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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.
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 traditional LF LOBSTER BAKE featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.
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 the capital of New Brunswick, Fredericton. Tonight, explore this culturally rich community by dining in the Historic Garrison District or strolling the St. John River along the Riverfront Trail and across the Railway Bridge.
This morning, return to the coast to Saint John and board a 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, take part in a LF 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.
Today, travel toward Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast and follow the winding shoreline to Lunenburg, one of the continent’s major fishing ports and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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.
Take the scenic Marine Drive north along the Atlantic shoreline through picturesque fishing villages, stopping en route in Jeddore Oyster Pond at LF FISHERMAN’S LIFE MUSEUM, a typical Nova Scotia fisherman’s house from the early 1900s. Via Canso Causeway, cross over to Cape Breton Island, one of the first footholds of European settlement in the New World. Continue to Baddeck.
Today, 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. Enjoy a LF PICNIC LUNCH while admiring the scenery. 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 for a TASTING of delicious Nova Scotian wines.
This morning, visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM with exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor who spent the last years of his life on Cape Breton. Afterwards, 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, explore Charlottetown, the provincial capital. Get acquainted with this colonial town on a stroll through colorful Great George Street and along the restored waterfront.
Enjoy your 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.
Today, travel across the 8-mile Confederation Bridge returning to New Brunswick. Here, enjoy a guided visit of the HOPEWELL ROCKS, giant formations carved by the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides that rise and fall more than 50 feet each day, before driving through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK. Tonight, stay at the historic Algonquin Resort, overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay. This evening, you may choose to visit the resort’s manicured gardens or the rooftop patio.
This morning, enjoy a tour of St. Andrews, one of New Brunswick’s oldest and most distinctive settlements. Then journey through old-growth forest and across sheltered coves to quiet fishing villages along the way to Rockland. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. 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 towns. 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.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
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 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.
Located in the heart of downtown Fredericton, the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook is situated on the banks of the majestic Saint John River. The hotel features an on-site restaurant and bar, complimentary Wi-Fi, heated saltwater pool, large hot tub, steam room, and fitness center.
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.
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.
Two-story Motor Hotel on spacious grounds at western boundary of village, overlooking Bras d'Or Lake.
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.
Resort Manor situated on beautifully landscaped grounds overlooking bay.
Conveniently located in the heart of Rockland, Maine, the hotel features fully renovated guestrooms, a new fitness center, patio fire pit, on-site market, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.