Photo Tour: Cruising Canada and New England

Photo Tour:  Canada and New England Cruise Ports

A photo montage of New England and Eastern Canada’s ports of call.

Sweeping landscapes, lobster bakes, wildlife sightings, and cottages are a few icons cruisers can expect to encounter when sailing Canada and New England itineraries.

Cruise Atlantic Canada

This region is made up of four provinces on Canada’s east coast: New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Prince Edward Island National Park. Photo by by Dougtone.

Popular ports of call include: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador, Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia and Saint John in New Brunswick.

Majestic Landscapes found on the Saint Lawrence River

Fed by the Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence river flows eastward for over 745.  Popular ports along this cruise route include  Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Québec City, Saguenay, Baie-Comeau, Sept-Îles, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Gaspé, Îles de la Madeleine.


Take a look: “Montréal, easy to access, easy to love”

Québec City. Photo by colros.


Montréal cruise terminal. Photo by Justin Poulsen

New England Hospitality in Maine

Maine is where cruise visitors  find the heart of New England hospitality. Popular cruise ports in Maine include: Kennebunkport, Portland, Freeport, Bath, Boothsbay Harbor, Rockland, Camden, Belfast, Bucksport, Bangor, Bar Harbor, Eastport.

Bar Harbor photo by Dana Moos


Lobster bake: a popular shore excursion for New England cruisers. Photo by jblyberg

New York – a great place to begin or end a Canada/New England Cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines sailing from New York City. Photo by dandeluca


There are two cruise ports to serve customers in the New York area: Manhattan Cruise Terminal and Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.  Both terminals are easily accessible from all New York City airports and from the area’s major highways. Click here for an updated cruise schedule for New York.



Boston is the oldest continuously operated port in the Western Hemisphere and a popular port for Canada and New England Cruise itineraries.

Boston skyline. Photo by Darryl Whitmore.

Cruise visitors calling on Boston will enjoy “America’s Walking City,” which offers visitors a wide array of attractions ranging from historical sites to award-winning restaurants.


Useful websites

  • NY Cruise –
  • Cruise Port Boston –
  • Cruise Maine –
  • Cruise Atlantic Canada –
  • Cruise The Saint Lawrence –


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