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Nova Scotia: The Canadian Maritimes & Cabot Trail

Nova Scotia: The Canadian Maritimes & Cabot Trail

Escape to gorgeous Nova Scotia as we explore the Annapolis Valley, Hallafax, Peggy's Cove, the Cabot Trail, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island and more!

The Canadian Maritimes & the Cabot Trail

Sunday, July 7 – Monday, July 15

 

Visit Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island & the Cabot Trail for some of the most beautiful scenery you will ever see! 

 

DAY 1 – Travel with us to Canada and overnight at the Chateau St John, in Saint John, NB.

 

DAY 2 – We’ll travel along the scenic shores of the Bay of Fundy to Hopewell Rocks, where we will see the flowerpot rocks that were carved by the glacier and shaped by the highest tides in the world. We’ll enjoy an included lunch and our naturalist guide will explain what causes the extreme tide changes in the Bay of Fundy.  Then, travel to Prince Edward Island on the longest bridge over ice-covered waters in the world, the Confederation Bridge.  We’ll overnight in Charlottetown at the Holiday Inn Express, and enjoy a delicious PEI Lobster Supper at Fisherman’s Wharf that includes a 60-foot long salad bar with all-you-can- eat-mussels, and your choice of either a 1-lb lobster or one of their alternate entrees. (B,D)

 

DAY 3 - Our local guide will take us on a tour of Charlottetown, the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation, and then we’ll travel the beautiful countryside to Cavendish, where we will stop at the House of Green Gables. Then travel through Prince Edward Island National Park, on the northernmost shore of PEI, to see the red sands and learn about the local ecosystem. (B) 

 

DAY 4 - We’ll take the ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia, cross the Canso Causeway to beautiful Cape Breton Island.  We’ll stop at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, a unique exhibit complex where models, replicas, photo displays, artifacts and films describe the fascinating life and work of Alexander Graham Bell.  We will stay for two nights at the Silver Dart Lodge, overlooking the majestic Bras d'Or Lake. You’ll also have an opportunity to enjoy of Celtic entertainment at a Cape Breton Ceilidh. (B,D) 

 

DAY 5 - Our guide will take us on a full-day motor coach tour on the Cabot Trail, one of the most scenic ocean drives in the world – this is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip! Enjoy a picnic lunch on the Cabot Trail at one of our scenic stops.  (B,L) 

 

DAY 6 – We’ll stop at Fortress Louisbourg, the largest historical reconstruction in North America. As you weave your way through the charming streets and buildings of this former 18th century French stronghold, the town comes alive with citizens, soldiers and sailors from the four corners of the world.  Then, we’ll continue on to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where we will stay for two nights at the Hampton Inn Downtown, just steps from the historic waterfront shops and restaurnats.  Enjoy an evening at leisure to explore the area.  (B) 

 

DAY 7 - Enjoy a Halifax city tour, where you will learn about the Halifax disaster, the sinking of the Titanic, and see the changing of the guard at the Citadel. We’ll then travel the scenic Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia, along the Lighthouse Route to Lunnenburg, and then head past quaint fishing villages and Mahone Bay to Peggy’s Cove, where we’ll stop to see Peggy’s Point Lighthouse. (B,D) 

 

DAY 8 - Travel through the Annapolis Valley and visit the Grand Pre National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which commemorates the area of an Acadian settlement and the Deportation of the Acadians.  We’ll stop in Digby, famous for their delicious Digby scallops, where you’ll have time for lunch (on your own) with a water view and a chance to sample their fresh scallops. Then, we’ll board the ferry and travel across the Bay of Fundy back to Saint John, NB.  We’ll stay one night at the Chateau St John. (B,D)

 

DAY 9 –We’ll stop at the Reversing Falls to learn about this phenomenon before returning to the Cape. (B) 

 

THIS TRIP REQUIRES A VALID PASSPORT

$ 1,879 per person, double occupancy, $ 2,603 single occupancy

Departure Times

Dennis - 6:00 AM
Barnstable - 6:15 AM
Sagamore - 6:35 AM

Return Times

Sagamore - 9:00 PM
Barnstable - 9:20 PM
Dennis - 9:35 PM

B

B=Breakfast included

Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation

  • two nights at the Chateau St John, Saint John, NB

  • two nights at the Holiday Inn Express, Charlottetown, PEI

  • two nights at the Silver Dart Lodge on Cape Breton Island

  • two nights at the Hampton Inn Downtown in Halifax

  • breakfast each day; two dinners; one Lobster bake; three lunches

  • guided Halifax city & Annapolis Valley tours

  • Grand Pre Historic Site

  • Fortress Louisbourg

  • full day guided tour of the Cabot trail with Park admission

  • PEI National Park

  • Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site

  • Northumberland Ferry from Nova Scotia to PEI and from Digby NS to Saint John, NB

  • Charlottetown guided tour

  • Green Gables House

  • Hopewell Rocks

  • Gratuities for Bus Driver, Tour Escort

 

 

Payments and Cancellations

Cash, personal checks & money orders accepted

Visa & MasterCard payments accepted via phone.

 

$75 per person deposit due upon booking, balance due 45 days prior to tour.  Refundable up to 30 days prior to tour.

 

Trip Insurance is available for this trip through Travel Insured International for a per person cost of $115   (based on double occupancy rate)

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
1 - Dennis Patriots Square, Route 134, South Dennis
On Stop & Shop side, park in lot closest to Rt 134
2 - Barnstable Barnstable Exit 6 Commuter Lot - behind
Burger King, wait at enclosures
3 - Sagamore Sagamore Commuter Lot at base of bridge
on NON Cape side, wait at enclosures
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