Featuring New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island & Nova Scotia
Take in the beautiful scenery, the fresh salt air, unspoiled nature, rich history and warm hospitality of one of the world's most popular destinations the Canadian Maritimes. Travel through Fundy National Park to Hopewell Rocks, site of the highest tides in the world. Cross Confederation Bridge the worlds longest continuous multi-span bridge. See for yourself why Conde Nast Magazine voted Cape Breton one of the top ten most beautiful Islands in the World. Hear the stories of Halifax during the war years including the Halifax Explosion and the citys role in the recovery operations after the Titanic disaster. The Maritimes is a unique part of Canada that should not be missed!
Thursday, August 1, - Saturday, August 10, 2019
August 1, 2019
Travel to Portland, ME
Welcome to the State of Maine. In the Late afternoon, arrive at your lodging for tonight.
August 2, 2019
Arrival in Saint John, NB
Travel in the State of Maine to the US/Canada border. Continue on to your lodging in Saint John, NB. Meet your "Kilted Local Guide" at the hotel
August 3, 2019
Tour Saint John, then travel to Prince Edward Island
Your day starts with a tour of the "Loyalist City" of Saint John, famous for its Reversing Falls. Next, travel through Fundy National Park to Hopewell Rocks, site of the highest tides in the world. Later this afternoon, cross to Prince Edward Island on the Confederation Bridge, the world's longest continuous multi-span bridge. This evening, enjoy a delicious lobster dinner (meat alternative is available) before arriving at your lodging.
August 4, 2019
PEI Touring & Ferry to Nova Scotia
Drive to Cavendish and visit the fabled home of "Anne of Green Gables". Red sandstone cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping dunes and green fields make Prince Edward Island National park especially popular. Travel to Wood Island and enjoy a 75 minute ferry ride to Nova Scotia. Travel to Cape Breton, " the Scotland of America". Drive to the village of Baddeck, summer home to Alexander Graham Bell, and present day site of the Bell Museum dedicated to his life and work. After visiting the museum, continue on to your lodging for a two night stay.
August 5, 2019
Today you will find out why Conde Nast Magazine voted Cape Breton one of the top ten most beautiful islands in the world. You will travel the Cabot Trail and Cape Breton Highlands National Park, taking in the 186 mile route with its coastal views through the Highlands. Return to you lodging for a free evening
August 6, 2019
Depart Cape Breton Island and travel to Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax where you will enjoy an afternoon city tour of the historic port city. This tour features the important sights from Halifax's ealry beginnings as a colonial fort to its present role as an international meeting site and the economic center for the Atlantic provinces. You will hear stories of Halifax during the war years, including the Halifax Explosion and the city's role in the recovery operations after the Titanic disater. The tour will include the waterfront, historic downtown, St. Paul's Church, the universities, shopping and residential areas and a picture stop up Citadel Hill. Halifax is home for the next two nights
August 7, 2019
Peggy's Cove and South Shore
This morning it's off to Pegg's Cove, Canada's third most visited tourist attraction. This village of 60 people is situated on solid granite rock above the crashing North Atlantic surf. Your journey continues along the South Shore to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the importance of the sea to Nova Scotia's way of life. Return to Halifax for an evening at leisure.
August 8, 2019
Grand Pre and ferry to Saint John, NB
This morning, travel across country to Nova Scotia's Beautiful Annapolis Valley on the Bay of Fundy side of the province. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site, recognized as a World Heritage Site with UNESCO. Grand Pre is an area which was a major centre of Acadian activity from 1682 to 1755. Grand Pre National Historic Site commemorates the period of colonization and settlement of the area by Acadians as well as their Deportation in 1755. In addition to the graceful stone church commemorating the deportation, this site also features a statue of "Evangeline", the heroine of Longfellow's epic poem and an Interpretive Center which houses a theatre, exhibit hall and gift shop. Make your way to Digby where you will enjoy an included lunch at The Digby Pines Resort before boarding the ferry to Saint John, NB where you will spend your final night.
August 9, 2019
Farewell to Canada
Say farewell to you "Kilted Guide". This morning you will depart and start your travel day towards your overnight lodging in the Portland, Maine area.
August 10, 2019
Maine to Home
Start your journey towards home
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Cost Per Person:
$3329.00 Single Occupancy
$2579.00 Double Occupancy
$2379.00 Triple Occupancy
$2329.00 Quad Occupancy
· 2 Nights - Best Western Merry Manor, S. Portland, ME
· 2 Nights - Hilton Saint John, Saint John, NB
· 1 Night Rodd Charlottetown, Charlottetown, PE
· 2 Nights Silver Dart, Baddeck, NS
· 2 Nights Hampton Inn & Suites, Halifax, NS
· 9 Breakfasts* (breakfast style may vary based on lodging used)
· 2 Lunches (includes 1 box lunch)
· 5 Dinners (includes 1 Lobster dinner)
· Tour of the Loyalist City of Saint John
· Fundy National Park
· Hopewell Rocks
· Home of Anne of Green Gables
· Prince Edward Island National Park
· Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
· Cape Breton, The Scotland of America
· Bell Museum
· Cabot Trail
· Cape Breton Highlands National Park
· Tour of Halifax
· Peggys Cove
· Lunenburg - a UNESCO World Heritage site
· Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
· Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Saint John, NB
· Grand Pre National Historic Site
· Kilted Local Guide from arrival in Saint John, NB to departure from Saint John, NB
· Hotel Taxes and Baggage Handling
· Local Tour Guide Service and Gratuities
· Tour Fully Escorted by an R&J Tours Company Representative
· All-Inclusive Motorcoach Transportation
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|R & J Lot|| R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA |
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