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Maritimes Coastal Wonders


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Explore Canada’s Maritimes region – an area of rugged and pristine beauty.

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Explore Canada’s Maritimes region – an area of rugged and pristine beauty.



With a charming downtown, explore its waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road. and the famous Citadel.  

Visit one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – beautiful Peggy’s Cove. Its historic lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean provides one of the most memorable views you will ever see. Treat yourself to dinner along the waterfront! 



Cabot Trail

Gaze out over the sea as it endlessly rolls in along the rugged Atlantic coast. Lush forests, soaring cliffs and limitless scenic vistas fill your day.


The Cabot Trail, which runs along the northern tip of the island, is named for the explorer John Cabot who first landed here in 1497.  Since that time its unmatched beauty has drawn visitors from around the world.


Immerse yourself in life along the trail with stops in the traditional village of Cheticamp, the Acadian Museum, Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the fishing community of Neil’s Harbour.



Prince Edward Island

Travel to the “Land Cradled on the Waves” and venture to charming seaside Charlottetown with its narrow streets lined with quaint homes and hidden treasures.  

Feast on Prince Edward Island blue mussels, island berries and local tenderloin. At Prince Edward Island Preserves, see local berries blended with a “secret” ingredient to create a unique island taste!


Visit Rustico’s celebrated wharf dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps.


Visit Cavendish National Park’s picturesque beaches.


See the Anne of Green Gables House where L.M. Montgomery, author of the world famous novel, was inspired to write.



Saint John

While en route to Saint John, stop to see the amazing Hopewell Rocks.  A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks carved by the Bay of Fundy tides seem to rise four stories high at low tide only to disappear into tiny islands when the tide is high. 

Experience local life at the celebrated Saint John City Market as it comes alive with the aroma of fresh food. Shop for maritime crafts and witness local artists at work.


Western Shore

Travel along the beautiful Lighthouse Route towards Lunenburg. Explore this fishing village and discover how early settlers turned to the sea for survival.


Visit with a local fisherman to learn all about scallops and how to shuck them!


Return to the days of Rum Runners and prohibition. Lunenburg was once the center of “bottle fishing.”


Complete this experience with a tasting at the Iron Works Distillery.


Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic where you may choose to try its marvelous touch tank filled with local species.


Start your evening along the waterfront sampling local mussels, oysters, and their world-famous scallops!



To learn more about the Maritimes, contact your local travel professional or call major tour operator Collette at 800.340.5158 and visit www.gocollette.com.


April 26, 2023

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