Docking along the banks of the tranquil Ashley River, you will have the opportunity to truly appreciate Southern antebellum culture. The scene of major Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War sieges, Charleston is brimming with history. Visit historic Fort Sumter National Monument, experience the African-American influences of the area, and stroll through magnificent parks, gardens, and plantations. Warm Southern breezes, gas-lit lamps, and cobblestone streets welcome you to the city that is best known as the site where the Civil War began.
Day 2 - Sunday - Apr 27, 2014
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Recognized as one of America's most spectacular beaches, Myrtle Beach is an exciting city with dazzling theatres and unique shops located on Broadway on the Beach. Its fascinating lakeside entertainment includes the Grand Strand with over 100 specialty shops, the Palace Theatre, and Ripley's Aquarium.
Day 3 - Monday - Apr 28, 2014
Wilmington, United States
Founded in 1739, Wilmington prospered during its early years as a major port and ship-building center. Today, the city continues to flourish and boasts an outstanding reputation as a leader in preservation efforts. Explore Georgian, Victorian, and antebellum-style homes, buildings, and houses restored to their original grandeur. Stroll through beautiful gardens and city streets lined with shopping venues and seafood eateries.
Day 4 - Tuesday - Apr 29, 2014
Morehead City, North Carolina
Tour the meticulously restored town of Beaufort, NC. Beaufort is the third oldest town in North Carolina and has a 21-block historic district that includes a boardwalk lined with boats on one side and unique shops perfect for browsing on the other.
Day 5 - Wednesday - Apr 30, 2014
Cruising the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
Enjoy a leisurely day of cruising as you continue on your journey through the Mid-Atlantic Inland Passage. Take in breathtaking views of the shoreline and relax in one of your ship's majestic lounges.
Day 6 - Thursday - May 1, 2014
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Learn about the birth of flight near Kitty Hawk, where the Wright Brothers successfully performed sustained powered flights in the first incarnations of modern airplanes.
Day 7 - Friday - May 2, 2014
Norfolk, United States
Located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk has enjoyed a dramatic history dating back to 1607, when British settlers first arrived on America's shores. Today, the city embraces its colorful past while thriving as a modern metropolis. Tall schooners share the surrounding waters with naval vessels and oystermen. Enjoy tours of historic districts, museums, restored homes, and the Norfolk Navy Base.
Day 8 - Saturday - May 3, 2014
Baltimore, United States
Journey along the Mid-Atlantic Inland Passage while enjoying the exceptional views of Chesapeake Bay from your ship. Arrive in Baltimore, a great American city, bustling with excitement, colonial history and a rejuvenated maritime spirit. Explore its history on the decks of celebrated ships and on the cobblestone streets of the charming waterfront Inner Harbor, or visit Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner".