Atlantic Canada – Fly Drives
WHY ATLANTIC CANADA?
Known for its beautiful and contrasting landscapes, Atlantic Canada is one of the least visited areas of Canada but it really is a hidden gem. An Atlantic Canada fly drive holiday offers magnificent coasts, quaint, laid back, and uncrowded tourist hot spots, Atlantic Canada is a unique part of North America.
By booking a package with Complete North America you benefit from reduced rates on flights, accommodation and car rental along with complete financial protection. Package holidays are sold by Complete North America Limited as a member of the Hays Travel Independence Group with ATOL and ABTA bonded protection.
We’re able to offer a flexible approach on all of our holidays when selecting your accommodation, flights and destination. If you would like something specific, or maybe a touch of luxury, please speak to a member of our team who will happily offer advice and suggestions.
With Complete North America you will receive an incredibly detailed personalised road book, hotel vouchers, car hire vouchers, electric flight itinerary, luggage labels, transfer / excursion vouchers, a US mobile phone sim card and a handy black wallet to keep all your information in one place.
Our team of experienced Canada travel specialists have been all over the North American region and thanks to their knowledge and expertise will be able to help tailor your perfect holiday whilst giving you the inside track on your North American adventure.
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Take inspiration from our example Atlantic Canada fly drive holidays below or speak to us today so we can tailor something to your specific needs and plans. Call us now on 0115 9610590 or enquire here.
Canada’s Maritime Provinces New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island are made up of a group of islands, peninsulas, and the adjoining mainland. This is the oldest settled part of Canada, and it is never hard to find a landscape that you have all to yourself!
Halifax | South Shore | Liverpool | Kejimkujik National Park | Wolfville | Parrsboro | Fundy National Park | Shediac | Sydney | Eastern Shore
COUNTRY INNS OF THE MARITIMES
Visit Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, and experience all of the Five Seas of Atlantic Canada: The mighty Atlantic Ocean, the Northumberland Strait, with the warmest waters north of the Carolinas, the Bay of Fundy, with the worlds highest tides, the Bras DOr Lake, Cape Breton Islands huge, salt inland sea and the sheltered Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Halifax | Charlos Cove | Louisbourg | Margaree/Mabou | Charlottetown | Shediac/Sackville | St. Martins | Digby | Lunenburg/Mahone Bay | Halifax
NEW BRUNSWICK & PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Coastlines, superb cuisine, beautiful landscapes, mighty rivers and the great outdoors, this lesser traveled part of North America is a hidden gem for those looking to be at one with nature and get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Halifax | St. Peters | Charlottetown | Kouchibouguac NP | Caraquet | Fredericton | Saint Andrews | Hopewell Rocks |
NOBLE NOVA SCOTIA
Experience a deeply diverse landscape with rolling hills, flowing rivers and rugged cliffs shaped by the sea. Full of rich history and interesting local culture, Nova Scotia is latin for New Scotland. See the stunning beauty of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the energy of Halifax – Atlantic Canada’s largest city, the serenity of Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and oh so much more…
Halifax | Lunenburg | Digby | Wolfville | Pictou | Cape Breton Island | Louisbourg | Ingonish |
DISCOVER QUEBEC AND NEW BRUNSWICK
Historical Quebec City, Lac Saint-Jean, Saguenay Fjord, Gaspé Peninsula and the Acadian coastline in the province of New Brunswick mark just the highlights of your trip. Savour vibrant French culture and enjoy magnificent scenery before the St. Lawrence River is leading you back to Montreal.
Montreal | Saint-Sauveur | La Mauricie NP | Quebec City | La Baie/Saguenay Region | Tadoussac | Baie Comeau/Matane | Gaspé | Bonaventure | Caraquet | Miramichi | Grand Falls | Montmagny | Montreal
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR
Newfoundland & Labrador is big – about the size of California – but with only half-million residents you won’t be bumping elbows with fellow explorers at every turn. This is a land to explore, with a rich and varied history, colourful coastal communities and natural wonders aplenty.
St. John’s | Trinity Bay | Twillingate | Gros Morne National Park – Rocky Harbour | L’Anse-Au-Clair | St. Anthony | Gros Morne National Park – Woody Point| Lake Louise
QUEBEC & THE MARITIMES
This itinerary has all that you would imagine from a holiday in Canada… from modern Montreal to one of Canada’s oldest settlements; from Caribou in the Gaspe to Beluga whales in the St. Lawrence; from quaint Atlantic fishing villages to magnificent mountain scenery.
Montreal | Quebec City | Tadoussac | Matane | Gaspe | Bonaventure | Caraquet | Shemogue | Charlottetown | Mabou | Ingonish
Time Zone: GMT – 4 (NL – 3.5)
Flight time from UK: 6 hours
Atlantic Canada is made up of New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and come under the umbrella term because of the four provinces’ cultural similarities.
Summer temperatures average about 25C, and in the winter at -2C. Temperatures vary on the coasts, where it is colder in summer and winter. The coasts are also often shrouded in a thick fog, especially along the Bay of Fundy and on the island of Newfoundland.
Best time to visit
Winter is great for skiing and snow related activities but temperatures are low. In winter and spring the streets will still be slushy and cool but in the summer from May to late August it can get very hot and it’s the best time to experience Atlantic Canada in all its glory.
Atlantic Canada is famous for its fresh and abundant seafood, from succulent lobster, to scallops, mussels, oysters and cod. You can dine at a seaside restaurants, take a stroll through local farmers market or also take in one of the many culinary festivals.
Atlantic Canada is known for its quaintness and laid back lifestyle, and you’ll definitely see that for yourself while exploring the area. The beaches will be uncrowded, the tourist hotspots won’t be bustling with people and your whole holiday will be slowed down from the hustle and bustle.
Atlantic Canada is a very coastal area and offers so many diverse and beautiful landscapes which are great for driving or exploring by boat such as the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Gros Morne in Newfoundland & Labrador, the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia and North Cape on Prince Edward.