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Discover Maritimes Coastal Wonders

Discover Maritimes Coastal Wonders

SEPTEMBER 6, 2024 – SEPTEMBER 16, 2024
11 DAYS / 16 MEALS


Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Choice on Tour, Cape Breton Island, Cabot Trail, Prince Edward Island, Anne of Green Gables Museum, Hopewell Rocks, Fundy Trail, Grand Pré National Historic Site.

Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1 – September 6, 2024: Halifax, Nova Scotia – Tour Begins
Explore the picture-perfect region known as Canada’s Maritime Provinces. Venture along its rugged and pristine beauty, all while getting to know its Acadian, Mi’kmaq, and Gaelic cultures. Settle into Halifax with a free evening.

Day 2 – September 7, 2024: Halifax – Peggy\s Cove – Halifax

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.
Includes Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 – September 8, 2024: Halifax – Mahone Bay – Lunenburg – Halifax

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.
Includes Breakfast

Day 4 – September 9, 2024: Halifax – Cape Breton Island – Baddeck

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.
Includes Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 – September 10, 2024: Baddeck – Cabot Trail – Baddeck

Set off for a full-day exploration of 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.
Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Day 6 – September 11, 2024: Baddeck – Prince Edward Island

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.
Includes Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 – September 12, 2024: Prince Edward Island

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.
Includes Breakfast

Day 8 – September 13, 2024: Prince Edward Island – Saint John, New Brunswick

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.
Includes Breakfast

Day 9 – September 14, 2024: Saint John

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. Savor a traditional Maritimes lobster feast at a restaurant on the world-famous Bay of Fundy, 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.
Includes Breakfast & Lunch

Day 10 – September 15, 2024: Saint John – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Onboard a ferry for Nova Scotia, make a stop at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. Uncover the complex history of the Acadian people. Continue on to Halifax and enjoy time for yourself before a farewell dinner, toasting to the end of your Maritimes journey.
Includes Breakfast & Dinner

Day 11 – September 16, 2024 – Tour Ends
Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories of this coastal wonderland.
Includes Breakfast


$4,399 per person double
$5,399 per person single
$4,349 per person triple

* Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Hartsfield Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers

* Not Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $349 per person

Available Options

Saint John, NB – Walking Food Tour in Saint John
Rate: $65 per person

Get ready for a comprehensive tasting of local drinks and small noshes during a flavorful walking tour of Saint-John. Your journey begins with a visit to Saint-John City Market. After an overview from a local guide, enjoy some time on your own to explore the stalls and sample some of the local treats on your own. Perhaps you will try oysters on the half-shell or some of Canada’s most well-known maple products. Then your guide will lead you through a tasting of local ciders and wines paired with meats and cheeses. Depart the market and make your way downhill on foot as the guide brings Saint-John to life through stories. Make a few more stops to sample the beers that made Canada famous and try more small bites – including seafood chowder made with the day’s fresh catch. Your tour wraps up on the lively boardwalk by your hotel where you can continue and enjoy dinner on your own. Your guide will be on hand to make some great recommendations. Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Please note a minimum of 2 passengers is required. Transportation is not included.