Colours of New England Tour & Alaskan Explorer from Seattle, 12 September 2019 (18 nights)

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Ship:
ms Oosterdam
Line:
Holland America Line
Departure:
Seattle
Depart Date:
12th September 2019
Duration:
18 nights | View itinerary
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Cruise Type:
Cruise and Stay
  • Escorted Tour
    Bar Harbor
    Cape Cod
  • Flight Boston to Seattle
    1 Nt Stay Seattle
  • Overseas Transfers &
    Return UK Flights
  • Hotel Included
Inside from
£2,779 pp
Outside from
£2,879 pp
Balcony from
£3,099 pp
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Cruise Id: 188551

Holiday Features

Colours of New England Tour
  • 9 Nt Tour: Boston, Salem, Kennebunkport, Portland, Bar Harbor, White Mountains, Stowe, Green Mountains, Newport, Cape Cod, Matha's Vineyard, Plymouth
  • Flight Boston to Seattle
  • 1 Nt Pre Cruise stay Seattle
  • Overseas Transfers &
  • Return UK Flights
 
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Cruise itinerary

Day Port Due Depart
1 Fly UK/Boston
2 Boston - Salem - Kennebunkport - Portland
3 Portland - Bar Harbor
4 Bar Harbor - White Mountains, NH
5 White Mountains - Stowe - Green Mountains
6 Green Mountains - Newport
7 Newport - Cape Cod
8 Martha's Vineyard, MA
9 Cape Cod - Plymouth - Boston
10 Fly Boston/Seattle
10 Seattle Hotel Stay - 1 Night
11 Seattle
Seattle
When you think Alaskan Cruises, one port city comes to mind, SEATTLE!!! Seattle offers more cruises to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska than any other port. From here the Alaskan Cruises run from early May till late-September, with ports of call in eciting destinations such as Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway, Tracey Arm, and Prince Rupert.
11 Puget Sound AM
12 At Sea
13 Scenic Cruising Stephens Passage
13 Juneau
Juneau
For supreme glacier viewing at the Mendenhall Glacier, with the imposing backdrop of Mt. Juneau.
14 Hubbard Glacier
Hubbard Glacier
Stunning scenery is abound as you cruise close to the amazing glacial walls. Prize winning photographic chances await!
PM PM
15 Sitka AM PM
16 Ketchikan
Ketchikan
For the Totem Heritage centre, where you can find the largest collection of Totem poles in the world.
AM PM
17 Victoria
Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia is full of life! Victoria has the mildest climate in Canada with gardens blooming year-round. The wild beauty of the Pacific coast and the adventure of the great outdoors are within the city limits and ocean and mountain vistas will follow you wherever you go.
PM PM
18 Seattle
Seattle
When you think Alaskan Cruises, one port city comes to mind, SEATTLE!!! Seattle offers more cruises to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska than any other port. From here the Alaskan Cruises run from early May till late-September, with ports of call in eciting destinations such as Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway, Tracey Arm, and Prince Rupert.
AM
18 Fly Seattle/UK
19 Arrive in UK

Colours of New England Escorted Land Tour

Colours of New England Escorted Tour

Included on your escorted tour

All travel by air conditioned luxury coach

Services of a Tour Director

Accommodation in a twin bedded room with private facilities

Admissions as shown in the itinerary

State and Local Taxes

Porterage (1 bag) 

Day 1 of Land Tour - Boston

Today, enjoy time at leisure exploring the cosmopolitan city of Boston. Take advantage of the Metro system to get about or ask our agents about tour tickets. This afternoon meet your Tour Director who will give you your travel information regarding New England in the Fall.

Day 2 of Land Tour – Boston – Salem – Kennebunkport – Portland

Along the route north of Boston lies almost four centuries of history as well as some of the East Coast’s finest beaches and seascapes. Your first stop today is Salem, the site of the infamous 17th century witch trials. Continue along the coast stop to gaze at Cape Neddick “Nubble” Lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in America. Passing through Portsmouth, the oldest community in New Hampshire known for its thriving fishing community and historic buildings, your next stop will be Kennebunkport. Kennebunkport is home to the palatial summer estates of prominent politicians, including the 41st U.S. President, George H. Bush. From Kennebunkport arrive in Portland, Maine’s largest city and home to the state’s oldest lighthouse.

