Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia
Mon, Sep 6th, 2021
to
Sat, Sep 18th, 2021
  • • "Triple" : Two Beds: $3255
  • • "Quad" : Two Beds: $3235
  • • "Single" : One Bed: $4350
"Double":

One or Two Beds: $3275

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec & Ontario!

*Riley's has purchased the Group Deluxe Protection plan with Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption on behalf of all participants*



Highlights Included:

Reverseing Falls
Montreal City Tour
Notre Dame Cathedral
Quebec City Tour
Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre
Hartland Covered Bridge
Covered Bridge Potato Chip Factory
Confederation Bridge
Prince Edward Island Tour
Anne of Green Gables Home
Alexander Graham Bell Museum
Cabot Trail Tour & Cape Breton Highlands Nat'l Park
Martime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax City Tour
Peggy's Cove & Lighthouse
Grand Pre National Historic Site
Tahquamenon Falls

*Includes Airfare to Bangor, ME

Day 1 Bangor, ME
Our adventure to Nova Scotia begins this morning with transportation to the MSP Airport to board our flight to Bangor, ME. Upon arrival a motorcoach will be waiting our arrival to bring us to our hotel for the evening.

Day 2 St. John, NB
We begin our journey on the coach to St. John, the largest city in New Brunswick. It is known as the Fundy City due to its location on the north shore of the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Saint John River. It is the only city on the bay. The Saint John River itself flows into the Bay of Fundy through a narrow gorge several hundred feet wide at the centre of the city. It contains a unique phenomenon called the Reversing Falls where the diurnal tides of the bay reverse the water flow of the river for several kilometers. If time allows, we will make a stop to see this phenomenon before checking into our hotel for the evening. (B)

Day 3 Dartmouth, NS
There will be some free time this morning for you to explore the city of St. John before boarding our ferry to sail across the Bay to Digby, NS. As we travel from Digby to Dartmouth, we will make a stop at the Grand Pre National Historic Site, the area immortalized by Longfellow’s poem, “Evangeline.” Here the french settlers, called Arcadians, made their homes until being expelled in 1775 for refusing to swear allegiance to England. We continue to our overnight destination of Darmouth, a suburb of Halifax. (B)

Day 4 Baddeck, NS
Our morning begins with a guided tour of Halifax, including the harbor, the old Citadel, the cemetery where many of the victims of the Titanic are buried and much more! After our city tour, we’ll visit Peggy’s Cove, the most photographed area of the world. We'll continue to Baddeck, Nova Scotia and check-in to our hotel for the next two evenins. (B)

Day 5 Baddeck, NS
A local guide will join us to give us the history and show us the spectacular mountain and sea vistas along the Cabot Trail, a magnificent highway carved into the edge of ancient highlands. The route is 185 miles long and completes a loop around the northern tip of the island, passing through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. From the charming Acadian village of Cheticamp, the largest village on Cape Breton Island's Acadian coast. Here we will see where world-famous hooked rugs are hand-crafted. We will be making many stops along our route including the Acadian Museum, which has magnificent displays of the hooked rugs. The Cabot Trail is named after the explorer John Cabot. Dinner is included this evening at our hotel. (B, D)

Day 6 Charlottetown, PE
We’ll start our morning at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, the only Museum in the world containing the actual artifacts and documents from Bell's years of experimental work in Baddeck including the original HD-4 hull of a hydrofoil boat that set the world speed record in Baddeck of over 70 mph in 1919; plus many other exhibits and documents from Bell's years of research activities on the transmission of speech and sound by wire and by light, as well as his experiments with kites, planes and high speed boats. The museum also features displays relating to Bell's work with the deaf and how it led to the invention of the telephone. This afternoon, we will board a ferry to sail from Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island, the smallest providence in Canada. Here we will be greeted by white sand beaches, red sandstone cliffs and green velvet fields. As we make our way to our Charlottetown for our overnight, we will make a stop for an included Lobster Dinner! (B, D)

Day 7 Fredericton, NB
This morning we’ll meet a local guide for a tour of Prince Edward Island as well as the acadian fishing villages and island preserves. Before departing the island, we will make a visit to the famous home from “Anne of Green Gables.” We then cross the Confederation Bridge to our destination for tonight in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick. (B)

Day 8 Quebec City, QC
We follow the St. john River, the connecting river of the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. We’ll stop in Hartland to see one of the world’s longest covered bridges. Then we will make our way to Quebec City, the capital of Quebec, where we will spend the next two nights. Tonight, we'll have a pizza party at our hotel. (B, D)

Day 9 Quebec City, QC
We’ll be joined by a local guide to give us a tour of Quebec City. The guide will share this fascinating city with us, including the Plains of Abraham Royal, Old Town, the Fortifications and Parliament buildings. This afternoon, we’ll drive through the historical villages along the oldest road in Canada to the Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre with a history of miracles since 1658. We continue on to Chute Montmorency for a spectacular view of the falls before returning to our hotel in Quebec City. (B)

Day 10 Montreal, QC
We’ll travel along the St. Lawrence River again. This river connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. Our route will take us to Montreal, originally called the city of Mary," it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. After lunch, we’ll be joined by a local guide for a tour of Montreal. Our guide will show us the highlights of this sophisticated city including the French Quarter, Notre Dame Cathedral, Place d’ Armes and the Place Jacque Cartier Monument. We‘ll then check into our hotel for the evening. (B)

Day 11 North Bay, ON
We’ll cross into our last Canadian province this morning as we head to North Bay, Ontario. The city is named from its position on the shore of Lake Nipissing. In the days of fur trade, voyagers traveled through the lake by canoe. (B)

Day 12 Escanaba, MI
We’ll depart Canada and cross back into the United States. We’ll travel across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to our overnight destination of Escanaba. (B)

Day 13 Home
Our last day together will be spent sharing memories of all that we have seen these past 14 days. (B)
3 dinners 
0 lunches and 
12 continental breakfasts

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