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New England & St. Lawrence Seaway

Departs: 10/5/2017 Returns: 10/15/2017

11 Days | All Airfare Included

Experience the history and beauty of the Atlantic coast, Canadian Maritime Provinces, and the famous St. Lawrence Seaway.

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to Boston
Our adventure begins with a pleasant flight to Boston where we enjoy two nights at the Royal Sonesta hotel.


Day 2 : Boston City Tour
Today we discover Boston, steeped in America's colonial history and one of the focal cities of the American Revolution. We join an 18th-century costumed guide on a tour exploring the historic sites on the Freedom Trail and learning about the important events that shaped the city and our country. Visit the Granary Burying Ground, where some of America's most notable citizens rest including Paul Revere and Samuel Adams; and see the Old North Church, where signal lanterns ignited the American Revolution. Enjoy lunch on your own and time to explore Quincy Market, a National Historic Landmark. This afternoon we will visit the Boston Tea Party Museum. History comes alive as we enjoy presentations from costumed actors, engaging interactive exhibits and authentically restored tea ships. This evening we enjoy a special Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner. B,D


Day 3 : JFK Library & Set Sail
We begin our final day in Boston at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Enjoy a documentary film and exhibits providing insight into the Kennedy Era, with personal and historic artifacts shedding light on the life and times of JFK and his family. Later, we board the elegant ms Rotterdam for a scenic seven-night cruise. Enjoy the luxurious amenities onboard including exceptional dining and entertainment options. All meals are included aboard the ship. D


Day 4 : Bar Harbor
Located on the shores of Mount Desert Island and sitting on the entrance to Acadia National Park is the resort town of Bar Harbor, Maine. The incredible scenery of the region transformed the area into a popular destination for notables John D. Rockefeller and Joseph Pulitzer. You may choose to visit the iconic lighthouses of the area or enjoy a traditional lobster bake. B,L,D


Day 5 : Halifax
This morning we dock in Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, and one of the first English cities in Canada. Its vast harbor extends 16 miles inland. Today we enjoy an included excursion to the picturesque fishing village of Peggy's Cove followed by time to explore Halifax on our own. B,L,D


Day 6 : Sydney
We arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia, today to take in the stunning coastal scenery of the area. You may choose to stroll through town and explore the city's historic houses and churches dating from the 1700s. Or participate in an optional excursion to the beautiful Cabot Trail or Fortress of Louisbourg. B,L,D


Day 7 : Charlottetown
Our port today is Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. Legendary for its sweeping vistas, this elegant city offers vintage architecture on Victoria Row, tranquil parks and unmatched harborside beauty. Nearby is Prince Edward Island National Park, the inspiration for "Anne of Green Gables."B,L,D


Day 8 : Scenic Cruising
Enjoy a relaxing day cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Unwind on one of the spacious decks in a comfortable personal lounge or revel in the included amenities and entertainment featured onboard. This evening we will gather together with fellow travelers for a private reception.B,L,D


Day 9 : Quebec City
We arrive in charming Quebec City today. Optional shore excursions to enjoy include touring famous Old Town, visiting the Le Château Frontenac castle or discovering the Notre Dame des Victories Cathedral. B,L,D


Day 10 : Montreal
This morning we bid farewell to our floating home as we disembark and explore Montreal. Known as the cultural capital of Canada, this vibrant city offers dining, shopping and history with a European flair. We tour the city with a knowledgeable local guide, then take time for individual pursuits in the afternoon. This evening, enjoy a special Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner to celebrate our time together. B,D


Day 11 : Fly Home
We fly home with wonderful memories of our fantastic New England & St. Lawrence cruising experience.


B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
• All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $490 per person)
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Baggage handling at hotels and aboard ship
• Hotel and cruise ship transfers
• $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour


23 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner in Boston


Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits
• 7 nights aboard the ms Rotterdam
• All meals aboard the ship with As You Wish Dining®
• Included Halifax Shore Excursion:
  Peggy's Cove & Hop On Hop Off tour(minimum value of $99.95 per person)


Ports of Call
• Bar Harbor*
• Halifax
• Sydney
• Charlottetown
• Quebec City
• Montreal
* Denotes tender port


Attractions & Highlights
• 2 nights at the Royal Sonesta Boston
1 night at the Novotel Montreal Centre
• Boston guided city tour
• Boston Tea Party Museum
• JFK Library
• Montreal guided tour 


 A valid U.S. passport is required for all U.S. citizens. Passport cards and enhanced driver’s licenses are NOT acceptable. 

Additional fees applied by Holland America Line are not included in your tour price. These fees include but are not limited to: daily service charge for cabin & wait staff, specialty restaurant cover charges and optional shore excursions.

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airport Inside - Double $5399
Airport Inside - Single $9299
Airport Oceanview - Double $5799
Airport Oceanview - Single $10199
Airport Vista Suite - Double $7199
Airport Vista Suite - Single $10999

Final Payment Date: 7/3/2017

Itinerary ID:39559728 | Tour Code: CRCK1005171
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