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Explore the Grand New England Cruise
Cruising New England with American Cruise Lines is the most exclusive way to explore the seafaring heritage and charming coastal towns of the region. Our elegant small ships dock in the heart of each historic harbor, only steps away from fascinating maritime museums, scenic bluffs, and quaint shops. From delicious lobsters to the best chowders, this unique cruise experience also offers the opportunity to savor regionally inspired cuisine. Join us to learn about our Grand New England itinerary aboard the brand new American Constitution.
Grand New England Cruise
Discover the majestic seafaring heritage of coastal towns and quaint island villages on the 11-day Grand New England cruise. Your elegant small ship will dock in the heart of each historic harbor, amidst working boats and luxurious private yachts. Steps away you will find whaling and maritime museums, scenic bluffs, beaches, cobblestone streets and unique shops. By meticulously selecting the most captivating ports of call from southern New England to Maine, American Cruise Lines offers you this epic New England cruise. Discover America's birthplace and savor the local cuisine, from the succulent lobsters of the Penobscot Bay to the best chowders of New England.
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Day by Day Itinerary
Pre-Cruise Package Available
Our custom Boston Pre-Cruise Package provides you with a seamless way to experience the city and easily board the ship. Arrive the day before your cruise and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. The package includes a premium 4-star hotel stay in downtown Boston, where you can enjoy the city at your leisure. On the morning of the cruise, meet in the hotel lobby after breakfast and we will transport you to the ship to begin your cruise. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship.
Begin your journey in one of America's most storied cities, Boston. Rich in culture and maritime history, Boston provides guests with the perfect port from which to launch a Grand New England cruise.
Originally settled as an artists colony, Provincetown is now one of the most popular summer destinations on Cape Cod. Known for its quaint shops, colorful architecture, and relaxing beaches, Provincetown offers guests a great opportunity to explore historic Cape Cod culture.
Nestled within Narragansett Bay is Newport, the yachting capital of the world. As you stroll along the beautiful beaches, historic neighborhoods, bustling wharves, and scenic waterfront, you will find Newport offers something for everyone. Visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame. Explore Newport's fabled past with glimpses of opulent seaside estates along the "Avenue of the Mansions."
Martha's Vineyard, MA
During the 18th and 19th-centuries, Martha's Vineyard was a hub for merchant ships carrying exotic cargo from the far corners of the world. Today, the island is one of the most popular vacation spots in New England, comprised of six distinct towns. Historic Edgartown is the most genteel town on the island, featuring freshly painted white clapboard colonial homes and manicured gardens.
Located a few miles from Boston, Gloucester is the home to America's original seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. The town’s picturesque waterfront has drawn fishermen, artists, and visitors for over four hundred years. With over 60 miles of coastline, there is a wealth of stunning views to enjoy and plenty of fresh seafood to savor.
Full of classic schooners, this charming village is considered the "Tall Ship Capital of Maine." Enjoy the summer sun and refreshing sea breeze as you watch beautiful ships sail into the harbor, or browse the quaint shops and art galleries. Bring your camera to capture ocean vistas, placid coastlines, and panoramic views of Camden, Penobscot Bay, and surrounding islands from atop Mt. Battie.
Bar Harbor, ME
Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island and surrounded by Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor's breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife have welcomed visitors for over one hundred years.
Before arriving in Rockland, you will have the pleasure of experiencing Maine's most beautiful cruising areas. Pass through Merchants Row, the gorgeous 6-mile passage lined with evergreens. In Rockland, passengers can follow the Rockland Harbor Walk, visit the Shore Village Museum, or take an interesting narrated tour of the area.
Boothbay Harbor, ME
This lovely, historic town is lined with shops, boutiques, and picture-perfect harbors dotted with lobster boats, pleasure crafts, and windjammers. Boothbay is the largest boating harbor north of Boston, earning the moniker of "Boating Capital of New England."
Maine's most historic seaport overlooks beautiful Casco Bay. Spend your visit exploring its gallant 360-year history or check out its amazing cultural scene. Big-city excitement blends delightfully with small-town charm here, as fishing vessels bustle in the harbor and Victorian-era buildings still line cobblestone streets.
Welcome back to the historic city of Boston. End your journey with a stroll through some of Boston's more famous locations including Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and Newbury Street.
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