If you’ve yet to explore the magnificent network of waterways that crisscross the landscape of our northern neighbor, Canada, then prepare to be wowed. USA River Cruises is pleased to offer our guests a whole new way of experiencing the Great White North, with its wide-open space and mesmerizing landscapes that once inspired author Lucy Maud Montgomery to pen “Anne of Green Gables.”
If you’ve been looking for your next adventure, Canada should definitely be on your “to-do” list. Although it isn’t the tropical paradise that many look for in a vacation destination, it boasts a number of fun attractions.
You can walk the historic neighborhood of Old Quebec in downtown Quebec City or take a tour closer to home with Niagara Falls Canada. We also recommend a tour of the Great Lakes with our Splendor of the Great Lakes cruise.
Whatever you decide to explore, we recommend at the very least picking up some delicious maple syrup! Canada has the perfect combination of cold spring nights and warm daytime temperatures to produce the beautiful golden syrup that we all know and love. Due to these ideal conditions, the country produces 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup.
If you’re looking to make maple syrup a part of your trip, make sure to stop by one of the many maple syrup-producing regions, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.
Maple syrup is more than just a tasty treat, it’s an integral part of Canadian culture. During early exploration and settlement, the Aboriginal peoples of Canada taught early settlers how to harvest and produce the syrup. It was the first sugar product that was produced in eastern North America and was the sweetener of choice until cane sugar became available in 1875.
Luxury river cruising is what you make of it, so it doesn’t have to be full of adventure and syrup. We offer a number of Canada/New England cruises that leisurely sail underneath the beautiful fall foliage of the northeast. All you have to do is sit back and relax.
If you are thinking about going on a Canadian cruise, it’s important that you first note the current COVID-19 restrictions and regulations, especially when at ports of call. For a complete list of Canada’s current marine transport COVID-19 measures, click here.
On February 15th, 2022, the Canadian Government eased the entry requirements for fully vaccinated individuals. Now, if you are a fully-vaccinated individual entering Canada, you are not required to get a COVID-19 test on arrival. Instead, you may be randomly selected to take a test. Additionally, the Government of Canada has adjusted its Travel Health Notice from a Level 3 to a Level 2.
If you would like to verify that you meet all of the entry requirements, the Canadian Government has a helpful online tool.
Reader’s Digest Canada offered these interesting facts about our northern neighbors:
USA River Cruises offers a number of Canadian cruises for your varying needs. From whale watching to Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, we have it all!
Not sure if you want to travel to our northern neighbor, Canada? Check out our many other cruise destinations. We offer a wide range of exciting destinations, so you won’t run out of fun.
USA River Cruises has been a family-owned company since 1996 when we first started out with small river cruises on the Columbia River. After years of hard work and dedication to quality customer service, we now offer cruises all over the world.
If you’re interested in cruising with us, don’t hesitate to call one of our dedicated cruise agents. They can help you with a number of different details and answer any questions you may have, and much more. Their years of experience with small cruise ship vacations allows them to take care of every aspect of your travel, leaving you worry and stress-free.
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