9 days in Halifax & New Brunswick Itinerary

9 days in Halifax & New Brunswick Itinerary

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9 days in Halifax & New Brunswick Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
1
Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Saint John
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hopewell Cape
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Halifax is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery, and take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada.

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Vancouver to Halifax is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Vancouver to Halifax. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint John.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

3
nights
Saint John

Saint John ©
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
Take a break from the city and head to Fundy Trail Parkway and Reversing Falls Rapids. The adventure continues: walk around Irving Nature Park, admire the striking features of Loyalist House, see the interesting displays at Saint John Police Museum, and contemplate the long history of Carleton Martello Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint John trip maker.

Fly from Halifax to Saint John in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Halifax in July since evenings lows in Saint John dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hopewell Cape.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Fundy Trail Parkway
Highlights from your plan
Fundy Trail Parkway ©
Fundy Trail Parkway
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park
Reversing Falls Rapids ©
Reversing Falls Rapids

2
nights
Hopewell Cape

Hopewell Cape ©
Hopewell Cape tourism centers on the iconic rock formations that sit just off the coast.
On the 30th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Fundy National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Hopewell Rocks, see the interesting displays at Albert County Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parlee Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hopewell Cape trip builder app.

Getting from Saint John to Hopewell Cape by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hopewell Cape can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hopewell Cape

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Fundy National Park, Parlee Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Hopewell Rocks ©
Hopewell Rocks
Parlee Beach ©
Parlee Beach

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