Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Maine
13 Day Tour from Boston to Boston
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On this Maine and Eastern Canada tour, get acquainted with the local culture, charming villages, and seafaring traditions of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, New Brunswick, and Maine.
Start and end your vacation in Boston with overnights also in Bar Harbor, St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea, Digby, Halifax, Baddeck, Charlottetown, Saint John, and Camden.
Breathtaking scenery awaits you on this tour through Eastern Canada and Maine. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, home to rugged coasts and the tallest mountain on the US Atlantic coast.
In Nova Scotia, spend time in the fishing village of Digby, with breathtaking beauty and views; stop at Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; visit Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with a famous lighthouse (one of the world’s most photographed places); and take the scenic Marine Drive from Halifax along the Atlantic shoreline through picturesque fishing villages.
On Cape Breton Island, drive along the world-famous Cabot Trail, named one of the world’s most scenic drives, and visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where the mountains and sea meet.
Visit Prince Edward Island National Park, famous for its red cliffs, wind-sculpted dunes, and sandy beaches. In New Brunswick, visit Fundy National Park, with the world’s highest tides, rugged coastline, and waterfalls, and enjoy a guided visit of the Hopewell Rocks, famous formations carved by the Bay of Fundy with dramatic tides rising more than 50 feet.
Throughout this Eastern Canada and Maine tour, we have arranged fun and unique experiences for you. For example, in Digby, enjoy a private demonstration by a local fisherman who will explain the importance of the Digby scallop. See a typical fisherman’s house from the early 1900s when you visit the Fisherman’s Life Museum in Jeddore Oyster Pond.
All of this and more awaits you on this spectacular tour!
Day 1Arrive in Boston
Welcome to “Bean Town”! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Day 2Boston–Portland–Bar Harbor
From Massachusetts, head north via New Hampshire’s shoreline and along Maine’s rocky coast to Portland, one of New England’s most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland’s famous Old Port Exchange, lined with many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries. Spend the night in Bar Harbor, Maine’s oldest summer resort. Your dinner this evening is a typical LOBSTER BAKE featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.
Day 3Bar Harbor–Acadia National Park–St. Andrews By-the-Sea
Nowhere along the Atlantic seaboard is the rock-bound coast as picturesque as in ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, one of America’s most visited national parks. Take the scenic park road and enjoy the spectacular panorama from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental United States to see the sunrise. After time at leisure in Bar Harbor, travel across the border to lovely St. Andrews By-the-Sea. Tonight, stay at the Algonquin Hotel, which overlooks historic Passamaquoddy Bay. This evening, choose from the many fine specialty restaurants this quaint seaside community has to offer.
Day 4St. Andrews By-the-Sea–Saint John–Digby
This morning, follow the coast to Saint John and board a catamaran FERRY to Digby, a popular summer resort. Your hotel tonight is the Digby Pines Resort, a world of casual elegance in the tradition of the grand hotels. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the views, recreation, and internationally renowned cuisine in this Norman-style chateau. Before dinner this evening, enjoy a private DEMONSTRATION by a local fisherman who will explain the importance of the Digby scallop and introduce you to Nova Scotian music. Later, dinner is included at the resort.
Day 5Digby–Lunenburg–Peggy’s Cove–Halifax
Today, travel toward Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast and follow the winding shoreline to Lunenburg, one of the continent’s major fishing ports. Here, visit the FISHERIES MUSEUM before heading to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with a famous lighthouse perched on a massive granite ledge (one of the most photographed places in the world). End in Halifax, the provincial capital and your home for the next two nights.
Your city sightseeing tour with a Local Guide this morning includes a visit to CITADEL HILL with its early 19th-century star-shaped fort; the tree-shaded walks of the public gardens; and the harbor area, which evokes the port’s former strategic importance. You’ll also see the Fairview Cemetery, final resting place for more than 100 people who perished on the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic.
Day 7Halifax–Jeddore Oyster Pond–Sherbrooke Village–Baddeck
Take the scenic Marine Drive north along the Atlantic shoreline through picturesque fishing villages, stopping en route in Jeddore Oyster Pond at FISHERMAN’S LIFE MUSEUM, a typical Nova Scotia fisherman’s house from the early 1900s. Visit SHERBROOKE VILLAGE, whose renovated buildings recall the boom years of the 1860s. Via Canso Causeway, cross over to Cape Breton Island, one of the first footholds of European settlement in the New World. Continue to Baddeck.
Day 8Baddeck. Cabot Trail
Morning visit to the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM. Study exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor, who spent the last years of his life on Cape Breton. Then, drive along the CABOT TRAIL, the area explored by John Cabot in the late-15th century, while savoring magnificent vistas of the rocky shoreline and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. At the Acadian village of Cheticamp, enjoy a DEMONSTRATION on how the famous hand-hooked rugs are made, along with a traditional Acadian lunch. Finally, see CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK at the northern tip of the island, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions. Return to Baddeck.
Head back to the peninsula and continue north to Caribou, where a FERRY whisks you across the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island. For the next two nights, you are in Charlottetown, the provincial capital. Get acquainted with this colonial town on a stroll through colorful Great George Street and along the restored waterfront. This evening, enjoy a lobster supper at a local restaurant.
Morning at leisure. Enjoy a guided afternoon tour of the island that includes PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK. Also visit GREEN GABLES farmhouse, the setting for the famous novel Anne of Green Gables.
Day 11Charlottetown–Saint John
Travel across the 8-mile Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick. Here, enjoy a guided visit of the HOPEWELL ROCKS, famous formations carved by the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides that rise more than 50 feet, before driving through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK. Upon arrival in Saint John, enjoy a city orientation tour including the Reversing Falls.
