A Taste of Montreal with Canada & New England Cruise
Atlantic Canada & New England
- 3 nights in Montreal
- 7-night cruise on-board Holland America Zaandam
Begin with a 3-night stay in Boston. One of the oldest cities in the United State, founded in 1630, scene of several key events in American Histories, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Visit some of the historic sites which tell the story of the American Revolution.
Set sail onboard Serenade of the Seas for a beautiful Canadian Cruise visiting the ports of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick as well as Bar Harbour and Portland.
Price based on Sep 2019 departure - other dates available call for details!
Upon arrival into Boston Airport, transfer independently to your overnight hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure.
Tour iconic Fenway Park baseball stadium, home to the Boston Red Sox. Follow the Freedom Trail to discover Boston’s crucial role in American history or enjoy a historic pub crawl. Head for the 34 islands and peninsulas of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park to see historic lighthouses, a Civil War-era fort, tide pools, hiking trails and wildlife. Then climb aboard a clipper to re-enact your own Boston Tea Party.
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our 'at sea' days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenalin-charged sports.
There’s always something new to discover in Portland, Maine. A four-season location, this sophisticated seaside city holds itineraries for any kind of traveller. Explore the outdoors with a hike of the Back Cove Trail, then head out to Casco Bay for views of the ocean and the iconic lighthouse. Culinary adventure more your thing? Spend an afternoon hopping between local breweries, and sample ultra-fresh oysters at one of the city’s hip restaurants.
Adventure awaits in Bar Harbor. Pop into one of the galleries run by local artists in quaint Bar Harbor village. Stroll down the rosebush-lined Shore Path for sweeping views of the sea. And don’t miss Acadia National Park: Hike Cadillac Mountain to panoramic vistas, or rent bikes and pedal through the 57-mile Carriage Roads, which circle Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake and Mount Desert Island. Feeling extra adventurous? Get up close and personal with these dramatic cliffs as you learn the art of rock climbing.
As Canada’s Atlantic gateway, Halifax brings together unique history and modern excitement. Stroll the festive waterfront to get a fell for the bustling downtown with its boutique shops and art galleries. Then, visit the museum at Pier 21 to learn stories of Nova Scotia’s immigrants. Got foodie inclinations? Stop by the Halifax Farmers Market and sample the fresh-caught local seafood.
Rock climb, mini golf, spa – it’s your day to enjoy the ship.
Be sure to devote some of your time in Saint John to the outdoors, exploring the Bay of Fundy. Bike the Fundy Trail along the rugged shoreline, see the towering Hopewell Rocks, or take a kayak out on the Reversing Falls rapids. On cloudy days, head inside and earn more about Saint John’s natural and cultural history at the New Brunswick Museum and Loyalist House.
If you haven’t tried one of the amazing restaurants on board, tonight’s the last night. Try Chops Grille, A cut above the rest; quality hand-cut steaks are the main attraction.
Arrive and disembark. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.