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Canadas Nova Scotia & Cape Breton

Canadas Nova Scotia & Cape Breton

Prince Edward Island, Lobster Dinner, Northumberland Ferry, Cabot Trail Touring, Neil's Harbour, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Peggy's Cove, and More!

Canada's Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island

  • Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton Island

  • September 13-20, 8 Days, 12 Meals

 

First offered and selling out in 2018, this tour brought rave reviews for its rugged beauty and first class experiences. Don't miss out!

 

 

 

DAY 1

Jet away to world-famous panoramic seascapes, quaint fishing villages, and welcoming hospitality. Discover why Halifax has earned a place as one of the top 10 friendliest cities in Canada.

DAY 2

Today, explore New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island!

HOPEWELL ROCKS OCEAN TIDAL EXPLORATION: Guided tour of The Bay of Fundy and its Flower Pot Rocks, created by the ebb and flow of massive tides that erode the rock to create this geological wonder.

THE CONFEDERATION BRIDGE: Travel the curved, 8-mile long bridge ... truly an engineering marvel.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Picturesque fishing villages, charming farming communities, hard-packed red clay roads, and quaint seaside vistas dot the landscape of this "Gentle Island."

LOBSTER DINNER: Discover a family restaurant serving lobster since 1958, nestled in the Village of New Glasgow with views of the River Clyde. It's not just dinner, but a unique island tradition!

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DAY 3

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND DAY TOUR: First, get an insider's perspective on historic Charlottetown with a local step-on guide. Next, visit Prince Edward Island National Park, known for red stone cliffs, white sandy beaches, and wind sculpted dunes. Beauty as far as the eye can see!

Finish your day at the Anne of Green Gables Homestead and a visit to the quaint village of Victoria-By-The-Sea, where you'll find first-class shops, impressive dining, and seaside charm.

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DAY 4

NORTHUMBERLAND FERRY: Climb aboard for a 75-minute ferry ride from PEI to Nova Scotia while admiring the beauty of the sea from the viewing decks. You'll arrive in Belle Cote, Nova Scotia, or the "Beautiful Coast." Rolling surf, spectacular sunsets, ocean and mountain views surround Island Sunset Resort for a two-night stay in your private, ocean-side cottage suite.

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DAY 5

CABOT TRAIL TOURING WITH A LOCAL GUIDE: As one of the world's most famous and loved scenic destinations, the ocean-inspired scenery is beyond expectations.

CHETICAMP: Connect with the local history and charm of this Acadian Village while spending time shopping or watch the local fishing boats return with their catch of the day.

NEIL'S HARBOUR: Lobster and crab fishing are a way of life in this area and you'll discover how the local economy depends on the fishing industry.

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DAY 6

NEW - ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE: Visit the Nova Scotia laboratory and home where Bell's experiments included kites, planes, and high-speed boats in addition to the transmission of speech and sound by wire.

BADDECK: Enjoy a bit of time on your own to explore this quaint area. Plentiful with shops and restaurants, you're sure to find something to peak your interest!

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DAY 7

PEGGY'S COVE: Start your day at the most photographed site in Canada! This picturesque, seaside never disappoints. Then, head to Mahone Bay, where three towering church steeples ascend above the waterfront, begging for your camera. Next, tour Lunenburg, whose colorful waterfront and narrow streets radiate the town's seafaring past. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, it is also home to the shipyard where Bluenose Schooner was built in 1921.

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DAY 8

Fly home from Halifax sharing picture-perfect memories of a lifetime.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $100 per person deposit at time of reservation; final payment is due June 5, 2020. Once final payments have been received, stringent cancellation penalties apply.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hilton Garden Inn, Enfield, Nova Scotia (1 night); Holiday Inn Express, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (2 nights); Island Sunset Resort, Belle Cote, Cape Breton Island (2 nights); and Hampton Inn by Hilton, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2 nights).

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, roundtrip motorcoach transportation/airport/hotel/airport, airfare, accommodations, luggage handling at hotels, admissions, and 12 meals, including 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.

 

PASSPORT REQUIRED: Valid for 6 months after departure from Canada is required.

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES: Airline luggage fees and fuel surcharges, if applicable, are additional and vary by airline.

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
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Dutch Mill Park & Ride
46 Collins Ct, Hwy 51 & Broadway, Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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