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NOVA SCOTIA & NEW BRUNSWICK Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea, as the clean salt air breathes life into an afternoon. Immerse yourself in culture that ranges from traditional to avant-garde, from bagpipes to world-class golf. New Brunswick is the largest of Canada’s three Maritime provinces. It is located under Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula and beside the State of Maine. On the Fundy Coastal Drive you’ll find the iconic Hopewell Rocks, the world’s highest tides, tons of whales and fresh seafood!
NOVA SCOTIA & NEW BRUNSWICK
Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea, as the clean salt air breathes life into an afternoon. Immerse yourself in culture that ranges from traditional to avant-garde, from bagpipes to world-class golf.
New Brunswick is the largest of Canada’s three Maritime provinces. It is located under Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula and beside the State of Maine. On the Fundy Coastal Drive you’ll find the iconic Hopewell Rocks, the world’s highest tides, tons of whales and fresh seafood!
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|DAY 1: THURS, JUL 9|
|7:00 am||This morning we begin our journey to Halifax traveling through Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick where we will spend our first night in Edmundston, New Brunswick. We will stay overnight at The Four Points by Sheraton (506)739-7321. Dinner is included tonight|
|DAY 2: FRI, JUL 10|
|We start our day with a continental breakfast, continuing into the province of New Brunswick before arriving in the beautiful city of Moncton. We will stay overnight at the The Four Points Moncton (506-852-9600). Dinner is included tonight.|
|DAY 3 – 6: SAT – MON, JUL 11 – JUL 13|
|After a buffet breakfast we will depart the hotel and be following the Fundy Coastal Drive. Hopewell Rocks should prove to be one of the highlights of our tour. Curious rock formations have been formed by the massive tides. We have hired a local guide to educate us on this fascinating attraction, which made the short list on the “New Seven Wonders of the World”. Our destination tonight is Halifax. Our hotel for the next 3 nights is the Delta Barrington (902) 429-7410. Dinner is included tonight. We will be having the Gala Buffet which includes an optional Lobster, for those that are interested. Over the next few days we will enjoy all the Halifax has to offer. Each morning you will enjoy a hot breakfast before our local host joins us for a three hour guided tour of this fascinating city. We will join a local guide for an informative and fun filled ride through the streets of Halifax to learn about the history and culture of the city. Hear of Halifax’s war years and of the exploits and heroism of the citizens who lived through the devastating Halifax Explosion. Visit the Fairview Lawn Cemetery to learn about the local connection to the Titanic Disaster. From tales of disaster and triumph to remarkable stories of everyday life, discover the people and places that have made Halifax one of the most unique and captivating cities in North America! The balance of the day and evening are free to explore on your own.
Monday: Today we travel to Peggy’s Cove, one of the most popular stops in Atlantic Canada. The renowned fishing village and famous lighthouse set on rocky shores are a photographer’s paradise. Despite its popularity this tiny fishing village has been able to keep the same relaxed atmosphere that has made it famous. The scenery is spectacular. The afternoon is yours and then we will meet for a wonderful included dinner.
|DAY 7 & 8: TUES – WED, JUL 14 – JUL 15|
|After our hot breakfast, we will begin our drive to Digby, Nova Scotia to catch the ferry to St. Johns. There is a cafeteria, video arcade, discovery zone, and a movie presentation for you to utilize during the 2.5 hour crossing. St John is perched at the mouth of the scenic St. John River. From the ocean floor to the dance floor, this dynamic port city is equal parts charm and adventure. Picturesque waterfront. Beautifully preserved architecture. Bustling city farmers market. Saint John’s striking historic downtown core has an intriguing past with a modern edge—quaint steep narrow streets lined with great mix of shops, boutiques and an exciting nightlife and culinary scene—urban bistros, lively pubs, fine urban dining, authentic ethnic eateries, and of course, some of the most delicious seafood around. We will be spending the next 2 nights at the Delta Brunswick in St. John (506)648-1981. The rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to discover.
