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Eastern Seaboard Explorer: Colonial America and Cultural Capitals - 2023

Boston • 12-night small ship cruise with Provincetown, Martha’s Vineyard, Newport, New York City, Norfolk, Wilmington, Charleston, Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach • Nassau
  • Charting the Eastern Seaboard: Colonial America and Cultural Capitals from Boston to Nassau | Ocean Explorer | Small Ship Cruises
    WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JOHN ADAMS, PAUL REVERE, AND OTHER PATRIOTS AS YOU EXPLORE BOSTON AREA'S REVOLUTIONARY SITES
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Boston to Nassau | The quaint port of Martha's Vineyard
    COME ABOARD VANTAGE DELUXE WORLD TRAVEL'S 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER FOR A VOYAGE THAT CELEBRATES THE VERY ROOTS OF AMERICA
  • Rainbow Row, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    BE CHARMED BY CHARLESTON’S BEAUTIFUL CITY AND WATERFRONT
  • Tropical Nassau harbor, Bahamas, Caribbean
    GET TO KNOW NASSAU ON A TOUR OF ITS HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS, THEN INDULGE IN SHOPPING OR SEASIDE EXCURSIONS
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO CAPE ANN, SALEM & BOSTON
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    CRUISE ON THE OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART SMALL SHIP THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
DATES & PRICES
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$5,999
  • $352
    PER DAY
  • 17
    DAYS
  • 19
    TOURS
  • All FREE Single Supplements Are Sold Out
  • 7 Solo Friendly Spaces Available
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17 DAYS FROM $6,298
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Cape Ann, Salem & Boston, MA (PRE)

FROM $1,099 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $366 PER DAY

Arrive a little earlier to soak up more of New England’s beauty and colonial heritage. Two extra nights in Boston give you a chance to enjoy the city’s lively cultural scene. Then, enjoy a full-day excursion to the North Shore region, visiting seafaring Salem during Halloween festivities, when the city’s witchy history is on full display, and colorful Gloucester, a hard-working fishing village and artists' colony that typifies the Yankee spirit. Plus, an additional free day in Boston lets you delve more deeply into its sophisticated culture. Beautiful scenery, harvest fare, and fresh seafood. Come see what makes Massachusetts so special!

Your Price Includes:
  • 2 nights' accommodations at the Deluxe Westin Copley Place (or similar)
  • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tour of Gloucester and Salem
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of local guides and Cruise Director
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding Cruise Director)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
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DAY 1:

Depart home for Boston, Massachusetts

Fly to Boston, New England’s sophisticated center of culture. You’ll have time to settle in, then enjoy a Welcome Drink and Dinner at the hotel.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 2:

Coastal gems of Cape Ann: Rockport, Gloucester & Salem

Today, you’ll head north of Boston to explore the beauty of Cape Ann — “the North Shore” in local parlance. Head to Gloucester first and view the Fisherman’s Memorial, dedicated to those who have lost their lives at sea. Then, continue to Salem, where the witch hysteria of the 1600s gripped the region. Stop by the Salem Witch Museum to learn more about it, then explore on your own. Boston offers countless dining options… pick one for dinner and have fun tonight!

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 3:

Explore Boston at leisure

Enjoy the day to explore more of the city. You might browse the collections at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Visit the Boston Public Library and its massive vaulted reading room. Or enjoy the waterfront, home to the stunning Rose Kennedy Greenway park space, the renowned New England Aquarium, and more. Throughout the day, your fellow cruisetour travelers will be arriving. You’ll meet them this evening at a Welcome Briefing and Dinner.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Cape Ann, Salem & Boston, MA (POST)

FROM $1,099 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $366 PER DAY

Arrive a little earlier to soak up more of New England’s beauty and colonial heritage. Two extra nights in Boston give you a chance to enjoy the city’s lively cultural scene. Then, enjoy a full-day excursion to the North Shore region, visiting seafaring Salem during Halloween festivities, when the city’s witchy history is on full display, and colorful Gloucester, a hard-working fishing village and artists' colony that typifies the Yankee spirit. Plus, an additional free day in Boston lets you delve more deeply into its sophisticated culture. Beautiful scenery, harvest fare, and fresh seafood. Come see what makes Massachusetts so special!

Your Price Includes:
  • 2 nights' accommodations at the Deluxe Westin Copley Place (or similar)
  • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tour of Gloucester and Salem
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of local guides and Cruise Director
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding Cruise Director)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com
View Extension Details
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DAY 17:

Coastal gems of Cape Ann: Rockport, Gloucester & Salem

Today, you’ll head north of Boston to explore the beauty of Cape Ann — “the North Shore” in local parlance. Head to Gloucester first and view the Fisherman’s Memorial, dedicated to those who have lost their lives at sea. Then, continue to Salem, where the witch hysteria of the 1600s gripped the region. Stop by the Salem Witch Museum to learn more about it, then explore on your own. Boston offers countless dining options…pick one for dinner and have fun tonight!

DAY 18:

Explore Boston at leisure

Enjoy the day to explore more of the city. You might browse the collections at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Visit the Boston Public Library and its massive vaulted reading room. Or enjoy the waterfront, home to the stunning Rose Kennedy Greenway park space, the renowned New England Aquarium, and more.

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 19:

Depart for home from Boston, Massachusetts

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to the airport and fly home.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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