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By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

The provinces of recent Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador supply lots of style, from rugged coastal slopes and breathtaking land- and seascapes to classy towns and historical cities. realize all 12 months around adventures at the Fundy Coast, Acadian Peninsula, Gros Morne, the Viking path and the St John River. each one publication within the 'Adventure consultant' sequence deals the appropriate mixture of useful commute info besides a wealth of actions, be it horse-riding, canoeing, mountaineering or biking. each one consultant bargains entire historical past info - historical past, tradition, geography and weather - to provide the reader reliable wisdom in their vacation spot, its humans and their roots. nearby chapters take you on an introductory journey, preventing at museums, historical websites and native sights. Then come the adventures, water-skiing, rafting, snowboarding...Places to stick and consume, transportation, useful issues, tourism contacts, worthy web pages and electronic mail addresses. every one consultant additionally includes particular nearby and city maps and have jogging and using excursions.

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Wild blueberries and balsam are at the heart of Granite Town Farms at 151 Brunswick St. in St. George, % 506/755-6314. Jams, jellies and blueberry syrup are packed in boxes made from cedar grown on the farm. In the fall, the place is redolent with the sweet woodsy scents of their balsam wreaths. New Brunswick Natural history and fine arts and crafts meet at the Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre on Water St. in St. Andrews, % 506/529-3386. In its galleries, open year-round, you’ll find changing exhibits featuring art from all over Canada, but primarily from the local area and Atlantic provinces.

Just getting from island to island is a waterborne adventure, and from the ferries you may see porpoises, whales and the continent’s largest whirlpool. Swimming You won’t have trouble finding a place to swim. In St. Andrews, Katy’s Cove has a bath house and snack bar at a beach in a bay protected from the cold Passamaquoddy tides; the Algonquin’s heated pool is open to the public for a small fee. Causeway Beach in St. Stephen is a saltwater beach with lifeguards. On Campobello Island, Herring Cove Provincial Park has a milelong sandy beach, unsupervised, but popular for swimming.

Try your own luck at spotting the Lake Utopia Monster on a tour with Natural Canal River Cruises in St. George, % 506/755-0920. The craft vary widely. A classic sailing yacht, the 72-foot gaff-rigged Cory, % 506/529-8116, takes passengers on three-hour cruises through Passamaquoddy Bay. Nature interpretation and a snack and beverage are included for $50 per adult, $35 under age 16 and $42 for seniors. There are three departures a day during the summer, and passengers can do as much (hoist sails, take the helm) or as little as they please.

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