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Tide and Countryside Discovery Tour

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									                      Tide and Countryside Discovery Tour
3 Days / 3 Nights Tour
•   Day 1: Shubenacadie/Maitland
        o   Tin Shop Museum, Shubenacadie
        o   Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park
        o   South Maitland Tidal Observation Deck
        o   Tidal Bore Rafting or River Interpretive Boat Tour, Urbania/Maitland
        o   Lawrence House Museum (tribute to a shipbuilding legacy), Maitland
        o   Burncoat Head Park (site of highest recorded tides in the world!)
        o   Dinner & Overnight in Maitland, Stewiacke or Truro

•   Day2: Truro, North Shore to Amherst
        o   Breakfast in Truro and tour of town (tree sculptures, murals, heritage district, Berlin Wall display etc.)
        o   Nova Scotia Agricultural College Rock Garden and/or “At the Organery” Tour, Bible Hill
        o   Sugar Moon Farm Maple Sugar Camp Tour and Maple Brunch, Earltown
        o   Jost Vineyard Tour, Malagash
        o   Seagull Pewter Factory Tour, Pugwash
        o   Dinner, Tantramar Theatre, and Overnight in Amherst

•   Day 3: Option 1 – Oxford, Springhill, Parrsboro          Day 3: Option 2 – Joggins, Cape Chignecto, Parrsboro
        o   Breakfast in Amherst                                 o   Breakfast in Amherst
        o   Wild Blueberry and Maple Centre, Oxford              o   Joggins Fossil Cliffs
        o   Anne Murray Centre or Miners’ Museum,                o   Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
            Springhill                                           o   Cape D’Or Scenic Drive
        o   Lunch and Shopping in Parrsboro                      o   Age of Sail Centre, Port Greville
        o   Fundy Geological Museum/Geological                   o   Parrsboro for Lunch & Shopping
            Beach Tour, Parrsboro                                o   Fundy Geological Museum/Geological Beach Tour,
        o   Ottawa House By the Sea Museum,                          Parrsboro
            Parrsboro                                            o   Ottawa House Bt the Sea Museum, Parrsboro
        o   Dinner in Parrsboro                                  o   Dinner in Parrsboro
        o   Ships Company Theatre, Parrsboro                     o   Ships Company Theatre, Parrsboro
        o   Overnight in Parrsboro or return to Truro via        o   Overnight in Parrsboro or return to Truro via Hwy 2
            Hwy 2

•   Day 4: Breakfast in Truro or Parrsboro and continue exploring beautiful Nova Scotia




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               Age of Sail – Heritage and Culture
4 Days / 4 Nights Tour
Truro Heritage and Culture Tour
Day•1   En route - Mastodon Ridge, Stewiacke
   •    Lawrence House Museum, Maitland
        Truro Downtown Heritage Tour (Tree Sculptures, Murals, Architecture)
   •
   •    South Maitland Tidal Observation Deck Garden – Largest in the Maritimes, Bible Hill
        Nova Scotia Agriculture College Rock
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   •    Lunch in Truro – unique collection of 100+ antique organs, Bible Hill
        At the Organery
   •    Town of Truro Heritage Tour
   •    Lunch
   •    Blaikie House Tea Room and B&B (heritage property), Great Village
   •    Truro Raceway, Bible Hill (Every Sunday afternoon)
   •    Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
   •
   •    Bunker Tour in Debert (one of two remaining Parrsboro
        Dinner, Ships Company Theatre, and Overnight inWWII nuclear fallout shelters in Canada)
   •    Truro Tidal Bore
Day•2   Shopping, Services, & Dinner prior to return
   •    Breakfast in Parrsboro
   • Ottawa House By Points of Interest:
   Optional Features &the Sea Museum, Parrsboro
   • Age of Sail Centre, Museum or
   -Colchester HistoricalPort Greville Little White School House Museum
   • Lunch in Springhill
   -Stanfield’s Underwear Factory
   • Anne Murray Centre & Farm Market
   -Corn Maze (in season)or Springhill Miners’ Museum
   • Wild Park (trails, Maple Centre, Oxford
   -VictoriaBlueberry andwaterfalls, gardens, playground, new pool)
   • Dinner, Tantramar Theatre
   -Pieces of the Berlin Wall and Overnight in Amherst
   -Mi’kmawey Debert (12,000 year old archaeological site and National Historic site)
Day-Acadian Heritage Sites
    3
  • Breakfast in Amherst
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  • Visit the site the Chignecto Marine
North Shore of Factory Tour & Retail Railway, Tidnish
  • Seagull PewterRural Discovery Tour  Store, Pugwash
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   •    En route Stop at
        Lunch in PugwashMastodon Ridge in Stewiacke and tour through downtown Truro
   •
   •    Sugar MoonArea Museum Sugar Camp Tour and Maple Brunch
        Wallace and Farm Maple
   •    Balmoral Grist Mill and/or Sutherland Steam Mill (Provincial Living History Museums)
        Jost Vineyards, Malagash
   •    Jost Vineyard Tour
        Dinner and overnight in Tatamagouche
   •    Seagull Pewter Retail Store and Factory Tour
Day•4   Return through beautiful Wentworth Valley
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   •    Break in in Tatamagouche or prior to return
        Breakfast Masstown or Truroat Sugar Moon Farm Pancake House in Earltown
   • Balmoral Grist Mill, Balmoral Mills
   • Lunch in Truro
   Optional Features & Points of Interest:
   • “At the Organery Tour”
   -Intercolonial Railway in Truro           -Brule Fossil Centre
   • Travel to Halifax and visit Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
   -Seaside Golf                             -Fraser Cultural Centre & Giantess Anna Swan Exhibit
   • Shop Halifax Waterfront
   -Village of Pugwash Famous for Peace -Provincial Beach Parks (Warmest Salt Waters North of the Carolinas)
   • Dinner and Overnight in Halifax




