2023 Best of the Canadian Maritimes

Best of the Canadian Maritimes 2023

August 8, 2023 to September 29, 2023

This circuit will begin in Bangor, Maine and end in Bar Harbor, Maine via the ferry. This circuit will need RV park reservations.

You must be an Elks and WIN member. You must have traveled with the WINS previously and be an experienced RVer. Bring a 30-amp adapter, if necessary, for your rig.

Prices listed are in Canadian money.

ArriveCAN is the app with the necessary entry requirements. Educate yourself on passport requirements, guns, border entry/exit and vaccination rules.

Contact:

Jenell Jones (email is preferred method of contact)
jenelljones15@gmail.com Let me know if you plan on attending.


BANGOR, ME

August 8, 2023 to August 9, 2023
Activity Ideas

Last minute items to prepare for Canada. Welcome dinner hosted by circuit leader.

Parking Location

Bangor Elks Lodge, 108 Odlin Rd, Bangor Maine

Directions and Other Information

You must be an Elks member prior to arriving. You do not need to confirm our stay with the Elks. They are expecting us.

GPS Coordinates

N44.796732,W68.805576Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


ST ANDREWS, NB

August 9, 2023 to August 14, 2023
Activity Ideas

Old county jail tour; Kingsbrae gardens with picnic lunch; Low tide drive to Ministers Island; Walking tour; Honeybeans for tea with whiskey and vanilla; Algonquin resort and lunch; St Andrews farmers market; Whale watching.

Parking Location

Kiwanis Oceanfront Camping, 550 Water St, St Andrews NB, 506 529 3439. $57 a night

Directions and Other Information

For reservations send an email ASAP to oceanfrontrv@gmail.com

GPS Coordinates

N45.0709210,W67.0376737Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Host: Aleen Golis
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


SAINT JOHN, NB

August 14, 2023 to August 21, 2023
Activity Ideas

Fundy city tour; Reversing falls; City market; Fort Howe; New Brunswick Museum; Marcello Tower; Irving nature park; Rockport zoo, hike; Market Square; Kings Square

Parking Location

Rock Wood Park Campgrounds, 142 Lake Dr S, St John, New Brunswick. $37 a night. 506 652 4050

Directions and Other Information

CALL NOW. They are giving us 20% off the rate. Note date change.

GPS Coordinates

N45.2916090,W66.0527829Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Kim Radon
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


HOPEWELL CAPE, NB

August 21, 2023 to August 27, 2023
Activity Ideas

Flower Pot rocks at low and high tide; Walk on ocean floor; Albert County Museum; Waterfalls; Hiking; Kayak

Parking Location

Fundy National Park, Headquarters Campground, Sites 1- 30, Reservation.pc.gc.ca. $30.25 a night

Directions and Other Information

Inquire about a park pass. Look for reservations to open at the end of January

GPS Coordinates

N45.5966004,W64.9521345Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Host: Rod Lorenzen
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, PE

August 27, 2023 to September 2, 2023
Activity Ideas

Prince Edward Island National Park; Cliffs; Green Gables; Water Park; Walking tour of Charlotte; The Preserve Co for lunch; Musical picnic at Bottle House and Gardens

Parking Location

Pine Hill RV, 1531 Brackley Point Rd, Harrington, PE, 902 672 2081

Directions and Other Information

To cross the Confederation bridge there is a hefty toll, as of this writing it is $60 each way.

GPS Coordinates

N46.2171451,W63.5738260Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Host: Brenda Wentz
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


NEW GLASGOW, NS

September 2, 2023 to September 3, 2023
Parking Location

Walmart, 713 Westville Rd, New Glasgow

Directions and Other Information

At the time of this writing, RV parking is allowed

GPS Coordinates

N45.5805152,W62.6700956Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


NORTH SYDNEY, NS

September 3, 2023 to September 9, 2023
Activity Ideas

Cape Breton Island; Cabot trail discovery tour; N Sydney Historical society; Fortress of Louisburg tour, lunch $16; Hike North River falls Provincial Park; Whale watch tour

Parking Location

River Ryan Campground, 5779 Union Highway, 902 862 8367, Boon dock and hookups. $35. Pay cash on arrival

Directions and Other Information

Walmart overnight parking on the drive to and from North Sydney

GPS Coordinates

N46.2186013,W60.0806266Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Bob Yeager
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


ANTIGONISH, NS

September 9, 2023 to September 10, 2023
Parking Location

Walmart, 50 Market St, Antigonish Nova Scotia

Directions and Other Information

At the time of this writing, RV parking is allowed

GPS Coordinates

N45.6086176,W62.0138469Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


HALIFAX, NS

September 10, 2023 to September 15, 2023
Activity Ideas

Peggy’s Cove; Halifax Historical Tour; Public Gardens; Waterfront boardwalk; Museum of immigration, lunch; Halifax ferry; Shubie park

Parking Location

Shubie Campground, 30 John Brenton Rd, Dartmouth NS, 902 435 8328. $50 a night

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N44.7072880,W63.5531667Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Host: Marsha Bloodworth
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


LUNENBURG, NS

September 15, 2023 to September 22, 2023
Activity Ideas

Fisheries museum; Mahone Bay, blue rocks; Historic district; Hidden Gems bus tour; Guided tour

Parking Location

Rayport Campground, 165 Shingle Mill Rd, Mahone Bay NS, 902 627 2678. CALL NOW for your reservation

Directions and Other Information

This is a location change. The original camp ground is full.

GPS Coordinates

N44.488803,W64.344376Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Elke Scrimshaw
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS

September 22, 2023 to September 28, 2023
Activity Ideas

Historic garden; National Historic site and museum; Ft Anne site and tour; Farmers market; Mickey Hill Provincial Park

Parking Location

Dunromin Campground, 4618 Hwy 1, Granville Ferry NS, 902 532 2608

Directions and Other Information

This is a location change.

GPS Coordinates

N44.759174,W65.508696Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Gene Miller
Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com


BAR HARBOR, ME

September 28, 2023 to September 29, 2023
Parking Location

Yarmouth CAT Ferry, 58 Water Street, 902 742 6800 or 877 762 7245, Ferries.ca

Directions and Other Information

This ferry goes to Bar harbor. Check prices and reservations.

GPS Coordinates

N43.8335069,W66.1223363Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Jenell Jones jenelljones15@gmail.com