Day 3 of Land Tour – Portland – Bar Harbor

The drive northeast on Route 1 from Portland to Bar Harbor is unforgettable. See the state’s jagged coastline and rocky beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Pass through quaint villages where local fishermen mark their grounds with colourful bouys before arriving in the small town of Bar Harbor. Known for its stunning coastal beauty, Bar Harbor has a world renowned ambiance that blends seashore community, Downeast character and the famous Maine Lobster. This evening, perhaps join an optional excursion for a traditional lobster dinner.

Day 4 of Land Tour – Bar Harbor – White Mountains, NH

Today takes you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, the “rooftop of New England,” whose landscape is dotted with enchanting covered bridges, picturesque towns, villages and historic sites. En-route experience breath-taking mountain vistas, pristine forestry and the world renowned Fall foliage of New England.

Day 5 of Land Tour – White Mountains – Stowe – Green Mountains

Today, traverse the White Mountains that divide the states of New Hampshire and Vermont to Stowe, a classic 200-yearold village nestled beside Vermont’s highest peak, Mt. Mansfield. Continue through Burlington on Lake Champlain and stunning views of open meadows, farmlands and forests to Vermont’s Green Mountains. With their dense forests, the Green Mountains are home to bears, moose, wild turkey and deer.

Day 6 of Land Tour – Green Mountains – Newport

Leaving Vermont, arrive in the smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island. Home to spectacular coastal scenery and awe-inspiring architecture, Newport is considered by many a shining gem in the coastal crown of New England. Nowhere is Newport’s natural beauty more on display than on its Cliff Walk. Here, between the pounding surf of the Atlantic Ocean and sprawling lawns, sit the famed Gilded Age mansions that once were the summer playgrounds for socialite families such as the Astor’s and Vanderbilt’s. Visit one of these opulent mansions for a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the privileged from a bygone era. Why join an optional excursion for a New England Clam Bake?

Day 7 of Land Tour – Newport – Cape Cod

From the opulence of Newport continue to the unspoiled natural beauty of Cape Cod where picturesque beaches with high sand dunes, lighthouses rising along the coast and stunning sunsets await.

Day 8 of Land Tour – Cape Cod – Marthas Vineyard – Cape Cod

This morning take the short 45 minute ferry ride from Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard is the jewel of New England. Spread over 100 square miles are six towns, each with its own proud history and unique character, historic sea captains’ homes, charming gingerbread cottages, a quaint fishing village, five majestic lighthouses and the nation’s oldest operating carousel. While exploring miles of pristine beaches, dramatic clay cliffs, rural landscapes and picturesque waterways discover that Martha’s Vineyard is more than just lobsters and clams.

Day 9 of Land Tour – Cape Cod – Plymouth – Boston

Today begins with a visit to Plymouth, the town where English colonists first made a home in New England. See Plymouth Rock, where according to tradition the passengers of the Mayflower first set foot in the “New World,” views of Plymouth Harbour and the Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower. There is an additional charge to see Mayflower II. Returning to Boston, retrace the steps of the Freedom Trail which may include a stroll beside Boston Common, King’s Chapel, the Boston Massacre site and numerous pubs and taverns where America’s Founding Fathers toasted freedom. Later, explore Quincy Market, Boston’s first marketplace from the 1800’s, now home to boutiques, cafés and shops.

Day 10 of Land Tour - Boston

This morning transfer to the airport or to the cruise port for embarkation.

Newport Harbour

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Customer reviews for ms Oosterdam

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  • Holland America Line
  • 10 Jun 2019

Quite fantastic holiday.

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  • 02 Jun 2019

Fabulous ship. Great service and food. Loved the music in bb kings and the classical as well

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  • Holland America Line
  • 07 Aug 2017

I was on this ship last year and enjoyed it very much. The staff were friendly and the food was good. Too much at times! Would go again

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