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                           Outdoor Adventure Ecotour
6 Days / 6 Nights Tour
Day 1
    •   Tidal Bore Rafting & BBQ lunch, Urbania/Maitland
    •   South Maitland Tidal Observation Deck
    •   Burncoat Head Park (site of highest recorded tides in the world!)
    •   Dinner and Overnight in Maitland or Truro
Day 2
    •   Breakfast in Maitland or Truro
    •   Cobequid Interpretive Centre, Economy
    •   Economy Falls Wilderness Trails, Economy
    •   Lunch at That Dutchman’s Cheese Farm, Upper Economy
    •   Thomas Cove Coastal Reserve Trails, Economy
    •   Five Islands Provincial Park – Camp Overnight
Day 3
    •   Breakfast and Hike Five Islands Provincial Park
    •   Parrsboro for Lunch
    •   Fundy Geological Museum and Tour, Parrsboro
    •   Ottawa House Museum & Partridge Island Trails, Parrsboro
   •    Dinner, Ships Company Theatre and Overnight in Parrsboro
Day 4
    •   Breakfast in Parrsboro
    •   Scenic Cape D’or Lighthouse
    •   Cape Chignecto Provincial Park explore & picnic lunch
    •   Joggins Fossil Cliffs & Centre
    •   Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary
   •    Dinner, Tantramar Theatre, Overnight in Amherst
Day 5
    •   Breakfast in Amherst
    •   Cross Tidnish cable bridge and hike Henry Ketchum Trail to site of the abandoned Chignecto Marine Railway Project
    •   Picnic Lunch at beach park or dine at Amherst Shore Country Inn
    •   Swim in the Warmest Salt Waters North of the Carolinas at a beach park
    •   Visit Jost Vineyards, Malagash and overnight in Tatamagouche
    •   Breakfast in Tatamagouche
    •   Kayak and lunch in Tatamagouche
    •   Travel to Wentworth Valley, take a guided hike and spend the night at the Provincial Park, Hostel or Motel
Day 6
    •   Breakfast in Wentworth
    •   Visit Paleo-Indian Archaeological site and hike Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail
    •   Spend the day in Truro Exploring Victoria Park and Shopping Downtown
    •   Dinner, Movie, and overnight in Truro




