8 days in Canada & Portland Itinerary

8 days in Canada & Portland Itinerary

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Portland, United States
— Few hours
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Yarmouth, Canada
— 1 night
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Annapolis Royal, Canada
— 2 nights
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Dartmouth, Canada
— 3 nights
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Halifax, Canada
— 1 night
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Portland, United States
— 1 day

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Portland, United States

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 31st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Maine Jewish Museum and then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

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Norfolk to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Norfolk in August, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 59°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yarmouth.

Things to do in Portland

Museums
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Maine Jewish Museum ©
Maine Jewish Museum
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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Yarmouth, Canada

Yarmouth ©
Yarmouth is a port town located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pelton-Fuller House and then explore the galleries of Hubert and Belle's.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yarmouth tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portland to Yarmouth in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Yarmouth. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Annapolis Royal.

Things to do in Yarmouth

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Hubert and Belle's
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Hubert and Belle's ©
Hubert and Belle's
Pelton-Fuller House ©
Pelton-Fuller House

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Annapolis Royal, Canada

Annapolis Royal ©
Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.Today's Annapolis Royal evolved from the 1605 French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort), renamed in honour of Queen Anne following the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain. You've now added St Martins Sea Caves to your itinerary. On the 1st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cove Beach. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site, and then enjoy the sea views from Prim Point Lighthouse.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Annapolis Royal travel planner.

Traveling by car from Yarmouth to Annapolis Royal takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dartmouth.

Things to do in Annapolis Royal

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Digby, St Martins Sea Caves, Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site
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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens ©
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
St Martins Sea Caves ©
St Martins Sea Caves

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Dartmouth, Canada

Dartmouth ©
Dartmouth is a community and former city in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada. On the 4th (Mon), stroll around Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park, kick back and relax at Conrad's Beach, and then stroll around Leighton Dillman Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Quaker House, enjoy the sand and surf at Clam Harbour Beach, and then stop by Sugar Shok Treat Boutique.

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You can drive from Annapolis Royal to Dartmouth in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Dartmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Conrad's Beach, Clam Harbour Beach, Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park
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Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park ©
Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park
Dartmouth Crossing ©
Dartmouth Crossing
Conrad's Beach ©
Conrad's Beach

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Halifax, Canada

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.
On the 6th (Wed), pick up some local products at Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Ground.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Halifax trip itinerary planning website.

Halifax is just a short distance from Dartmouth. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Halifax

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Old Burying Ground ©
Old Burying Ground
Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market ©
Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market

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Portland, United States

Portland ©
On the 7th (Thu), revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store, then visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, and then admire the majestic nature at Mackworth Island.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland online holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Halifax to Portland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Mackworth Island
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Mackworth Island ©
Mackworth Island
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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