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15 Days | 14 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
On this cross-border adventure, discover the bustling cities, serene harbors and beautiful wild spaces of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes — learning about the connections between them. En route to Canada, stop in Maine towns such as historic and eclectic Castine. Experience the wild beauty of the Cabot Trail and Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia as well as the Bay of Fundy tides and fabled Hopewell Rocks. In Acadia National Park, breathe in the crisp air while taking in the lush, untainted landscape. Discover why this corner of the world is like no other, all while enjoying unique accommodations and local delicacies such as lobster and mussels!


• Examine the world's highest tides with naturalists on the Bay of Fundy.
• Delve into the historic beginnings of the cities of Portland, Saint John, Charlottetown and Halifax.
• Explore the Cabot Trail, looking for vast wildlife among the dense forests that meet with the ocean coast.

Activity Notes

Climbing a few flights of stairs, standing for up to one hour, walking on paved and unpaved surfaces up to two miles over the course of the day.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Portland, Maine, 2 nights; coach Bucksport, 1 night; coach to St. Andrews, New Brunswick, 1 night, coach to Hopewell Rocks, 1 night, coach to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 2 nights; coach to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 2 nights; coach to Halifax, 2 nights; coach to Saint John, New Brunswick, 1 night; coach to Bar Harbor, Maine, 2 nights; coach to Portland, departure.

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Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Performances


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