The Birthplace of Confederation in P.E.I.

Ottawa may be Canada’s capital, but Charlottetown is the nation’s birthplace. In September 1864, delegates from the British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and the province of Canada (Québec and Ontario) gathered at Charlottetown’s Province House … Read More

The Titanic Experience in Halifax

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic tells the emotional story of Halifax’s connection to the 1912 Titanic disaster. The closest major seaport to the sunken ship, Halifax played a central role in the desperate search for Titanic victims. Ships sent … Read More

Green Gables Heritage Place in P.E.I.

Book lovers from around the globe flock to P.E.I. in the thousands to follow in the footsteps of one of Canada’s most cherished fictional characters, Anne of Green Gables. Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the internationally celebrated Anne stories, … Read More

The Lighthouses of Newfoundland

The ever-changing waters of the North Atlantic are famous for their tumultuous storms, murky fog and hidden rock formations. Tragic shipwrecks and lost sailors were all too common along Newfoundland and Labrador’s rugged coastline until the first lighthouse appeared on … Read More

Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia

Home to an abundance of the world’s most important fossil discoveries, Joggins Fossil Cliffs is not only beautiful, but also geologically significant. It was here in 1851 that famed authors and geologists, Sir Charles Lyell and J. William Dawson first … Read More

L’anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland

Did you know that Newfoundland was the first North American site discovered by European explorers over a thousand years ago? L’anse aux Meadows is the only authenticated Viking site in North America – the fabled Vinland of the infamous Norse … Read More

Whale-Watching in the Bay of Fundy

Is whale watching on your bucket list? Come to the Bay of Fundy and make your dream a once-in-a-lifetime reality. Teeming with marine life, the mouth of the Bay provides the perfect feeding ground for a spectacular variety of nature’s … Read More

Iceberg Viewing in Newfoundland

Here’s something that you don’t see every day. In late May and early June, a parade of 10,000-year old icebergs cruise along Iceberg Alley, the area between the coast of Labrador and the northeast tip of Newfoundland. The sheer magnitude … Read More

Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick

It’s a tough decision: low tide or high tide? At the Bay of Fundy’s Hopewell Rocks, there’s no need to choose. Indulge in the best of both worlds. Home to the world’s highest tides, the Bay of Fundy is an … Read More

The Red Shoe Pub

Straddling the spine of the Ceilidh Trail, this pub is the beating heart of Mabou. Listen to a local fiddle player (often from the Rankin family) while enjoying a pint and a superb meal. The desserts, including the gingerbread with … Read More