Trip Report: VIA Rail from Quebec City to Montreal

As part of my Canada/New England cruise I decided I was going to spend some time in Montreal. Our ship terminated service in Quebec City, so I was left to find some transportation between Quebec and Montreal. Partly nervous about taking a train, I had a lot of questions before my trip, which I found […]

Five To-Do in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec

If you’re cruising or road-tripping along the St. Lawrence River be sure to check out the historic town of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. Nestled halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, this historic port is filled with charm, and unique attractions in this very walkable city. Right at the port you’ll find a lot of bars and restaurants […]

Crystal Cruises Dives into New England/Canada for 2012 Fall Season

Crystal Cruises’ fall voyages through America and Canada’s “East Coast” roots offer dozens of new boutique adventures ashore; new chic spaces on board; and a brand new, exotic Quebecois itinerary with three off-the-beaten-path maiden calls.  Beginning September 19 aboard Crystal Symphony – freshly redesigned during a $15 million extreme makeover – five seven- to 11-day […]

5 Things for Cruisers to do in Montreal

Whether calling on Montreal for the day or embarking from this port, you should definitely consider exploring this picturesque city. The cruise season in Montreal is from May to October, perfect for the Fall Foliage cruises.  Montreal is booming with entertainment, history and most great food. Here’s some of our recommendations for Montreal: Take a […]