Holland America Line will add four more sailings to its Canada/New England itineraries in 2024 by staying later in October to take advantage of the leaf-peeping season.
HAL will do 29 sailings between the Volendam and the Zuiderdam in the region in 2024, up from 25 sailings in 2023.
The longest sailing is a 24-day cruise that circumnavigates Iceland that sails from Boston. The itinerary includes six calls around Iceland along with 10 calls between Greenland, Maine, Nova Scotia, Labrador and Newfoundland.
The line will also offer "Newfoundland & New England Discovery" sailings between Boston and Montreal. Ports on the 10-day voyage include Quebec City, Baie-Comeau and Havre-Stain-Pierre, Quebec; Corner Brook, St. Anthony and St. John's in Newfoundland; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Portland, Maine. An 11-day sailing calls at Portland, St. John, Corner Brook, Charlottetown and Quebec's Saguenay.
Other offerings include seven-day cruises on the Volendam between Boston, Montreal and Quebec in both the summer and fall. Those sailings will calls at Bar Harbor, Maine; Quebec City; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Sydney and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Zuiderdam will also sail seven-day itineraries between Boston and Quebec City with weekend departures and overnight calls at Quebec City. Calls include Bar Harbor, Charlottetown, Sydney and Halifax.