This past summer we took a loop vacation from Southern Nova Scotia to Grand Manan, NB with our last stop in Cavendish, PEI before heading back. Part of the excitement of planning this trip was knowing how excited my kids were going to be to sail on all of the different ferries. They’ve not yet been on a real cruise ship but some of these ships felt like a Carnival Cruise for them. Here’s a rundown of the ships we traveled aboard.
“MV Fundy Rose”
Digby, NS – St. John, NB
Upon arrival in Digby for our first ferry ride of the day we checked in, explored the terminal and then headed back to the car to wait. Thankfully, it was a sunny day so we could walk around outside to burn off some energy. Our time had arrived to board and now that they’d seen the ferry, the kids were about to pop up out of their seats from the excitement. Continue reading “Maritime Ferry Fun!” →
This past summer we took an Island adventure. After kayaking and whale watching in Grand Manan, New Brunswick we crossed the nearly 13 kilometre (!!) Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island.
The middle of the Island’s busy summer can be a tricky time to find nightly cottage accommodations as opposed to weekly. After perusing the old Google box, I came across Green Gables Cottages. Continue reading “Island Hopping: P.E.I.” →
“It’s delightful when your imaginations come true, isn’t it?”
– L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
We were able to make a last minute escape to Nova Scotia this past April and since the opportunity was there I wanted to make a couple of stops on the way back home to Ontario. I was on the fence about making the detour to Prince Edward Island but I am so grateful that we did.
I took a leap and booked a room at Dalvay-by-the Sea. It’s long been a dream of mine to be a guest at the “White Sands”.
Continue reading “Springtime in PEI: Province of Endless Imagination” →