Adventure guide to Canada's Atlantic provinces by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

The provinces of latest Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador provide lots of type, from rugged coastal slopes and breathtaking land- and seascapes to stylish towns and historical cities. become aware of all yr around adventures at the Fundy Coast, Acadian Peninsula, Gros Morne, the Viking path and the St John River. every one e-book within the 'Adventure advisor' sequence deals the appropriate mixture of useful trip details in addition to a wealth of actions, be it horse-riding, canoeing, mountain climbing or biking. every one consultant deals entire heritage info - historical past, tradition, geography and weather - to provide the reader reliable wisdom in their vacation spot, its humans and their roots. local chapters take you on an introductory travel, preventing at museums, old websites and native points of interest. Then come the adventures, water-skiing, rafting, snowboarding...Places to stick and devour, transportation, useful issues, tourism contacts, valuable web content and electronic mail addresses. every one consultant additionally comprises precise nearby and city maps and have jogging and using excursions.

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Roosevelt Campobello International Park is on an island accessible from Canada only by water. A bridge connects it to its neighboring mainland, which is in the United States. Smaller than the other two parks, and without their large campgrounds and outdoor recreation facilities, its primary purpose is to preserve the land and buildings of the summer home of the family of President Franklin Roosevelt, both as a memorial to him and as an example of the summer lifestyle of the wealthy of his era. Provincial parks are scattered throughout New Brunswick, although they are not nearly as numerous as they were a few years ago, and the number appears to still be shrinking.

Stephen is a saltwater beach with lifeguards. On Campobello Island, Herring Cove Provincial Park has a milelong sandy beach, unsupervised, but popular for swimming. Canoeing & Kayaking At the Adventure Center, 13 Adventure Lane in St. George, % 506/7551023, you can sign up for Day Adventures by canoe or kayak, or you can rent a kayak right there and paddle along the canal. By far our favorite way to spend a day in St. George is in the company of Glen Larson, exploring the shore and islands of the Bay of Fundy by kayak.

New Brunswick Natural history and fine arts and crafts meet at the Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre on Water St. in St. Andrews, % 506/529-3386. In its galleries, open year-round, you’ll find changing exhibits featuring art from all over Canada, but primarily from the local area and Atlantic provinces. Films, concerts, workshops and courses fill their schedule, with intensive one-week summer courses aimed at those in the area for short stays. These range from wildlife illustration and pottery to marine ecology.

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