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New England Cruise

Experience the lights of Broadway, then set sail for charming ports of call in New England and Canadian Maritime Provinces. Begin with two nights in New York City enjoying a city tour, going behind-the-scenes at Radio City Music Hall, and taking in a Broadway musical. Board Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Breakaway for a seven-night cruise of New England with ports of call in Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick; and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Take your pick from Balcony, Oceanview, or Inside staterooms. All meals are included aboard ship with Freestyle Dining.

Hosted By: Ann Varnum

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Tour Highlights
  • All airfare
  • All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $449 per person)
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Baggage handling at hotels and aboard ship
  • Hotel and cruise ship transfers
  • $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour
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Day 1 : Fly to New York

We board our pleasant flight to New York City for two nights. Our accommodations are in the Times Square area with a variety of dining and shopping experiences.

Day 2 : New York City

An expert local guide joins us this morning to see the famous landmarks of Manhattan including Central Park, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Wall Street and Greenwich Village. The afternoon is free for activities of our choosing. Ask your Tour Director for suggestions on where to go and what to see. This evening we enjoy an included dinner followed by Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.


Day 3 : Radio City Music Hall

Go behind-the-scenes on a tour of Radio City Music Hall and get an insider’s view of the most iconic theater in New York, where the biggest names in show business perform! Later, we board the Norwegian Escape for the first evening of our seven-night cruise with fine dining and entertainment.


Day 4 : At Sea

The sparkling Norwegian Escape is the perfect ship to enjoy a day at sea. Take the day to relax or enjoy the many activities on board. All meals are included aboard ship.


Day 5 : Portland

Portland is Maine's largest city. This eclectic coastal city is known for unspoiled landscapes, succulent lobster, and its stately lighthouse. You may choose to explore the Old Port which features a variety of restaurants, shops and galleries.


Day 6 : Bar Harbor

Located on the shores of Mount Desert Island and sitting on the entrance to Acadia National Park is the resort town of Bar Harbor, Maine. The incredible scenery of the region transformed the area into a popular resort for such notables as John D. Rockefeller and Joseph Pulitzer around the turn of the 20th century.


Day 7 : St. John

St. John is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick and is the oldest incorporated city in the country. The city is situated along the north shore of the Bay of Fundy, famous for the tremendous discrepancy between its high and low tides. St. John's city market is the oldest market in North America, built in 1876.


Day 8 : Halifax

Today the ship docks in Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia and one of the first English cities in Canada. Its vast harbor extends 16 miles inland. Today we enjoy an included excursion to the picturesque fishing village of Peggy's Cove followed by time to explore Halifax on our own.


Day 9 : At Sea

Enjoy the facilities and amenities of the Norwegian Escape. Relax on deck in comfortable lounges. Revel in the benefits and enjoy the included amenities of our grand sailing vessel. This evening we gather together with fellow travelers for a private reception.


Day 10 : Fly Home

We arrive in New York City early this morning and disembark the ship. After transferring to the airport, we fly home with wonderful memories of our cruise experience.


Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $449 per person)
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Baggage handling at hotels and aboard ship
  • Hotel and cruise ship transfers
  • $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour

Attractions & Highlights

  • New York City tour
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Broadway musical
  • Radio City Stage Door tour
  • Included Halifax Shore Excursion: Peggy's Cove & Hop On Hop Off tour

21 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Dinner in New York City

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • 7 nights aboard the Norwegian Escape with Freestyle Cruising featuring All meals aboard the ship with Freestyle Dining
  • Ports of Call:
  • Portland, Maine
  • Bar Harbor, Maine (Tender port)
  • Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tour Dates & Pricing

September 13th, 2019 - September 22nd, 2019

Category - Occupancy

Price (Per Person)

Double Balcony


Double Inside


Single Balcony


Single Inside


Final Payment Date: 06/10/2019

Departure Cities

WTVY TV Pickup Locations:

Dothan, AL - Walmart

Atlanta, GA - Hartsfield International Airport

Dothan, AL - Dothan Regional Airport

Ann Varnum

With degrees in English and Speech from Huntingdon College and Auburn University, Ann became a successful high school English, Speech and Drama teacher.

This background equipped her for a broadcasting career. She is recognized as the longest running talk show hostess in Alabama. As hostess of The Ann Varnum Show and Public Affairs Director for WTVY News 4, she interviewed people from all walks of life. Ann continues to host The Best Years and speak at events for WTVY TV.

She helped start the Girls’ Club in Dothan and the Wiregrass Clearing House, and co-founded Meadowood, a Christ-centered spiritual adventure camp.

Mrs. Varnum is the author of Sunny Side Up and with her sister has coauthored two cookbooks, Field O’ Dreams Farm Cookbook Volumes I and II. Experiencing Spiritual Encouragement is Ann’s latest devotional book and Digging For Treasures in the Dark was released in 2011.

Ann has previously hosted numerous Holiday Vacations tours.

Join Ann on this fabulous trip of a lifetime.