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New England Islands

New England Islands

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Duration: 8 Days, 7 Nights

Coverage: Roundtrip Providence, RI

From: $3,970

Season: May - September

Activities: History

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American Cruise Lines

Travel with American Cruise Lines as we discover the New England Islands. Each day is filled with customized shore excursions narrated by private island guides and knowledgeable onboard experts.

Explore the rich marine history of New Bedford, once known as the whaling capital of the world and the inspiration behind the classic American novel, Moby Dick. While in Nantucket, learn about the island’s early history, the popular rose-covered cottage style homes, and active artist community.

Visit the many historic towns in Martha’s Vineyard, and stop at a local gingerbread house for fresh lemonade and cookies. You will be amazed by the awe-inspiring Mohegan Bluffs on Block Island and the opulent seaside estates along the "Avenue of the Mansions" in Newport.

A cruise through the New England Islands will take you to beautiful seaside villages and stunning locales such as Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, adorned with the finest examples of Colonial and Victorian architecture. As you island hop, enjoy exquisite cuisine prepared with locally sourced seafood.

It was a great way to see the New England states and for that I am truly grateful.

This New England Islands Cruise may be combined with a Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise for a 14-night itinerary. Call for details.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Pre-Cruise - Premium Package

Our custom 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 your cruise, and transportation to the ship. Please call for additional details and availability.

Pre-Cruise Packages must be reserved at least 30 days before your cruise date.

Day 1 - Providence, RI

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.

Day 2 - 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.

Day 3 - 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.

Day 4 - 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.

Day 5 - 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.

Day 6 - Newport, 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."

Day 7 - Bristol, RI

Visit Battleship Cove, a unique "floating" museum recognized as the world's largest collection of 20th-century U.S. naval fighting ships. Relive childhood memories on the magnificent, fully-restored carousel at Battleship Cove, the oldest functioning carousel in America. Explore the collection of intricate model ships and other nautical keepsakes at Fall River's Marine Museum.

Day 8 - Providence, RI

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.

New England Islands

Dates & Rates

Date # of Nights Ship A AA AAL AAC Owner's Suite Single Single w/ Balcony
May 17, 2020 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
May 23, 2020 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
May 29, 2020 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
Jun 6, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 13, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 20, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 27, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 4, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 11, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 18, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 25, 2020 7 American Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Aug 1, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 8, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 15, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 22, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 29, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 5, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 12, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 19, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 26, 2020 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $6,195 $8,015 $6,825
May 10, 2021 7 American Constitution $4,685 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $5,830 $6,440
May 16, 2021 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
May 17, 2021 7 American Constitution $4,685 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $5,830 $6,440
May 22, 2021 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
May 28, 2021 6 Independence $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
Jun 5, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 12, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 19, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jun 26, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 3, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 10, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 17, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 24, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Jul 31, 2021 7 Amerian Star $4,540 $4,695 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $6,440
Aug 7, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 14, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 21, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Aug 28, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 4, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 11, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 18, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825
Sep 25, 2021 7 American Star $4,810 $4,975 $5,915 $5,195 $8,015 $6,825

Per person fare includes passage, dining service, snacks, complimentary cocktail parties, and entertainment aboard the ship. Fares do not include most shore tours (unless otherwise noted), port charges and fees, or service charge.

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