Blount Small Ship Adventures offers exclusive enrichment cruises introduced for 2013 Islands of New England itinerary

Blount Small Ship Adventures has introduced three exclusive enrichment cruises for its  popular Islands of New England cruise.  In addition to the traditional cruise itinerary, guests may select an enriched cruise departure, offering optional excursions and activities specifically related to one of three special interests: Arts & Crafts; Food & Wine; and Native American History.

“We are pleased to add an extra layer of excitement and education to this already fantastic cruise by inviting our guests to select the enrichment cruise that caters to their interests and passions,” said Nancy Blount, President of Blount Small Ship Adventures.    It’s almost like embarking on a custom cruise, with the itinerary designed just for you – but at a price our travelers will love.  Plus, all eight departures now include a traditional lobster bake onboard the ship!”

The 7-day, 6-night voyage visits numerous classic New England ports, and is a demonstrated favorite of Blount passengers.  Choose from the following itineraries, plus every guest will enjoy a free optional excursion on the departure of their choice!*

Islands of New England: American Arts & Crafts Adventure

Behold the beauty of historic and modern art in New England, including visits to local art galleries and nationally renowned museums.

Departs: July 24 and August 14

Islands of New England: Food and Wine Discovery Tour

Indulge in culinary delights and sample the vintages and craft beers from New England’s flourishing wine region and brewing industry!

Departs: July 31 and August 7

Islands of New England: Voyage Through Native American History

Discover the rich history and culture of Native Americans in New England, including historical landmarks, archeological artifacts, and historical lectures from local experts.

Departs: August 21 and 28

Traditional Islands of New England Cruise

Explore the history and beauty of classic New England, including the rugged shores of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, the tranquil islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, and the opulent mansions of Newport, RI.

Departs: July 10 and 17

Additionally, guests on all departures may enhance their cruise experience with pre or post-night packages!

  • Pre-Night Package in  Providence, RI includes transfer from airport to hotel; overnight accommodations; a full American-style breakfast; baggage handling; transfer from hotel to ship; and all taxes – an excellent value at just $279 per person.
  • Post-Night Package at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT includes transfer from ship to hotel; overnight accommodations at the Grand Cedar Hotel; food, shopping, and gaming credits; baggage handling; and transfer from hotel to airport – just $249 per person.

*One free excursion per person is for new bookings made by 4/30/13. Cannot be combined with other offers, other restrictions may apply.

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