Eastern Canada and New England cruises usually begin in Montreal, New York or Boston. They call on popular Canadian ports like Halifax and Quebec City and highlight New England attractions such as the mansions of Newport or Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor. Passengers see rugged coastlines guarded by lighthouses, quaint villages and fishing boats bobbing in picturesque harbors. Popular shore excursions include touring Montreal’s old town in a horse-drawn carriage, visiting the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax and attending a lobster bake in a coastal Maine town.
The Eastern Canada and New England cruise season lasts from May through October, and fall is the most popular time to visit.
Eastern Canada and New England cruises are typically 4 to 16 nights, but longer cruises are offered.
For a list of Eastern Canada and New England cruise ports,