Paul Bunyan, Minnesota

Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia

Town & Country Inn and Resort, White Mountain National Forest

Bronners Christmas World, Frankenmuth

Kakabeka Falls, Ontairo

Picnic - Cross Canada Tour Group

Mackinac island, Michigan

Cross Canada by Motorcoach

Autumn Splendor Tour

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7am | Red Deer 9am | Calgary 12pm | Fort Macleod 2pm | Lethbridge 2:30pm | Medicine Hat 4:45pm

FEATURING A FREE DAY IN CHARLOTTETOWN

Experience the trip of a lifetime!  Travelling across Canada by motorcoach offers you the best vantage point to view the awesome beauty of this country!  Pass the golden prairie fields and around the Great Lakes to Canada’s historical cities and ocean playground.  Let autumn enfold you in its spectacular show of multi-hued foliage of red, green, crimson, orange and gold.

  •  Preferred Date
  • Alberta: 29 days |   Sept 5, 2018 |  
  • Saskatchewan: 27 days |   Sept 6, 2018
  • Fly option: 20 days
  • Canada East
  • Motorcoach
  • Passport Required
  • Alberta:
  • 1
  • Saskatchewan:
  • 1
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Edmonton to Calgary to Swift Current

An experience to be long remembered begins as you set off on your Adventure to Eastern Canada.  Depart Edmonton, travel south via Red Deer to Calgary meeting additional travelling companions enroute. Cross the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and arrive in Swift Current for overnight.

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Swift Current to Winnipeg

Saskatchewan passengers join the tour as you follow the Trans-Canada Highway into Manitoba, overnighting in the capital city of Winnipeg.  Upon arrival enjoy an informal WELCOME RECEPTION.

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Winnipeg to Thunder Bay

Cross into Ontario and travel through the scenic “Lake of the Woods” area.  Make a stop to view KAKABEKA FALLS before arriving in Thunder Bay, site of the Lakehead Terminal Grain Elevators.

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Thunder Bay to Sault Ste. Marie

Enjoy rugged scenery along the north shore of the great Lake Superior as you travel to the “City of Locks”.  Stops along the way include the TERRY FOX MONUMENT, where his heroic run tragically ended and WAWA, famed as a stop-over for Canada geese during their migration.

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Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto

Observe the tallest smoke‑stack in the Commonwealth at the home of the BIG NICKEL in Sudbury. This is Inco’s largest-producing nickel mine on the continent. Follow the shoreline of beautiful Georgian Bay before arriving in Toronto.

FLY PASSENGERS join the Nagel Tours group travelling by motorcoach from Alberta.

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Toronto to Gananoque

Begin your day at the CN TOWER with a spectacular view of Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Learn about this sophisticated city on your tour with a local STEP-ON-GUIDE before departing for the popular resort community of Gananoque for overnight.

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Gananoque to Ottawa

(2 nights) This morning enjoy a BOAT CRUISE on the St. Lawrence River through the heart of the 1000 ISLANDS.  After lunch travel to Canada’s picturesque capital for the next two nights.

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Ottawa

A local STEP-ON-GUIDE will join us for a tour of this beautiful city followed by a GUIDED TOUR of PARLIAMENT.  Your hotel is conveniently located to give you time to explore the area at your leisure after the tour.

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Ottawa to Montreal

Travel into Quebec, Canada’s largest province and arrive in Montreal for an afternoon GUIDED TOUR.

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Montreal to Quebec City

(2 nights) Continue to the oldest French settlement in North America.  Quebec City portrays over 400 years of history through its architecture and narrow winding streets.  On a GUIDED TOUR, marvel at the spectacular beauty, enhanced by the presence of the mighty St. Lawrence River.  Enjoy a fun evening featuring DINNER at an authentic SUGAR SHACK – a perfect ending to an interesting day.

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Quebec City

Drive along Canada’s oldest road through historical villages on the north bank of the St. Lawrence River.  The day includes stops at an OLD-FASHIONED BAKE OVEN and cafeteria renowned for its maple butter and the famous shrine of STE-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE.  Return to Quebec City where you may wish to experience its charm by strolling through the shops and quaint cafes of the only walled city north of Mexico.

