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Family Fun in Canada’s Northeast

Take a trip to the past, then visit the future, in Canada’s Northeast provinces. From the house of Green Gables in Cavendish to the bold cityscapes of Toronto, Canada’s eastern regions are a mix of historic sites and forward-looking urban development.

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Explore New Brunswick

New Brunswick

The great outdoors come alive in New Brunswick. Visit the astounding tidal area at Hopewell Rocks. Fundy National Park and Irving Nature Park offer hiking trails and beautiful vistas. History buffs must stop at Roosevelt Campobello International Park to see the summer home of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market is a fun place to shop for fresh goods and homemade wares. Get transported back in time at Acadian Historical Village in Caraquet.

Explore Newfoundland & Labrador


From the top of historic lighthouses to the depths of an underground mine, you’ll easily find adventure in Newfoundland and Labrador. The coastal shores offer stunning vistas, with Signal Hill and the Skerwink Trail being popular spots. Bell Island Mine Museum and Underground Tour gives you a personal view of the hardships of mining life. For a taste of Viking history, head to L’anse aux Meadows National Historic Site to see a re-created Viking village.

Explore Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

This peninsula is almost completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll find stunning views of craggy cliffs and sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean. Peggy’s Cove is a popular spot to explore, with the Peggy’s Point Lighthouse standing guard. In contrast to the untamed natural beauty of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Public Gardens offer impeccable, well-maintained landscapes in the heart of the city. Have some fun exploring the vibrant culture of the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

Explore Ontario


As Canada’s most populated province and home to its largest city, Ontario bustles with activity. Niagara Falls is a jaw-dropping natural wonder, making it a beloved tourist destination. Explore the beautiful architecture and many museums in Ottawa, the national capital of Canada. Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is a spectacular world city steeped in Canadian charm. Explore the quieter side of Ontario with a visit to Thunder Bay, where you’ll find the Fort William Historical Park and Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. The northern region is home to some beautiful landscapes.

Explore Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island

Tiny Prince Edward Island teems with places for families to explore, from fishing villages to beautiful beaches. The unique red sand at Cavendish Beach makes it a picturesque stop, and kids will love Basin Head Provincial Park’s singing sands—so called because of their distinctive squeaking sound. The Confederation Trail stretches across the whole length of the island, making it the perfect spot for hiking and biking. Fans of “Anne of Green Gables” flock to Green Gables Heritage Place to experience the beloved book coming to life.

Explore Quebec


If you want to feel like a European traveler without leaving North America, make a visit to Québec, where French language, culture and architecture flourish. Step into the past while strolling the cobblestone streets of Old Québec. A tour of the many beautiful, historic sites is a must. The large city of Montreal is a vibrant urban area. Make a stop at the remarkable Notre-Dame Basilica. Find a provincial park for more natural landscapes and outdoor adventures.