Toronto - Thousand Islands - Montreal (511 km)
In the early morning, we will depart from Toronto and head to the beautiful Thousand Islands region to go on a scenic cruise of the area. Afterwards, we will drive to Montreal, where we will first take in a panoramic view of the city from the top of Mount Royal Park. Then, we will head to the Old Port to spend some free time exploring.
Thousand Islands, NY
Available for departures from Apr thru Nov. The Thousand Islands is an archipelago at the Canada-U.S. border from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York and the Canadian islands are in Ontario. The smaller islands only have single residences.
Thousand Islands Cruise
A scenic destination for nature lovers, Thousands Islands cruises explore the Alexandria Bay and offer breathtaking views of surrounding islands, bridges, castles, and more. Learn about the history of specific islands from your captain during a relaxing day on the water.
Opening Hours: Apr 1 - Nov 14|Duration: 1-2 Hours
Montreal, Quebec is the second-largest city in Canada, and the center of French Canadian culture. Called "Canada's Cultural Capital," Montreal offers much to see and do, whether you are looking to explore history or the arts.
This hill in Montreal, Quebec is the namesake of the entire city and an important cultural, environmental, and historical landmark. The top of the so-called mountain is Mount Royal Park, one of the area's largest forested areas.
Standard Hotel: Samdman Hotel or similar in Montreal
Montreal - Edmunston - Fredericton (654 km)
After breakfast, we will leave Montreal and head for the maritime provinces by traveling along the beautiful scenery of the St. Lawrence River. Our first stop will be in the city of Edmunston, New Brunswick. After lunch, we will continue to the famous Grand Falls and the Hartland Covered Bridge, the world's longest bridge of its kind. Later in the afternoon, we will arrive in downtown Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, where we will check into our hotel for the evening.
This small city in New Brunswick was founded in 1850, but the area had been settled by Indigenous People long before that. It is located in the New Brunswick "panhandle" at the northern tip of the Appalachian Mountains.
Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The city is situated in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River, which flows west to east as it bisects the city.
Grand Falls is a small town in the province of New Brunswick, named for the waterfall that runs through it on the St. John River.
Hartland Covered Bridge
The longest covered bridge in the world, the Hartland Covered Bridge crosses the St. John River in New Brunswick.
Standard Hotel: Fredericton Inn or similar in Fredericton
Fredericton - Hopewell Rocks Park - Shédiac - Prince Edward Island (418 km)
After breakfast, we will visit Hopewell Rocks Park to admire the world's highest tides and the breathtaking Flowerpot Rocks, which were formed by tidal erosion over millions of years. After that, we will drive to the small town of Shediac, known for its Giant Lobster Statue. Afterwards, we will head to Prince Edward Island by crossing the Confederation Bridge. Then, we will drive to Charlottetown to visit the Province House. In the afternoon, we will stop by the romantic House of Anne of Green Gables. Then, we will walk along Cavendish Beach, covered in red sand. Afterwards, we will enjoy a delicious lobster meal and check into a local hotel.
A Canadian town in New Brunswick known as the "Lobster Capital of the World". It hosts an annual festival every July which promotes its ties to lobster fishing. At the western entrance to the town is a 90-tonne sculpture called (perhaps inaccurately) The World's Largest Lobster.
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Prince Edward Island is one of eastern Canada's maritime provinces, off New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. With red-sand beaches, lighthouses and an interior of fertile farmland, it's nicknamed "Garden of the Gulf."
Charlottetown is a Canadian city. It is both the largest city on and the provincial capital of Prince Edward Island, and the county seat of Queens County.
The Confederation Bridge, which connects New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island across Northumberland Strait, is nearly thirteen kilometers in length.
Province House National Historic Site
This historic building in downtown Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island was the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and has housed the province's legislature since 1847. Guided tours are available for those wishing to learn more of the site's history.
Kensington is a town located 15 kilometres northeast of Summerside in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The area was first known as Five Lanes End, as roads from five different communities converged at the point.
Anne of Green Gables Museum
This house in Prince Edward Island National Park served as the inspiration for the famous L.M. Montgomery story Anne of Green Gables. Visitors to the museum can learn about the author and explore areas mentioned in the book.
Cavendish Beach is a quaint seaside community on Prince Edward Island packed with family entertainment: a "Haunted Mansion" themed amusement park, black-light mini-golf, deep-sea fishing and sailing, several antique shops, and the annual Cavendish Beach Music Festival.
