Walking Easily Through the Canadian Maritimes

Nova Scotia

Clouds settle over Halifax harbor.
Getting at that topographic point past times air tin dismiss live on a challenge. Flying into Halifax, you lot likely volition pace downwardly the plane steps together with onto the tarmac. With luck it volition live on sunny together with dry out simply Halifax is known for its fog banks that whorl inward obscuring everything, delaying flights together with bringing cold, damp weather.

Factor inward the friendly, hospitable natives, the beautiful coast together with countryside, menus rife amongst lobster together with it is good worth the aspect together with extra effort.

 VIA Rail, which comes into Halifax twice a week, is an alternative. You tin dismiss become from Montreal upward along the Gaspe Peninsula to Truro together with Halifax, a pretty spiffy itinerary.
TIP: Stay at the historic simply updated Westin Nova Scotian together with you lot are a mere hallway away from the railway station to reception. Well located to regard Halifax, too.


Halifax, the capitol, is a skillful identify to laid about if you lot instruct inward past times air or auto. The metropolis is hilly simply walkable, particularly if you lot aim northward to southward or vice versa.

Start at the harbor, or harbour inward Canadian. Here's where you lot volition notice boat tours, the ferries, shops, boutiques together with the starting request for the looping on-off coach tours.
Tip: I recommend the Big Pink Bus, despite having to become upward a few steep steps to accomplish the outset marking of the 1960s London Royal double-decker bus. Staff is rattling helpful together with the narration is excellent.

Don't lady friend the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic or the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.
Tip: Both select elevators and/or escalators.

H5N1 skillful downtown dejeuner spot is The Stubborn Goat, an fantabulous gastropub amongst innovative, delicious dishes perfect for sharing. Try the fiddleheads.
Tip: The Goat is on the marking simply non its bath which is downstairs.

Eastern Shore 

Liscombe Lodge, a twosome hours motility away from Halifax, is where to become for isolated relaxation inward a beautiful setting. The indoor puddle is heated, there's a marina, enough of trails together with activities together with the nutrient is excellent. En route you lot volition run into the colorful abode of folk creative soul Barry Colpitts together with Black Sheep Gallery where his run together with that of others is exhibited. Not far is Sherbrooke Village, a recreated 19th century port hamlet where you lot tin dismiss test your mitt at everything from blacksmithing to costuming.
Tip 1: The Lodge is on the marking simply the Earth around it tin dismiss live on hilly.
Cabin 4A
Tip 2: Ask for A4, the handicap accessible chalet. It has a ramp rather than stairs upward to the deck, a walk-in shower together with the sentiment is great.

Digby visitor middle is painted inward the manner of the belatedly honey folk arts Maude Lewis.
Digby together with the Bay of Fundy Area

Digby docks.
 Known every bit the scallop majuscule of the world, Digby is abode to a fleet that fishes for lobster every bit well. The town is quaint, there's a fun walking tour amongst "Admiral Digby" together with it is surrounded past times a plethora of lilliputian towns, coves, bays together with places to visit.

To the north, Annapolis Royal claims to live on the oldest permanent European settlement inward North America (1605, 2 years earlier Jamestown, VA, an oops forty years after St. Augustine, FL). It is a charming town amongst a Historic Garden for strolling, fantabulous restaurants together with a ghost tour that many enjoy. To the south, you lot volition notice the Acadian Center, Rendez-vous de la Baie, together with the tallest wooden church building inward North America.  All are on the famous Bay of Fundy complex.

Digby Pines Resort.
Tip1: Digby Pines Golf Resort together with Spa, a historic haven for visitors since 1929, is an elegantly comfortable abode away from abode from which to explore it all. There is a smasher puddle together with a prissy spa, both downwardly a gradient from the hotel. The golf game course of educational activity is rattling hilly together with thence instruct a cart. 
Tip 2: The "Stones, Steeples, Ships together with Seafood" tour of Digby involves walking upward a steep colina toward the end.

Tip 3: For skillful nutrient inward Annapolis Royal, Bistro East together with Restaurant Compose (don't lady friend the strudel) are recommended.
Tip 4: If buying scallops to develop at home, the ten to20 a pound size are what you lot want, according to native Digby resident together with tour lead Greg Turner.

On the ferry to New Brunswick.
From Digby it is an slow two-hour or together with thence ferry ride (with movie!) across the Digby Gut to St. John, New Brunswick.

New Brunswick

The Algonquin Resort.
The Algonquin Resort inward St. Andrews-by-the-Sea opened inward 1889 together with this commanding Tudor-style hostelry added a golf game course of educational activity inward 1894. It is an ideal spot from which to explore the wonderfully named Passamaquoddy Bay area. You could pass a 24-hour interval roaming beautiful together with welcoming Kingsbrae Gardens, together with don't lady friend waiting for the tide to recede for the motility to Minister's Island or sign on for a whale-watching excursion. Shoppers volition love roaming the primary street.
Tip 1: For peachy food, the sleekly sophisticated Braxton's at the Algonquin Resort together with Rossmont Inn are highly recommended.
In search of whales on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Tip 2: Schedule your whale-watching excursion early; if you lot don't regard whatsoever whales, you lot tin dismiss create it in 1 trial again for free.
Tip 3: You volition run into a wide flying of steep steps at the front end entrance to The Algonquin. Circle around to the side portico for an easier access.

Walking Easily Through the Canadian Maritimes