Canadian Maritime Adventure

Sugar Tours Canadian Maritime Adventure
September 9 - 18, 2013

Monday, September 9– Best Western Merry Manor – Portland, ME   We’ll board our motor coach and travel to Portland, ME and check into our hotel, the Best Western Merry Manor in South PortlandEnjoy a delicious welcome dinner this evening (D)  

Tuesday, September 10 – 430 miles – 7 Hrs. Moncton, NB  Following breakfast (included at the Merry Manor) we check out and depart for Canada. Crossing at Holton, we’ll visit Magnetic Hill, Canada’s third most visited attraction, before checking into our hotel in Moncton, NB. Dinner is included.   (B,D)

Wednesday, September 11  – Cavendish Gateway Hotel – Hunter River, PEI      This morning after breakfast we check out and travel over the Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island. We’ll meet our local Guide at Gateway Village for a tour of the island. Included is a visit to the Anne Green Gables House and the Prince Edward Preserve Company in New Glasgow.   Tonight, we will enjoy a traditional lobster supper in North Rustico at Fisherman’s Wharf Lobster Suppers. (B, Lobster Dinner)

Thursday, September 12 – Following breakfast, we take a tour of Charlottetown and then board the Northumberland Ferry in Wood Islands and cross the Northumberland Straight to Pictou.  Travel onto Cape Breton Island to the village of Baddeck where we will check into the Silver Dart Lodge for the next two nights.  Dinner is served at the lodge.  (B,D)

Friday, September 13 – Alexander Graham Bell and Cabot Trail  Following breakfast at the hotel we will visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. This museum houses the largest collection of photographs, artifacts, and personal effects to the inventor of the telephone. We’ll begin our journey along the Cabot Trail which is considered one of the most scenic byways in the world with its magnificent mountains, coastal wilderness and ever changing seascapes. There will be photo stops along the way. A picnic lunch is included. Return to our resort to relax and enjoy our surroundings followed by a delicious dinner. (B, Picnic Lunch, D) 

Saturday, September 14 –  Holiday Inn Harbourview – Dartmouth, NS  Following breakfast at the hotel we will check out and depart for Halifax, NS.  Tour the city in the afternoon and  check into the Holiday Inn Harbourview for the next two evenings.  Enjoy dinner on our own tonight. (B) 

Sunday, September 15 – Peggy’s Cove  Following breakfast, we finish our tour of the Halifax area.  We will visit the Fairview Lawn Cemetery where those who died in the Titanic are buried, Halifax Public Gardens, the Citadel National Historic Site. This star shaped fortification was completed in 1856 and stands on a hill overlooking downtown.  Lunch on own.  This afternoon, we will visit Peggy’s Cove, the tiny fishing village centered on a narrow ocean inlet and dominated by a lighthouse perched high up on huge wave-washed granite boulders.   Enjoy dinner on your own at the Sou’wester while watching the sunset.  Return to hotel. (B)

Monday, September 16 –  Hampton Inn - St. John, New Brunswick  Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy where our Guide will explain the phenomenon of the Fundy tides, which have gouged four-story sculptures out of the cliffs. The sculptures look like giant flowerpots when the tide is low.  We’ll continue to St John where we’ll stay tonight. Dinner is included. (B D)  

Tuesday, September 17  – Fireside Inn – Portland, ME  After breakfast depart for the Maine border and travel to Portland, ME and check into the Fireside Inn in South Portland. We will enjoy our farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Wednesday, September 18 - Continue Home after breakfast.

Nine night’s accommodations (Hotels subject to availability)
                  BW Merry Manor – South Portland
                  Moncton, NB
                  Cavendish Gateway, Hunter River, PEI
                  Silver Dart Lodge – Baddeck
                  Holiday Inn Harbourview – Dartmouth, NS
                  Hampton Inn St John, NB
                  Fireside Inn – Portland, ME
Nine breakfasts
Picnic lunch on Cabot Trail
Six dinners including a PEI Lobster supper
Guided tour of PEI and the Charlottetown area
Admission to Anne of Green Gables Home
Visit to the PEI Preserve Company
One way passage aboard Northumberland Ferry from PEI to Nova Scotia – passengers and motorcoach
Admission to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum
Admission to Cape Breton National Park
Admission to the Citadel National Historic Site
Guided tour of the Halifax area
Visit to Peggy’s Cove
Admission to Hopewell Rocks
Luggage handling (one piece per person)
Room taxes; meal taxes and meal gratuities
One complimentary single tour package with 20 or more paid passengers
Tour Director included


Price Per Person                                                                                

Single Occupancy            $2595.00
Double Occupancy          $1895.00
Triple Occupancy            $1900.00