1Embark in Portland, ME
Make sure to get into Portland to board the boat on time. Maybe talk to our cruise agents about flying into town a day early and booking a hotel? Then you can board the boat on time and relaxed, ready for your vacation to begin!
Rockland is famous for it's rugged shoreline, and home to a thriving lobster industry! Rockland has unique museums for you to tour, including the Farnsworth Art Museum and the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Or find a park bench along the waterfront and watch the schooners sail around the harbor.
Eastport is an island of less than 2000. With the deepest port on the East Coast, it was once the center of the sardine-canning business. Today, there's a creative community on the island of artists, writers, and filmmakers. You can also continue to Campobello Island, once the vacation island retreat for Franklin D. Roosevelt and his family. The park today is run by Canada and the United States, jointly.
4St. Andrew, NB
St. Andrews by-the-Sea! You know you've always wanted to visit. Tour the turn-of-the-century Historic District, including the Algonquin Hotel, a War of 1812 Blockhouse, and Charlotte County Courthouse. Or choose the Bay of Fundy whale watching cruise in search of minke, humpback, and finback whales.
5St. John, NB
St. John is the oldest incorporated city in Canada! Nearly four hundred years of Canadian-European history and thousands of years of natural history is on display, from the Old City Market and Martello Tower National Historic Site, to the Reversing Falls Rapids that have to be seen to be believed! You can also take the optional tour to the fishing village of St. Martin's - a working harbor on the Bay of Fundy. If the tide is low, you can visit the sea caves under the cliffs.
6Grand Manan Island
This Canadian island is the largest in the Bay of Fundy. You can see the vintage lighthouses on the island, as well as the working fishing villages. The island is also used as feeding grounds and nurseries for whale pods!
7Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor sits on the east side of Mt Desert Island. The colorful downtown village makes for a lovely day out for those who want to stay in town. But definitely consider visiting Acadia National Park! The mountains meet the sea here, and have long been a source of inspiration for artists, writers, and weary travelers.
8Disembark in Portland, ME