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Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
Le Château Frontenac
Peggy’s Point Lighthouse, Peggy’s Cove
Boston Tea Party Museum
Green Gables Heritage Place
Departs: June 6th, 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: Rusty Garrett
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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. You may choose to visit the iconic lighthouses of the area or enjoy 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.
June 6th, 2019 - June 16th, 2019
Category - Occupancy
Price (Per Person)
Double Vista Suite
Single Vista Suite
Final Payment Date: 03/3/2019
KWTX TV Pickup Locations:
Killeen, TX - Shilo Inn Suites Hotel
Dallas, TX - Dallas-Ft Worth International Airport
Temple, TX - Hilton Garden Inn
Waco, TX - KWTX-TV News 10 Station
Rusty Garrett has been chief weather anchor for KWTX-TV since 1989 and heads up the most sophisticated forecast center in Central Texas! A native Texan, Rusty began his television career in his hometown of Victoria, Texas in the early 1980’s and has been head of weather departments in Longview/Tyler and Lufkin/Nacogdoches before coming to News 10.
Rusty’s community involvement has made him one of the most recognized and beloved personalities in the area. He has served on the board of directors for the United Way and the American Red Cross. For 30 years, he has tirelessly spearheaded a 16-county school weather safety program called “Project Tornado.” In this role he speaks to tens of thousands of children in school districts throughout the area. Each year, he serves as local Chairman for the Salvation Army and Marine Corp Reserve’s “Toys-For-Tots” annual Christmas drive.
Rusty and his wife, Ann, previously hosted several Holiday Vacations tours. Join them on this fabulous trip of a lifetime.