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Montreal, Quebec City & Canadian Maritimes

Explore Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia with one night on VIA Rail’s The Ocean passenger train. Tour Montreal and Quebec City with time to explore their historic districts. Take a VIA Rail passenger train eastward overnight in first class Sleeper Plus cars and arrive at Prince Edward Island the following day. Enjoy a live performance of Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™ and travel along The Cabot Trail, one of North America's most scenic roadways. Tour Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, and explore Peggy's Cove, a fishing village known for its iconic lighthouses and views of the Atlantic Coast.

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Most Meals Included
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Day 1 : Fly to Montreal

We begin our tour of Canada with a relaxing flight to Montreal.

Day 2 : Montreal

Kick off our Canadian getaway with a Montreal city tour led by a professional local guide. A major highlight will be a visit to the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, its vibrantly-colored interior widely recognized as an architectural masterpiece. Enjoy lunch and free time in historic Old Montreal. We then travel by motorcoach to Quebec City for a two-night stay. We’ll stop at Érablière le Chemin du Roy, an authentic maple syrup sugar shack from the 1920s. Learn about maple syrup production and enjoy an all-you-can-eat Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner with a sweet maple treat for dessert.


Day 3 : Quebec City

A guided stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Quebec's Historic District feels like being transported to Europe complete with fortified walls, cobblestone paths, and French culture. Lunch is served at the prominent Fairmont Le Château Frontenac overlooking the St. Lawrence River. We have the afternoon and evening at leisure to explore this delightful city.


Day 4 : Montmorency Waterfall

The morning is free to relax in Quebec City. We gather in the afternoon for a visit to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, a popular pilgrimage site dedicated to the grandmother of Jesus. Learn about copper art and browse Albert Gilles’ masterpieces at the Copper Art Studio & Museum, then get creative at the studio workshop as we make our own copper artwork to take home. Next, we visit the impressive Montmorency Waterfall. At 272 feet it is almost 100 feet taller than Niagara Falls. An aerial tram transports us to the top where we may cross a suspension bridge over the falls before enjoying a delicious dinner at Manoir Montmorency. Later, we board VIA Rail’s The Ocean passenger train and experience the thrill of rail travel as we continue our journey east. Enjoy top service and private accommodations as first-class passengers in Sleeper Plus cars.


Day 5 : VIA Rail

Enjoy breakfast and lunch in the dining car as we roll by the beautiful landscapes of New Brunswick. We disembark in Moncton, then travel by motorcoach to Prince Edward Island. We cross Confederation Bridge, which spans eight miles over the Northumberland Strait and is part of the Trans-Canada Highway. We arrive in Charlottetown tonight and settle into our comfortable accommodations for two nights.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 : Prince Edward Island

Begin the day exploring scenic Prince Edward Island. Visit Green Gables Heritage Place, the 19th-century farm that was the setting to Anne of Green Gables. Take in stunning views of red sandstone cliffs and picturesque beaches at Prince Edward Island National Park before returning to Charlottetown for time at leisure. Tonight we enjoy a performance of Tell Tale Harbour at the Confederation Center of the Arts.


Day 7 : Cape Breton Island

We depart Prince Edward Island by ferry to Nova Scotia. Tour through the life of Baddeck's most famous resident at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. The exhibits showcase Bell’s many accomplishments and inventions including the telephone. We check-in to our Baddeck accommodations for two nights.

Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : The Cabot Trail

Today we travel along one of North America’s most scenic roadways, The Cabot Trail. On the way we pass through Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where unspoiled natural beauty sets the stage for dramatic landscapes and incredible coastal vistas. As we cruise the trail, we make a rest stop at the Les Trois Pignons Cultural Centre, Museum & Gallery to learn about the area's Acadian history and rug hooking traditions. After lunch, we visit The Gaelic College to experience the island’s Gaelic history.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Halifax

Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel before we depart Cape Breton Island and return to mainland Nova Scotia. On our way to Halifax we tour the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre to learn about the First Nations people indigenous to Canada’s maritime provinces. We arrive in Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, and check-in to our hotel for two relaxing nights.


Day 10 : Peggy’s Cove

We embark on a tour of Halifax with a local guide. Major highlights include the Halifax Citadel, a former military fortification with a distinctive star shape. After leisure time along Halifax's waterfront, we travel to Peggy’s Cove, a quaint fishing community famous for its iconic lighthouse and views of the Atlantic Coast. We visit Peggy’s Point Lighthouse and celebrate our vacation in Eastern Canada with a scrumptious farewell lobster dinner at nearby Sou’Wester restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 : Fly Home

Return home with treasured memories of our fantastic Canadian Maritimes tour.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Montreal
  • 2 nights at Hotel PUR in Quebec City
  • 1 night aboard VIA Rail's The Ocean train
  • 2 nights at the Rodd Royalty Inn in Charlottetown
  • 2 nights in Baddeck
  • 2 nights at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Halifax

Attractions & Highlights

  • Montreal guided tour
  • Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
  • Quebec City guided tour
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine
  • Albert Gilles Copper Art Studio & Museum
  • Montmorency Waterfall
  • Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Tell Tale Harbour
  • Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • The Cabot Trail
  • Les Trois Pignons Cultural Centre, Museum & Gallery
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre
  • Halifax guided tour
  • Peggy's Cove

13 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner at Érablière le Chemin du Roy sugar shack
  • Lunch at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
  • Dinner at Manoir Montmorency
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Lobster Dinner at Sou’Wester in Peggy's Cove

Tour Dates & Pricing


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Final Payment Date: 06/25/2022

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Departure Cities

WCCO Radio Pickup Locations:

Minneapolis, MN - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Vineeta Sawkar

Vineeta joined WCCO Radio in January 2022 and is Host of The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar. She is a 5-time Emmy award-winning journalist.

Vineeta previously worked at the University of St. Thomas by leading media relations and managing social media. She used her twenty-five years in television news and print journalism to promote the students, faculty, and programs. She has also been an event emcee, non-profit board member and adviser to charitable groups.

“I hope Minnesotans will join us every morning to get the latest news, a look at what’s ahead and listen to important in-depth interviews that take you inside an issue. Not just what’s happening…but what it means. We also want to celebrate the good things about living in Minnesota and why we love it here.” – Vineeta.

Join Vineeta and WCCO Radio listeners on this wonderful tour!