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Peggy’s Point Lighthouse, Peggy’s Cove
Le Château Frontenac
Boston Tea Party Museum
Green Gables Heritage Place
John F. Kennedy Library
Departs: August 6th, 2020 Tour Dates & Pricing
Experience the history and beauty of the Atlantic coast, Canadian Maritime Provinces, and the famous Saint Lawrence Seaway. Explore Boston’s colonial history at the Boston Tea Party Museum and visit historic sites on the Freedom Trail. Visit the JFK Presidential Library, then board Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam for a scenic seven-night cruise. Our ports of call include Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Quebec City, Quebec. All meals are included aboard ship! Pick from three stateroom options: Vista Suite, Oceanview Stateroom, or Inside Stateroom.
Hosted By: Amy Fleming
News Content Manager and Anchor
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Day 1 : Fly to Boston
Our adventure begins with a pleasant flight to Boston and check-in to a comfortable hotel for two nights.
Day 2 : Freedom Trail Tour
Today we discover Boston, steeped in America’s colonial history and one of the focal cities of the American Revolution. We join an 18th-century historical guide on a tour of the Freedom Trail, learning about the important events that shaped the city and our country. Visit the Granary Burying Ground, where some of America’s most notable citizens rest, including Paul Revere and Samuel Adams; and see the Old North Church, where signal lanterns ignited the American Revolution.
Enjoy lunch on your own and time to explore Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market, a National Historic Landmark.
This afternoon we visit the Boston Tea Party Museum. History comes alive as we enjoy presentations from costumed actors, engaging interactive exhibits, and authentically restored tea ships.
This evening we enjoy a special Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner.
Day 3 : JFK Library & Set Sail
We begin our final day in Boston at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Enjoy a documentary film and exhibits providing insight into the Kennedy Era, with personal and historic artifacts shedding light on the life and times of JFK and his family.
Later, we board our elegant Holland America ship for a scenic seven-night cruise. Enjoy the luxurious amenities onboard including exceptional dining and entertainment options. All meals are included aboard ship.
Day 4 : 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 destination for notables John D. Rockefeller and Joseph Pulitzer. Optional shore excursions include visits to iconic lighthouses of the area or a traditional lobster bake.
Day 5 : Halifax
This morning we dock 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 6 : Sydney
We arrive in Sydney, Nova Scotia, today to take in the area’s stunning coastal scenery. You may choose to stroll through town and explore the city’s historic houses and churches dating from the 1700s, or participate in an optional excursion to the beautiful Cabot Trail or Fortress of Louisbourg.
Day 7 : Charlottetown
Our port today is Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. This capital city offers vintage architecture on Victoria Row, tranquil parks, and unmatched harborside beauty. Nearby Price Edward Island National Park is legendary for its sweeping vistas and as the inspiration for Anne of Green Gables.
Day 8 : Scenic Cruising
Enjoy a relaxing day cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Unwind on one of the spacious decks in a comfortable personal lounge or revel in the included amenities and entertainment featured onboard. This afternoon we gather for a private reception.
Day 9 : Quebec City
We arrive in charming Quebec City today. Docked next to Old Town, enjoy strolling its quaint cobblestone streets lined with cafes and shops, take the funicular up to Le Château Frontenac castle, or partake in an optional shore excursion.
Day 10 : Montreal
This morning we bid farewell to our floating home as we disembark and explore Montreal.
Known as the cultural capital of Canada, this vibrant city offers dining, shopping, and history with a European flair. We tour the city with a knowledgeable local guide highlighted by the ornate interior of Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal. Then take time to explore historic Old Montreal.
This evening, enjoy a special Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner to celebrate our time together.
Day 11 : Fly Home
We fly home with wonderful memories of our fantastic New England & St. Lawrence Seaway cruise.
August 6th, 2020 - August 16th, 2020
Category - Occupancy
Price (Per Person)
Double Vista Suite
Single Vista Suite
Final Payment Date: 05/3/2020
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Amy Fleming is a long-time KIMT anchor. She anchors First at Four and KIMT News 3 at 5:00, and anchors health news at 10:00.
Amy grew up watching KIMT. She’s the daughter of a local radio journalist, and her grandfather was also in radio. You could say broadcasting is in Amy’s blood!
A Wartburg and NIACC graduate, Amy settled and raised a family where she grew up. She and her husband Troy have two children and make it a priority to be involved in the community. Amy loves time with her family; watching her children play sports, and traveling to new places.
Amy is an award-winning journalist. In recent years she received an Emmy for her work at the anchor desk, and she’s also been honored for “Overall Excellence in Anchoring” by the Iowa Broadcast News Association.
Join Amy and other KIMT3 viewers on this amazing trip of a lifetime.