The northeast offers a unique culture tied to the sea. This Maritime Adventure tour displays the seafaring traditions of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, New Brunswick, and Maine. Explore local cultures, stroll through quaint towns, small fishing villages and view the beauty of the rugged coast and Acadia and Prince Edward National Parks.
The 13 day Maritimes Adventure tour from Globus Tours is an adventure of a different type. You'll get to know both the land and waterways that shaped the North Eastern United States of America. Some of these small towns only see a few hundred guests each year, making the cultural exchanges one of the most interesting parts of this great tour. Book your 13 day Maritimes Adventure tour from Globus Tours now and great ready for the journey of your lifetime.
13 Days • fr. $3,393
Tour Highlights & Offers
- Acadia National Park sightseeing in Bar Harbor
- Scenic ferry ride from Saint John to Digby
- Private demonstration by local fisherman in Digby
- Visit the Fisheries Museum in Lunenburg
- Sightseeing in Peggy's Cove
- Sightseeing in Halifax including a visit to Citadel Hill
- Visit Fisherman's Life Museum in Jeddore Oyster Pond
- Visit Alexander Graham Bell Museum and Cabot Trail in Baddeck and sightseeing in Cape Breton Highlands National Park
- Sightseeing with Local Guide in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island and a visit to Green Gables farmhouse
- Visit Hopewell Rocks in Fundy National Park
- Orientation tour of Saint John
- Headsets throughout the tour
- Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
- Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
- All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
- All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
- Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston (1 night)
- Bluenose Inn in Bar Harbor (1 night)
- The Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews (1 night)
- Digby Pines Resort & Spa in Digby (1 night)
- Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax (2 nights)
- Silver Dart Lodge in Baddeck (2 nights)
- Delta Prince Edward Hotel in Charlottetown (2 nights)
- Delta Brunswick Hotel in Saint John (1 night)
- Rockland Harbor Hotel in Rockland (1 night)
ARRIVE IN BOSTON
Welcome to “Bean Town.” At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
SHERATON BOSTON HOTEL
Portland Harbor, USA
From Massachusetts, head north via New Hampshire’s shoreline and along Maine’s rocky coast to Portland, one of New England’s most famous cities. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Portland’s famous Old Port Exchange, lined with many boutiques, coffee houses, and art galleries.
Bar Harbor, USA
Spend the night in Bar Harbor, Maine’s oldest summer resort. Your dinner this evening is a traditional lobster bake featuring Maine lobster, steamed mussels, and delicious corn-on-the-cob.
BAR HARBOR–ACADIA NATIONAL PARK–ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA
Acadia National Park, USA
Nowhere along the Atlantic seaboard is the rock-bound coast as picturesque as in Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks. Take the scenic park road and enjoy the spectacular panorama from the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the first place in the continental United States to see the sunrise.
St. Andrews by-the-Sea, USA
After time at leisure in Bar Harbor, travel across the border to lovely St. Andrews by-the-Sea. Tonight, stay at the Algonquin Resort, which overlooks historic Passamaquoddy Bay. This evening, choose from the many fine specialty restaurants this quaint seaside community has to offer.
THE ALGONQUIN RESORT
ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA–SAINT JOHN–DIGBY
This morning, follow the coast to Saint John and board a catamaran ferry to Digby, a popular summer resort. Your hotel tonight is the Digby Pines Resort, a world of casual elegance in the tradition of the grand hotels. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the views, recreation, and internationally-renowned cuisine in this Norman-style chateau. Before dinner this evening, enjoy a private demonstration by a local fisherman who will explain the importance of the Digby scallop and introduce you to Nova Scotian music. Later, dinner is included at the resort.
DIGBY PINES RESORT & SPA
Today, travel toward Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast and follow the winding shoreline to Lunenburg, one of the continent’s major fishing ports and a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will visit the Fisheries Museum.
Peggy's Cove, Canada
Then head to Peggy’s Cove, a charming fishing village with a famous lighthouse perched on a massive granite ledge (one of the most photographed places in the world).
End in Halifax, the provincial capital and your home for the next two nights.
WESTIN NOVA SCOTIAN
Your city sightseeing tour with a Local Guide this morning includes a visit to Citadel Hill with its early 19th-century star-shaped fort; the tree-shaded walks of the public gardens; and the harbor area, which evokes the port’s former strategic importance. You’ll also see the Fairview Cemetery, final resting place for more than 100 people who perished on the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic.
WESTIN NOVA SCOTIAN
HALIFAX–JEDDORE OYSTER POND–BADDECK
Nova Scotia, Canada
Take the scenic Marine Drive north along the Atlantic shoreline through picturesque fishing villages, stopping en route in Jeddore Oyster Pond at Fisherman's Life Museum a typical Nova Scotia fisherman’s house from the early 1900s.
Via Canso Causeway, cross over to Cape Breton Island, one of the first footholds of European settlement in the New World. Continue to Baddeck.
SILVER DART LODGE
BADDECK - CABOT TRAIL
Today, drive along the Cabot Trail, the area explored by John Cabot in the late 15th century, while savoring magnificent vistas of the rocky shoreline and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Enjoy a picnic lunch while admiring the scenery and tasting some of Nova Scotia’s local wines.
Cape Breton, Canada
Finally, see Cape Breton Highlands National Park at the northern tip of the island, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions.
Return to Baddeck and enjoy the evening on your own.
SILVER DART LODGE
This morning, visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum with exhibits tracing the achievements of the great inventor who spent the last years of his life on Cape Breton.
Afterwards, head back to the peninsula and continue north to Caribou, where a ferry whisks you across the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island. For the next two nights, you are in Charlottetown, the provincial capital. Get acquainted with this colonial town on a stroll through colorful Great George Street and along the restored waterfront.
DELTA PRINCE EDWARD HOTEL
Enjoy your morning at leisure. Enjoy a guided afternoon tour of the island that includes Prince Edward Island National Park. Also, visit Green Gables farmhouse, the setting for the famous novel Anne of Green Gables.
DELTA PRINCE EDWARD
CHARLOTTETOWN–FUNDY NATIONAL PARK–SAINT JOHN
Fundy National Park, Canada
Travel across the 8-mile Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick. Here, enjoy a guided visit of the Hopewell Rocks, famous formations carved by the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides that rise more than 50 feet, before driving through Fundy National Park.
Saint John/New Brunswick, Canada
Upon arrival in Saint John, enjoy a city orientation tour including the Reversing Rapids.
DELTA BRUNSWICK HOTEL
Journey along sheltered coves and quiet fishing villages along the Maine coastline on the way to Rockland. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner featuring lobster and other local specialties. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale for your vacation.
ROCKLAND HARBOR HOTEL
Depart this morning for Boston, pausing en route for a break in one of Maine’s coastal cities. Arrive in the afternoon, with a stop at the airport for guests with homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 3:30 pm. Then, the motorcoach continues to the downtown Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the tour ends.
- 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
- 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
- 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
- On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
- *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
- Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
- In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
- All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
- The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
Terms and Conditions
- Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
- All prices are in US Dollars.
- A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
- Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
- Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
- For complete terms and conditions please visit the Globus Terms & Conditions for more information.