Places To Visit In Eastern Canada

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Canada is known for its incredible beauty and friendly citizens who give all visitors a warm welcome. Therefore, if you are looking for a vacation spot, look no further than Canada’s east coast. Unlike other countries, getting into Canada is hassle-free, all you need to do is visit and apply for a visa in 3 easy steps. If you already have your visa, then visit the website to confirm that your documents are valid. Once you have secured your visa you will be all set to enjoy the unique experiences found in Eastern Canada. When planning a vacation it is advisable to search interesting places you might visit when you get to your destination. If you are planning a trip to Eastern Canada and you are unsure of the places to visit, well look no further, here is a list of places to visit in eastern Canada.

Places To Visit In Eastern Canada

Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick

Top on the list is one of the most famous tourist attractions found in eastern Canada. Located in the Bay of Fundy, the Hopewell Rocks is an iconic site that every tourist should visit. What makes the Hopewell Rocks is the contrasting experiences it offers during high tide and during low tide. First, in low tide, you can get to walk on the ocean floor and explore the hidden coves that are not visible at high tide. It is also advisable to have a guide with you who can teach you about the geology of Hopewell Rocks. When the high tide rolls in, Hopewell Rocks transforms into and offers a completely different scenery. If you are filling adventurous you can hire a boat or a kayak and ride around the Flowerpot Rocks. On the other hand, you could stay on land and simply enjoy the view as the tide rushes in. Apart from the water attractions, and the beach, the park also has self-guided walking paths for you to explore.

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Green Gables, Cavendish

If you grew up reading thriller books, you must make it to the Green Gables house which is the setting of the famous novel Anne of Green Gables. If you have never read the novel, no worries, a visit to the Victorian home of Green Gable will arouse your curiosity and leave you searching for the book. The Green Gable house is a museum filled with historical pieces of the local area that showcase the rich history of the area.


If you’d like to enjoy a nice quite afternoon in Eastern Canada, there is no better place to do so than on Iceberg Alley. Between the months of May and June, you can enjoy the iceberg viewing spectacle on the backdrop of an amazing view. Better yet, you can take part in a boat tour and get up close to the see the sheer enormity of the icebergs.

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

Marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Gros Morne National Park is one of Canada’s most scenic location. Located on the beautiful Gulf of St. Lawrence, the park hosts a wide range of wildlife such as black bears, harbor seals, caribou, and of course the renown Canadian moose. If you have a day to spare on your trip, take a nature trail along the coastline and witness up close what mother nature has to offer.

Whale watching, Bay of Fundy

What is the biggest animal you have ever seen, perhaps an elephant? Well, when you visit the Bay of Fundy, you can take a boat tour from the port of New Brunswick or the Port of Nova Scotia and get a once in a lifetime experience to watch the world’s largest mammals feed. Various species of whales such as Humpback whales, Minke whales, and Finback Whales make their way to the waters of eastern Canada. If you are lucky, you might also see some dolphins and seals as during your excursion.

Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

With a scenery that looks like it has come straight out of a novel, the Peggy Cove lighthouse is one of the most eye catching places to visit in eastern Canada. In fact, as soon as most tourists visit eastern Canada, Peggy Cove lighthouse is often the first stops. Peggy Cove is not the only lighthouse located in Eastern Canada. Canada’s rugged eastern coastline claimed many lives through shipwrecks. As such, this that led to the construction of lighthouses along the shoreline that still stands to date. However, Peggy Cove lighthouse, the most famous of them all is located on the coastline of a rustic seaside fishing community. While there, be sure to sample the restaurants that offer a great selection of seafood dishes.

L’anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland

Unknown to many, the Vikings did make their way as far as North America to L’anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland. L’anse aux Meadows is another UNESCO World Heritage Site that gives its visitors an authentic feel to the Viking way of life. The L’anse aux Meadows is another must visit tourist attraction in eastern Canada. You can also dress up as a Viking and take funny photos to share with your loved ones back at home

Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Nova Scotia

Eastern Canada is rich in history, so rich in fact that geologists discovered fossils of the dinosaurs that lived over 250 million years ago in Joggins Fossil Cliffs. Once you visit eastern Canada you will not help but fall in love with all the historical significance of the towns. For your visit to the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, it is best to have a tour guide present, who will explain the prehistoric fossils.

While this list is not extensive enough to cover all the places to visit in eastern Canada eastern, it is an excellent guide to get you excited about planning a trip to eastern Canada. However, remember that before you plan all the places you are going to visit, you should make sure you visit and confirm that your travel documents are in order. Finally, most of the places mentioned in this list are places of astonishing beauty; therefore, remember to take pictures to remind you of the fond memories of eastern Canada.


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