East Coast USA

Explore East Coast USA in all-inclusive luxury on our 10 day cruise from New York City to Nassau. Take in stunning coastal scenery & alluring architecture.

10 Days
New York City to Nassau
From (CAD)
$ 9,405
Dates & Pricing

2019 New York City > Nassau

History trail

Tracing more than 3,200 kilometres down the graceful eastern coast of the USA and into the shimmering Caribbean, this voyage is perfect for those who enjoy stunning coastal scenery and alluring architecture.
Our expert local guides will bring the rich and complex history of the quaint colonial towns and vibrant cities to life for you, as you trace history from the arrival of the British to the American Revolution. Scenic Eclipse sets the standard in ocean cruising in terms of technology, size and luxury. State-of-the-art safety features allow us to unlock destinations others can only dream of. Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301U
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
New York City
Return City:
Nassau

10 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - New York City

    Welcome to glittering New York City where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast to the start of your luxury cruise. With an overnight stay there is ample free time for you to explore the bright lights of this energetic city. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Poughkeepsie

    Say farewell to the Statue of Liberty and admire the fascinating scenery as Scenic Eclipse navigates the Hudson River heading north this morning to the Hudson River Valley and the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    Explore the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Presidential Library or take a walking tour of Poughkeepsie including the walkway across the Hudson River. You may choose to explore the art and architecture of the city including a visit to the Frances Lehman Art Centre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Baltimore

    Baltimore was named by the Irish House of Lords after Lord Baltimore. Settled in the early 17th century, the vibrant waterfront was the heart of the historic tobacco trade and a major seaport on the east coast.

    Uncover the interesting history of this colonial city or discover the Afro American history with your guide. Follow in the footsteps of Edgar Alan Poe or take a ghost walking tour.

    Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Norfolk

    The historic port of Norfolk lies at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay and is home to the Norfolk Naval Base.

    Tour this vibrant city or discover the maritime history of this important seaport at the Naval Base. Art lovers will delight in a tour of the impressive Museum of Art or nature lovers can explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.

    This evening at the historical TCC Roper Performing Arts Centre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle in the opulent salon.

    Time at your leisure to discover the local nightlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Norfolk > At sea

    Depart Norfolk this morning and cruise south along the East Coast of the USA. After busy days exploring, relax on board. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Wilmington

    Rich in history and folklore with an impressive historic centre full of churches, classic architecture, streets lined with moss-draped oaks and antebellum homes, Wilmington is waiting for you to uncover its secrets.

    Explore the elegant historic houses of Wilmington’s three prominent families or take a horse drawn carriage tour through the picturesque historic district. For something different, visit notable film and television locations with a local expert or uncover the craft beer scene on a tour.

    Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Charleston

    Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and the Afro American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.

    Visit Boone Hall Plantation, enter the Plantation House, see the former slave cabins and picturesque gardens or take a tour of the historic centre of this important port city. Let your witty guide regale you with stories during a horse and carriage tour or take a culinary tour of Southern specialities.

    Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion around the pretty harbour foreshore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At sea

    Cruise south towards the Caribbean paradise of the Bahamas. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Whatever you choose there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Nassau

    Bid farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 228 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Scenic Epicure culinary program
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Engaging education and entertainment program
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore

Pricing & Availability