Historical Maritime Canada is known for its great coastline, popular islands and distinguished culture. New Brunswick offers visitors many diverse cultural activities, such as festivals museums and galleries. Enjoy whale watching in Newfoundland and visit extraordinary bays and small villages. Picturesque maritime scenery is to be found in Nova Scotia, along with historical artefacts from Atlantic Canada's past. The area has many national parks where, it often seems, only the changes of the seasons mark the passage of time. From the taiga and tundra landscapes in the north to the myriad of lakes winding through forested hills of the Laurentian Mountains and the dramatic coastline of the Gaspe Peninsula, Eastern Canada is still largely undiscovered.
New Brunswick's varied landscape makes it a traveller's delight. The Bay of Fundy, home to Fundy National Park and famous for the world's highgest tides, is surrounded with sandstone cliffs and warm sandy beaches. Also situated on the shore is the charming resort town of St. Andrews. The province also has some of the oldest mountains on the planet - The Apalachians. New Brunswick's capital, Fredericton, is graced with Victorian homes, tree lined streets and numerous galleries and museums.
Still regarded by many as one of Canada's last frontiers, Newfoundland has fantastic fiords and mountains to the west, forests and lakes inland and to the north, an indented coastline which offers unforgettable vistas of icebergs and whales. The island's capital, St John's, is a unique city where you can stroll along the harbour past arctic exploration and fishing vessels.
Sometimes referred to as the "crown jewel" of Canada'a east coast, Nova Scotia has an interior of forests, lakes and rivers which compliment the rugged coastline, tiny fishing villages and vast, sandy beaches. With abundant wildlife - whales, moose, deer and eagles are all regularly to be seen, renowned seafood and deserted landscapes, Nova Scotia is still relatively undiscovered.