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Adventures Afloat: Grand Voyage: New England, the Canadian Maritimes and Quebec

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15 Days | 14 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Follow the rocky and romantic coast of New England, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island down the Saint Lawrence Seaway and discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites, sublime natural wonders and centuries-old maritime traditions.


• Explore the eclectic collections of the Peabody Essex Museum, the oldest continuously operating museum in the US.
• Enjoy the unspoiled wilderness of Cape Breton Island and learn about its isolated Scottish, English and Acadian communities.
• Walk the cobblestone lanes of historic Quebec City and experience the European character of Montreal.

Program Notes

The Aug 28 departure of the program runs from Montreal to Boston; all ports remain the same. The Aug 28 date of this program runs in reverse. All ports remain the same. See Daily Schedule under Program Details for complete itinerary.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day. Standing for up to two hours at a time, up to four hours a day. Mobility is essential, as small boats and tenders are sometimes used for disembarkation and re-embarkation. There is no elevator on the ship.

Itinerary Summary

Boston, Mass., 1 night; transfer to Salem, embark Yorktown, 12 nights (ports of call include Boothbay, Maine, Bath, Eastport, Yarmouth (Canada), Shelburne, Halifax, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island, Gaspe, Saguenay City, Quebec City); disembark Montreal, 1 night; departure.

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14 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips


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