Maritime Coastal Wonders

Escorted or Guided Tour
Maritime Coastal Wonders

11 Days | 16 Meals from $4,499

From the nautical beauty of Peggy’s Cove to the rugged splendour of the Cabot Trail, the Maritimes will enchant you. Choose how you explore Lunenburg – at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic or on a locally guided walking tour. Undertake a competition to cook the best mussels. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum and learn about potato farming. See the 4-story high Hopewell Rocks. Savour a traditional Maritimes lobster feast and learn how to eat lobster like a local. Don’t miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of the amazing Canadian Maritimes.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
11 Days | 16 Meals
From

$4,499
Per person based on Double Occupancy

Highlights

Halifax • Peggy's Cove • Cape Breton Island • Cabot Trail • Prince Edward Island • Anne of Green Gables Museum • Hopewell Rocks • Fundy Trail • Lunenburg

Itinerary

Day 1: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Tour Begins

Explore the picture-perfect region known as Canada's Maritimes. Venture along its rugged and pristine beauty, all while getting to know its fun-loving Acadian and Gaelic culture.

Day 2: Halifax - Peggy's Cove - Halifax
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Stunning landscapes await. Head to one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – Peggy's Cove. Set along the Atlantic coast, the cove is home to a historic lighthouse that offers incredible views of the surrounding area. Continue to Halifax, exploring its charming downtown on a tour highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road, and the famous Citadel.

Day 3: Halifax - Mahone Bay - Lunenburg - Halifax
Breakfast Included

Experience the small fishing village of Mahone Bay before traveling along the beautiful Lighthouse Route towards Lunenburg. Choose how you explore this town because it's your choice! Delve into the local heritage at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic -OR- embark on a locally guided walking tour to discover Lunenburg's unique architecture. End your day back in Halifax for an evening on your own.

Day 4: Halifax - Cape Breton Island - Baddeck
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Start your morning at the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi'kmaq lineage and Glooscap legends. Travel the Canso Causeway on the way to stunning Cape Breton Island. You'll spend time at the Gaelic College, where you'll see a brief kilt-making demonstration and learn a few handy Gaelic phrases. Join in the fun of a "milling frolic," singing a Gaelic song and tapping to the rhythm. This evening, enjoy a dinner of local flavors and musical entertainment.

Day 5: Baddeck - Cabot Trail - Baddeck
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Set off to explore the Cabot Trail. Fall in love with its rugged terrain and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the famed St. Peter's Church in Cheticamp. Enjoy a picnic lunch in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Take in the quaint charms of nearby fishing communities along the coast, including the lovely Neil's Harbour.

Day 6: Baddeck - Prince Edward Island
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Explore the amazing range of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Afterward, take a short ferry ride to Prince Edward Island, the "Land Cradled on the Waves." Tonight, roll up your sleeves and get ready for the ultimate island culinary experience in Charlottetown. Attend culinary "boot camp" where you'll compete for bragging rights to determine who cooks the best PEI mussels.

Day 7: Prince Edward Island
Breakfast Included

Get to know the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, Anne of Green Gables. Arrive in Cavendish and view Prince Edward Island National Park's pristine beaches. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum to learn the craft of potato farming from a farmer, with a first-hand lesson on the island's leading agricultural industry. Return to Charlottetown with time to explore this fascinating city on your own.

Day 8: Prince Edward Island - Saint John, New Brunswick
Breakfast Included

Leave Prince Edward Island behind as you cross the Confederation Bridge. Travel along the shoreline to the amazing Hopewell Rocks.* A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks were carved by the Fundy tides and rise 4-stories high at low tide, only to disappear into tiny islands after the tide rolls back in. Continue to the city of Saint John where you'll enjoy a 2-night stay in the bustling waterfront area.

Day 9: Saint John
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Greet the awe-inspiring Fundy Trail early this morning. Stop along the way to take in an endless stretch of breathtaking vistas. Sample authentic Maritimes dulse (seaweed) and fiddleheads, accompanied by traditional fiddle music. At a world-famous restaurant near the Bay of Fundy's beach, savor a traditional Maritimes lobster feast as an expert teaches you how to crack and eat lobster like a local. On your way back, gaze out your window at St. Martin's covered bridges.

Day 10: Saint John - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Onboard a ferry for Nova Scotia, make a stop at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. Uncover the complex history of the Acadian people, proud descendants of the indigenous populace of the region. Continue on to Halifax and enjoy time for yourself before a farewell dinner, toasting to the end of your Maritimes journey.

Day 11: Halifax - Tour Ends

Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories of this coastal wonderland.

Post Night: Westin Nova Scotian

The Westin Nova Scotian is ideally located near the harbor and perfect for exploring the city of Halifax. It is walking distance to popular attractions, including museums that celebrate the rich history of the city. Enjoy local music in nearby pubs. If you're feeling adventurous, try sea kayaking or going on a whale watch. Return to your relaxing, comfortable home base at the hotel and enjoy the great amenities.

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