Princess Cruises’ upcoming Canada & New England 2024 cruise season offers guests the chance to discover the region’s many gems, including Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, which was just named one of “The Best Places to Visit” in 2024 by CNN.
Saint John gives access to the famous Bay of Fundy, which is noted for having the world’s highest tides and is included on 15 Princess voyages during the highly anticipated 2024 season. Furthermore, numerous breathtaking coastal New England and Canadian ports highlight the pages of history and spectacular natural beauty mixed flawlessly onboard a Princess vacation. The cruise line is recognised for offering the “Best Canada and New England Itineraries” by Porthole Magazine.
“We bring a desired mix of destinations on our award-winning Canada & New England itineraries, so our guests can easily explore charming must-see ports in this storied region,” said Terry Thornton, Princess’ chief commercial officer. “From our premium onboard experience to new itineraries, turnaround ports, and enticing shore excursions, we give our guests all that this spectacular area has to offer in the temperate summer months through the fall, which is bursting with vibrant colours.”
With cruises currently on sale, these are the best reasons to visit Canada and New England with Princess in 2024:
Two dozen memorable cruises: Princess offers 25 voyages from June to October 2024, with three amenity-filled Love Boats departing from New York City, Quebec City, and Boston (NEW!), providing simple drive-in access to celebrated turnaround ports and attractive air service from all over the U.S.
History. Buffs Unite in Perfect Lead-Up to the Sestercentennial, Marking the 250th Birthday of the United States: For the first time, Princess is offering Colonial Heritage itineraries that include Yorktown, Va., part of Virginia’s Historic Triangle and the entrance to Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, as well as stops in picturesque and history-rich Charleston, Boston, Halifax, and Saint John. Island Princess will sail round trip from New York on 4, 14, and 25 June 2024.
New “Beantown” Homeport Departures: What better way to start a Canada & New England exploration than from Boston, famous for the Freedom Trail, legendary sports teams and an ever-enticing dining scene with fresh local produce and seafood. A new home port, Emerald Princess sails seven-day round trip cruises from Boston visiting Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown and Portland or Bar Harbor, as well as 10-day Boston to Quebec City (or vice versa), including Saint John for the Bay of Fundy and Charlottetown for Prince Edward Island, plus an overnight in Quebec City.
For those looking for a longer, unique itinerary, a 17-day cruise combines the best of the East Coast with three visits to ports in remote Greenland, with opportunities to see magnificent fjords and stunning landscapes. Emerald Princess cruises from Boston 14 July–7 October 2024.
Enchanted Cruises: With the awe-inspiring moment of sailing underneath the Verrazzano Bridge after passing the beautiful Statue of Liberty, Enchanted Princess sails round trip from New York City on seven-day cruises visiting Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Halifax and Saint John for Bay of Fundy (on select cruises). Cruises depart on 24 and 31 August; 7, 14, 21, and 28 September; 5, 12, 19, and 26 October 2024.
Shore Excursions Galore: As Princess brings guests to these incredible New England and Canadian ports, they can choose from a vast selection of immersive shore excursions to deeply explore this part of the world, including:
- Scenic visits to Acadia National Park, Cooks Trail, the Viking Trail, Bay of Fundy, Peggy’s Cove and more
- Active explorations featuring walking tours, hiking, and sea kayaking
- Whale watching, puffins and rocky coastlines
- Historic Mansions and, of course, lighthouses
- Inviting culinary tours featuring lobster bakes, breweries, and pubs
- The full French-Canadian culture exploring the architecture and cafés of Old Quebec
Personalised Service: Exclusive Princess MedallionClass service extends the cruise line’s leadership position in delivering exceptional personalised experiences. Guests enjoy an effortless vacation that enables everything from touch-free boarding to locating loved ones anywhere on the ship and enhanced service like having whatever you need delivered to you anywhere on board.
Unmatched Value Unmatched Anywhere Else: Travellers would be hard-pressed to find a better value than a cruise compared to vacationing ashore, staying in multiple hotels, unpacking and repacking, and having to pay for meals and entertainment. On a Princess cruise, every budget has stateroom categories, and fares include all fresh-made meals, dazzling entertainment, and warm, welcoming service.