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Oct. 16-17 - New York City. Welcome to one of the world’s most famous and exciting cities. Broadway, Times Square, the Empire State Building and Central Park are just some of the celebrated spectacles. Arrive early to enjoy theatre, the symphony, world-class museums...or just stroll, shop, people-watch, and dine.
Oct. 18 - Newport. For almost a century and a half, Newport was the stylish home of the America’s Cup yachting races. Don’t miss the opulent “cottages” built at the turn of this century by industrial tycoons along Ocean Drive. You'll be spellbound by the legends and stories of families such as the Morgans, Astors, Fishers and Vanderbilts.
Oct. 19 - Boston. Explore the Freedom Trail, the Old North Church and the Boston Common. A few miles away lie Lexington and Concord where the momentous events that began in 1775 come alive. Superb shopping and wonderful museums abound.
Oct. 20 - Portland. The largest city in Maine and the state’s social and economic capital, Portland is a vibrant and historic destination. A favorite place for strolling, dining, shopping and entertainment is the Old Port.
Oct. 21 - Bar Harbor. Cradled off the craggy coast of Maine lies Mount Desert Island and the charming seaport town of Bar Harbor. Take a scenic drive through some of Maine’s most spectacular scenery or stroll along the picturesque main street with its inviting shops and galleries.
Oct. 22 - Halifax. As your Crystal ship approaches the pier, bagpipers bid a warm welcome to Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia and the most Scottish of all Canada’s cities. The Citadel Fortress, which dates back to the city’s founding in 1749, stands over the thriving downtown area. Shoppers will delight in authentic Scottish tartans, pewter, and superb hand-knit woolens.
Oct. 23 - Sydney. Situated on Cape Breton Island’s eastern shore, Sydney was settled in 1783 by New York and New Hampshire colonists loyal to the British crown. At the Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Park, visitors will step back in time to 1740, when this fortress town was France’s North American administrative, military and commercial center. Sydney is also the gateway to the spectacular beauty of the Cape Breton Highlands and the Bras d’Or Lakes
Oct. 24 - cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Oct. 25-26 - Québec City. Resembling no other city in the world, Québec’s cuisine, language and traditions combine to make this a unique cradle of French civilization in North America. Within fortress walls high atop Cap Diamant, the old city is a sheer delight for lovers of history. Here, magnificent churches, cobbled streets, fragrant gardens and chic boutiques all vie for your attention.
On a Crystal Cruise you’re in a private world of casual, easy-paced luxury. Crystal has been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel & Leisure Magazine for an unprecedented 16 years in a row! The Crystal Serenity features a lavish Feng Shui-inspired spa, complimentary golf, yoga and Pilates instruction. The Computer University@Sea offers 24-hour e-mail and internet access, as well as hands-on instruction. You’ll enjoy award-winning cuisine in the Crystal Dining Room, the intimate Vintage Room, Silk Road and the Sushi Bar, and Prego—the Italian specialty restaurant. The Crystal Casino is always alive with activity and shows are top-notch. There’s plenty to amuse and delight when you're not playing bridge or enjoying the sights.
In the event that Jerry Helms is unable to travel or attend scheduled functions due to illness or circumstances beyond our control, Alice Travel will not be liable, and no refunds for such inability to travel or attend functions and events will be owed by Alice Travel. Applicable cancellation penalties will apply. Alice Travel will attempt to provide a lecturer of equal caliber.