New England & Canadian Maritimes Cruise and Tour

From $2249 (was $2499)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

15 Days
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This program is currently sold out but new dates are coming soon! Call 877-332-6185 for more details.


Explore New England and Coastal Canada’s famous and fascinating sites, resplendent in an Autumnal eruption of golds, reds, and oranges. Tour Boston, visit a famous Newport mansion, and enjoy the shores of Cape Cod before boarding the Norwegian Gem for your relaxing 7-night cruise.

Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your New England and Canadian Maritimes Cruise & Tour!

Trip Includes

2 Countries
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Boston
  • Newport
  • Cape Cod
  • Bar Harbor
  • Halifax
  • Sydney
  • Charlottetown
  • La Baie
  • Quebec City
  • Montreal
  • Green Mountains
*September 1st departure operates with different sightseeing locations. Please check the itinerary tab for more details.

Cruise Accommodations
  • 7 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem
Hotel Accommodations
  • 7 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
  • All meals onboard ship
  • A professionally trained English-speaking local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Moderate Activity Level

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Trip Highlights

  • See Boston, Quebec City and Montreal on narrated city tours
  • Stay 2 nights on Cape Cod and tour one of Newport's famous mansions
  • Enjoy stops at the following ports: Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, and La Baie
  • Witness the brilliant fall colors during peak foliage season while on your motor coach tour through New England’s Green Mountains

Free Balcony Upgrade and Free Beverage or Internet Package Set Sail Offers

*Inside Cabins receive choice of Free Beverage Package OR Free Internet. Ocean View and Balcony Cabins receive both Free Beverage Package and Free Internet. Beverage Package require additional service fees. Web prices reflect Instant Rebate pricing. Offers valid for new bookings only and subject to availability. Offer may be cancelled at any time. Click here to view additional offer details.

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New England & Canadian Maritimes Cruise and Tour

Tours Starts: Boston, Massachusetts

Tours Ends: Boston, Massachusetts

Day 1

Arrive Boston

Today you will arrive in Boston. Guests who have purchased their airline tickets through YMT will be greeted by a YMT representative and transferred to their hotel.

Courtyard by Marriott Woburn North or similar

Day 2

Newport and Cape Cod

Newport, Rhode Island was the favorite summer playground of America’s most legendary tycoons and titans during the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. The Vanderbilts and Astors were among the wealthy families who summered in these opulent “cottages.” Enjoy a Newport Mansion tour to start the day, then continue east to Cape Cod, known for its charming small towns, lighthouses, and wild cranberry bogs.

Cape Codder Resort or similar

Day 3

Cape Cod Leisure Day

Spend the day at leisure and discover more of Cape Cod on your own. You are also free to join your fellow travelers on an optional excursion to the famed Martha’s Vineyard. This prosperous island off Cape Cod is renowned for its broad, sandy beaches—the setting for Jaws but in actuality some of the most placid stretches of sand anywhere on the East Coast.

Cape Codder Resort or similar

Day 4

Boston and Cruise Embarkation

This morning we head north to Boston, the cradle of modern America. Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of many of the city’s best historic landmarks, including the Paul Revere House, Quincy Market, and Boston Common. Spend some time strolling the Freedom Trail to appreciate the city’s nickname, "The Walking City." After time for lunch on your own, you’ll board the Norwegian Gem.

Day 5

Bar Harbor (8:00 AM–5:00 PM)

Bar Harbor has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when it became a popular vacation destination for America’s richest and most powerful families. Surrounding the rocky harbor is the world-famous Acadia National Park.

Day 6

Halifax (9:00 AM–6:00 PM)

Nova Scotia’s exquisitely preserved capital city was founded in 1749; go back in time with a visit to The Citadel to see the Old Town Clock. You also won’t be able to resist admiring the rugged coastline surrounding Halifax.

Day 7

Sydney, Nova Scotia(9:00 AM–6:00 PM)

Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is surrounded by scenic beauty. Step back in time to 1744 by visiting the Fortress of Louisbourg as part of an optional shore excursion where you will relive the fruitful past relationship between France and the American Colonies.

Day 8

Charlottetown (9:00 AM–6:00 PM)

Opulent clapboard villas lead the way toward Charlottetown’s beautiful Victoria Park. Color is everywhere—from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample scrumptious homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead, and stroll the boardwalk.

Day 9

At Sea

Day 10

La Baie (Saguenay River) (9:00 AM–6:00 PM)

Sitting on the bank of the Ha! Ha! Bay, the borough of La Baie is part of a small pocket of development surrounded by deep Canadian wilderness. Enjoy this oasis encircled by a dense, nearly uninhabited back country.

Day 11

Disembarkation in Quebec City

This morning, disembark in Quebec City, one of North America’s first settlements. Old Quebec’s ramparts are Canada’s last remaining fortified city walls, with sections back to at least the 1690s. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Old Quebec led by a local guide, where you will see the Château Frontenac and the famous Plains of Abraham.

Hotel Plaza or similar

Sugar Shack Dinner on the Island of Orleans & The Montmorency FallsSugar Shack Dinner on the Island of Orleans & The Montmorency Falls:

Along the St. Lawrence River, within minutes of the old walled city of Quebec, you will discover the beautiful pastoral landscapes of theIsland of Orleans. You’ll have the opportunity to listen to local, traditional French-Canadian music and dinner. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 12


Today we drive south along the St. Lawrence River to Montreal, the world’s second-largest French speaking city. Enjoy a panoramic city tour this afternoon, including Mount Royal and Old Montreal, with its cobblestone streets, charming shops, and imposing Notre Dame Cathedral.

Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis or similar

Day 13

Green Mountains and Rutland

Today is all about the glorious fall foliage colors! As we drive south across the border into Vermont, you will be inspired by the scenic drive through the Green Mountains. The highways and byways are ablaze with vibrant reds, oranges, yellows and greens.

Comfort Inn Trolley Square or similar

Day 14

Shaker Village and Boston

En route back to Boston, we’ll visit a fascinating Shaker Village; these living history museums provide insight to the “Shakers,” a centuries old religious community known for its unique style of music and furniture. (B)

Courtyard by Marriott Woburn North or similar

Day 15

Depart for Home

Note: This tour crosses into Canada and does require that guests obtain a passport.

Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.

YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Inside Stateroom

Decks 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 & 11

These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way for you to cruise. You'll have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and of course you'll have access to room service and all kinds of other great amenities on board. Approx. 138 sq ft.

Oceanview Porthole Stateroom

Deck 4 & 5

These Oceanview Staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed. You'll have a porthole to enjoy an amazing view, and of course you'll have access to room service and tons of other great amenities on board. Approx 155 sq ft.

Balcony Stateroom

Deck 8, 9 & 10

These staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, one Pullman, and one single sofabed. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with an amazing view. Approx 200 sq ft.

Norwegian Gem's Deck Plans

Click here to view Norwegian Gem deck plans on Norwegian Cruise Line's website. Content that you may read on Norwegian Cruise Line's website may not be applicable to your tour, please speak with a YMT Travel Consultant for clarification.

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