quebec sparkles with European charm, alive in its bistros, pavement cafes and lovely stone homes with gabled roofs and chimneys. Follow cobblestone lanes to the Petit Champlain district, a charming neighbourhood echoing that of a French riverside village. Wander along its oldest street, Rue du Petit-Champlain, and admire Place Royale, home to North America’s oldest stone church, built in 1688. The afternoon has been left free for you to explore at your own pace. Make your way back to your hotel for dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights: Quebec City, Fairmont Le Château FrontenacDaily :
You may like to take in the city sights on a horse-drawn carriage ride; take off on a walking tour; cruise on the St Lawrence River; or enjoy a culinary tour.
Step out into the quiet streets outside Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Old Quebec. Church steeples rise up between a sea of mansard roofs, and quaint shops with candy-stripe awnings line streets that wend their way gently down towards the busy waterfront. After your chosen activity, the rest of the day is then yours at leisure.Daily :
Your journey continues today as you travel into the province of Ontario on the way to Ottawa, the Canadian capital. Arrive at your magnificent hotel, located next to the Parliament Buildings, and relax over dinner.
Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, Fairmont Château LaurierDaily :
You might like to explore the Canadian Museum of History; embark on a gourmet culinary tour; or enjoy a guided bicycle tour. Alternatively, take to the skies in a vintage open-cockpit biplane.
Enjoy a guided city tour that includes a visit to Parliament Hill. Later, choose your activity.Daily :
Cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands, which dot the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River. Glide past some remarkable riverside architecture including cottages, castles and estates, all constructed on the densely vegetated islands. On your return to land, continue by coach to Toronto.
Stay: Two Nights: Toronto, Fairmont Royal YorkDaily :
Unearth so many of the beautiful sights of Toronto on a guided tour that includes a trip up to the LookOut Level of the CN Tower - an icon of the Toronto skyline and the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore as you wish.Daily :
Tonight, dine overlooking Niagara Falls, before an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower, where you will be able to create your own light display on the falls.
Leaving Toronto, stop in Niagara-on-the-Lake and explore at your own pace before heading to Niagara Falls - three separate waterfalls that straddle the border of Canada and the USA. Look forward to experiencing this natural wonder from every perspective possible today with a number of activities arranged for you, including the chance to take an optional helicopter flight over the falls (own expense) Before an included cruise to the foot of Horseshoe Falls.
Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview, in a Fallsview RoomDaily :
Savour your breakfast with incredible views as you dine on the top floor of your hotel. Then head for the USA and onto Lancaster in the state of Pennsylvania.
Stay: Lancaster Arts HotelDaily :
The rural life of the Amish people is revealed on today’s discovery of Pennsylvania Amish Country. A local Amish guide will take you through the area, where horse-drawn buggies bustle past painted farm houses and green paddocks. The afternoon takes you to Washington DC, the mighty capital of the USA. With a relaxing evening at your hotel, you’ll be well rested for a day of sightseeing tomorrow.
Stay: Two Nights: Fairmont Washington DC GeorgetownDaily :
On a guided city tour today, you’ll visit Arlington National Cemetery, a famous military resting place established during the American Civil War. You’ll also see the White House and visit the National Mall, home to such attractions as the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Memorial and several war memorials - including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the National World War II Memorial. After the tour, enjoy leisure time.Daily :
Depart Washington DC for Philadelphia, one of the largest cities in the United States, and known as the birthplace of American democracy. Here, a city tour includes the Liberty Bell, as well as a visit to Independence Hall, where America’s founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Afterwards, the bright lights of New York City beckon. Reach your hotel in Midtown Manhattan and enjoy dinner.
Stay: Three Nights: InterContinental New York BarclayDaily :
New York’s famous districts and iconic landmarks are yours to discover today. From bustling Fifth Avenue to vibrant Times Square, Broadway’s glitzy Theatre District to the Lincoln Center, you’ll see it all. You’ll also drive through Greenwich Village, Soho and the Financial District including Wall Street.Daily :
You might like to visit New York City’s Statue of Liberty and gaze upon this remarkable icon of freedom and of the United States. You will also cruise to Ellis Island. Alternatively, pay a visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, located on the World Trade Center site. For those who simply can’t resist those iconic city views, head to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck on the 70th floor of the Rockefeller Center. Sports fans, meanwhile, will jump at the chance to join a behind-the-scenes tour of Yankee Stadium.
Discover a new side to the city as you select your activity. You then have the afternoon at leisure before dinner this evening.Daily :
Visit The Breakers, one of the famous Newport Mansions. Inspired by 16th-century Italian palaces, it was once a vacation ‘cottage’ of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and is today worth in excess of $100 million.
Snake along the coast to Rhode Island and the city of Newport, a well-known East Coast summer vacation destination. Continue on to Boston where a free evening gives you the chance to embrace all that this innovative city has to offer - art, architecture, sports and food.
Stay: Two Nights: Boston, Fairmont Copley PlazaDaily :
You may like to explore the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum. Or, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Fenway Park, the historic home field of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. Others may like to join the Freedom Trail walking tour, illuminating the history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston.
After breakfast, set out on a tour of Boston during which you’ll visit the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston Common, the Bull and Finch Pub from the TV show Cheers, Harvard University and more. Afterwards, delve deeper into this remarkable city as you select from a number of Freedom of Choice activities. This evening, as the land portion of your holiday draws to a close, enjoy a special dinner with your fellow travellers.Daily :
Enjoy a Sail Away Dinner at the renowned Pinnacle Grill.
Refreshed and ready for your New England voyage, head for the Port of Boston and step aboard your ship.
Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s ms Veendam or ms Maasdam in a Verandah StateroomDaily :
Today your ship will dock at Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, located just off the coast of Maine. You might like to discover the town’s shops or enjoy one of the optional activities available, taking in such attractions as Acadia National Park (own expense).Daily :
Now cruising in Canadian waters, today’s port of call is Halifax, the cosmopolitan capital of Nova Scotia. Disembark and choose to explore at your leisure. Or, perhaps embark on a tour to Peggy’s Cove, a small yet picturesque rural community that is famous for Peggy’s Point Lighthouse. It’s just one of the optional excursions available to you today (own expense).Daily :
At the northeast end of Nova Scotia lies Cape Breton Island and the charming community of Sydney. Today is yours to explore as you please. Perhaps soak up the picturesque scenery, discover the many artisan workshops or learn about the Celtic history of the area, North America’s only living Celtic culture.Daily :
Arrive in the city of Charlottetown on picturesque Prince Edward Island, which is the smallest Canadian province by both population and size. Enjoy time at leisure or perhaps take a trip to the Anne of Green Gables homestead (own expense).Daily :
Enjoy the beauty of New England’s maritime landscapes during a day at sea. Breathe in the sea air as you cruise the Gulf of St Lawrence, the largest estuary in the world. Head to the deck to spot some of the thousands of migratory birds that can be seen here.Daily :
Already familiar with Quebec City, you’ll look forward to another day to explore. Perhaps take a seat in a cosy cafe with windows perfect for people watching or admire Fairmont Le Château Frontenac one last time.Daily :
Disembark your ship for the final time this morning and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
You'll stay in the most prestigious, and iconic, residence in Quebec City, the fairytale Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
With towns and islands steeped in tradition, you’ll love cruising New England’s coast on a premiere cruise
A symbol of elegance since 1912, this superb hotel is located in Boston's historic Back Bay near Beacon Hill
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