Princess Cruises will begin offering a series of round-trip Colonial Heritage itineraries aboard Island Princess departing from New York in the summer of 2024. The itineraries will feature Yorktown, Virginia, part of Virginia’s Historic Triangle, and stops at historic Charleston, South Carolina, Boston and Halifax.
The cruise line is also expanding its Canada & New England Cruise and cruise tour program aboard Emerald Princess and Enchanted Princess in 2024.
Princess Cruises’ 2024 debut of its summer Colonial Heritage itineraries aboard Island Princess will be highlighted by the industry’s first ever stops in Yorktown. Yorktown is a historic town that is the gateway to Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown.
There will also be “firsts” on Princess’ 2024 Canada & New England sailings. Emerald Princess will offer a 17-day itinerary that includes the best of the East Coast with three ports in Greenland. There will be opportunity to see massive glaciers, experience the culture and enjoy the sights.
“The upcoming 2024 Canada & New England cruise and cruisetour program is highlighted by the debut of new summer Colonial Heritage voyages with visits to Yorktown and cruises sailing in and out Boston,” said John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises. “We know history buffs and seafood enthusiasts are going to love this collection of enticing voyages that tell the story of our American and Canadian history.”
The 2024 Canada & New England cruise and cruisetour season will take place aboard Emerald Princess and Enchanted Princess and offer 27 different departures to include 11 different itineraries from Boston, New York, Québec and Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess will offer 7-day, 10-day, and 11-day Classic Canada & New England cruise itineraries, 14-day Canada & Colonial America itineraries and a 17-day Canada & Greenland itinerary. All of these itineraries are new for Emerald Princess are cruisers are sure to enjoy them.
Enchanted Princess will offer several Canada & New England round trip itineraries from New York between August and October. Island Princess will offer new round trip Colonial Heritage itineraries from New York during the month of June.
If you’re looking to spend time exploring historic cities and monuments you can choose a cruisetour which offers a cruise and multiple days in land.
The Historic America Cruisetour offers seven nights on land so guests can visit the Washington D.C., Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate, Colonial Williamsburg, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the Gettysburg Battlefield.
The Maple Explorer Cruisetour will offer an opportunity to see the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls, amazing cities like Ottawa and Montréal along with a guided tour of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, historic cathedrals and UNESCO World Heritage Site, 19th century Rideau Canal.
As always, Princess Cruises will deliver its personalized cruising elevated by its exclusive Princess MedallionClass service for which the cruise line is known.