Atlantic East Coast Small Ship Expedition Cruise

Have interaction with the historic figures that make Colonial Williamsburg come alive each day.
– Discover the slender streets and famous landmarks of the “Nation’s Oldest City”, St. Augustine.
– Browse the procuring and entertainment of Port Lucaya Market of Freeport, Bahamas.

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Duration: 14 nights

Coverage: Portland to Freeport, Bahamas

From: $8,240

Season: October

Activities: History

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Experience Colonial America at its finest on a United States East Coast cruise from Portland, ME to Nassau, Bahamas. Enjoy 14 nights of fine lodging and personal service aboard the stunning new Pearl Mist. Take in the culture and historical past of iconic destinations including Williamsburg, VA; Charleston, SC; Savannah, GA; West Palm Beach, FL and Nassau, Bahamas. Whether you’re looking for spring flowers or fall foliage, this cruise brings you to a few of the most scenic areas on the Japanese Seaboard. Your cruise will visit all of essentially the most famous trip areas along the coast.

Small ship cruising is the pursuit of the distinctive. The stunning, new Pearl Mist gives the ultimate cruise expertise with simply 100 over-sized, luxurious staterooms, all with non-public balconies. Let our attentive crew cater to your wishes and world-class chefs create culinary delights with an area flavor. Go to probably the most exciting locations on the earth in excellent consolation with Pearl Seas Cruises.

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Overlooking Casco Bay, Portland is dwelling to a wealth of historical and architectural masterpieces. The world combines the diverse cultural choices of a significant metropolitan area with a charming small-town taste. From classical to innovative, efficiency and visual arts are vibrantly alive in the town and infuse the region with a surprising sophistication. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized Portland. “Often,” he wrote in My Misplaced Youth, “I think of the gorgeous town that is seated by the sea …”

History blends with modern life within the iconic city of Boston, MA. As one of the oldest cities in America, Boston is testomony to the earliest days when American revolutionaries seized management from Nice Britain. As the middle of the principle events main as much as the Civil Struggle, Boston’s story is a fascinating look into one of the core peices of American history.

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The island of Martha’s Vineyard is exclusive in it’s history and really sustainable way of life. The island has 6 towns. Though getting to the island with out a cruise ship could be a mission, the Pearl Mist takes you right to the Martha’s Vineyard docks. With stately Greek revival houses courting back to the whaling period of the early 19th century, Edgartown is a seaside village of boutique buying and pristine harbor views. For extra of a “beach town” feel, Oak Bluffs has the Flying Horses carousel, an arcade and an easy stroll to the seaside, plus the history and charm of the “gingerbread” houses within the Methodist campgrounds. Vineyard Haven presents visitors a blend of both. For a real retreat, Chilmark/Aquinnah is the place to get away from it all. Most visitors choose to discover the island on a bicycle.

As soon as the summer playground of wealthy socialite households, the Newport of today has much to offer today’s visitors. Discover opulent ocean-facet mansions, attention-grabbing museums, and historic websites corresponding to coastal forts and lighthouses. For many who get pleasure from shopping, the city’s cobblestone streets and wharves have an exquisite mix of outlets and galleries. Newport was, and still is, a middle for yachting, so don’t miss the Museum of Yachting which has two 12 Meter America’s Cup winning yachts in addition to different historically important vessels and artifacts.

Williamsburg was founded because the capital of the Virginia Colony in 1699. Famous political leaders emerged from the Faculty of William and Mary, (which had been founded in 1693), such as Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler. The first hospital established in America for the care and treatment of mental sickness was founded in Williamsburg in 1773. Common George Washington assembled the Continental Army in Williamsburg in 1781 for the siege of close by Yorktown and the profitable of American independence. Throughout a landmark visit in 1934, Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed it’s primary thoroughfare, the Duke of Gloucester Street, “the most historic avenue in America.”

The scene of major Revolutionary Battle naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil Warfare sieges, Charleston is brimming with history and culture. Docking in the heart of this “living museum” alongside the banks of the tranquil Ashley River, you will have the chance to actually appreciate Southern Antebellum tradition. Go to historic Fort Sumter Nationwide Monument; experience the African-American Influences of the world and stroll by means of magnificent parks, gardens, and plantations. Warm southern breezes, gaslit lamps and cobbleston streets welcome you to the city where the Civil Conflict began.

Savannah has been welcoming visitors since 1733. You’ll find wonderful architecture and a lot to do. Stroll through Savannah’s historic squares the place you’ll discover trendy shops and funky stores. Make sure to go to the Historic District, the place one can find antique shops, artwork galleries, books, clothing, and reward shops. In 2002 Savannah was named “America’s Most Haunted City” by the American Institute of Parapsychology. Because of this when strolling the streets you may begin to note a recurring color painted on the door frames, porches and window sills of many Savannah homes. The blue/green shade, or “Haint Blue,” is just not solely aesthetically pleasing, however in line with the Geechee/Gulla culture of the Lowcountry, has an vital objective – to ward off evil spirits.

Jacksonville’s stunning beaches and waterways combined with a renaissance model downtown makes considered one of Florida’s largest cities a sexy place to unlock your inside adventurer. Situated proper between skyscrapers and the St. Johns River, downtown Jacksonville’s North and South banks have a cool city ambiance. 1000’s of visitors fill the streets each week to take pleasure in distinctive lunch and dining destinations, world-class museums, and a wide range of nightlife options starting from casual bars to upscale lounges. The 5.6 miles of stunning riverfront, together with almost three miles of riverwalk, make it the perfect place for a stroll and provide nice opportunities to photograph the cities’ spectacular skyline. Should you need to get away from the town environment Jacksonville presents 22 miles of huge, uncrowded beaches for you to calm down and play on, as well as over 70 non-public and public golf courses. With a riverfront downtown, miles of beaches, natural splendors and a wholesome cultural group, Jacksonville is the right cruise destination!

In the late 1800s, oil millionaire Henry Flagler built quite a lot of elegant hotels and churches in St. Augustine in an attempt to fulfill his imaginative and prescient of establishing an American Riviera alongside Florida’s eastern shores. Though this “golden era” ended in the early 1900s, Flagler’s legacy remains, and his buildings grace St. Augustine as both monuments to early American opulence and architectural ingenuity. Spend the afternoon exploring historic ruins, unique architecture, and the narrowed streets of a metropolis as soon as used as a distant outpost by the Spanish Empire.

Arts and tradition come alive during a stop in West Palm Beach, a metropolis filled with exciting theaters, museums and parks. Take in heat, refreshing sunshine while strolling via CityPlace, a thriving upscale group, or Clematis Avenue, famous for its historic buildings and retailers. West Palm Seaside is an unforgettable location, offering you with a day of leisure, warmth and an experience you’ll remember for years to come back.

Located a mere 70 miles east of Palm Seaside, Freeport is the 2nd largest metropolis on Grand Bahama Island. It owes its popularity to its pretty, smooth-sand beaches and it’s purchasing. The Worldwide Bazaar provides a collection of shops and eating places with themes inspired from places around the globe, and the Port Lucaya Market- a vibrant, open-air shopping and leisure hub set on a five-acre peninsula overlooking the waterfront.

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