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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Grand New England

Discover the seafaring heritage of coastal towns and charming island villages on this 10-night New England cruise visiting Camden, Provincetown and Bar Harbor. Includes shore excursions, pre-dinner cocktails and evening entertainment.

Cruise Only
10 nights from £5235pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Acadia National Park
  • Gloucester Bay
  • Martha's Vineyard
  • Camden Harbor
  • Portland
  • Traditional Lobster Dish

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Flight inclusive package from just £6059pp! Price based on 13 May 2020 departure. Includes 3-night stay at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York, train travel from New York to Boston, and return flights from London. Contact us for more details

Book a fly-cruise and receive FREE airport parking! Subject to availability. Book by 30 Nov 2019

Save £320 per cabin! Book your cruise at least 9 months in advance to receive early booking discount.

Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package! Available until 30 days before departure, subject to availability

Grand New England Special Offer

Join your elegant small ship in Boston and head to the historic seaport of Portland to embrace the vibrant city culture. Admire the awe-inspiring views of mountains and seascapes in Acadia National Park which has inspired many artists and writers and relax in Camden as beautiful tall ships sail into the harbour.

Cruise through Merchants Row, one of Maine's most gorgeous cruise areas, explore the distinguished Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens from Boothbay Harbor and delve into Gloucester's maritime history at the Maritime Heritage Centre.

Enjoy a tour of the impressive Fort Adams and stroll along lovely beaches in Newport before heading to the popular holiday spot of Martha's Vineyard for a tour of its six intriguing neighbourhoods. Discover the historic Cape Cod culture during a visit to Provincetown before this wonderful cruise comes to an end in Boston.

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Grand New England

Day 1 - Boston (Massachusetts)

Embark American Constitution in Boston.

Day 2 - Portland (Maine)

The historic seaport of Portland looks over beautiful Casco Bay and showcases a combination of big-city excitement and small-town charm. Explore the fascinating 360-year history and admire the Victorian-era buildings as you stroll along cobblestone streets. Enjoy a narrated tour of Portland led by a local guide.

Day 3 - Bar Harbor

Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island and surrounded by Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor's lovely vistas and abundant wildlife have welcomed visitors for over one hundred years. Perhaps enjoy a guided tour of Acadia National Park to see the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first land in the United States touched by the morning sun, and Thunder Hole, an inlet naturally carved out of rocks where the waves spout water as high as 40 feet.

Day 4 - Camden

The charming village of Camden is often described as the 'Tall Ship Capital of Maine' and features quaint shops and art galleries. Why not ascent Mt. Battie and enjoy the panoramic views of Camden, Penobscot Bay and surrounding islands? Enjoy a historical walking tour of Camden and learn about its industrial beginnings.

Day 5 - Rockland

On the way to Rockland, pass through Merchants Row, the lovely 6-mile passage lined with evergreens. In Rockland, visit the Rockland City museums including the Owls Head Transportation Museum, which has one of the finest collections of pioneer-era aircraft and automobiles in the world, and the Farnsworth Museum. Alternatively, enjoy the flavours of local lobster, mussles and clams, dining under a covered tent.

Day 6 - Boothbay Harbor

This lovely, historic town is lined with shops, boutiques, and picture-perfect harbours dotted with lobster boats, pleasure crafts, and windjammers. Perhaps visit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens which is one of the most distinguished botanical destinations in the country.

Day 7 - Gloucester (Massachusetts)

Gloucester is home to America's oldest seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. The beautiful waterfront has drawn fishermen, artists and visitors for over 400 years. Admire the lovely views and perhaps savour delicious seafood in one of the waterfront restaurants. There is also the opportunity to visit the Maritime Heritage Centre and enjoy a narrated sightseeing tour on an optional excursion.

Day 8 - Newport (Rhode Island)

Newport is nestled within Narragansett Bay Newport, the yachting capital of the world and showcases pristine beaches, historic neighbourhoods and a scenic waterfront. Enjoy a guided tour of Fort Adams and meet a park ranger who will delve deeper into the history of the fort and the military and naval strategies implemented there. A supplementary optional Avenue of the Mansions excursion takes you down one of the most architecturally impressive avenues.

Day 9 - Martha's Vineyard (Massachusetts)

Martha's Vineyard was once a hub for cargo ships but is now a bustling and popular holiday resort attraction people from far and wide each year. The island is comprised of six towns. Perhaps enjoy a guided tour of the island including Oak Bluffs with its quaint gingerbread cottages, the scenic harbour of Vineyard Haven, and West Tisbury reminiscent of a Currier & Ives print. Stroll through the quaint village of Edgartown where you will have time to shop and explore.

