7 Days, from Boston to Newport
Fondly considered to be the home of yachting in North America, New England’s colourful hues and quaint towns provide charming cruising grounds. From the history and hospitality ashore to the stunning coastlines of the mainland and off-lying islands, they offer diverse possibilities.
Day 1 Boston
Rich in history and tradition, Boston successfully combines big-city style with a small-town atmosphere.Spend the day discovering the numerous attractions the city has to offer before you embark on a cruise south.
Day 2 Boston – Plymouth
Regarded as the birthplace of modern America, Plymouth is where the Pilgrim Fathers settled.With that in mind, visit the Mayflower II – a replica of the ship in which the Pilgrims sailed.
Day 3 Plymouth – Provincetown
Cruise across the bay of Cape Cod to Provincetown.Located at the most northerly point of the Cod, the town is edged with sand dunes, forests, beaches and open sea. Discover the Outer Cape cycling along the scenic biking trails.
Day 4 Provincetown – Nantucket Island
The crescent-shaped island of Nantucket is quintessential New England at its best.Take a refreshing dip in the Atlantic Ocean from one of the many beautiful wild beaches that dot the island’s coastline. Early evening, berth in the Nantucket Boat Basin and visit the galleries and boutiques of Nantucket Town.
Day 5 Nantucket Island – Martha’s Vineyard
An exclusive summer destination, Martha’s Vineyard is known for its miles of pristine beaches and rolling countryside.Cruise to the exclusive fishing village at Menemsha Harbour. The cliffs of Gay Head are close by and worth the walk. It is also fun to browse the shops and restaurants ashore.
Day 6 & 7 Martha’s Vineyard – Newport
Discover the Newport Mansions, visit the Museum of Yachting, or simply enjoy the scenery with a stroll along Cliff Walk.Considered by many to be the heart of New England, Newport is a bastion of sailing and attracts superyachts from around the world who visit its lively waterfront, ornate mansions, great restaurants and wonderful coastal scenery.