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Highlights of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island


Breathe in the fresh salt air cruising the Bay of Fundy to legendary Nova Scotia…catch a sunset at Peggy’s Cove, experience the spectacle of 800 performers…unwind amid one-thousand plus shades of green on Prince Edward Island… and travel over Confederation Bridge for a bird’s eye view of this beloved destination.

Why you’ll enjoy this trip:


♦  Breath the fresh salt air while cruising, take a picture from a legendary lighthouse, experience the spectacle of over 800 performers. Unwind in a shade of green and travel over the largest bridge in the world.
♦  From the high speed catamaran to the tranquil tour, your thirst for information and knowledge won’t be disappointed. Yarmouth to Halifax and all the quaint and historic stop in between.
♦  Your guide will teach you about the importance of Nova Scotia and the Citadel to honoring the military around the world. The International Royal Tattoo has select military bands, dancers and performers that have travelled from around the world.
♦  Cross the Straits of Northumberland to over 50 shades of green and the story of an 11 year old orphan girl named Anne. Prince Edward Island is marked with red sand beaches, lighthouses, and farmland.
♦  Travel the longest bridge to the shores of picturesque New England. The quintessential harbor front of Bangor and Boothbay Harbor will beckon you to stop, eat, and smell the ocean air. 


Day 1 - Depart Portland, ME

Travel to the Coast of Maine and the city of Portland.  This afternoon we board the luxurious ocean going ferry called The CAT and sail across the Bay of Fundy to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.  DINNER is included on the ship and with an evening arrival in  Yarmouth we will transfer to The Rodd Grand Hotel for our first night in Canada. 

*Coffee and Cake with the Captain of The CAT! A TOD Exclusive.

Day 2 - Yarmouth / Lunenburg / Peggy's Cove

BREAKFAST is included at the Grand and this morning we will meet our guide and set out along the Eastern Coast of Nova Scotia. There will be special sightseeing stops in Lunenburg, home of the famous Canadian sailing ship Bluenose and also in Peggy’s Cove with its lonely lighthouse and quaint shops as the edge of the sea. Our destination is Halifax for two nights at the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites. The Lord Nelson is located in the heart of the city and within walking distance of the historical harbor. This evening DINNER will be included in Halifax.

Day 3 - Halifax

BREAKFAST at the hotel and then a Halifax City Tour this morning conducted by a guide in kilts. What else would you expect in Nova Scotia?  During our tour we’ll visit the historic Citadel Fortress Museums. Then, this afternoon, we embark on a Tall Ship for a cruise of the Halifax Harbor followed by dinner.

Day 4 - Prince Edward Island

BREAKFAST. The Provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are divided by the Straits of Northumberland. The Canadians simply call it PEI, Canada’s smallest and certainly its greenest province. It’s said there are over 50 shades of natural green on this pretty island. Spend two nights at The Holman Grand Hotel in the heart of the Island’s Capital City.  A  PEI  LOBSTER DINNER is included on the wharf tonight. Charlottetown is ideal for walking and exploring and our hotel has a perfect location.

Day 5 - Charlottetown / Green Gables

BREAKFAST at the hotel and a free morning in Charlottetown. This afternoon an island guide will take us to the home of Anne of Green Gables and the Prince Edward Island National Seashore. In Cavendish you’ll learn about famous Prince Edward island oysters at an oyster talk & taste, and another Lobster DINNER (other meal choices too) awaits at popular PEI Lobster Suppers in New Glasgow.

Day 6 - Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick

After BREAKFAST we’ll cross the Confederation Bridge  from Prince Edward Island to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick.T his ocean bridge is an engineering marvel. Our travels will take us to the city of Fredericton and along the scenic Saint John River Valley. Shop at Duty Free before continuing to Bangor where overnight lodging and DINNER is provided.

Day 7 - Depart Boothbay Harbor

BREAKFAST in Bangor and later this morning we’ll stop in picturesque Boothbay Harbor in mid-coast Maine. Boothbay Harbor is filled with little shops and inviting restaurants. After, we transfer to Portland where the tour ends.

Tour Details

Hotel / Lodging

6-Nights Hotel Accommodations

Rodd Grand Hotel Yarmouth

Rodd Grand Yarmouth Hotel is conveniently located on Main Street, in the downtown core of Yarmouth.

The Holman Grand Hotel - Charlottetown

The Holman Grand Hotel is one of Charlottetown's most iconic locales where luxury meets comfort.

Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

A beloved downtown Halifax icon with an incomparable location overlooking the Public Gardens.


Roundtrip Motor-coach
The CAT Ferry


12 Meals: 6 Breakfasts | 6 Dinners


Guided Tours in Nova Scotia, Halifax, and PEI
Visit Portland and Boothbay Harbor
All Sightseeing and Admissions
Tangled Gardens
Halifax Harbor Cruise
Tours of Distinction Tour Director
Lobster Dinners
Northumberland Straight Bridge

Upcoming Departures

Tour DatesAvailableDeparture Points Subject to Change
Fri June 25, 2021 - Thu July 1, 2021
6/25/2021 - 7/1/2021
  • West Hartford, CT
  • Boston, MA
  • Portland, ME
Wed June 29, 2022 - Tue July 5, 2022
6/29/2022 - 7/5/2022
  • Bradley International Airport
  • West Springfield, MA
  • Portland, ME

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