LLOYD SIMMONS - Answered a Question by Burden (02 Sep 07 16:32)

We did same cruise on NCL Dawn last October. Do take a coat as although it was warm in NY it was quite cool on deck.We did our own tours not Ncl which was great. There is a free local shuttle bus in Bar Harbour which takes you into the Acadia Park, and you must eat Lobster at Testas. Newport get the tram/trolley for a few dollars and do the mansions yourselves, Marble house lovely. Then you must go to Brick Alley Pub for mega Bloody Marys and burgers.Have fun, we did, freestyle was great!

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Smith - Answered a Question by Burden (14 Aug 07 18:07)

We sailed in the reverse direction 2 years ago. It was chilly in the Canadian ports, Halifax etc and it snowed in Boston but I think this was unusual. We had weatherproof hackets and used them for this leg of the cruise. From Boston down however it was warm enough for light trousers, t shirts on shore ex with a light jacket, just in case. You will probably need a woollen of some sort for sea days. Might be worth looking at a long range weather forecast just before you go. Try www.worldweather.wmo.in.

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