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Princess plans 16 Canada/New England cruises in 2023

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Acadia National Park is accessible from Bar Harbor, a stop on many of the Princess cruises
Princess Cruises in 2023 will operate 16 Canada/New England departures from New York, Québec City and Fort Lauderdale.

MedallionClass ships Regal Princess and Caribbean Princess will offer five different itineraries.

New York round-trips

Regal Princess will sail weeklong round-trips from New York visiting Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John and Halifax. Cruises depart Sept. 16, 23 and 30 and Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Caribbean Princess will operate 10-day sailings from New York to Québec City (overnight stay), with stops at Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John Halifax, Cape Breton's Sydney and Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island). Departures are Aug. 20, Sept. 19 and Oct. 9.

Ten-day cruises from Québec City (overnight) to New York visit Saguenay, Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, Bar Harbor and Boston. Sailing dates are Aug. 4, Sept. 9 and Sept. 23.

Canada and colonial America

Caribbean Princess will begin the season with a 13-day repositioning cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Québec City (overnight) visiting Norfolk, New York, Newport, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John, Halifax and Sydney. The cruise embarks July 22.

Caribbean Princess returns to Fort Lauderdale at season's end with a 12-day voyage starting Oct. 19 from Quebec City (overnight) with calls at Halifax, Portland, Boston, Newport and New York.

Greenland and Canada

A special 16-day cruise with Greenland and Newfoundland will sail round-trip from New York on Aug. 14 aboard Caribbean Princess. The itinerary includes Halifax and Sydney; Nuuk, Qaqortoq and Nanortalik in Greenland; and St. John, Newfoundland.


Cruise-tour options include 'Historic America,' with seven nights on land. Participants will visit Washington DC, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate, Colonial Williamsburg, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the Gettysburg Battlefield.

'Maple Explorer' visits Niagara Falls, Ottawa and Montréal with guided tours of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, cathedrals and the historic 19th-century Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.