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Eastern Seaboard Explorer: Colonial America and Cultural Capitals - 2023

Boston • 12-night small ship cruise with Provincetown, Martha’s Vineyard, Newport, New York City, Norfolk, Wilmington, Charleston, Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach • Nassau
  • Charting the Eastern Seaboard: Colonial America and Cultural Capitals from Boston to Nassau | Ocean Explorer | Small Ship Cruises
    WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JOHN ADAMS, PAUL REVERE, AND OTHER PATRIOTS AS YOU EXPLORE BOSTON AREA'S REVOLUTIONARY SITES
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Boston to Nassau | The quaint port of Martha's Vineyard
    COME ABOARD VANTAGE DELUXE WORLD TRAVEL'S 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER FOR A VOYAGE THAT CELEBRATES THE VERY ROOTS OF AMERICA
  • Rainbow Row, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    BE CHARMED BY CHARLESTON’S BEAUTIFUL CITY AND WATERFRONT
  • Tropical Nassau harbor, Bahamas, Caribbean
    GET TO KNOW NASSAU ON A TOUR OF ITS HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS, THEN INDULGE IN SHOPPING OR SEASIDE EXCURSIONS
  • ocean explorer exterior flowers
    CRUISE ON THE OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART SMALL SHIP THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
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$5,999
  • $352
    PER DAY
  • 17
    DAYS
  • 19
    TOURS
  • 5 FREE Single Supplements Available
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EXPERTS TO SERVE YOU, SHIP TO SHORE

During your cruise you’ll be well taken care of, including with daily briefings about upcoming ports conducted by your Cruise Director. Your Cruise Director is also the point person for coordinating social and cultural activities on the ship, and the person who will ensure that your experience is the best it can be. Lectures on your journey will be conducted by handpicked Resident Lecturers. To lead your included shore excursions, we’ve selected the best regional guides. If your program includes a land stay (or if you’ve chosen an optional extension), you’ll also enjoy the service of a Program Manager to steward your journey to its very end.

CRUISE DIRECTORS MAKE YOUR TRIP "SMOOTH SAILING"

Your Vantage trip will be led by a seasoned Cruise Director who will ensure your comfort and satisfaction. Think of him or her as your onboard “host” — the person to turn to with questions about your itinerary, updates on the day’s activities, reservations for optional tours, and so much more.

FROM START TO FINISH, PROGRAM MANAGERS ARE THERE

To ensure your fullest satisfaction, you’ll also enjoy the services of a dedicated Program Manager to coordinate shore activities, organize entertainment programs, and oversee operations, including embarkation and disembarkation. When you’re traveling on a pre- or post-trip extension, your Program Manager will also join you to make sure your experience is top-notch from start to finish.

Ruby Gatins

When she was just 5 years old, Ruby traveled with her family throughout Europe, with an emphasis on France. “When I was 6 years old, I already knew French, English, and Spanish, so it was a natural consequence for me to work on the tourism field,” she says. “I got my bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications, which gave me a strong base for working independently and having a lot of confidence in myself — qualities that are necessary to be a guide.” When it comes to traveling with Vantage, Ruby loves “seeing the excitement of guests when they’re having a wonderful trip and I love knowing that I’m contributing to this,” she says.

NEW! ENHANCED COMPLIMENTARY WORLDWIDE CONCIERGE SERVICE

Before your cruise, our worldwide Concierge is here to assist. If you have a special request or personal interest you’d like to pursue during your journey, let our worldwide Concierge work for you — and best of all, it’s complimentary for all travelers. If your cruise is still months away but you’d like to plan a party, track down a bit of your family’s heritage in one of your destinations, secure restaurant reservations, and beyond, we’ll get to planning early. Or, if you’re onboard and want to visit the spa, make hotel reservations, organize a pub crawl for family and friends, your onboard Destination Manager can make your travel dreams come true.

To request Concierge service prior to your journey, simply log in to MyPortfolio, submit a pre-trip request to Concierge@vantagetravel.com, or call 1-888-982-6824 and you'll have your answer from our Concierge within two business days.

Kathleen Fitzgerald

With more than 30 years in the travel industry, Kathleen is something of a jack of all trades. “I’ve held roles in tour operations, sales and marketing, meeting and event planning, and more,” she says. But a few years ago, she decided to become a full-time guide. A self-dubbed “actress and a natural storyteller,” Kathleen enjoys sharing with others the places she loves and teaching Vantage travelers about the destinations that have intrigued her, including America’s national parks, Brazil, Germany, and the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. “I have a boundless sense of curiosity,” she adds. “I enjoy bringing a new place to life for my guests with information on history, current events, flora and the fauna, and geology.”

RESIDENT LECTURER

We’ve handpicked these regional experts to join you on your journey and oversee your historical and cultural enrichment specific to your destinations. Through them, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of major chapters in world history and other, in-depth subjects relevant to your travels.

REGIONAL EXPERTS IN EACH PORT

No one knows a destination better than an insider, so in addition to your Cruise Director, you’ll enjoy the services of experienced, English-speaking regional experts to lead your included excursions on shore. Their deep command of regional history will certainly enrich your viewing of important attractions. But these “insiders” go a step beyond, sharing insights on behind-the-scenes aspects of local culture that ordinary tours overlook. How do families in this area get by? What are some of the local legends? What do the decorations on a particular house mean? Your regional experts are eager to bring it all alive for you.

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Vantage Leading Competitor Vantage Advantage
Journey Eastern Seaboard Explorer: Colonial America and Cultural Capitals Boston to Nassau Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors!
 Departure Comparison Apr, Sep  Nov
Per Diem $353 $419
Included Tours and Special Features 19 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $1,950
Guided Tours
More included tours and cultural experiences offered!
UNESCO World Heritage Sites  Not specified on webpage
 Complimentary services of a Vantage Deluxe Concierge to assist with all your personal requests before and during your adventure  Not specified on webpage
 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Explorer has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.   Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio. 
 Accommodations in hotels On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.     We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port.
 Cruise-Only Price* $5,999  $6,699  Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days  17  16
Meals 42 meals: 16 breakfasts, 12 lunches, and 14 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks during dinner on board
Not specified on webpage
The MOST included meals
Single Travelers Free Singles on every departure - Save up to $9,999!*
Price based on double occupancy, no single promotions on the webpage
The leader in solo travel - best value in the industry.
Extend Your Trip
Boston 3 days from $1,099 ($366 per day)

No extensions available.
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 Air Promotion  FREE AIR or 2-for-1 AIR on all 2023 departures**
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 Up to Reduced Business Class Airfare Upgrade on select cabins *
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Vantage offers the best value in Deluxe travel and the most ways to save.
 Third Passenger Third person cruises for FREE on ALL departures. Triple-occupancy available on select cabins.    

Comparison date as of 9/29/22
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** Not including $120 transfer fee
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