NORTHERN COASTS & AUTUMN LEAVES
New York City to Montréal | 10 Nights
Departs Sep 23, 2019
Aboard the Elegant Seven Seas M/S Navigator
Typically shore excursions open for online bookings at least 185 days in advance of sailing.
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Only Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers FREE UNLIMITED SHORE EXCURSIONS. Shore excursions are the heart of every destination, allowing our guests to experience the history, culture and cuisine of the exciting ports of call visited with knowledgeable local guides and comfortable transportation. And by offering unlimited shore excursions, our guests can take as many tours in a day and during their entire voyage as time and their penchant for adventure allows.
REGENT CHOICE SHORE EXCURSIONS
We offer a collection of optional tours that, due to their unique content, require a highly discounted supplementary charge to partially offset the cost of their more extravagant nature. These are our REGENT CHOICE SHORE EXCURSIONS and they range from private behind-the-scenes tours of world-renowned places to authentic cultural experiences.
FREE Unlimited Shore Excursion reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to availability. All children 17 and under are required to have an adult 18 years or older with them on any of our excursions. Shore Excursions early bookings close 7 days prior to sailing. A 75-minute window is required between tours operating on the same day in port.
SEPT 23 – New York City
The ‘City that Never Sleeps’ beckons — renowned museums and sites galore by day; the glittering sophistication of clubs, theaters and restaurants by night. Explore Chinatown, Greenwich Village, the United Nations, Central Park’s Museum Mile and Wall Street’s towering steel and glass monuments to commerce, then hop into a cab for an afternoon of world-class shopping along Park and Fifth Avenues.
SEPT 24 – Newport
Known as the ‘Queen of Summer Resorts’, Newport was home to many of America’s wealthiest Gilded Age tycoons including the Astors, Belmonts and Vanderbilts. Today, the traveler can tour these opulent mansions, carefully restored by the Newport Preservation Society. Walking tours of Newport showcase a fine collection of pre-Revolutionary War buildings in the Colonial Downtown section, sophisticated boutiques and excellent restaurants.
SEPT 25 – At Sea
SEPT 25 – Boston
Home to more colleges and universities than any other city in the United States, Boston has been the intellectual capital of America for more than 350 years. Step into the past along Boston’s Freedom Trail, leading you through some of the most interesting chapters in U.S. history: the site of the Boston Massacre, the Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, and Beacon Hill. You will discover 16 of America’s major colonial and revolutionary sites in all, and all within a 1.5-mile walk.
SEPT 26 – Bar Harbor
Tall ships unfurl their sails and make for the open sea, while harbor seals, porpoises and whales play in the wide blue bay. From the mid-1800s until the great fire of 1947, Bar Harbor was a haven for wealthy summer visitors who built shingled, 60-room “summer cottages” on rocky promontories and islands. Today, the main interest is Acadia National Park, a magnificent landscape of towering coastal mountains and coves, lakes, hundreds of streams and ponds, and Somes Sound, a splendid glacial-carved fjord.
SEPT 27 – St. John (Bay of Fundy)
Explore the sophisticated urban delights of Canada’s oldest incorporated city and its extraordinary natural wonders in Saint John and the Bay of Fundy. Discover the area’s Loyalist heritage and shipbuilding industry with a visit to the New Brunswick Museum. Enjoy the Victorian Architecture as you stroll to the Old City Market. Look for maple syrup, local handicrafts, hard cider and other food items and souvenirs. With the world’s highest tides, head out to view the thrilling natural wonder of the water as it roils and swirls literally reversing the river’s flow during the change from low to high tide.
SEPT 28 – Halifax
Welcoming travelers to an innovative and historic cityscape, Nova Scotia’s Halifax offers excellent dining and friendly maritime smiles. Tour Halifax Citadel or take a stroll along the historic waterfront or through the delightful Public Gardens, the oldest Victorian gardens in Canada. Lobster and seafood are local specialties and always tempting to the taste-buds.. The Micmac Indians, called the area ‘Chebuctook’, meaning Great Long Harbor and the city’s ideal location on one of the largest natural harbors in the world made it a strategic asset for convoys in both world wars. Scenic Dartmouth lies on the opposite shore and can be visited by crossing on the oldest saltwater ferry in Canada.
SEPT 29 – At Sea
SEPT 30 – Gaspe
Upon arriving, guests quickly understand why National Geographic magazine rates this town in the Top 50 must-see places in the world. Along the Upper Saint Lawrence River, Gaspé provides some of the oldest and most intriguing attractions. Its unique geography consists of lush arboreal forests, 350-million-year-old mountains and hundreds of crystal rivers that teem with salmon and trout. Grand vistas of land and sea are abundant, making binoculars essential to glean spectacular looks at unspoiled habitats. The mixture of French history with so many other diverse cultural elements also highlights the distinct Gaspésien community.
OCT 1 – Saguenay
Surrounded by verdant mountains and high plateaus, Saguenay with its breathtaking scenery, is Canada’s only navigable fjord, and its rich eco-system draws pods of visiting whales, seals and seabirds. Nestled among the flowering hills discover some of the most picturesque villages in Québec. Saquenay is the travelers portal to a host of activities including: kayaking, power boating, whale watching and hiking amid simply gorgeous surroundings.
OCT 2 – Québec City
Prepare to be thoroughly charmed by this great historic city. The only walled metropolis in North America provides a taste of authentic, profoundly French culture. Stroll the cool cobbled streets of Basse-Ville with its outstanding 17th- and 18th-century architecture, graceful parks and delightful sidewalk cafés. Head over to the Rue du Trésor where many local artists display and sell their artwork. Discover Place Royale, a beautifully restored market square and the green-turreted castle of Château Frontenac, Québec’s most celebrated landmark. Stop for spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River, Île d’Orléans and the Laurentian Mountains at Dufferin Terrace.
OCT 3 – Montréal
The diversity and rich cultural heritage of Montréal never ceases to captivate the traveler. Take a horse-drawn carriage through the Vieux-Montréal, the largest collection of historic buildings in North America. Browse the shops and boutiques along the 19-miles of neon-lit corridors of the Underground City. Explore the exquisite works on display at the Musée des Beaux Artes or walk part of the Jardin Botanique, the largest Chinese garden in North America.
The M/S Navigator docks at 8am. Passengers are welcome to disembark at that time.