New England Islands Wine Cruise
Saturday, May 23, 2020
May 23rd-May 29th, 2020
Wine Cruise the islands of New England
Explore the home of Moby Dick and the whaling history of New Bedford with Louis Lucas. Learn about Nantucket Island's early history, rose-covered cottages, and art culture. Visit Martha’s Vineyard and a gingerbread house with cookies, and marvel at the Mohegan Bluffs on Block Island and opulent seaside estates along the "Avenue of the Mansions" in Newport. Pricing to start at $3,670/person based on double occupancy.
Day by Day: Daily excursions subject to change.
Pre-Cruise Premium Package
The Premium Pre-Cruise Package provides you with a seamless way to experience Providence and easily board the ship.Arrive the day before your cruise and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest.The package includes a premium 4-star hotel stay in downtown Providence, a complete city tour on the morning of our cruise, and transportation to the ship.
The state capital of Rhode Island is known as the “Renaissance City," with a host of attractions for visitors to enjoy including acclaimed theaters, fine arts, and Philharmonic performances.Over three centuries of fascinating history are preserved in Providence, from Street’s “Mile of History” to the immaculate examples of Colonial and Victorian architecture.
New Bedford, MA
In the mid 19th-century, New Bedford was the whaling capital of the world and became the inspiration behind Herman Melville's classic American novel, Moby Dick, published in 1841.Today, New Bedford is still known as "The Whaling City," with an authentic seaport village, large fishing fleet, and working waterfront.
Nantucket Island, MA
Be transported back to the 18th century as you step off your ship onto the timeworn cobblestone streets of Nantucket. Discover how this delightful island evolved from a small farming community to become the center of the American whaling industry and later a popular resort community.Nantucket is a world unto itself, with towering church steeples and old-world architecture.
Martha's Vineyard, MA
Martha's Vineyard was once a hub for whaling fleets and merchant ships, with exotic cargo from the far corners of the world arriving on her shores. Today, the island is one of the most popular vacation spots in New England, comprised of six distinct towns, including Chilmark and Vineyard Haven.The most genteel town on the island is historic Edgartown, prim and proper with its freshly painted Colonial homes and manicured gardens.
Block Island, RI
Stroll along Mohegan Bluffs and admire the Southeast Lighthouse, located along the southern shore of the island. The bluffs rise 200 feet above the ocean and stretch 3 miles along the shoreline.This small island off the coast of Rhode Island has become a popular summertime destination, adored for its easy-going attitude, splendid nature trails, and breathtaking views.
Newport, RI/Bristol, RI
Nestled within Narragansett Bay is Newport, the yachting capital of the world. As you stroll along the beautiful beaches, historic neighborhoods, bustling wharves, and scenic waterfront, you will find Newport offers something for everyone.Visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame. Explore Newport's fabled past with glimpses of opulent seaside estates along the "Avenue of the Mansions."
Providence, RI - disembark
Providence offers a number of shore excursions that will delight any member of your travel group. Simply take a walk through Waterplace Park to the River Walk or admire the architecture of the Cathedral of Saints Paul and Peter. No matter what type of activity you are looking for, you will find it in Providence.
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