Day 12Saint John–Camden
Journey along sheltered coves and quiet fishing villages along the Maine coastline on the way to Camden. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner featuring lobster and other local specialties. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale for your vacation.
Depart this morning for Boston, pausing en route for a break in one of Maine’s coastal cities. Arrive in the afternoon, with a stop at the airport for guests with homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 3:30 pm. Then, the motorcoach continues to the downtown Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the tour ends.
Acadia National Park sightseeing; [LF] lobster bake
Scenic ferry ride
[LF] Private culinary demonstration by local fisherman
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site; Fisheries Museum
Sightseeing; visit Citadel Hill and Peggy’s Cove
JEDDORE OYSTER POND
[LF] Visit Fisherman’s Life Museum
Visit Sherbrooke Village
Visit Bell Museum; Cabot Trail and Cape Breton Highlands National Park sightseeing
[LF] Rug-hook demonstration and traditional Acadian lunch
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Charlottetown sightseeing with local guide; visit Green Gables farmhouse
FUNDY NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 5 three-course dinners including a special lobster bake in Bar Harbor and a farewell dinner in Camden
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sheraton Boston is a 1220 room hotel located just four miles from the Boston Logan Airport in Back Bay Boston. Rooms have fantastic views of the Charles River or Historic Back Bay. Enjoy indoor access to shopping and restaurants at the Prudential Center or Copley Place, both connected to the Sheraton Boston. The hotel has an Indoor/Outdoor saline heated swimming pool. Enjoy local New England fare at the Side Bar & Grille, breakfast in Cafe Apropos, or a coffee at the Starbucks in the lobby.
Situated on Maine’s Mount Desert Island in the Acadia National Park, this luxury hotel boasts beautiful views. All 97 guest accommodations are elegant and include a microwave, refrigerator, phone, and television.
The Algonquin Resort
Resort Manor situated on beautifully landscaped grounds overlooking bay.
Digby Pines Resort & Spa
This premium resort is ideally located on 300 wooded acres and steps away from the Annapolis Basin. The hotel features an outdoor pool, fitness center, shuffleboard, and 147 elegant guestrooms.
Westin Nova Scotian
This deluxe hotel is equipped with full service fitness center, on site spa, business center, as well as a restaurant and lounge. Nourish your soul in the Halifax Restaurant Elements, featuring locally inspired Nova Scotia Cuisine and wines, and awarded with a Wine Spectator Award. In the summer enjoy outdoor patio seating in the lounge. A local shuttle is available complimentary to guests at select times of the day.
Silver Dart Lodge
Two-story Motor Hotel on spacious grounds at western boundary of village, overlooking Bras d’Or Lake.
Delta Prince Edward
This elegant hotel is beautifully situated in the heart of Charlottetown on the Prince Edward Island and features spacious guestrooms refined dining, and ultimate comfort. The amenities include a fitness center, concierge services, laundry services, and large indoor pool.
A deluxe hotel located in downtown Saint John, the Delta Brunswick features premium accommodations. The hotel includes a fitness center, indoor pool, gift shop, and beauty salon. All 254 guestrooms are equipped with ultimate comfort and modern amenities.
Country Inn at Camden / Rockport
In this family friendly hotel, you will discover the casual essence of Camden and Rockport Maine and come to know you can just be yourself here.
The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it’s a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.
Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).
Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.
Anne of Green Gables – The Musical Canada’s longest running musical returns for its 46th season! Anne will touch your heart and your funny bone through drama, song and dance. Loved by millions around the world, this family classic relives the poignant and funny story of Anne Shirley, the spunky, red-headed orphan who comes to Prince Edward Island hoping to find a happy home. Subject to show schedule and availability.
Approximate value: $63 CAD per person
Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.
Prices based on double room occupancy.
Single Room Supplement:
Triple Room Reduction per person:
Extra Nights per person in Boston:
July-August: in single room $258; in twin room $152; in triple room $121
September-October: in single room $296; in twin room $171; in triple room $134
Travel Terms & Conditions
The purchase of any travel services offered by the tour company constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and the tour company and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.
o Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
o A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required for the tour company to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
o The following charges are not included in the land vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas (except on Cuba programs) and vaccinations; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, the tour company Group Leader in Cuba, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship’s crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Globus menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
Booking your Vacation with Air For air departure dates within 331 days, you’ll be offered a choice of carriers and flight schedules as well as price points to choose from when selecting your flights. Your schedule will be provided to you at the time of booking (schedules are subject to change by carriers). The tour company offers 2 air options: Flex Air and Instant Purchase Air. Flex Air allows flexibility if you want to make changes to your vacation schedule. Instant Purchase Air may offer additional airline options but has more restrictions. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. Guaranteed air-inclusive prices: air is only available to passengers traveling from the United States and only available when booked in conjunction with a land vacation. An additional $300 per person non-refundable air deposit is required for Flex Air booked in conjunction with any land vacation (i.e. air-inclusive vacation). Air can only be booked by the tour company in conjunction with a vacation package. Instant Purchase Air requires air payment in full at time of booking (i.e. air-inclusive vacation) plus non-refundable service fee ($30 per person for North America, $50 per person for International air). Once booked, Instant Purchase Air is non-refundable, and non-changeable. Some vacations may only offer one Air type option. However, once your airfare is confirmed and the tour company has received your full air and land deposit, your air-inclusive vacation price is guaranteed.
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[LF] – The tour company has created special experiences that will bring you behind the scenes, spotlight the unique stories of your journey, and bring to life the local flavor of your destination. Just look for the “[LF]” to see what we’ve included for you.