Day 10 - Provincetown

Provincetown is one of the most popular holiday destinations of Cape Cod and boasts colourful architecture, quaint shops and relaxing beaches. Learn about the rich history and culture of Provincetown during a trolley tour before heading to Race Point Beach for a visit to the Race Point Lighthouse.

Day 11 - Boston

Disembark American Constitution in Boston.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10-night full board cruise
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Complimentary wine and beer served with lunch and dinner
  • Pre-dinner cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Open seat dining
  • Lectures and evening entertainment
  • Use of on-board library
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these to suit your requirements
  • Gratuities (payable at time of booking)
  • Port charges and fees
  • Travel insurance and personal expenses
  • Beverages outside of complimentary cocktail hour

Additional Information

  • Excursions Available:
  • Portland - Portland City Excursion (Complimentary excursion)
  • Bar Harbor - Arcadia National Park
  • Camden - Camden Hills State Park Tour
  • Camden - Lobstering and Lighthouse Cruise
  • Camden - Camden Historical Walking Tour (Complimentary excursion)
  • Rockland - Rockland City Museum Exploration (Complimentary excursion)
  • Rockland - Lobsterbake Luncheon (Complimentary excursion)
  • Rockland - The Sail Power and Steam Museum
  • Boothbay Harbor - Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
  • Gloucester - Schooner Lannon Cruise
  • Gloucester - Maritime Heritage Center and Narrated Sightseeing Tour
  • Newport - Guided Tour of Fort Adams (Complimentary excursion)
  • Newport - Avenue of the Mansions Tour
  • Martha's Vineyard - View of the Vineyard Tour
  • Provincetown - P-Town Trolley Tour (Complimentary excursion)

Special Features

  • Lobsterbake Culinary Themed Cruise - Enjoy a traditional Lobsterbake on our Grand New England cruise and indulge in many flavorful lobster dishes including tenderloin and stuffed lobster tail, Cape Cod lobster pot pie, and whole steamed lobsters. Applies to following 2019 departure dates: Jun 17; Jul 7, 17, 27; Aug 6, 16 and following 2020 departure dates: Jun 12, 22; Jul 12; Aug 1, 11, 21.
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • May
    • May 13th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
    • May 23rd - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
  • June
    • Jun 2nd - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
    • Jun 12th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
    • Jun 22nd - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
    • Jul 12th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
    • Jul 22nd - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5235
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5235 Blue Water price from: £6220 Blue Water price from: £6520 Blue Water price from: £6960 Blue Water price from: £7735 Blue Water price from: £8385 Blue Water price from: £7180 Blue Water price from: £6500
  • August
    • Aug 1st - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5550
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5550 Blue Water price from: £6590 Blue Water price from: £6910 Blue Water price from: £7375 Blue Water price from: £8200 Blue Water price from: £8890 Blue Water price from: £7615 Blue Water price from: £6595
    • Aug 11th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5550
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5550 Blue Water price from: £6590 Blue Water price from: £6910 Blue Water price from: £7375 Blue Water price from: £8200 Blue Water price from: £8890 Blue Water price from: £7615 Blue Water price from: £6595
    • Aug 21st - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5550
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5550 Blue Water price from: £6590 Blue Water price from: £6910 Blue Water price from: £7375 Blue Water price from: £8200 Blue Water price from: £8890 Blue Water price from: £7615 Blue Water price from: £6595
    • Aug 31st - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5550
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Blue Water price from: £5550 Blue Water price from: £6590 Blue Water price from: £6910 Blue Water price from: £7375 Blue Water price from: £8200 Blue Water price from: £8890 Blue Water price from: £7615 Blue Water price from: £6595
  • September
    • Sep 10th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5540
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Brochure price from: £5860 Brochure price from: £6970 Brochure price from: £7300 Brochure price from: £7795 Brochure price from: £8665 Brochure price from: £9395 Brochure price from: £8045 Brochure price from: £7280
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    • Sep 20th - Boston and back - Sailing on: American Constitution From: £5540
      Cat AA Cat AAL Cat AAC Cat AAM Veranda Suite Owners Suite Single (Private Balcony) Single
      Brochure price from: £5860 Brochure price from: £6970 Brochure price from: £7300 Brochure price from: £7795 Brochure price from: £8665 Brochure price from: £9395 Brochure price from: £8045 Brochure price from: £7280
      Blue Water price from: £5540 Blue Water price from: £6810 Blue Water price from: £7140 Blue Water price from: £7635 Blue Water price from: £8505 Blue Water price from: £9235 Blue Water price from: £7885 Blue Water price from: £7120
Map for Grand New England