Places To Go - Communities

Along this long stretch of coast, there's no end to the must-stop places.
Pick what you'd like to explore and get going:

Eastport Pirate Festival

The biggest Pirate Festival in New England and the Maritimes...a fun family weekend filled with events and shows, great food and entertainment, crafts markets and street fanfair, a parade and fireworks too. Bring your eyepatch and your parrot!

Atlantic Balloon Fiesta

A weekend of family-oriented activities and events! Watch 30 hot air balloons fly twice daily (early morning and early evening); stop by the unique Craft Fair renowned throughout the Atlantic region; join us at the All Weekend Outdoor Bandstand as we showcase top Maritime talent; see over 500 vehicles showcased at Sunday’s Antique Car Show & Shine.

Games for kids, a midway, the Teddy Bear parade and talent shows round out the weekend festivities. Don’t miss the extreme Sparade through Downtown Sussex (bring your water squirter)!

Tours of Lubec and Cobscook

Self-guided audio tours of Lubec, highlighting what makes this area special - from the rich history and culture to the natural areas such as rare arctic bogs and fascinating life on intertidal rocks and mud flats as a result of average twenty foot tides. Tours can be downloaded from our website or rented at locations in Lubec.

Freedom Tours and Travel

There are so many ways to experience the Atlantic Canada and there is something for every pace and every interest.

Maine & New Brunswick Outdoor Adventure Package

Hike, bike, and kayak through Maine and New Brunswick's beautiful coastal scenery. Explore national parks and natural wonders up close and personal on this outdoor lover's self-drive vacation.

Uncorked Tours

Uncorked Tours offers winery tours and tastings from Saint JohnMoncton and Fredericton. It's our mission to bring the flavour of New Brunswick wine to the public one glass at a time. 

Tours normally include wine tastings at 2 to 3 New Brunswick wineries as well as visits to local artisan studios.

International Sculpture Trail

Sculpture Saint John continues the legacy of creating contemporary sculptures from local granite by international artists.  The Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium held its first event at the Acadia National Park on the Schoodic Peninsula in 2007, resulting in seven sculptures placed along coastal towns in Maine and beginning a new trail system.  The thirty four resulting sculptures along the Maine trail continues with the addition of the Canadian works of art.  Holding its first Symposium in 2012, Sculpture Saint John has held two biennial events.  The Canadian sculpture trail will

Turtle Shore Adventures

Interactive Jeep and walking tours

Join our enthusiastic biologist on a fun and exciting Jeep or hiking tour of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea.

Let yourself be driven around in our comfortable, 4X4, convertible 4-door Jeep. Our experienced guide will focus on the tall tales of each corner of town on the 1-hour package. When the sun is out, the Jeep's top comes off and kids of all ages enjoy the ride in style; fleece blankets, sunscreen and water are complimentary. Our Jeep is equipped with binoculars and a first-aid kit.

Go Fundy Events

Experience life through adventure and travel!

Based out of Saint John on the magnificent Bay of Fundy, Go Fundy Events offers kayak tours, outdoor programs and customized group travel for all ages and activity levels. Choose from a variety of exciting excursions that include river and sea kayaking, lobster cookouts, local restaurant visits and even luxurious spa experiences. No previous kayaking or travel experience is necessary; we have all the experience you need!

Seascape Kayak Tours: Touch the Ocean

Be immersed in one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world! After a brief orientation you set out under the watchful eye of your guide, exploring the coastline, secluded islands, fishing villages and lighthouses surrounding Deer Island. Your path takes you near a whale feeding ground where Finback, Minke and Humpback whales are commonly sighted in July and August. From the protected harbour on Deer Island you see Bald eagles, Harbour seals and porpoise. Enjoy a gourmet lunch, with Fundy delicacies like locally-smoked salmon for a special treat.