Highlights of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Escorted Tour

Breathe in the fresh salt air cruising the Bay of Fundy to legendary Nova Scotia on this guided tour. Catch ocean scenery at Peggy’s Cove, 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 - Arrive Bangor, ME

Arrive in Bangor and make your way to the hotel for checkin. Dinner is included this evening. (D)

Day 2 - Bangor - Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Breakfast is included this morning before we depart for Bar Harbor where we board the CAT and travel over to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Upon arrival we travel a short way to our hotel, the Rodd Grand Yarmouth, located in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The remainder of the evening is on your own. (B)

Day 3 - Yarmouth - Halifax

Breakfast at the Grand and this morning, before we 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 Marriott Harbourfront Halifax. Located in the heart of the historical harbor front area. This evening dinner is included at the Waterfront Warehouse. (B,D)

Day 4 - Halifax

Breakfast at the hotel, and then a Halifax City Tour this morning conducted by a guide dressed in a kilt. What else would you expect in Nova Scotia?  During our tour we’ll visit the historic Citadel Fortress. Today’s featured attraction is the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, where we have reserved Level A seating! This is the largest annual indoor show in the world with over 800 performers. What a spectacle. It’s patriotic, it’s colorful, it’s Royal Canadian from start to finish. The remainder of the day is on your own to explore this exciting city. (B)

Day 5 - Halifax - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Enjoy breakfast before we check out. 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, which is said to have over 50 shades of natural green. Spend two nights in the heart of the Island’s Capital City.  A  P.E.I.  lobster dinner is included on the wharf tonight. Charlottetown is ideal for walking and exploring and our hotel has a perfect location. (B,D)

Day 6 - Prince Edward Island

Breakfast is included at the hotel, with a morning at leisure. 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 will learn about famous Prince Edward Island oysters at an oyster talk & taste. Dinner this evening is at Lobster Suppers in New Glasgow. (B,D)

Day 7 - Charlottetown - Bangor

We depart after breakfast and will cross the Confederation Bridge from P.E.I. to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick. This ocean bridge is an engineering marvel. Our travels will take us to the city of Fredericton and along the scenic Saint John River Valley. After lunch, on own, we will stop at Duty Free before crossing back into the United States. After checking into our hotel, in Bangor, dinner is included. (B,D)

Day 8 - Depart Acadia National Park

Breakfast in Bangor this morning before we head into Bar Harbor and catch the guided trolley ride to Acadia National Park. We will have a scenic morning ride up to Acadia. We will have some free time to shop in this beautiful seaside town before heading into Acadia National Park. Stop at the top of Cadillac Mountain, the National Park Nature Center at Sieur de Mont Springs and see the pounding surf at scenic Thunder Hole. After lunch, on own, we will depart for home. (B)

Tour Details

Hotel / Lodging
(or similar)

7-Nights Hotel Accommodations

Rodd Grand Hotel Yarmouth

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

Rodd Charlottetown

Step into historic elegance as you enter the grand lobby with its marble floors and barrel-vaulted ceilings. Built in 1931, the Rodd Charlottetown features the luxurious characteristics and details synonymous with Canadian National Railway Hotels.

Marriott Harbourfront Halifax

Elevate your experience in Nova Scotia's bustling capital city with a stay at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. As the only hotel situated along the scenic Halifax waterfront, it offers easy access to the shops and restaurants along the boardwalk as well as the Historic Properties.

Holiday Inn Bangor

The Holiday Inn-Bangor is Eastern Maine's premier business and leisure hotel property. The hotel is centrally located off I-95 at Exit 182B, only 2 miles from Bangor International Airport.


Roundtrip Motor-coach


12 Meals: 7 Breakfasts | 5 Dinners
Oyster Tasting

Trip Highlights

Guided Tours in Nova Scotia, Halifax, and PEI
Tour Boothbay Harbor
Peggy's Cove
International Tattoo (June Departures Only)
Tours of Distinction Tour Director
Lobster Dinners
Oyster Talk & Taste
Anne of Green Gables
Northumberland Straight Bridge

Upcoming Departures

Tour DatesAvailabilityDeparture Points Subject to Change 
Thu June 27, 2024 - Thu July 4, 2024
6/27/2024 - 7/4/2024
  • New Britain/West Hartford, CT
  • Manchester, CT
  • Bangor, ME | Ask Us About Airfare
Sun September 15, 2024 - Sun September 22, 2024
9/15/2024 - 9/22/2024
  • North Haven, CT
  • New Britain/West Hartford, CT
  • Manchester, CT
  • Bangor, ME

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