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3 Weeks in Atlantic Provinces

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3 Weeks in Atlantic Provinces

WE are planning 3 weeks in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI in September or October.

We plan to fly into Halifax, rent a car and return to Halifax at the end of the trip.We want to take advantage of the fall colours, but still temperate weather and travel at a time that is less busy and possibly less expensive for accommodation. Also we are interested in festivals, concerts, beaching, kayaking, lovely drives, pubs with music, My questions are:

1. When would you recommend travelling. We are completely flexible in our dates.

2. Is it best to fly into and out of Halifax or better to do a car drop off in another city and fly home from there?

3. Has anyone travelled into Maine on a trip such as this and if so, was there one or two areas that interested you.

Thank you!

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1. Re: 3 Weeks in Atlantic Provinces

It's best to post on one or more of the Atlantic province forums - Nova Scotia forum is well followed with lots of good info.

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowForum-g154967…

This Canada forum is just a collection point - not useful for specifics.

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2. Re: 3 Weeks in Atlantic Provinces

hi

it is a good idea to repost on the Nova Scotia forum where MaryAnn as a great list of links - not sure if she follows this Canada forum. The NS forum will have the info you need for NB and PEI

1. Travel time for fall colours is late Sept and before Oct 08 Thanksgiving as things close down after thanksgiving

2, Best to fly in and out of Halifax for best prices and cost of rental car. Making sure you get one with unlimited kms. If you get on Air Canada and Westjet emails alert they do send out sales. and when looking at flights there are some directs Calgary or Edmonton to Ottawa with a connection to Halifax that might work.

3. you will have lots to do with PEI-NB and NS when you do the Cabot Trail you will find that you will run out of time +you have to drive almost to Portland in Maine to make it interesting enough.

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