Leaving Brockville, and the province of Ontario, you’ll be arriving in the city of Montreal today.
Heading to the Quebec countryside, Magog and area is known as the Eastern Townships. Explore quaint villages, farm-to-table meals and upscale restaurants.
Leaving the bustling city of Toronto behind, head down the 401 to Brockville. A great pit stop along the way is Belleville where they dish up incredible ice cream. Also along the way is the historic city of Kingston, known as the “Limestone City” for its grand 19th-century buildings.
Brockville is located near the Saint Lawrence River and lies at the heart of the 1000 Islands region. The region is named for the 1864 islands that straddle Canada and the United States. The best way to experience this famous and stunning area is by boat.
Brockville has a rich history – home to one of Canada’s oldest railway tunnels and Ontario’s first incorporated town. Visit various historic sites or take a walking tour of this idyllic destination.
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Leaving Brockville, and the province of Ontario, you’ll be arriving in the city of Montreal today. You can’t go wrong taking a food tour of Quebec’s largest city and if eating your way through the city’s delicious smoked meat and poutine isn’t your thing, why not hike up Mont-Royal and getting a bird’s eye view of the city? Old Montreal is a must-visit, be sure to take a stroll along Saint-Paul Street.
Consider spending the night at Parc National des îles-de-boucherville, just 20 minutes north of the city centre or check out our CanaDream Club App to see local partners in and around the city.
Enjoy a flavour of Europe on this side of the Atlantic. There’s much to see in the countryside between the cities of Montreal and Quebec City so take the scenic route and head out on Highway A-10 to the town of Magog. Find a wine route, book a campsite and enjoy the region of Memphrémagog.
Head out on QC-112 E and enjoy more of Quebec’s countryside on your way to Quebec City. Located on the Saint Lawrence River, Quebec City is a romantic, charismatic and truly charming piece of Canada. Stroll the walkable, cobblestone streets of Old Québec, the only walled city north of Mexico. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site, offering an incredible experience of art, food and architecture. Make sure you check out our CanaDream App to scope out places to stay so you can receive discounted rates through our partnerships.
If you’re travelling in February, be sure to plan ahead and take part in Carnival de Quebec. Known simply as Carnival in both English and French, this is a pre-Lenten festival held every year. From a masquerade ball, to snow sculpture events and incredible maple syrup treats, visitors from all over the world attend to take part in the celebration.
Today you’ll leave the province of Quebec and begin your New Brunswick adventure. After leaving the over 400-year-old Quebec City, consider stopping in La Pocatière before crossing the border into New Brunswick.
Arriving in the town of Edmundston, this overnight stay gives you an opportunity to stretch your legs with a walk around the city, or visit Fortin-du-Petit-Sault (Petit-Sault-Blockhouse) and see a birds-eye view of the city. The fort was built in 1841 as part of the British defensive line during the boundary dispute between England and the United States.
Today you’re heading to the waterfront to visit the city of Saint John, New Brunswick.
Enjoy the historic small-city vibe that’s thriving with delicious seafood and craft beers. Explore the downtown centre by foot and visit the oldest continuing farmer’s market in Canada – The Saint John City Market, where a daily bell rings to begin and end the business day. Visit the Imperial Theatre, a grand century-old building to take in an event or concert and stop at the Reversing Falls Bridge if you’d like to experience the tide changes again.
Today you’re heading to the Bay of Fundy to experience the awe-inspiring tidal changes. Take highway 111 so you can stop-in at the town of St. Martins. You can experience the tides by visiting the same coastal location at high tide, and then return about six hours later at low tide to see the giant tides. Check out the tidal schedule at either Hopewell Cape or where you’re staying in the village of Alma. Be sure to stop at Hopewell Rocks to take advantage of visitor savings by using our CanaDream Club App.
You couldn’t ask for a better place to end your holiday than the gorgeous waterfront city of Halifax. Enjoy your maritime travels and stop in Amherst, Nova Scotia for lunch. Halifax’s waterfront and pier plays host to stunning views, incredible meals and some of the Maritime’s best live music.
Check out our CanaDream Club partners and do a Harbour Hopper Tour to see the city from the water. Halifax is known to have the highest number of bars per capita of any Canadian city – perhaps a pub crawl is how you’ll end your incredible east coast adventure!