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North American Waterways

Date: Sep 29-Oct 11, 2023
Starting Price: $5,599
Trip Length: 12 nights
Trip: Chicago to Montreal
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | Ocean Voyager

Find world-class adventure in North America’s backyard on this grand getaway for 11-nights aboard American Queen Voyages’ Ocean Voyager. Enjoy a 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Chicago, “The Windy City.” The following day, set sail on scenic Lake Michigan. Get lost in time on Mackinac Island, a car-free community. Visit one of the oldest cities in America, Sault Ste. Marie, and marvel at the mighty Soo Locks. Explore cultural touchstone museums and revitalized waterfronts of Cleveland and Detroit. Make a splash at the thundering Niagara Falls. In Toronto, snap up souvenirs at one-of-a-kind shops in the Distillery District and catch bird’s-eye views of one of the world’s greatest cities from the sky-scraping CN Tower.

Extend your journey on Ocean Voyager for an additional 8-nights from Montréal to Boston**. From Montréal make your way to Québec City. Make a stop at the iconic Château Frontenac for afternoon tea. Shop boutique artisan shops in the flourishing city of Charlottetown, located on the south shore of Prince Edward Island. Discover hidden history and secluded waterfalls in the Halifax region. Before your cruise comes to an end in Boston, stop in Portland for award-winning lobster rolls and clam chowder.

**Additional costs apply.

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Features

  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Chicago—with breakfast, coverage of taxes, porterage, and transfers to the Ocean Voyager
  • 12-night voyage aboard the Ocean Voyager with all meals included 
  • $500 early booking savings per person, is not reflected in the prices below
  • Unlimited free shore excursions in port and with your comfort in mind, deluxe private motor coaches to get you there safely
  • Live entertainment and enrichment
  • Gracious service from a professionally trained staff
  • Luxury accommodations
  • Smart-casual attire—recommends dressing up for dinner
  • Unlimited WIFI
  • Casual to refined dining options
  • Menus inspired by America’s heartland with fresh, locally sourced ingredients featuring freshly prepared lobster and USDA Prime Beef
  • Enjoy unlimited beverages and open bars & lounges
  • Round trip economy class airfare available for $499 per person (restrictions apply, call for details)
  • Extend your journey and continue on the Ocean Voyager to Boston – call for details

 

Itinerary

  • September 29: Chicago, IL - Hotel Stay
  • September 30: Chicago, IL - Embarkation
  • October 1: Scenic Sailing of Lake Michigan
  • October 2: Mackinac Island, MI
  • October 3: Sault Ste. Marie, MI (Whitefish Bay & Lake Superior)
  • October 4: Little Current / Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • October 5: Scenic Sailing of Lake Huron
  • October 6: Detroit, MI
  • October 7: Cleveland, OH
  • October 8: Port Colborne (Niagara Falls), Ontario, Canada (Lake Erie)
  • October 9: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • October 10: Scenic Sailing on Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands
  • October 11: Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Disembark 12-Night Sailing -or- continue on to Boston
  • October 12: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  • October 13: Scenic Sailing on St. Lawrence River
  • October 14: Scenic Sailing on Gulf of St. Lawrence
  • October 15: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • October 16: Scenic Sailing through the Strait of Canso
  • October 17: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • October 18: Scenic Sailing on the Atlantic Ocean
  • October 19: Portland, ME
  • October 20: Boston, MA - Disembark
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Air Cities

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver. CO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Newark, NJ
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Intercontinental Houston, TX
  • John F. Kennedy New York, NY
  • LaGuardia New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
  • Midway Chicago, IL
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • O'Hare Chicago, IL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • West Palm Beach, FL

Deck Plans

Excursions

Personalize your trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the region’s hidden gems. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Premium Shore Excursions become available for booking 6 months prior to departure. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so click here to book your onshore adventures through American Queen Voyages.

Hop-On Hop-Off Experiences

American Queen Voyages guests are invited to participate in the Exclusive Hop-on Hop-off tour experience. These tours are included in your cruise fare and are available for guest’s use at nearly every river port with no pre-booking required. American Queen’s industry leading and award winning “Steamcoaches” make it easy for guests to explore river ports and attractions with no additional cost.

Go Beyond with GoNext

More time and peace of mind. Don’t just wave at your port city from the deck—extend your trip with an overnight land stay and city exploration. Spend more time with your feet on the ground and immerse yourself in local culture with engaging tours led by an expert travel guide. Let us handle the logistics of your airport transportation, luggage handling, and so much more, so you can worry less and go all in on your vacation.

Extend your journey on Ocean Voyager for an additional 8-nights from Montréal to Boston**. From Montréal make your way to Québec City. Make a stop at the iconic Château Frontenac for afternoon tea. Shop boutique artisan shops in the flourishing city of Charlottetown, located on the south shore of Prince Edward Island. Discover hidden history and secluded waterfalls in the Halifax region. Before your cruise comes to an end in Boston, stop in Portland for award-winning lobster rolls and clam chowder.

Montreal to Boston Add-On

Category Rate*
OS $7,953
AA $6,113
A $5,483
B $4,868
C $4,693
D $4,423
E $4,158

*Per Person, Based on Double Occupancy

Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS: If you change your plans or cancel, your rights to a refund are limited. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Upon receipt of a written cancellation from you, the following fees will apply (as indicated in days prior to initial flight departure).
Cancellation Fees:
121 days or more = $250 per person
120-91 days = 25% of total fare
90-61 days = 50% of total fare
60-31 days = 75% of total fare
30-0 days = 100% of total fare
Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 90 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)
Available To Book

North American Waterways

Date: Sep 29-Oct 11, 2023
Starting Price: $5,599
Trip Length: 12 nights
Trip: Chicago to Montreal
Cruise line: American Queen Voyages | Ocean Voyager
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