Autumn is the prime time to vacation in eastern Canada and New England. The foliage is brilliant, the skies are clear, the lighthouses shine brightly along the coastline and there's plenty of fresh seafood to enjoy.
An October cruise is one of the best ways to experience all eastern Canada and New England has to offer. Right now, you can book a 6 day, 5 night cruise on board the fabulous RCCL Jewel of the Seas and tour this region's top fall destinations.
Touring Boston, MA
This DreamTrip cruise departs and ends at Boston Massachusetts, and you'll want to plan ahead to spend some time touring this charming, cosmopolitan city. There are plenty of historic sites to tour along the cobblestone and brick Freedom Trail. The Trail is lined with monuments that detail Boston's long and rich history. You'll discover terrific shopping opportunities on Newbury Street, and you can explore more eclectic shops as well as art galleries and other historic sites at Harvard Square. Finally, relax at Boston Common and take a ride on one of the city's famous swan boats before embarking on your cruise.
What to Enjoy in Portland ME
The first stop on your cruise itinerary after departing Boston is Portland Maine. Here you'll begin exploring Maine's rich history and get a taste of its vibrant culture. Shop for handcrafted items in the Arts District and the Old Port Exchange. Take a tour of one (or more) of Portland's seven local breweries and relax afterward with a delightful seafood meal. Don't miss the Portland Head Light lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in North America.
Spend Time in Bar Harbor ME
Bar Harbor is situated on the east side of Mt. Desert Island in Acadia National Park. The Harbor is famous for its spectacular scenery, including steep rugged cliffs, towering mountains and a dramatic rocky coast. You can explore the many fascinating natural features in Acadia Park during your stop in Bar Harbor or relax and browse charming boutiques around town. Don't forget to save your appetite for a delicious lobster bake supper at a local restaurant.
Relax and Have Fun in Halifax
Beautiful Halifax Nova Scotia is the next port of call on this DreamTrip cruise itinerary, and you can relax and have fun here with your choice of favorite activities. Tour the charming, fully restored Historic Properties Development along the waterfront. Stroll along cobblestone streets and boardwalks as you browse boutiques, relax at cafes and enjoy the local culture at one of Halifax's many pubs.
The Jewel of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas is one of the company's newest ships, and it has some amazing features. A 10-story glass-constructed Centrum, glass elevators facing the sea, and an impressive rock climbing wall are just some of this ship's most exciting features. You can relax and enjoy your cruise in style on board the Jewel of the Seas. A full Day Spa and Fitness Center, indoor/outdoor Country Club, Sports Court and terrific restaurants and lounges are designed for your comfort, convenience and entertainment.