Thursday: After today’s hot breakfast, we will have a daylong tour of St John and the surrounding area. One of our stops will be at the New Brunswick Museum. Whale sightings are guaranteed at the New Brunswick Museum, with full-size models and skeletons on display all year round. Hear whale songs, view the Tidal Tower, get up close and personal with baleen, and meet lively presenters offering interactive activities that will introduce you to the province’s forestry, military and shipbuilding roots. Take in the exquisite collection of historical furnishings and artworks from New Brunswick and around the world. There’s something for everyone at the Museum! Once back at the hotel we will have an included Maritime Buffet together.
|DAY 8: THURS, JUL 16|
After our breakfast, we retrace our steps, through the province of Nova Scotia, back into New Brunswick, where we spend our final night together in Edmundston, New Brunswick. We will stay overnight at The Four Points by Sheraton (506)739-7321. Our final dinner together is tonight.
|DAY 9: FRI, JUL 17|
|After breakfast we will begin our journey home, with fond memories from our adventure to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.|
|PRICE PER PERSON|
- $100 deposit due at time of booking
- Balance is due 60 days prior to depature
- Acceptable forms of payment are cash, cheque, debit, Visa or Mastercard.
- Refunds are not available within 45 days of travel date.
- Bookings are transferable.
|5:30 am||Depart Belleville: Maple Leaf Tours Office, 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)|
|6:00 am||Depart Napanee: Flying J Northeast Corner|
|7:00 am||Depart Kingston: Shrine Club 3260 Princess St. at Collins Bay Rd.|
|7:15 am||Depart Gananoque: Hwy 2 Carpool Lot|
|7:45 am||Depart Brockville: Food Basics Jefferson Dr|
|6:45 am||Depart Ottawa: Robbies Italian Restaurant, 1531 St. Laurent Blvd|
|7:10 am||Depart Ottawa: All Saints Lutheran Church, 1061 Pinecrest Rd.|
|7:40 am||Depart Kemptville: Stinsons Gas Bar Hwy 43|
Four Points by Sheraton Edmundston is conveniently located in the city centre. Our premier spot is walking distance from the Edmundston Convention Centre for easy access to events. We’re also a short drive from the New Brunswick Botanical Gardens and Grey Rock Casino. When you return to the hotel, take a dip in our indoor pool and get in a workout at our 24-hour fitness centre. Our on-site restaurant offers American comfort food for lunch and dinner. In our spacious accommodations, you can settle in and get a peaceful night’s sleep in plush beds topped with fluffy pillows and crisp linens. Complimentary Wi-Fi makes it easy to check the news or your e-mail while enjoying dinner from our room service. Looking for something to make your stay special?
Hotel Barrington, Halifax
The historic façade and animated, kilt-clad bellman are your first hint that The Barrington Hotel in Halifax isn’t one of your typical hotels. Arriving guests are warmly greeted and ushered into a travel experience that is redefining personalized service, one guest at a time.
Delta Brunswick, St. John
For your New Brunswick visit, treat yourself to a seamless experience at Delta Hotels Saint John. Located in the midst of historic Uptown, our hotel allows you to easily walk to the city’s most popular attractions including Saint John City Market, New Brunswick Museum and King’s Square. Since we’re directly connected to the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre, business professionals have unbeatable access to attend conferences, seminars and networking events. Gather with friends or colleagues after a busy day at Mix – Resto Bar for a round of handcrafted cocktails and light cuisine. Find relaxation in our oversized guest rooms boasting pillow top mattresses and complimentary Wi-Fi. During downtime, work up a sweat at our fitness center, then cool off in our indoor pool, which is the largest of its kind in downtown.
Guided Tour of Halifax
Visit to Peggy’s Cove
Guided Tour of Fundy National Park
Guided Tour of Saint John
BEFORE YOU GO
- For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne and other fragrances.
- Tipping for driver and tour director is voluntary depending on quality of service
- Refunds are not available within 45 days of travel.
- Important: Maple Leaf Tours strongly recommends purchasing out of province Medical Insurance. Allianz Insurance is available through Maple Leaf Tours.
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