Get a taste of Canada’s Maritime Provinces on this tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. You’ll experience the fresh salt air, unspoiled nature, rich history and warm hospitality in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations.
Halifax City Tour
This tour includes the Titanic burial site, the Citadel National Historic Site, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful Public Gardens, the Old Town Clock, St. Paul’s Church and the very popular port area.
This small fishing village is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nova Scotia. Explore the traditional red and white lighthouse operated by the Canadian Coast Guard. Stroll through St. John’s Anglican Church constructed in the historical Carpenter Gothic style. Peggy’s Cove was also home to the late William deGrathe and there is a public gallery displaying his sculptures and paintings. Plan on enjoying fresh off the boat seafood at one of the quaint local restaurants. Then do some shopping in the small locally owned gift and craft shops featuring primarily Canadian and Nova Scotian arts and crafts.
A wonderful tourist area, Lunenburg has a number of restaurants, boutiques, galleries and shops to explore. Museums include the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, the Halifax and Southwestern Railway Museum and the Knaut-Rhuland House Museum. Make sure to leave time to tour the Schooner replica Bluenose II.
Also called the Flowerpot Rocks, these are rock formations caused by tidal erosion. Standing between 40-70 feet tall, it’s possible to view the formations from ground level at low tide.
Prince Edward Island
From strolling the beautiful beach searching for the perfect shell to all the wonderful craft shops featuring handmade treasures like woolen mittens, pottery and blown glass, there are wonderful gifts and souvenirs available to remind you of this special part of Nova Scotia.
Home of “Anne of Green Gables”
Built in 1872 by John and Annie Campbell, the home and 110 acre property remains in the Campbell family to this day. There is also a museum, formal gardens, a gift shop, carriage rides and a view of the Lake of Shining Waters. Many of the more significant items from the Anne of Green Gables series can be seen on the tour including the enchanted bookcase.
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
This ten acre site is home to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum and showcases exhibits on how he and his associates designed giant kites, produced the world’s fastest boat along with Canada’s first powered flight and of course, invented the telephone. Original family photographs and artifacts fill the museum and highlight his scientific and humanitarian work.
World Famous Cabot Trail
This scenic 185 mile trail is named after adventurer John Cabot who explored Atlantic Canada back in 1497. The trail loops around the northern tip of Nova Scotia, passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. There is plenty of spectacular scenery, quaint artisan shops, magnificent wildlife, picturesque fishing villages and cascading waterfalls. The Cabot Trail has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world!