Northeast U.S. and Atlantic Canada - Fall Foliage (Itinerary 1)

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This voyage takes you along the North American Eastern Seaboard, offering a variety of cultures, historic sites, and dramatic natural scenery. Experience the changing of the seasons in stunning autumn colors. Starting in Halifax, Canada, we head south to discover Maine’s magnificent wilderness, enjoy the charm of Cape Cod, and end with an overnight in historic Boston.
9 days


Expedition Cruise

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Hurtigruten offers unique expedition cruises to some of the most remote and pristine waters of the world. As with all expeditions; nature prevails. Weather, and ice and sea conditions, sets the final framework for all Hurtigruten’s operations. Safety and unparalleled guest experiences are at all times our top priorities. All our planned itineraries are continuously evaluated for adaptions, whether this is due to constraints the elements unexpectedly presents – or exciting possibilities nature and wildlife offer. That is why we call it an expedition.
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  1. Vibrant Capital of Nova Scotia - Halifax, Canada

    Your journey begins in Halifax, where you can enjoy red-brick heritage buildings, lovely parks, the landmark Citadel Hill National Historic Site, top-quality museums, Alexander Keith’s original 1820 brewery, and a 2-mile-long seafront boardwalk. We definitely recommend spending an extra day or two here on a Pre-program before embarking on MS Roald Amundsen.

    Vibrant Capital of Nova Scotia - Halifax, Canada
  2. French, Fishing, and Forchu - Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

    Welcome to this historic town at the intersection of traditional Anglo-Scottish and Acadian French cultures. Situated in the world's largest lobster fishing grounds, Yarmouth boasts the largest fishing fleet in Atlantic Canada. View the grand sea captain homes built in the 1850´s or enjoy the picturesque views and hiking trails at the Cape Forchu Lighthouse.

    French, Fishing, and Forchu - Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
  3. Easternmost City in the USA - Eastport, Maine

    Stroll the downtown Historic District here and take in its shops, restaurants, and cafés. The native Passamaquoddy people have called nearby Moose Island home for at least 10,000 years, in an area which attracts seals, eagles, and whales. We may see Old Sow in nearby Passamaquoddy Bay, believed to be the biggest whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere.

    Easternmost City in the USA - Eastport, Maine
  4. Quintessentially Maine - Bar Harbor, Maine

    Surrounded by stunning Acadia National Park and perched by the sea on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor has a classic Maine ambience. You’ll find some of the region’s best seafood restaurants here, and whales, seals, and puffins can be spotted along the coast.

    Quintessentially Maine - Bar Harbor, Maine
  5. Small-Town Charm, World-Class Art - Rockland, Maine

    Like many communities in Maine, this small coastal town on Penobscot Bay grew out of the lobster-fishing industry, but is now known for its boutiques, fine dining, and galleries. Art lovers can spend time at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art and the world-famous Farnsworth Art Museum, enjoying works by Andrew Wyeth and other fine painters.

    Small-Town Charm, World-Class Art - Rockland, Maine
  6. The Best of New England - Portland, Maine

    This buzzing city has a strong community spirit and active art and music scene, as well as being known for flavorful seafood dishes. Tour historic Old Port, known for its working waterfront, art galleries, and restaurants in converted warehouses.

    The Best of New England - Portland, Maine
  7. On the Peninsula of Cape Cod - Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Visitors are drawn to this colorful town for the beautiful beaches, restaurants, and charming shops. Artists began frequenting Provincetown a century ago and it is one of the oldest continuous art colonies in the country. Nearby Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary attracts 17 species of whale, including humpbacks and the rare North Atlantic right whales.

    On the Peninsula of Cape Cod - Provincetown, Massachusetts
  8. The Cradle of Liberty - Boston, Massachusetts

    From its history as the oldest city in America to its fanatical sports fans, the city of Boston is a true treasure trove for visitors. Join one of our optional excursions to tour the city, which is home to prestigious Harvard University and legendary sports teams such as the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics. Walk the Freedom Trail for a sense of the city's revolutionary roots, taste famous Boston clam chowder, or enjoy the dynamic contemporary art, music, and theater scenes. Spend the night in the city using MS Roald Amundsen as your base before disembarking the next day.

    The Cradle of Liberty - Boston, Massachusetts

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