From Lobster to Lighthouses: Cruising Canada and New England

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While cruising Canada and New England, you may think you know what lies ahead on your Christian cruise: the serene beauty of changing foliage in the fall, iconic lighthouses and the quaint charm of seaside villages. But there’s more!

You’ll be traveling with other believers and enjoying dynamic programming with some of your favorite Christian speakers, teachers and worship artists. Enjoy faith-focused and fun conversations as you make new friends! Savor delicious fresh seafood dinners and explore the region’s rich history and spiritual heritage.

Here are a few ports and highlights you can expect on your unforgettable journey in Canada and New England.

Bar Harbor, Maine

Aerial view of Bar Harbor with ships coming into dock, colonial-style buildings, and colorful trees dotting the town.
Aerial view of Bar Harbor, Maine




Just moments from the cruise port, you can meander through the charming streets of downtown, indulging in the catch of the day at a waterfront eatery or picking up artisanal gifts in boutique shops. Take a leisurely walk along the scenic Shore Path, offering stunning views of the ocean and surrounding islands.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

A lighthouse with a white body and red top sits near the ocean’s edge at sunset, with various-sized rocks and small pools of water leading the path toward it.
Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, Nova Scotia

The captivating white-and-red lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove, just an hour’s drive from the cruise port, is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world. The vibrant Halifax waterfront offers a lively experience with shops, restaurants and maritime history. Be sure to stop by the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, home to an unforgettable Titanic exhibit.

Sydney, Nova Scotia

A winding trail cuts through the green cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, with an incredible view of the rocky shoreline shadowed by puffy clouds and endless miles of ocean.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Explore the world-famous ocean scenery of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Take a leisurely hike or look for eagles and seals along the rugged shoreline. Don’t miss the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, which celebrates the influential inventor.

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Afternoon sunset washes the bayside city of Charlottetown, a skyline filled with Victorian townhomes, multistoried business buildings, and gothic-style cathedrals.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

In the iconic setting of the Anne of Green Gables book series, discover a stunning combination of Victorian houses, rolling farmlands, sandy beaches and red sandstone cliffs. Prince Edward Island serves up an abundance of memories and adventures for Christian travelers.

Gulf of St. Lawrence

A group of shiny brown seals are gathered close together on the edge of a wet cement block near the water’s edge, with one particularly close seal staring straight at the camera.
 A pod of seals on the water’s edge

Glide by picturesque islands and spot the abundant marine life—the whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds who call this deep inlet home. Your “day at sea” within the stunning seaway presents opportunities to relax on deck, enjoy panoramic views and take advantage of the ship’s amenities.

Québec City, Québec

Panoramic view of the Québec City skyline during a soft lilac sunset with the Saint Lawrence River in the background.
Québec City, Québec

Experience European charm without leaving North America in Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Delight in afternoon tea at the luxurious Château Frontenac, an architectural masterpiece that has hosted countless world leaders and dignitaries. As you walk the cobblestone streets of Old Québec, don’t miss the prospect of savoring delicious French cuisine in local bistros.

Which Canada and New England ports are you most excited about?