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                             Arts & Artisans Tour
4 Days / 4 Nights Tour
Day1
   •    Shubenacadie Tin Shop Museum
   •    Maitland Artisans (wood turner, scrimshaw, etc)
   •    Lunch in Truro
   •    raspberry bay stone economuseum, Bass River
   •    Joy Laking Water Color Gallery, Portaupique
   •    Destinations Gallery, Parrsboro
   •    Artware Studio, Diligent River
   •    Dinner, Ships Company Theatre and Overnight in Parrsboro
Day 2
   •    Breakfast In Parrsboro
   •    Anne Murray Centre in Springhill
   •    Wild Blueberry and Maple Centre, Oxford
   •    Lunch in Amherst
   •    Rug Hooking with Deanne Fitzpatrick in Amherst
   •    Cumberland County Museum and Art Gallery
   •    Dinner, Tantramar Theatre, and overnight in Amherst
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Day 3
   •    Breakfast in Amherst
   •    Seagull Pewter Factory Tour & Retail Store
   •    Lunch in Pugwash
   •    Jost Vineyard Tour, Malagash
   •    At the Organery Tour
   •    Dinner and Overnight in Truro
Day 4
   •    Breakfast in Truro
   •    Truro Tree Sculpture Tour
   •    Depart for Halifax
   •    Nova Scotia Crystal
   •    Lunch and Shopping Halifax Waterfront
   •    Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
   •    Dinner in Halifax, Neptune Theatre & Overnight




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                Hidden Treasures Shopping Tour

2 Days / 2 Nights Tour
*Note: additional activities may be added to the following:


Day 1
   •    The Nova Scotian Emporium & Fire Side Tea Room, Truro
   •    Blueberry Harvest Gifts, Onslow
   •    Masstown Market, Masstown
   •    raspberry bay stone’s Little House Shop (in season), Bass River
   •    Dominion Chair Company General Store, Bass River
   •    That Dutchman’s Farm, Economy
   •    Shaw Country Market, Port Greville
   •    Dinner, Ship’s Company Theatre and Overnight in Parrsboro Area

Day 2
   •    Breakfast in Parrsboro
   •    GJDE Enterprises, Oxford
   •    Wild Blueberry & Maple Centre, Oxford
   •    Hidden Jewel (in season), Pugwash
   •    Lunch in Pugwash
   •    Seagull Pewter Retail Store & Factory Tour, Pugwash
   •    Jost Vineyard’s Vintage Loft Gift Store, Malagash
   •    Sunrise Mercantile, Tatamagouche
   •    Lismore Sheep Farm & Wool Shop, River John
   •    Dinner and Overnight in Tatamagouche

Day 3
   • Breakfast in Tatamagouche or at Sugar Moon Farm Pancake House in Earltown
   • Return home or continue to explore beautiful Nova Scotia




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                   A Day in the Country Tour

1 Day Trip
  •   Nova Scotia Agriculture College Rock Garden and Tour, Bible Hill
  •   Sugar Moon Farm Maple Sugar Camp Tour and Pancake Brunch, Earltown
  •   Lismore Sheep Farm and Wool Shop, River John
  •   Jost Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting, Malagash
  •   Wild Blueberry and Maple Centre, Oxford
  •   Return to Amherst or Truro for Dinner and/or Overnight




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                                 Golf Galore Tour!

6 Days / 6 Nights Tour
*Note: additional activities may be added to the following:

Day 1
  • Golf the Links at Pennhill or Fox Hollow and Overnight in Maitland
Day 2
  • Golf Truro Golf Club or Mountain Golf & C.C. and Overnight in Truro
Day 3
  • Golf Northumberland Links, Sunrise Beach or Fox Harb’r and Overnight in Tatamagouche,
      Wallace/Fox Harbr’ or Pugwash
Day 4
  • Golf Amherst or Springhill and Overnight in Amherst or Springhill
Day 5
  • Golf Parrsboro Golf Course and Overnight in Parrsboro
Day 6
  • Return to Truro area for another day of Golf (River Run –North River, Greenfield,
      Brookfield, Ridgewood or Truro Golf Club, or Mountain Golf –Bible Hill) and overnight if
      desired.




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                         Winter Adventure Tour
5 Days / 4 Nights Tour
Friday
    • Ski at Ski Wentworth and Overnight in Truro or Wentworth
Saturday
    • Sugar Moon Farm Maple Tour and Brunch, Earltown (weekends or groups by appointment)
    • Jost Vineyards Tour and Wine Tasting, Malagash (not available on Sunday) Overnight in Pugwash,
       Tatamagouche or Truro
Sunday
    • Visit the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park (available weekends only)
Monday
    • Enjoy unique shopping opportunities (Masstown Market, Dominion Chair Company General Store, and
       Shaw Country Market, en route to the Fundy Geological Museum and overnight in Parrsboro Area
Tuesday
    • Return to Hwy 104 to Amherst or Truro before returning home




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