MARITIMES & NEW ENGLAND DRIVE – 21 Days | Sept 11, 2024
- Double $TBD*
- Single $TBD*
Included Meals: • 12 Breakfasts • Sugar Shack Dinner • Lobster Dinner • Cabot Trail Picnic Lunch • Special Fehr-Way Dinner at the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls • Chicken Dinner in Frankenmuth
*plus applicable taxes
DEPOSIT: $200 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due JULY 8, 2024.
$50 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if deposit is made June 13, 2024.
DAY 1 WINNIPEG – THUNDER BAY, ON Our journey begins with a stop at the beautiful Kakabeka Falls.
DAY 2 THUNDER BAY – SAULT STE. MARIE, ON Travelling east along the rugged North Shore of Lake Superior we will stop at the Terry Fox Monument.
DAY 3 SAULT STE. MARIE – OTTAWA, ON (2 NIGHTS) Today, we see the Big Nickel replica before arriving in Ottawa, for a two-night stay.
DAY 4 OTTAWA AREA A Guided Tour of Ottawa includes the Rideau Canal, Rideau Hall, a drive down Sussex past the home of the Prime Minister, and an opportunity to explore the ByWard Market and Parliament Hill.
DAY 5 OTTAWA – QUEBEC CITY, QC (2 NIGHTS) Following along the Ottawa River will bring us to Montreal for a Guided Tour of the city’s most popular sites, including Saint Joseph’s Oratory and the Notre-Dame Basilica. We then continue to Quebec City for a two-night stay in North America’s oldest walled city.
DAY 6 QUEBEC CITY AREA Step into history as a locally Guided Tour reveals the landmarks of New France. Spend some free time exploring Old Quebec before leaving for Montmorency Falls and Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre to visit the beautiful Basilica. Tonight, we will be served an authentic French-Canadian meal at a Sugar Shack.
DAY 7 QUEBEC CITY – FREDERICTON, NB This morning, we will follow the St. Lawrence River, with a stop in St. Jean Port Joli, the woodcarving capital of Quebec, and at Musée de Sculpture Sur Bois, the most prestigious wood carving museum in North America. The capital city of New Brunswick, Fredericton, is our home for the night. En route, stop in Hartland, NB, to see the World’s Longest Covered Bridge.
DAY 8 FREDERICTON – PEI (2 NIGHTS) Enjoy coastal views on a morning drive in Fundy National Park. Stop at the Hopewell Rocks to see the unique effects of the high tides in the Bay of Fundy. Next up, is a photo opportunity with the world’s largest lobster in Shediac. Our journey continues across to PEI over Confederation Bridge – the world’s longest bridge over ice forming waters.
DAY 9 PEI AREA A Guided Tour in PEI will highlight the fabled Anne of Green Gables Home and North Rustico Harbour. Visit the capital of PEI, Charlottetown, known as, “The Birthplace of Confederation.” Tonight, savour one of PEI’s mouth-watering Lobster Dinners (other meal options available).
DAY 10 PEI – CAPE BRETON ISLAND, NS (2 NIGHTS) Board the ferry and cross the Northumberland Strait to Pictou, NS. After crossing the Canso Causeway, we will visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, which features the many inventions of its famous namesake.
DAY 11 CAPE BRETON ISLAND AREA Follow the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park; lush green mountains, deep gorges and sandy beaches make it one of North America’s most spectacular drives. Enjoy a Picnic Lunch and experience a Ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee) – a Gaelic word meaning gathering.
DAY 12 CAPE BRETON – HALIFAX, NS AREA (2 NIGHTS) Enjoy an early arrival at the hotel and explore the area at your leisure.
DAY 13 HALIFAX AREA Famed Citadel Hill and the Gravesites of the some of the passengers from the Titanic are among the interesting places we’ll visit on our Tour of Halifax. Visit Pier 21, a former ocean liner terminal and Canada’s National Museum of Immigration. Later we’ll drive along the Lighthouse Route to famous Peggy’s Cove.
DAY 14 HALIFAX – SAINT JOHN, NB Today, we leave Nova Scotia after stopping at Springhill, where we will visit the Miner’s Museum. From there, we head to Saint John, New Brunswick, where you will see the Reversing Falls.
DAY 15 SAINT JOHN – GORHAM, NH Today, we’ll make a stop at Canada’s oldest candy company, Ganong Bros., to sample this chocolatier’s carefully re-created old-fashioned candy. Entering the United States at Calais, Maine, we head for the White Mountains of New Hampshire for the night.
DAY 16 GORHAM – ALBANY, NY Today, we enter the state of Vermont and stop at the Maple Grove gift shop. Our overnight stop is in the capital city of New York State.
DAY 17 ALBANY – NIAGARA FALLS, ON This afternoon, we will arrive in the honeymoon capital of the world, Niagara Falls, Canada, enjoy an exhilarating experience on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and share a Fehr-Way Dinner at the Fabulous Skylon Tower.
DAY 18 NIAGARA FALLS – BIRCH RUN, MI Today, we visit Frankenmuth – famous for its German atmosphere and food. After an early check in at our hotel, a unique shopping experience awaits us at Bronner’s Christmas Store. Tonight, we enjoy a traditional Bavarian-style chicken dinner.
DAY 19 BIRCH RUN – MADISON, WI The fall colours should be magnificent today as we travel to Madison.
DAY 20 MADISON – MINNEAPOLIS, MN We visit Wisconsin Dells and enjoy a scenic boat cruise before departing for our night in Minneapolis.
DAY 21 MINNEAPOLIS – WINNIPEG, MB Today you re-enter Canada via the duty-free shop at Pembina, ND. Complete your return home and bid farewell to the new travelling companions you made on this wonderful Maritimes & New England holiday.
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