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.

12 Days
New York City to Nassau
From (GBP)
£ 6,395
Dates & Pricing

2019 New York City > Nassau

Explore the East Coast of the USA on our 10-day New York and Caribbean cruise from New York City to Nassau. Take in stunning coastal scenery and alluring architecture.
Tracing more than 3,200 kilometres down the graceful eastern coast of the USA and into the shimmering Caribbean, this voyage harnesses a perfect combination of breath-taking, rugged coastline and colonial architecture. Our expert local guides will bring the rich and complex history of the East Coast’s quaint towns and vibrant cities to life for you, from the arrival of the British to the American Revolution. If an ultra-luxurious New York and Caribbean cruise sounds like the kind of trip of a lifetime you’d like to embark on, the full itinerary can be found below, covering the little extra details and touches, such as ghost walking tour in Baltimore and the intimate, timeless horse and carriage tour of Charleston.
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Tour Code:
12 days
Departure City:
New York City
Return City:

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > New York

    Fly from the UK to New York for an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports are available on request.

  2. Day 2 - New York City

    Today 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Newport

    Arrive this morning to historic Newport, home to the America’s Cup Yacht Race, and known as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’.


    Stroll along the Cliff Walk with your local guide and visit The Breakers or choose a behind the scenes tour of The Breakers, learning about the construction, exploring the interiors and being amazed by the grand design. Alternatively, take a guided walking tour through the heart of Newport's National Registered Historic Landmarks District. If you would prefer to be on the water, experience the America’s Cup aboard one of the 12 metre yachts and take in the views of Narragansett Bay and many of Newport’s famous sights. Alternatively step aboard the Gansett, a restored lobster boat, for a cruise through Newport Harbour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - 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, either a cooking class in Scenic Epicure, an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - 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.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities.


    Join a guided tour of Baltimore, and uncover the interesting past of this colonial city or discover Afro-American history with your guide. Follow in the footsteps of Edgar Alan Poe or take a ghost walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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 Chrysler Museum of Art or explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.  Alternatively, visit Virginia Beach Surf and Rescue Museum or drive to Williamsburg to discover the significant role it played in the American Revolution.


    This evening at the historic Granby Theatre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle.

    Time at your leisure to discover the local nightlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    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

  8. Day 8 - 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.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion


    Explore the elegant historic houses of Wilmington’s three prominent families take a cruise on a catamaran and learn about the history of the waterfront.  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

  9. Day 9 - Charleston

    Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and Afro-American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion


    Visit the Magnolia Gardens, one of the most beautiful and romantic gardens in the world, and learn about African American life on a plantation, or delve into the history of Charleston with your guide. 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. Alternatively, visit the Frances Beidler Forest and stroll the 1 1/2 mile boardwalk with your guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 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

  11. Day 11 - Nassau

    Say farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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