New England and Nova Scotia 2019 Independence Day Cruise

Dates:  June 26 – July 7, 2019

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Special Features

  • Round trip airfare from Springfield, MO to Newark, NJ
  • Overnight in Manhatten, NY – at one of the finest hotels located in a perfect location for an evening out on the town.  Enjoy a Broadway Show, a double-decker bus tour, or an early morning visit to the Today Show before boarding our cruise!
  • Celebrity Summit
  • Visit Multiple Ports!
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Overnight in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Boston, Massachusetts on Independence Day!!  Wear your red, white, and blue and participate in the many activities happening in Boston today and this evening, celebrating our great country!  USA!  USA!  USA!
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Join Sunnyland Travel Center on this epic adventure.  Our first night will be spent in New York City!  We will be located 5 minutes from Times Square, Broadway, with plenty of time to explore before departing on our cruise the following day.   Our New England/Canada Independence Day Cruise will provide experiences in  Nova Scotia and many New England harbors as we journey north from Cape Liberty, New Jersey.  Twice the fireworks, twice the celebrations: Spend a patriotic Canada Day, July 1, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Immerse yourself in 150 years of Canadian culture, with Scottish bagpipes, drummers, and dancers. Then sail on to Boston, Massachusetts, for U.S. Independence Day, July 4.   11 days on the pristine Celebrity Summit Solstice ship with day and night activities to entertain everyone.  Our scenic journey will provide memories of a lifetime.  Experiencing the city of Boston and Boston Harbor on Independence Day will be a highlight you will never forget.  Don’t miss this spectacular trip.  Limited space is available.canada-ms1

Prices

Deluxe Aqua Class Balcony:  $3995/pp based on double occupancy

Deluxe Concierge Balcony: $3895/pp based on double occupancy

Balcony – NonObstructed View:  $3595/pp based on double occupancy

Oceanview:  $2695/pp based on double occupancy

Interior:  $2225/pp based on double occupancy 14522749_1283934251648086_21459917439973418_n

**Airfare is not included in these prices and is projected to be approximately $600-700 per person.**

Trip Protection:   Based on Cabin Selection – Call for pricing

Deposit:  $450/pp due at time of booking

Final Payment Due:  March 20, 2019


Day 1, Wednesday, June 26

We will fly from Springfield to Newark, NJ and spend the night in The Belvedere Hotel in New York City, NY.  Enjoy the sights and sounds of the big city before we depart on our cruise tomorrow.

Day 2, Thursday, June 27

We will depart our hotel after a leisurely morning for Cape Liberty Cruise Port.  This cruise port, the first to be built in New Jersey in 40 years, provides the perfect setting to the beginning of our voyage. From the vantage point of the deck, you can look out over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and all of lower Manhattan. (B,L,D)

Day 3, Friday, June 28

Newport, Rhode Island offers a true taste of New England charm and heritage. Step back in time as you stroll down streets lined with immaculate Colonial-era architecture. Extravagant mansions perched on the ocean’s edge, fun summer festivals, and the freshest seafood around definitely make this picturesque city worth exploring. (B,L,D)

Day 4, Saturday, June 29

Day at Sea – Cruising in Style while relaxing at sea.  Enjoy a full day at sea.  Explore, relax, soak it all in.  (B,L,D)

Day 5, Sunday, June 30

Sydney, Nova Scotia – We will arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia on the northeast coast of Cape Breton Island.   It is the largest metropolitan area on the island. Founded in 1785 by the British, this small port city has served as home to many immigrants who arrived on Canadian shores through the centuries, including French Acadians, Eastern Europeans, Scotsmen, and Africans.  Just outside the city limits lies a wealth of sightseeing possibilities, including nature walks and museums. Visit the Louisbourg Fortress, the largest historical reconstruction in North America, and relive the life of the first settlers of this region. Discover Cabot Trail and explore the raw unspoiled nature of Canada with breathtaking coastal vistas.  Seafood fresh from the ocean and traditional pub fare are always on local menus. Head to the Big Fiddle Market located inside the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion where you’ll find local arts and crafts for keepsakes and souvenirs. (B,L,D)

Day 6, Monday, July 1

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Day 1 – Located on the shores of the world’s second-largest natural harbor, the “City of Trees” adds to the pastoral beauty of Canada’s maritime region. An extensive network of walking trails extends from the waterfront out to a series of beautiful parks and vibrant gardens, inviting exploration.   The ship will remain overnight so that you may enjoy your evening in Nova Scotia if you wish.  (B,L,D)

Day 7, Tuesday, July 2

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Day 2 – The ship will depart at 2 pm – make sure and experience all that Halifax has to offer.  (B,L,D)

Day 8, Wednesday, July 3

Bar Harbour, Maine – The list of residents inhabiting this part of Mount Desert Island once read like a who’s who of America’s richest citizens – Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie, to name a few. Now anyone can come and visit the adjacent Acadia National Park, which offers a network of hiking trails leading to some of the region’s most breathtaking views of the Atlantic. (B,L,D)

Day 9, Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day

Boston, Massachusetts: Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is one of the most historic cities in North America and home to many leading universities, including world-renowned Harvard in neighboring Cambridge. As one of the oldest established cities in the United States, this cultural capital offers an abundance of historic sites and national treasure to discover. Stroll the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail that connects about 16 of Boston’s landmarks such as Boston Common, the Old Corner Bookstore, and Paul Revere’s House or visit the first-class Museum of Fine Art and Boston Symphony Orchestra and so much more. Head to the Seaport District for fresh seafood, local specialties include cod, steamed lobster, oysters on the half-shell and creamy chowders. Then venture to the birthplace ofpaul revere America’s original craft beer, the Samuel Adams Brewery, to find out how the ales and lagers are made, perhaps sample a few, and learn about this great patriot. There’s such an amazing cross-section of rich history, music, art, literature and theater to explore on a cruise to Boston.  Spending the night in the Harbour, on Independence Day, should provide some beautiful, historical sights!  (B,L,D)

Day 10, Friday, July 5

Portland, Maine – You’ll love wandering along the cobblestone walkways and back alleys of the Old Port, browsing through galleries and other eclectic shops. Or, if you’d prefer, you can walk uphill toward the shops of Congress Street, gazing back at the islands of Casco Bay to capture some great photos to share. (B,L,D)

Day 11, Saturday, July 6

Day at Sea -  Enjoy your last day exploring this beautiful ship.  Don’t miss out on the nightly entertainment, experience all of the fine dining options, and hope it’s our lucky day in the casino!  (B,L,D)

Day 12, Sunday, July 7

We will arrive back in Cape Liberty and head to the airport this morning.  Our beautiful cruise comes to an end as we fly back to Springfield this afternoon, with memories to last a lifetime. (B)

 

Note:  Certain criminal convictions will make you ineligible to enter Canada.  See  http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/inadmissibility/index.asp for further information.

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