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Quebec City to Fredericton

This morning visit ST-JEAN-PORT-JOLI to see the works of the famous wood-carvers.  Continue into the first of the Maritime Provinces, New Brunswick.  HARTLAND COVERED BRIDGE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE (longest in the world) is an introduction to what lies ahead in the unique world of Atlantic Canada.  Arrive in Fredericton for overnight.

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Fredericton to Charlottetown

(3 nights)  Your morning drive through the rolling hills and dairy region of New Brunswick brings you to  MAGNETIC HILL in Moncton where cars coast uphill, or seem to!  Visit the fishing village of SHEDIAC for a photo opportunity with the WORLD’S LARGEST LOBSTER.  Cross the Northumberland Strait via CONFEDERATION BRIDGE arriving on Prince Edward Island for a three-night stay.  This fixed crossing replaced the ferries which had been the main mode of transportation for almost a century. Tonight experience a true “island” tradition as our guest at a HOSTED LOBSTER DINNER.  (meal option available)

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Charlottetown

With a LOCAL GUIDE see the UNIQUE SIGHTS OF THE ISLAND including ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, CAVENDISH BEACH and CHARLOTTETOWN.  This evening you may choose to enjoy an optional theatre performance (the Anne of Green Gables performance is available during the summer months only).

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Charlottetown

A FREE DAY to enjoy historic Charlottetown!  Choose to follow the signs and storyboards of ‘tales of old’ while exploring historic Great George Street or watch for cruise ships while wandering the waterfront of Confederation Landing Park.  Tickle your taste buds with one of many local flavours along the way.

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Charlottetown to Baddeck

(2 nights) Travel to Wood Islands to board the FERRY to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland.  Drive across the Strait of Canso – the deepest causeway in the world onto Cape Breton Island.  Continue to the resort town of Baddeck nestled on the shore of the Bras d’Or Lakes for a two-night stay.  Prior to arriving at your hotel, visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM to see the many exhibits of this famous inventor who spent much of his life on Cape Breton Island.

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Baddeck

The spectacular scenery of Cape Breton Island unfolds during a circle tour of the CABOT TRAIL.  Enjoy picture stops and a PICNIC LUNCH as you travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK with its coastal mountain peaks, quaint seaports and rugged coastlines.

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Baddeck to Halifax

(2 nights) Your journey continues to Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital.  Upon arrival enjoy an interesting visit to PIER 21 – Canada’s Immigration Museum, where you have a chance to research the arrival of your ancestors to this beautiful country.  Pier 21 was the entry point for 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military personnel from 1928-1971.  Arrive at your Halifax hotel for two nights.

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Halifax

This morning a GUIDED TOUR, including the historic CITADEL, introduces you to Atlantic Canada’s largest city.  You will be impressed by the natural beauty of this harbour-front setting.  The call of the ocean and beauty of the sea will lure you to PEGGY’S COVE for a late afternoon visit and optional meal.  With its lighthouse sitting on a massive granite ledge, this cove is known as a mecca for artists and photographers.  Return to Halifax for overnight.

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Halifax to Saint John

This morning enjoy the ANNE MURRAY CENTRE in Springhill, Nova Scotia, home-town of Canada’s famous “snowbird”.  Re-enter New Brunswick and stop at HOPEWELL CAPE, the location of the highest tides in the world.  View the Flower Pot Rocks carved by the Fundy tides.  These peculiar formations are forested islands at high tide and resemble flower pots at low tide.  Travel through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK and arrive in Canada’s Loyalist City, Saint John to view the REVERSING FALLS where the Bay of Fundy tide forces the Saint John River to reverse direction.

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Saint John to Gorham

Cross into the United States to be treated to the unbelievable splendour of fall in the New England states.  Nowhere in the world can the lovely reds, greens and golds of the eastern fall colours be matched!  Our route takes us across Maine into New Hampshire for overnight in the heart of the WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST area.

