Princess Cruise Lines plans more Tours for Canada and New England in 2012

Princess Cruises will be offering 11 Canada and New England voyages for 2012 aboard the Emerald Princess and Caribbean Princess on three itineraries: a week-long roundtrip sailing from the City of New York a 10-day one-way voyage, sailing between New York and Quebec City and featuring an overnight stay in the French-Canadian city; and a 12-night Canada and Colonial America cruise from Quebec to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for a voyage along the entire eastern coastline.

All itineraries feature the opportunity to experience area highlights, such as BostonMaine’s Acadia National Park, and the mansions of Newport, R.I.

Passengers can extend their Canada and New England voyage with one of two cruise tour options that create a full land/sea vacation to America’s colonial treasures or to Niagara Falls and some cities in Canada.

The 2012 Canada and New England program includes:

Canada and New England – Caribbean Princess sails on roundtrip seven-day sailings from New York, featuring calls at Halifax (Nova Scotia), Saint John (for the Bay of Fund), Bar Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Boston and Newport. Caribbean Princess will offer seven departures between Sept. 8 and Oct. 20, 2012.

Classic Canada and New England – Emerald Princess sails on three Classic Canada and New England 10-day cruises between New York and Quebec City, featuring calls in Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Sydney (Cape Breton Island), and Charlottetown plus an overnight stay for extra time in charming Quebec City. Emerald Princess departs between Sept 26 and Oct. 16, 2012.

Canada and Colonial America – Emerald Princess also offers one sailing along the full East Coast on a 12-day Canada and Colonial America itinerary from Quebec City to Ft. Lauderdale on Oct. 26. This cruise features an overnight in Quebec City plus calls along the Eastern seaboard in Sydney (Cape Breton Island), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Bar Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Boston, Newport, New York and Charleston.

Cruise tours – For those who would like to extend their Canada and New England vacation, Princess offers escorted pre- or post-cruise land tours in conjunction with these sailings, in which passengers can travel back through historic America or spend further time in Canada with a complete land and sea experience. The Historic America cruise tour includes travel to Washington, D.C.; Williamsburg; Richmond and Monticello in Virginia; Gettysburg, and Philadelphia, while the Maple Explorer cruise tour includes the Canadian cities of Toronto (for Niagara Falls), Ottawa, Montebello, and Montreal.