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Boston, Massachusetts, with a history stretching back to the 1600s, is one of the oldest cities in the United States, offering plenty to see and do. It's also a tremendous port of call from which Norwegian Cruise Line provides numerous opportunities to embark. So, if you're looking into cruises in 2024, let us guide you through all the itineraries and ports you could incorporate into your family vacation when departing from Boston.

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Horseshoe Bay, Southampton, Bermuda
Horseshoe Bay, Southampton, Bermuda

2024 Bermuda Cruises from Boston

Around 770 miles south of Boston and 900 miles north of The Caribbean, Bermuda is home to a wealth of beautiful pink-sand beaches, green spaces, and opportunities for golfing, diving, caving, and historical sightseeing.

Check out these exciting cruise vacations that Norwegian has to offer in 2024:

Explore Bermuda & Maine on Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Gem will take you from Boston to Bermuda before looping around to Maine and back to Boston during a seven-day cruise. Embark on a late Friday afternoon and cruise the stunning Atlantic Ocean on Saturday. On Sunday, around noon, disembark at the Royal Naval Dockyard on the West End, the marine hub of the island.

This marks the start of three days and two nights on this breathtaking island. You can start your exploration by sticking around the West End and taking advantage of the azure waters with many water sports around the harbor. Or, simply enjoy the crystalline environment as a backdrop while checking out the market and shops.

7-Day Bermuda Cruise from Boston
7-Day Canada & New England Cruise: Boston to Quebec City
7-Day Canada & New England Cruise: Nova Scotia & Saint John

On day two, you have plenty of time to explore the pleasures of Bermuda, and Norwegian's shore excursions can ensure the experience is hassle-free. Feeling adventuresome? Check out the island's caves and explore a shipwreck. More the easygoing type? Enjoy a traditional English tea service, hear fascinating stories about Bermuda's history, and visit the many museums with centuries of tales to tell. With a free morning and early afternoon on the third day, you can easily fill in any gaps in your itinerary.

After another day at sea, you'll land in Bar Harbor, Maine, a coastal Northeast wonder. With its charming, tranquil scenery and fresh seafood, this port is the perfect setting to wind down from the thrills of the previous six days. Then Norwegian Gem will return to Boston that evening, capping a luxurious week in the North Atlantic.

Visit Bermuda on Norwegian Gem

If you want more time in Bermuda, Norwegian offers a seven-day, two-port-of-call cruise from Boston to the Royal Naval Dockyard and back again. Leaving on Friday, you'll reach Bermuda on Sunday morning to enjoy the first of four days and three nights on the island. With a relaxed itinerary, you'll have ample time to take in the sun, water, and luxurious surroundings at your own pace.

Aerial view of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Aerial view of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2024 Canada & New England Cruises

In the heat of summer and the dragging humidity of early fall, many people choose to escape the heat for cooler climates. If you're one of them, a Norwegian cruise vacation to Canada and New England could be your perfect family getaway.

Explore Canada & New England on Norwegian Gem

Seven ports in seven days — are you up for it? After leaving Boston, spend a pleasant day among the natural opulence of Bar Harbor, Maine, before heading into Canadian waters, where the first stop is Halifax, Nova Scotia, remarkable for its thunderous rugged coastline as well as an affluence of wine, cider, and fresh seafood. From there, it's Sydney on the Nova Scotian island of Cape Breton and then Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, both spectacular destinations for scenic tours.

After a day at sea, you enter Québec, beginning in Saguenay and culminating in Québec City. From there, you'll board a coach for the grand city of Montreal, where you can traverse the historic metropolis at your leisure.

Portland Lighthouse, Portland, Maine, United States of America
Portland Lighthouse, Portland, Maine, United States of America

Discover Halifax & Portland on Norwegian Jade

On this seven-day cruise, Norwegian Jade embarks from Boston and disembarks at Portland, Maine, providing a morning and early afternoon to explore the city's stellar waterfront, arts districts, museums, and shops. This journey includes three days in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, followed by a visit to the rugged beauty of Newfoundland. You'll find a wealth of historic sites, museums, and charming villages here, as well as opportunities to spot whales and icebergs.

As you can see, Boston is the perfect port to embark on an exciting adventure. Which cruise vacation will it be for you?

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