Begin your journey in Washington, DC, our nation’s capital. Located on the Potomac River, and bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia, it is characterized by neoclassic monuments and iconic buildings, including the U.S. Capitol, White House, and Supreme Court. It is also home to the Smithsonian Museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.
Located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk has enjoyed a dramatic history dating back to 1607, when British settlers first arrived on American shores. Today, the city embraces its colorful past while thriving as a modern metropolis. Tall schooners share the surrounding waters with naval vessels and oystermen. Enjoy tours of historic districts, museums, restored homes, and the Norfolk Naval Station.
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Nothing is as relaxing as a day of cruising aboard the brand new American Glory. Enjoy exercise in the fitness center or spend time with fellow guests in one of the spacious lounges.
Founded in 1739, Wilmington prospered during its early years as a major port and ship-building center. Today, the city continues to flourish and boasts an outstanding reputation as a leader in preservation efforts. Explore Georgian, Victorian, and antebellum-style homes restored to their original grandeur. Stroll through beautiful gardens and city streets lined with shopping venues and seafood eateries.
The port city of Charleston is known for its cobblestone streets, gas-lit lamps, and pastel antebellum houses. The scene of Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War sieges, it is considered by many to be a living museum. Stand on the site of the first shot of the Civil War, climb aboard a WWII aircraft carrier, or explore an antebellum mansion.
One day in this city, rich in history and culture, is simply not enough. Spend a second day exploring the area's beautiful parks and gardens. Venture to the waterfront, where you'll see the iconic Pineapple Fountain, before strolling over to Rainbow Row, made up of several candy-colored Georgian-style row homes.
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As you travel, learn about the culture and history of the region from our onboard experts, relax on your private balcony, or fly a kite on the top deck. In the evening, share in the company of fellow cruisers while listening to some of the area’s finest entertainment.
With its emerald tree canopy, quaint cobblestone streets, and majestic architecture, Savannah is a bustling seaport with renowned historic districts that preserve its 19th-century opulence. Join a narrated tour of Savannah’s “Historic and Victorian Districts," brave an evening Ghost Walk, or explore the area's magnificent shops.
Set under a veil of Spanish moss, Savannah is a charming Southern city with the perfect blend of historic architecture and trendy boutiques and restaurants. Explore manicured parks and the historic district, framed with cobblestoned squares.
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Curl up with a good book in one of our spacious lounges. Or relax on the sun deck or your private balcony and enjoy the passing landscapes as we make our way along the Intracoastal Waterway from Savannah to St. Simons Island.
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St. Simons Island offers guests a view of the area’s rich past, including the momentous 18th-century battlefields and sprawling, antebellum plantations. Enjoy its diverse wildlife as well as the moss-draped oaks that shade walkways. Make sure to visit St. Simons Lighthouse, which houses a fantastic museum devoted to the history of the Georgia Coast.
Discover the fascinating history of Jekyll Island. At the end of the 19th century, wealthy men in America, including J.P. Morgan, William Rockefeller, and Cornelius Vanderbilt, purchased the entire island as a hunting resort prized for its “splendid isolation." Today, Jekyll Island is part of Georgia’s Sea Isles and boasts “Millionaire’s Village,” 240 acres of extravagant homes and winter cottages recognized as a National Historic Landmark.
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Today is a day to truly relax without a care in the world. Revel in the bliss of the beauty that surrounds you. Enjoy fascinating enrichment presentations and festive onboard activities. Savor fine meals and cocktails. Relax in one of the many spacious lounges or enjoy a gentle breeze on the sun deck as you read a book or chat with new friends.
13St. Augustine, FL
In the late 1800s, oil tycoon Henry Flagler developed St. Augustine in an attempt to fulfill his vision of establishing an American Riviera along Florida's eastern shores. Although this "golden era" ended in the early 1900s, Flagler's legacy remains. Explore historic ruins, unique architecture, and the narrow streets of a city once used as a remote outpost by the Spanish Empire.
14Port Canaveral, FL
Imagine a place where you can meet an astronaut, charter a fishing boat, and steer a freighter simulator all in the same day. That place is Port Canaveral, also known as “Florida’s fun port.”
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Take a guided exploration of the Kennedy Space Center and witness the future of interstellar travel. Stroll The Cove, a dining and entertainment district along the waterfront, where you can listen to local entertainment and savor fresh seafood from the day’s catch.
16West Palm Beach, FL
Feel the tropical energy as you stroll along the palm-lined streets of this dynamic city. Explore Antique Row, home to over 40 antique shops, offering everything from 17th-century antiques to modern furnishings. Admire the candy-colored storefronts of Northwood Village, an eclectic enclave known for its art galleries and global cuisine. Visit Clematis Street, home to funky cafés and bars and accented with colorful murals. Hop on a trolley to The Square, an open-air plaza where live music reverberates as you shop. If you are a nature lover, visit the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and South Florida Science Center & Aquarium for up-close animal encounters.
17Key Biscayne, FL
This tiny sliver of land was once a family-owned coconut plantation which was donated to the community to preserve its beauty for all to enjoy. Explore an oasis of sandy beaches, beautiful nature preserves, and pristine state parks. Discover a nearby coastal barrier reef which is the only federally recognized underwater archaeological trail in the United States. Led by a local guide, hike a nature trail, or climb to the top of a historic lighthouse, where you can admire breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.
18Key West, FL
Experience a taste of Caribbean culture in this southern most town in the continental U.S. In addition to its stunning natural beauty, Key West has a rich history which is celebrated in the many museums of the island. Visit the Ernest Hemingway House, the residence of this renowned writer in the 1930s and the place he authored many of his most famous novels. Explore the Audubon Gallery, which offers antique, hand colored original Audubon engravings and lithographs, as well as fine modern limited editions of J.J. Audubon's timeless masterpieces.
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Nature lovers will enjoy a full day at Dry Tortugas National Park, comprised of seven islands and a variety of protected coral reefs. In the evening, venture to the world-famous Duval Street, to enjoy a meal, listen to live music, or pick up a souvenir to take home.
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Enjoy your time sailing from Key West to St. Petersburg on board one of our brand new Coastal Cats. Admire the natural splendor that stretches out before you as you relax on your private balcony. Meet fellow travelers for lunch and attend an afternoon enrichment program presented by our onboard expert.
21St. Petersburg, FL
End your voyage where it began, in the lovely town of St. Petersburg. Stroll along the St. Pete Pier and admire the peaceful blue waters of Tampa Bay and the botanical wonderland, called the Sunken Gardens, which hides right in the middle of downtown. Art aficionados will love the Salvador Dali Museum which holds the largest collection of Dali’s work outside of Spain, as well as the Chihuly Collection on Central Avenue, a building designed specifically to house the work of this internationally renowned glass sculpture artist.
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After breakfast on board, begin your journey home, reflecting upon the incredible experiences you’ve had and the wonderful new friends made.