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Peggy’s Point Lighthouse, Peggy’s Cove
Le Château Frontenac
Boston Tea Party Museum
Green Gables Heritage Place
JFK Presidential Library and Museum
Departs: August 1st, 2019 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: Renee McCullough
KEZI 9 News Anchor
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Day 1 : Fly to Boston
Our adventure begins with a pleasant flight to Boston where we enjoy two nights at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
Day 2 : Boston City 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 costumed 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 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 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. Legendary for its sweeping vistas, this elegant city offers vintage architecture on Victoria Row, tranquil parks, and unmatched harborside beauty. Nearby is Prince Edward Island National Park, 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 evening we gather together with fellow travelers for a private reception.
Day 9 : Quebec City
We arrive in charming Quebec City today. Optional shore excursions include touring famous Old Town, visiting the Le Château Frontenac castle, or discovering the Notre Dame de Victories Cathedral.
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, then take time for individual pursuits in the afternoon. 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 1st, 2019 - August 11th, 2019
Price Per Person
Double Vista Suite
Single Vista Suite
Final Payment Date: 04/28/2019
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Renee McCullough co-anchors KEZI 9 News at 5:00, 6:00 and 6:30 weeknights with Matt Templeman. They’ve broadcast together at the anchor desk for over 15 years, including five years at KXLY-TV in Spokane, WA before moving to Eugene in 2004.
Renee grew up in the Pacific Northwest spending time in both Eastern and Western Washington. She went to college at Washington State University where she earned her degree in communications.
Renee’s been married to her husband Scott since 2000 and has two sons, Nicholas and Ryan.
Besides spending time with her family Renee enjoys working with children, volunteering to read at local schools, and taking part in charitable fundraising events.
Join Renee and other KEZI 9 News viewers on this fabulous trip of a lifetime
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Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days are long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.