Take in the beauty and salty ocean air on a scenic RV road trip through the Maritimes. Here are highlights from each province of the magical misty lands of Eastern Canada. The convenience of traveling in an RV means you can see all the Maritimes have to offer, on this road trip of a lifetime.
The Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world! The rising sea levels will take your breath away! Walk along the ocean floor and in 6 hours the water level will rise 14 meters. See the full effect of the spectacular tides at Hopewell rocks. With RV parking on-site, this is a perfect stop for the night.
Magnetic Hill: In Moncton, New Brunswick test this famous optical illusion with your own eyes and RV! Park at the bottom of the hill and feel your RV roll up the hill at this natural phenomenon
Whale Watching: With over twelve different species of whales! Watch the mystical gentle giants appear from ocean depths. Book a whale watching tour here.
Cabot Trail: Perfect for an RV road trip, you cannot miss this world-famous drive! The Cabot Trail is 300km of spectacular coastline scenery. Break up the drive and stop for the night at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Continue to follow this epic road past forested river canyons, to where the mountains meet the sea. Keep a sharp eye not to miss moose, bald eagles, or pilot whales. Drive at your leisure and stop to shop at many artisan shops or play golf all from the comfort of your RV.
Peggys Cove: Many of the secret gems in this area are tucked away on side roads, perfect to explore in your RV. Enjoy birdwatching, hiking, kayaking, pristine beaches, and more, and don’t forget to check out the iconic lighthouse.
Gros Morne National Park: With hiking, scenic boat tours, and picturesque RV camping there are days of fun in the historic wilderness.
Cape Spear Lighthouse: Perched on a rugged cliff is the oldest surviving lighthouse in the province. Also, home to our continents most easterly point. Get up early to be the first to see the rise in North America!
Twillingate: Known as the iceberg capital of the world this is prime viewing location! With many options for boat tours get up close and personal with natures giant ice display and the 22 different species of whales feeding along the coast!
Drive the RV from New Brunswick to PEI to cross the famous Confederation Bridge. The 8-mile long bridge is the longest to cross over ice-covered water and the 10-minute drive is excellent for photos
Greenwich Dunes: Walk the .75km floating boardwalk to experience, endangered birds, and rare plants. Continue on to walk to the parabolic dunes and sandy beach.
Basin Head Provincial Park: Spectacular stretches of glowing white sand. With warm water in the summer this beautiful beach of “singing sand” is a must-see on this RV adventure.
I only scratched the tip of the iceberg (pun intended :)) for the must-see stops on your RV trip through the Canadian Maritimes. Cruising in an RV is the only way to take in the best Eastern Canada had to offer! With spectacular national parks, world-famous drives, stunning wilderness, beaches, and camping, this will be the trip of a lifetime.
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