Nova Scotia with Coastal Maine
September 4-20, 2017
$2,999 per person from Baton Rouge
Escorted by Wayne Barnes
Final Payment: July 7, 2017
Itinerary & Registration
Discover the Wonders of Coastal Maine
Day1, Mon., Sept. 4 - Chattanooga – Motor coach from Zachary and Baton Rouge, Hammond, Jackson, MS, Birmingham to Chattanooga for overnight.
Day 2, Tues., Sept. 5 – Hagerstown, Maryland – Travel through beautiful Eastern Tennessee and the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Overnight in Hagarstown.
Day 3, Wed., Sept. 6 – Kennebunkport, Maine – Through Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut to Boston. Possible to fly into Boston this day and join the trip. On return can fly out on Sept. 18 from Boston. Brief sightseeing and shopping in beautiful Kennebunkport viewing the George Bush compound from near our hotel. Overnight in Kennebunkport.
Day 4, Thurs., Sept. 7 – Bar Harbor, Maine – Visit Freeport to shop at the original L.L. Bean and more. Drive through Maine to Bangor, then on to the coastal resort of Bar Harbor for overnight. Visit Acadia National Park. Nowhere else on the Atlantic coast is more picturesque. Views from the top of Cadillac Mountain.
Day 5, Fri., Sept. 8 –St. John, New Brunswick - Depart Bar Harbor and into New Brunswick, Canada for overnight.
Day 6, Sat., Sept. 9 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Motor coach through Fundy National Park to Hopewell Cape and Hopewell Rocks. Fundy Bay has the highest tides in the world. Walk on the ocean floor. On to Halifax and our hotel for 3 nights.
Day 7, Sun., Sept. 10 – Halifax –. Guided city tour of Halifax including their famous harbor, public gardens, Citadel Hill and cemetery for Titanic victims. Afternoon visit to Peggy’s Cove, most photographed place in North America for sunset. Seafood dinner included.
Day 8, Mon., Sept. 11 - Halifax – Journey across Nova Scotia and visit Grand Pre National Park, French Acadian historic center and site of Longfellow’s “Evangeline”. Travel the Acadian coast, visit Port Royal National Historic Site and Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.
Day 9, Tues., Sept. 12 – Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia – Motor coach to Cape Breton and the village of Baddeck for two nights. Visit the interesting Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Take sailboat ride on beautiful lake.
Day 10, Wed., Sept. 13 – Cape Breton Island – Spectacular scenery highlights our day long travel along the famed Cabot Trail which takes us along a rugged seacoast and through lofty mountains. Visit French Cheticamp and Scottish Ingonish.
Day 11, Thurs., Sept. 14 – Prince Edward Island– Motor coach and ferry to lovely Prince Edward Island, our home for two nights. You will love this island, the smallest province (state) in Canada.
Day 12, Fri., Sept. 15 – Prince Edward Island– We tour Charlottetown and then explore the pretty countryside with a visit to “Anne of Green Gables” home. See beautiful beaches and cliffs and wonderful farms. Included lobster dinner.
Day 13, Sat., Sept. 16 – Bangor, Maine – Cross the Confederation Bridge & through New Brunswick. Continue to Bangor for overnight.
Day 14, Sun., Sept. 17 – Boston area - Morning drive along the spectacular Maine coast. Our lunch stop will be in beautiful Camden. Later into New Hampshire and on to our hotel near Boston.
Day 15, Mon., Sept. 18 – Morgantown, West Virginia - Back into Boston. Those flying would depart around noon for home. Motor coach across Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and overnight in Morgantown.
Day 16, Tues., Sept. 19 – Nashville, Tennessee – Today we drive through the mountains of West Virginia and Bluegrass country of Kentucky. Overnight in Nashville.
Day 17, Wed., Sept. 20 - We motor coach through Tennessee to Jackson, MS and on to Hammond, Baton Rouge and Zachary. Arriving home with many wonderful memories.
SUPPLEMENTS & REDUCTIONS
Single Supplement: $885
Triple Reduction: $275/person
Quad Reduction: $350/person
- Price is per person, double occupancy and includes deluxe motor coach with restroom
- First class hotels
- Breakfast daily
- Three dinners
- Full sightseeing and entrance fees
- Baggage handling
- Taxes and tips including tips for guides, escort and driver