Cruising the shorelines of Canada and New England as the leaves change color is more than a mere spectator sport. Beyond the explosion of reds and yellows, there are quaint towns and vibrant cities famous for their history, culture, scenery and for the best lobster on earth. Norwegian Cruise Line offers 7-, 10- and 16-day Freestyle cruises so you can get your fill of the things you love most on this amazing vacation.
Canada & New England Cruises Destinations
Canada & New England
Canada & New England Cruise through Autumn from Boston, New York or Quebec City at just the right time of the year.
What is Included?
From traditional fine dining to endless buffets with custom-order action stations, there is a host of delicious options included in your cruise fare. For an additional cover charge, you'll have access to a world of possibilities including gourmet French, Japanese teppanyaki and an upscale steakhouse - up to 17 dining options in all.
Second City® comedy troupe, Broadway-style shows, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a sports court, bars and lounges of all kinds, pools, hot tubs, kid's centers, teen discos and more are all on board and included in your cruise fare.
Flexible accommodations ranging from the affordable to the over-the-top opulence of our Suites & The Haven - all cruising in the hottest destinations around the globe.
Explore Port Cities
Baltimore is a city rich in Patriotic American history near Washington, D.C. It’s where Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner. Mount Vernon square has the first monument to George Washington and is home to 19th century buildings turned into museums, galleries and shops. Federal Hill Main Street is lively in spirit with plenty of antique shops, beer pubs and restaurants to visit. Nearby trips to Washington DC and Annapolis offer unlimited sightseeing opportunities.
This coastal attraction has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when America's elite vacationed here in opulent summer cottages. Surrounding the rock-bound harbor is the world-famous Acadia National Park where the opulence of nature is on display.
Welcome to an American city where history truly does come to life. Be sure to visit Bunker Hill Monument, Paul Revere's House, the Old North Church, Quincy Market and the mansions of Beacon Hill. Then wander Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S.
Opulent clapboard villas lead the way towards Charlottetown's beautiful Victoria Park. Color is everywhere - from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk.
This corner of the world has been visited by many, beginning with the Maritime Archaic Indians 3,500 years ago. Since that time Eskimos, Portuguese, Basques and Captain James Cook have frequented the area. Today, Corner Brook is a modern, city nestled among scenic hills near the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Located in eastern Quebec, Canada, the Gaspe Peninsula is renowned as one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the diverse landscape here, from stunning national parks, mountains and meadows to rugged cliffs lining the Atlantic coast, teeming with wildlife habitats.
Admire the rugged coastline the surrounds Halifax, the world's second-largest natural harbor. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia's capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and climb to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock.
La Baie, Quebec
La Baie, Quebec
The city of Saguenay, formed in 2002, is comprised of three boroughs: La Baie, Chicoutimi and Jonquiere. Chicoutimi and Jonquiere are situated on the shores of the Saguenay river and La Baie is found on the whimsically named, the Baie des Ha Ha! This French-speaking region is north of Quebec City and is considered a small oasis in the midst of the nearly uninhabited Canadian wilderness.
Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.
During the 19th century, Newport served as the summer playground for the rich and famous. Residents displayed their fabulous wealth in the form of palatial estates overlooking the Atlantic. Today, these extraordinary and meticulously maintained homes line the city's famed "Mansion Row" and are a must-see for any visitor.
Norfolk boasts the world’s largest navel base, a busy international port and beautiful historic districts. Waterways abound in this city, with stretches of lake, river and bay fronts you’ll have endless sight seeing to do. The battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum gives visitors insight into the cities long navy history. The pedestrian-centric downtown waterfront area is a nice place to stroll and see docked ships, sailboats and tugboats.
Portland offers all the amenities of the big city: art districts, a vibrant waterfront, museums, parks and diverse shopping opportunities. But within minutes, you can be enjoying the view from an historic lighthouse or tasting a juicy, local lobster.
Quebec City lies on the Saint Lawrence River and is divided by steep bluffs into Upper Town – which includes the old quarter – and Lower Town. Perched atop Cap-Diamant, the old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Saint John (Bay of Fundy)
Saint John (Bay of Fundy)
Saint John's history is evident in its weather-worn look, passing the tests of salt air, sea winds and a devastating fire that have all contributed to making Saint John the greatest little city in the east. Be sure to look for your ship in the port against the beauty of the Bay of Fundy from Fort Howe lookout.
Situated on a somewhat circular bay near the St. Lawrence River, modern Sept-Iles was almost built overnight in the mid-20th century by an iron ore company. Alphabetically ordered streets make it easy to navigate to the city's museums and historical centers.
The coal industry brought immigration from many parts of the world, giving Sydney a multicultural mix of over 50 ethnic backgrounds and a global flavor to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.
Tampa is so much more than merely home to Busch Gardens (one of the most popular theme parks in Florida). The Ybor City district is alive with history, shopping and fine dining. The Tampa Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and Industry are also must-sees.