Make the most of any visit to Atlantic Canada with some time spent exploring the great outdoors. Whether it be New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, or St. John's, you'll discover a wide range of parks, beaches, and other outdoor recreation destinations.
Hopewell Rocks, NB
Southern New Brunswick travelers in the Bay of Fundy region have wonderful opportunities for fun. Begin your journey by visiting Hopewell Rocks, located in Hopewell Cape. Enjoy your time in this incredible park, one of New Brunswick's top tourist attractions, to see the highest tides in the world. You'll find it south of Moncton.
Take time to stroll along the park's walking trails to the lookout decks for awesome views of the coast, the beautiful sandstone formations and flowerpot rock formations.
During low tide, bring your camera to capture images of these wonderful rock formations, nicknamed Lover's Arch, ET and Dinosaur Rock. Stop by the Interpretive Centre to see the displays, dioramas and sculptures to learn more about this fascinating area of Atlantic Canada.
Old Town Lunenburg
Established in 1753, Old Town Lunenburg is set in Lunenburg County on the South Shore of Nove Scotia – just 20 minutes east of Bridgewater.
Both a United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and National Historic Site of Canada, Old Town Lunenburg is a must-see during any trip to Atlantic Canada.
Covering 33 hectares, the historic site was designated by the UNESCO in 1995. Old Town Lunenburg visitors may stop by the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum, and Knaut-Rhuland House Museum, while the area offers whale watching, walking tours, and sailing expeditions.