plus port location map
July & August
Long daylight sightseeing hours.
No foliage displays. Days can be
uncomfortably hot & humid. Tourist crowds.
Day temperatures gradually get more comfortable. Tourist crowds decline.
Too early for foliage. September is a hurricane-prone month.
It's the amazing foliage month
(click foliage to read my helpful page
on the topic).
Cold temperatures are made worse
by windy conditions. Daylight hours are short.
A few Canada New England cruises sail as early as May and June.
Canada New England
Two dozens exist. Among the best are Corner Brook (Newfoundland), Gloucester (Massachusetts), Saint John (New Brunswick), and Sydney (Nova Scotia).
Embarkation ports (besides Boston and New York) include Baltimore, Cape Liberty, Norfolk, and Philadelphia.