Standard Hotel: Causeusay Bay Linkletter Hotel or similar in PEI
Prince Edward Island - Halifax (322 km)
After breakfast, we will leave Prince Edward Island and head to Nova Scotia. When we arrive, we will visit the historic Peggy's Cove Lighthouse. Afterwards, we will to downtown Halifax, where we will visit the Citadel, take a Harbor Hopper cruise and admire the city's port. Afterwards, we will have the chance to enjoy a delicious lobster meal at a waterfront restaurant.
The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax is the largest city east of Quebec. It is widely considered one of the best places to live in all of Canada, and is an up-and-coming modern city with many historic places.
This small fishing town on the southern coast of Nova Scotia seems to be stuck in time. Sitting on St. Margarets Bay, this town of 640 people is most well known for the Peggys Point Lighthouse.
Built as a British stronghold during the French and Indian War, the Halifax Citadel proudly rises on a hill above the rest of the city. Visitors can tour the grounds during the day or on a nighttime "Ghost Tour."
On this tour, guests will board a vehicle that can travel on land or by water, embarking on a sightseeing tour of the cit of Halifax and a cruise in the harbor.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$40; Child (6-15 yrs) C$24; Infant (1-5 yrs) C$12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$38
Standard Hotel: Heatherstone Inn or similar in Halifax
Halifax - Moncton - Quebec (1021 km)
After breakfast, we will head to Magnetic Hill. Then, we will head to Moncton, where we will enjoy lunch before visiting Kings Landing, a 300-acre museum that houses over 70,000 artifacts. Finally, we will arrive in Quebec City and check into a hotel for the evening.
Moncton is a Canadian city located in Westmorland County in southeastern New Brunswick. Situated in the Petitcodiac River Valley, Moncton lies at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces. The city's skyline however encompasses many buildings and structures with varying architectural styles from many periods.
This unique stretch of road in New Brunswick is home to a convincing optical illusion. Because of the obstruction of the horizon, cars appear to roll up this "magnetic hill," and must accelerate 'down' it.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Universel or similar in Rivière du Loup
Tadoussac - Quebec - Montreal (478 km)
Today, we will head to Tadoussac, where we will embark on a 3-hour whale watching cruise on the St. Lawrence River to spot blue whales, humpbacks, dolphins and more. After lunch, we will return to Quebec City, where we can explore the old town. After dinner, we will arrive in Montreal.
Tadoussac is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Saguenay rivers. It was France's first trading post on the mainland of New France and an important trading post in the seventeenth century, so it is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in Canada.
St. Lawrence River Whale Watch
Cruise down the St. Lawrence River to spot any of the thirteen species of majestic whales which take harbor in the region.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$80; Child (6-16 yrs) C$44
Quebec City, QC
Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. It was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and some of the architecture in Old Quebec dates back centuries. The Chateau Frontenac is the most famous landmark.
Old Quebec Tour
From the comfort of an air conditioned bus, guests of this tour will be driven around Quebec City to see this locale's most famous attractions. This is an interesting and informative way to explore the city.
Standard Hotel: Samdman Hotel ou similar in Montreal
Montreal - Ottawa - Kingston - Toronto (671 km)
After breakfast, we will leave Montreal or Ottawa, the capital of Canada, where we will be able to visit Parliament Hill, the Peace Tower and the Centennial Flame. Then, we will visit the Canadian Museum of History located across the river in Gatineau. After lunch, we will travel to the city of Kingston, the old capital of Canada, where we will see the City Hall and the Big Apple before continuing to Toronto.
Located on the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario, Canada's capital city is also its center of technology and politics. This historic city features many museums, art galleries, and performance centers as well as other attractions like the Rideau Canal.
Parliament Hill, located on the banks of the Ottawa River Canada's capital city, is home to the Canadian Parliament. The gorgeous location and dramatic architecture make this a huge tourist location-- more than 3 million people come every year.
Gatineau is a city in western Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth largest city in the province. Located on the northern bank of the Ottawa River, immediately across from Ottawa, together with which it forms Canada's National Capital Region.
Canadian Museum of History
The Canadian Museum of History is one of North America's oldest heritage and cultural preservation sites. It explores 20,000 years of human history and Canadian culture and is visited by more than 1.2 million people every year.
Admission (Optional): Adult C$19; Child (3-12 yrs) C$12; Infant (0-2 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) C$19; Youth (13-16 yrs) C$19
Located midway between Toronto and Montreal, Kingston was named the first capital of the Province of Canada. Kingston is a city rich in history, culture, critically acclaimed attractions and cuisine.
The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is perched on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. This historic city combines modern innovation with traditional Canadian culture and style.
The Big Apple is a famous bakery, restaurant, and roadside attraction in Colborne, Ontario. Drivers on the highway can't miss it because of the large apple that marks it property.
Duration: 8-20 Hours