Boston, United States of America
Arriving in one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded in 1630 and rich with history and culture, learn about the stories and historic sites of the American Revolution on the Freedom Trail, before embarking Scenic Eclipse in the early afternoon.
According to the locals, once you have been ‘on island’, you will never want to leave. Martha’s Vineyard is a charming and beautiful place, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches and brightly painted cottages.
Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Oak Bluff or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or join a bus tour.
The city that never sleeps will leave you with endless memories
Freechoice: Take the opportunity to explore New York like a local, or join the Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus to see the sights. Alternatively, go for a bike ride in Central Park.
Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities, an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime.
The historic port of Norfolk lies at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay and is home to the Norfolk Naval Base. This quaint town has a thriving arts community and a welcoming nature, perfect for a day of exploring.
Freechoice: Tour this vibrant city or discover the maritime history of this important seaport at the Naval Base. Art lovers will delight in a tour of the impressive Chrysler Museum of Art or explore the colourful Botanical Gardens. Alternatively, visit Virginia Beach Surf and Rescue Museum or drive to Williamsburg to discover the significant role it played in the American Revolution.
This evening at the historic Granby Theatre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle.
After busy days exploring, relax on board. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting.
Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and Afro American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.
Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.
Freechoice: Visit the Magnolia Gardens, one of the most beautiful and romantic gardens in the world, and learn about African American life on a plantation, or delve into the history of Charleston. Let your witty guide regale you with stories during a horse and carriage tour or take a culinary tour of Southern specialities.
Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion around the pretty harbour foreshore. Alternatively, visit the Frances Beidler Forest and stroll the 2.4 kilometre boardwalk with your guide.
Cruise south towards the Caribbean paradise of the Bahamas. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or test your knowledge with some trivia in the lounge. Whatever you choose there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.
Bid farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.