New England river cruiseAre you intrigued by the deeply historic East Coast? If so, a cruise through New England is a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t want to miss. From lush vineyards to fascinating architecture to endless beaches, this trip is truly a must!

East Coast Cruise Itinerary

A cruise through the New England Islands will include stops at Nantucket, Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, and Providence. You’ll depart through Providence, Rhode Island, where you can explore a variety of historic landmarks, including the Rhode Island State House, The John Brown House, as well as fascinating Victorian, Greek Revival, and Colonial architecture.

Next, you’ll dock in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the town that inspired the famous novel Moby Dick, where you can browse the world’s largest collection of whaling artifacts, and tour both ships and historic mansions.

The next port of call is Nantucket Island, where you can experience 18th Century living at its finest – cobblestone streets, beautiful architecture, and small farming communities. You’ll then travel to in Martha’s Vineyard, where you can take in the beauty of each of six distinct towns. The next port in Bristol, Rhode Island, will allow you the opportunity to take in the floating museum of Battleship Cove, as well as the Fall River Marine Museum. You’ll then journey your way into Newport, where you can step away from the ship and sink your feet into beautiful beaches and breathe in the sea air on scenic waterfront wharfs.


What Is the Ship Like?

Open decks with glassed-in observation decks will allow you to sit back and enjoy the scenery and wildlife that comes with cruising along a wild coastline. Not only is the ship spacious and casual, but features exciting onboard entertainment, including guest lecturers, local musicians, games, and other performances that provide a glimpse into the history of the area. You’ll discover first-class culinary offerings, with exquisitely crafted cuisine offered at every meal. Beforehand, complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are provided, so you can mingle with others on the ship and share your port-of-call adventures.

This New England voyage is a captivating and historical experience that you and your family will recall fondly for many years to come. The itinerary includes departure dates throughout the spring and summer months, so call USA River Cruises to book today!