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Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland

Visitor Center Gros Morne National Park is located on the western edge of Newfoundland along the Gulf of St Lawrence. It has a lovely visitor center located towards the southern entrance of the park just south of the town of Rocky Harbour.   Route 430 Route 430 runs from Deer Lake all the way up to the northern tip of …

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Gros Morne National Park Green Point

We departed the southwestern part of Newfounland and headed north to Gros Morne National Park going through (or near) Corner Brook and Deer Lake.   There are several campgrounds in Gros Morne National Park and we selected an oceanfront campground in more of the northern section of the park which we felt might be better located for the activities we …

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Wow, what can we say about this place except it is spectacular. We drove as many roads as we could and explored as many places as we could. I took an incredible number of photos but tried to cull it down to a bare minimum. We had perfect weather and a lovely time. Here’s a recap of Cape Breton Highlands …

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On the eastern side of Cape Breton Highlands National Park is another campground called Broad Cove Campground.  It sits on the southeast entrance to the park.  We stayed here for a few nights so we could spend time exploring the eastern side of Cabot Trail and the park.   Campground: Broad Cove Campground Location: Ingonish, Nova Scotia (east side of …

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Cape Breton Island Cabot Trail

We departed from Havre Boucher and drove over the Canso Causeway onto Cape Breton Island. We made it!!  Our first stop, the Cape Breton Island Visitor’s Center for a short break and to check things out. And then on we drove to the Cabot Trail and on into Cape Breton Highlands National Park.   The very first campground as you …

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Kejimkujik National Park Nova Scotia

First thing everyone asks is “How do you pronounce that park’s name?”.  Phoenitically it is: ked-juh-muh-KOO-jik   The drive to the park was about 40 minutes south of Annapolis Royal through the beautiful countryside and forested areas with no one around. It was fabulous. There is a visitor’s center with parking for RVs.   This National park sits in Nova …

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Port Royal National Historic Site Nova Scotia

Annapolis Royal Annapolis Royal is a wonderful waterfront community on the western side of the beautiful Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and is referred to as the “Cradle of our Nation”.  It was once the capital of Nova Scotia and is steeped in history with a number of tourist attractions to keep you busy for a few days or more. …

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Halifax Seaport

Halifax Citadel The Citadel sits atop Citadel Hill and has played a major role in the history of Halifax. It is a now a national historic site and can be visited and toured to really see how this fortress protected and defended a major harbour.  It still shoots a cannon at noon that has been said to give the locals …

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Hopewell Rocks New Brunswick

Welcome to New Brunswick! Alas, we made it. We entered New Brunswick from near Calais, Maine and crossed the border in minutes. Suddenly, we went from terrible roads in Maine to a nice smooth 4 lane highway. It was heaven!  We fueled up easily at one of the many petrol stations along the highway and we were off and running!! …

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Azalea Gardens Northeast Harbor Maine

Acadia National Park Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island on the Atlantic Coast in Maine. The town of Bar Harbor is close by and offers restaurants, shops, and tourist attractions.  The park is known mainly for its rocky coastal shoreline and granite peaks.  The highest point on the United States east coast is Cadillac Mountain which offers …

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