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:

The Chocolate Museum

Located in what used to be the original Ganong candy factory, The Chocolate Museum offers an interactive way to learn about candy making in St. Stephen - a tradition that has lasted over a century. Explore the history of the Ganong family and the wonder of chocolate with hands-on exhibits, interactive computer displays, historic chocolate boxes, and antique candy-making equipment.

Price Point: $13 for adults; $6 for seniors/students; children under 5 are free; family of up to four $22

Schoodic Scenic Byway

This nearly 30-mile scenic byway passes through the only mainland section of Acadia National Park and beautiful Schoodic Point, winding its way past lighthouses, blueberry barrens, working harbors and coastal villages. Be sure to stop and discover what the many seaside towns offer — from delicious, fresh lobster dinners to locally-made arts and crafts.

Price Point: Free

Seascape Kayaking Tours Deer Island

Immerse yourself in one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world by paddling the Bay of Fundy off the coast of Deer Island. Paddling out from a protected harbour, you're sure to see bald eagles, harbour seals, and harbour porpoise.
Price Point: Starting from $65

Fundy Discovery Aquarium (The Huntsman Marine Science Centre)

The Huntsman Marine Science Centre, a private, not-for-profit organization focused on education, research and innovation in the field of ocean sciences, welcomes the world to its magnificent Fundy Discovery Aquarium! This attraction, which opened in September 2011, showcases the creatures – both big and small – that can be found in the beautiful Bay of Fundy.

An enormous display featuring the magnitude of the Fundy tides anchors the new aquarium. Harbour seals Loki and Snorkel will entertain you with their antics, and our rare lobsters, sturgeon and intertidal creatures will fascinate you. Children and adults alike will have a ball in our gigantic new touch pool!

Ministers Island

Ministers Island is an enchanting place to experience. Lying just off the shore near Saint Andrews, this 500-acre island is only a part-time island. You reach it by driving over the sea floor (at low tide) for approximately one kilometre. Once there, you are immersed in an experience from the late 19th and early 20th century - the summer estate of Sir William Van Horne, the first president of, and the driving force behind, the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Price Point: Children under 3 are free; $15 for adults; $10 for ages 4 - 14