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Canada's Maritime Provinces

11 Days / 10 Nights — Boston, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Halifax, Peggy's Cove.

Vikings to the Scots, French, and native people, this is an area superbly entrenched in the country's history.

DAY 1 — Boston

Arrive in Boston. New England's largest city is referred to as the "cradle of American Independence," and is a renowned center of learning and culture. The city has retained a pleasant human scale, evident in its historic neighborhoods such as Beacon Hill and Back Bay. Lodging: Hotel Copley Plaza

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St. Andrews

DAY 2 —St Andrews - New Brunswick

Leave Boston this morning driving north along the Atlantic coast through New Hampshire and Maine into the Canadian province of New Brunswick to St. Andrews-by-the-Sea. Lodging: Hotel Algonquin

DAY 3 — Charlottetown — Prince Edward Island

Travel today along the famous Bay of Fundy with one of the highest tidal ranges in the world. Cross the eight-mile-long Confederation Bridge (toll) from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island and Charlottetown. Lodging: Hotel Delta Prince Edward

DAY 4 — Charlottetown

Full day to explore Canada's smallest province. The pastoral beauty and rural simplicity are carefully preserved by an island people proud of their land and their traditions. Lodging: Hotel Delta Prince Edward

DAY 5 — Cape Breton Island

Leave Prince Edward Island this morning, driving south to the ferry terminal for the 75-minute ride across to Caribou, Nova Scotia. Continue through the countryside of Nova Scotia and cross over to Cape Breton Island via the dramatic Canso Causeway. Lodging: Keltic Lodge

DAY 6 — Cape Breton Island

Full day to explore the Cabot Trail. One of the world's great drives is along the famous Cabot Trail through the northern tip of the island in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Lodging: Keltic Lodge

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Peggy's Cove

DAY 7 — Halifax

Drive south this morning back across the Canso Causeway via the south shore of Nova Scotia to Halifax, superbly situated on a hilly peninsula surrounded by one of the world's great natural harbors. Lodging: Sheraton Halifax

DAY 8 — Halifax - excursion to Peggy's Cove

It's important today to get an early start for the 27-mile drive down to Peggy's Cove to arrive well before the tour buses descend. The picturesque village sits in the middle of a spare, boulder-strewn landscape with old clapboard houses, fishnets drying, lobster traps crowding the wharves, and a winking lighthouse atop the smooth, sea-washed coastal rocks. Lodging: Sheraton Halifax

DAY 9 — Bar Harbor

Leave Halifax this morning driving south to Yarmouth Harbor to take the catamaran ferry ('the cat') for the two-hour, 45-minute crossing to Bar Harbor. Lodging: Bar Harbor Inn

DAY 10 — Bar Harbor

Full day to explore the remarkable Acadia National Park. Take the 20- mile Park Loop Road, which is the park's top attraction. This fascinating drive takes you high above Bar Harbor before dropping down to the rocky coast. Lodging: Bar Harbor Inn

DAY 11 — Boston

Leave Bar Harbor this morning via Portland and Portsmouth to Boston.

Land Costs Per Person

Private Car & Chauffeur/Guide Tour RatesSelf Drive Tour Rates
Starting from $7,330 per person N/A

Prices are per person, based on 2 passengers sharing a double. For larger parties and additional pricing contact us at 1-800-426-7502. Single Room Supplement: On Request