NOVA SCOTIA & THE ATLANTIC PROVINCES OF CANADA
Join us as we travel north to Nova Scotia and The Atlantic Provinces of Canada! Tour includes the Provinces of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Tour the famous Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia as well as Halifax, Peggy’s Cove and Evangeline Country; Anne of Green Gables House on Prince Edward Island; and the Rolling Hills and Mountains of New Brunswick. In this part of Canada you will find everything that makes this Land So Special – Beautiful Scenery, Friendly People, Legends, History and so much more!
1 NORTHEAST / CONNECTICUT: Welcome Aboard on our Adventure to Nova Scotia and The Atlantic Provinces as we Travel through the Northeastern Part of the USA and on into the Southern Tip of the New England States to spend the night in Connecticut.
2 NEW ENGLAND / BAY OF FUNDY / YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA: Today we make our way through Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Maine. We arrive in Portland, Maine for lunch and in time to board the North Thumberland Ferry to Nova Scotia. Our ferry journey takes us to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia where we spend the night.
3 NOVA SCOTIA / GRAND PRE NATIONAL PARK / “EVANGELINE COUNTRY”: Today we begin a scenic ride along the coast of Nova Scotia. We visit St. Mary’s Church – the largest wooden church in North America. While here we visit Grand Pre National Park — an Acadian Village Immortalized by Longfellow’s poem – “Evangeline”. We learn how the Acadians lived before the British forced them to leave their homes and move to the “Colonies”. We know them today, mainly in Louisiana, as the “Cajuns”, which is a mispronunciation of the word – Acadians. We spend the night in the Dartmouth/Halifax area.
4 HALIFAX CITY TOUR / THE CITADEL / PEGGY’S COVE: Today we enjoy a tour of Halifax with a Local Guide including the Beautiful Public Gardens and the Famous Citadel Fortress and a visit to one of the most picturesque places in all of North America – Peggy’s Cove with its beautiful lighthouse. Then we spend another night in Dartmouth/Halifax area.
5 ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL / BADDECK: Our journey today continues to Cape Breton Island. There we visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum The museum features artifacts donated in 1955 from the Bell family’s personal museum and also memorabilia associated with Bell’s experiments. We spend the night in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
6 CABOT TRAIL: Today we see some of the most breathtaking scenery of the tour as we travel the Famous Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Cabot Trail was opened in 1936 and is the original and most spectacular of all Nova Scotia Trails. We spend the night in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.
7 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND / GREEN GABLES: This morning we leave Nova Scotia for Canada’s Smallest Province – Prince Edward Island. After a Short Ferry ride we enter Charlottetown, the Capital of Prince Edward Island. We also visit Cavendish to tour “The House of Green Gables,” immortalized by Author Lucy Maud Montgomery. In the evening we have a “supper” that is famous in this area. We spend the night at Summerside on Prince Edward Island.
8 NEW BRUNSWICK / BAR HARBOR, MAINE / ACADIA NATIONAL PARK: Today we take the bridge across the Northumberland Strait to New Brunswick. We leave Canada and enter the USA at St. Stephen and head to Bar Harbor, Maine. We visit Acadia National Park with its beautiful coastal scenery and Cadillac Mountain. This Mountain is the Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard – 1,530 feet. We spend the night in Bar Harbor.
9 FREEPORT, MAINE / CONNECTICUT: This morning we visit Freeport, Maine and then head South through the New England States to spend the night in Windsor, Connecticut.
10 HOMEWARD BOUND: Our journey today takes us Home through the Northeastern States and into Virginia with many Memories of our Beautiful Canadian Adventure to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Many people who have taken this Tour in the past have gone on this Tour again because they were so impressed with the Beautiful Scenery and Warmth of the People in this part of Canada.
Price per Person
Deposit$100.00 per person
• Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation
• 9 Nights Hotel Accommodations
• Baggage Handling at Hotels
• Admission to All Listed Attractions
• “Supper” on Prince Edward Island
• All Ferry Fees
• Services of a Tour Director
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