Best Road Trips in Atlantic Canada
Explore the Maritime Provinces Along These Scenic Drive Tours
From the lighthouse-speckled shores of Nova Scotia to the small town farmers' market and festivals of northern New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada knows how to show its visitors a good time. Truly a quaint, traveler-friendly spot on the globe, the Maritime Provinces are like stepping – or driving – into a postcard.
Explore Nova Scotia with stops in Yarmouth, Bridgewater, and of course Halifax for iconic sites like Peggy's Cove, Old Town Lunenburg, and other maritime merriment. You'll discover local finds like the Truro Farmers’ Market, or outdoor adventure like kayaking on the Annapolis River.
For more adventure in Atlantic Canada, skip over to New Brunswick for massive metros like Moncton, Saint John, and the capital city of Fredericton. Don't miss the iconic Hopewell Rocks, the historic New Brunswick Museum, and the Victorian gem that is Woodstock.
If you've never set wheel on Prince Edward Island, take a side trip to Charlottetown – connected to southern New Brunswick by the Confederation Bridge. Be sure to see St. Dunstan's Basilica and Victoria Park, followed by dessert from COWS Creamery at Peake’s Wharf Historic Waterfront.
Of course if you'd rather discoverer some small town charm, head to northern New Brunswick for cities like Grand Falls and Dalhousie. Be sure to add the New Brunswick Botanical Garden, Arch Rock, and the Grand Falls & Gorge to your road trip itinerary.