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Gorham to Albany

Continue through New England travelling through small towns and rural areas of New Hampshire and Vermont enjoying the contrasting fall colours prior to arriving for overnight in New York State.

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Albany to Niagara Falls

Return to Canada and visit one of the world’s greatest wonders – Niagara Falls.  A boat ride with HORNBLOWER CRUISES provides a spectacular view of the Falls.  Join your travelling companions this evening for a HOSTED DINNER with a panoramic view of the Falls.

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Niagara Falls to Frankenmuth

FLY PASSENGERS depart for Toronto Airport by local shuttle.

The all-motorcoach group can enjoy a last look at the Falls before travelling through the Niagara fruit belt to the Bavarian town of Frankenmuth, Michigan for overnight.  A unique shopping experience is in store for you at BRONNER’S CHRISTMAS STORE before arriving at your hotel for overnight.

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Frankenmuth to Iron Mountain

Enjoy the fall colours as you travel along the Interstate Highway through Michigan.  Travel by FERRY to MACKINAC ISLAND for your lunch stop prior to crossing the MACKINAC STRAITS BRIDGE to the Upper Peninsula. Travel along the northern tip of Lake Michigan to overnight in Iron Mountain.

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Iron Mountain to Bemidji

Today’s route takes you west through the port of Duluth on the western tip of Lake Superior.  Travel through Wisconsin into Minnesota arriving in Bemidji, home of PAUL BUNYAN.

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Bemidji to Minot

Travel across North Dakota and arrive in Minot for overnight.  This evening we invite you to enjoy a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER.

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Minot to Swift Current

This morning arrive at the international border.  Stop at the duty-free store before re-entering Canada. Visit Weyburn on the way to Swift Current for overnight.  Bid farewell to your travelling companions from Saskatchewan.

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Swift Current to Lethbridge to Calgary to Edmonton

As you near home, reminisce about the sights you have seen and the friendships you have made.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air‑conditioned, washroom‑equipped motorcoach
  • Quality  accommodations and taxes
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Travel Bag
  • Traveller’s Handbook
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings as indicated
  • Welcome Reception
  • Kakabeka Falls
  • Terry Fox Monument
  • Wawa
  • Big Nickel
  • CN Tower
  • 1000 Islands Boat Cruise
  • Guided tour of Parliament
  • Dinner at a Sugar Shack
  • Old fashioned Bake Oven
  • Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre
  • St-Jean‑Port-Joli
  • Hartland Covered Bridge National Historic Site
  • Magnetic Hill
  • World’s largest lobster at Shediac
  • Confederation Bridge
  • Lobster Dinner

 

  • Guided tour of Prince Edward Island including: Anne of Green Gables, Cavendish Beach, Charlottetown
  • Free day in Charlottetown
  • Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • Cabot Trail
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Pier 21
  • The Citadel
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Hopewell Cape
  • Fundy National Park
  • Reversing Falls
  • White Mountain National Forest
  • Hornblower Cruises
  • Niagara Falls Dinner
  • Bronner’s Christmas Store
  • Ferry to Mackinac Island
  • Mackinac Straits Bridge
  • Paul Bunyan Statue
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Locally Guided City Tours as outlined in the itinerary: Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Charlottetown and area, Halifax
  • Meals Include: Continental Breakfasts Alberta 17, Saskatchewan 15, 1 Picnic Lunch on Cabot Trail, 6 Dinners including Sugar Shack Dinner, Lobster Dinner, Niagara Falls Dinner and Farewell Dinner.

Alberta Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change

Quad

$3,959.00

GST: $159.25

Triple

$4,299.00

GST: $172.93

Twin

$4,939.00

GST: $198.67

Single

$6,959.00

GST: $279.93

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$99.00

Saskatchewan Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change

Quad

$3,899.00

GST: $153.71

Triple

$4,199.00

GST: $165.97

Twin

$4,789.00

GST: $189.29

Single

$6,709.00

GST: $265.17

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$96.00

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