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Autumn in New England & Canada: Montréal to Boston - 2023

Montréal • 10-night small ship cruise with Québec, Baie-Comeau, Gaspé/Percé, Îles de la Madeleine, Charlottetown, Pictou, Halifax, Lunenburg, Bar Harbor • Boston
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Montreal to Boston Autumn in New England & Canada
    AS THE AIR GETS CRISP AND THE LEAVES TURN FROM GREEN TO BROWN, AUTUMN IS A SPECTACULAR TIME TO VISIT EASTERN CANADA AND NEW ENGLAND.
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    CRUISE ON THE OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EXPEDITION VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
  • PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK, HOME OF TRANQUIL CAVENDISH AND THE IDYLLIC FARMSTEAD THAT INSPIRED L. M. MONTGOMERY’S LITERARY CLASSIC
  • CAPTURE THE HUES OF AUTUMN SPLENDOR AS YOU CRUISE THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO CAPE ANN, SALEM & BOSTON
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Pre-Trip)

FROM $1,299 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $433 PER DAY

Canada’s capital, stunning Ottawa, is one of the nation’s most prosperous and educated cities, a showcase of fine architecture, beautiful outdoor spaces, and a cultural hub that boasts seven national museums and a plethora of shops, restaurants, universities, theaters, and so much more. Located at the confluence of the Ottawa, Gatineau, and Rideau rivers, its setting is as gracious as its welcoming, easygoing vibe. The city invites outdoor exploration with its lovely parks and gardens, including the central Rideau Canal, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique design and cultural significance. Along the way to Ottawa, you’ll visit the wildlife-rich Parc Omega and enjoy a delicious taste of Canada when you lunch at Fairmont Le Château Montebello for a true Quebecois feast.

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights' accommodations in Ottawa at the Fairmont Château Laurier (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Ottawa city tour
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Rideau Canal
  • Safari-style tour of wildlife at Parc Omega
  • Lunch at the luxury Fairmont Château Montebello
  • Transfer from Ottawa to Montréal
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a Program Manager
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides
  • 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 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Fly to Ottawa, Canada’s sophisticated capital gracefully hugging the Ottawa River. After time to settle in, there may be time to explore on your own before joining your fellow travelers for a Welcome Drink and Dinner at the hotel.

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 2:

Discovering Ottawa’s beauty and charm

Set out to uncover the delights of one of the world’s most surprising capitals. Laid-back and inviting, Ottawa exudes a sophistication and worldliness that make it irresistible for culture lovers. This former lumber town is today graced with stunning neo-Gothic buildings, lush gardens and green parks. At the Canadian Museum of History, you’ll unravel 20,000 years of history in a lovely riverside setting. Then, enjoy a panoramic tour of the downtown core, viewing the Prime Minister’s Offices, Parliament Hill, and the Supreme Court. Stop by the ByWard Market for a food tasting; then, continue exploring the main shopping street and the Rideau Canal, which opened in 1832. You have the rest of the day free to explore on your own.

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 3:

Wildlife viewing at Parc Omega during your transfer to Montreal

Leave Ottawa this morning for Montreal. Along the way, you’ll stop at Parc Omega in Montebello, where moose, elk, bison, wolves, bears, and other wildlife are protected in their natural habitat. Enjoy a safari-style tour and see some of them up close. Then, break for lunch at the luxurious Fairmont Château Montebello, the world’s largest log cabin. You’ll savor an amazing lunch here and have time to explore the resort before continuing to Montreal.

Upon arrival in Montreal, you’ll meet your fellow travelers for the main trip.

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch
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Cape Ann, Salem & Boston, MA (Post-Trip)

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

When settlers arrived on Cape Ann in 1623, they declared its waters the best fishing grounds in the New World. Some things never change. Four hundred years on, the “Other Cape” of Massachusetts (its most famous is Cape Cod) remains steeped in the traditions and charms of its fishing village origins. Prolong your stay in Boston, and you’ll experience them firsthand during visits to Rockport, home to a thriving artists’ community; Gloucester, renowned for its fishing past; and Salem, with its witchy and seafaring past. Depending on your departure, you’ll visit Salem during peak Halloween festivities, so get ready for a day full of breathtaking coastal vistas, beautiful seascape paintings, and spellbinding history. Plus, an additional day in Boston lets you delve more deeply into its sophisticated culture.

Your Price Includes:
  • 2 nights' accommodations at the Westin Copley Place (or similar)
  • 3 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tour to Rockport, Gloucester, and Salem
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of local guides and Program Manager
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding Program Manager)
  • 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 15:

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 first to Rockport, an art lover’s haven of pretty piers and fishing boats bobbing in the harbor. There’ll be time to explore its galleries and shops and admire the most painted fishing shack in the U.S., a quaint charmer affectionately known as Motif No. 1. In Gloucester, 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. Tonight, Boston offers countless dining options for dinner on your own.

DAY 16:

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. Tonight, at your group's Farewell Dinner and drinks, clink glasses in a toast to your adventure.

Included meals:

Breakfast & dinner

DAY 17:

Return home

Transfer to Boston’s Logan International Airport for your flight home.

Included meals:

Breakfast

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