Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island for Dummies (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island for Dummies) (2ND)

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island for Dummies (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island for Dummies) (2ND)

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Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (6)
About This Book 1 (1)
Conventions Used in This Book 2 (1)
Foolish Assumptions 3 (1)
How This Book Is Organized 3 (2)
Part I: Introducing Nova Scotia, New 3 (1)
Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
Part II: Planning Your Trip to the Maritimes 4 (1)
Parts III, IV, V: The Provinces 4 (1)
Part VI: The Part of Tens 4 (1)
Icons Used in This Book 5 (1)
Where to Go from Here 5 (2)
Part I: Introducing Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, 7 (36)
and Prince Edward Island
Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Nova 9 (8)
Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward
Island
The Best Places to Stay 9 (2)
Best splurges 10 (1)
Best historic getaways 10 (1)
Best ocean outlooks 10 (1)
Best for active travelers 11 (1)
The Best Places to Eat 11 (3)
Best seafood 11 (1)
Best views 12 (1)
Best pub dining 13 (1)
Best Acadian 13 (1)
Best inexpensive dining 13 (1)
The Best Historic Attractions 14 (1)
The Best Scenic Drives 15 (2)
Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into the Canadian 17 (6)
Maritimes
History 101: The Main Events 17 (3)
Taste of the Maritimes: Local cuisine 20 (1)
Swimming in seafood 20 (1)
Eating Acadian 20 (1)
Background Check: Recommended Books and 20 (3)
Movies
The Maritimes in print 21 (1)
The Maritimes on the big screen 21 (2)
Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go 23 (12)
Going Everywhere You Want to Be 23 (2)
Nova Scotia 23 (1)
New Brunswick 24 (1)
Prince Edward Island 25 (1)
Scheduling Your Time 25 (1)
Knowing the Secrets of the Seasons 26 (4)
Spring 27 (1)
Summer 28 (1)
Fall 29 (1)
Winter 29 (1)
Hitting the Big Events: A Maritimes Calendar 30 (5)
May 30 (1)
June 30 (1)
July 30 (1)
August 31 (1)
September 32 (1)
October 33 (1)
November 33 (1)
December 34 (1)
Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Four 35 (8)
Great Trips
Seeing the Maritimes in One Week 35 (1)
Exploring the Maritimes in Two Weeks 36 (2)
Enjoying the Maritimes with Kids 38 (1)
Cruising the Coast: In Search of Seafood 39 (4)
Part II: Planning Your Trip to the Canadian 43 (56)
Maritimes
Chapter 5: Managing Your Money 45 (12)
Planning Your Budget 45 (5)
Transportation 46 (1)
Lodging 47 (1)
Dining 47 (1)
Attractions 48 (1)
Activities and tours 49 (1)
Shopping 49 (1)
Nightlife 49 (1)
Tips on tipping 49 (1)
Cutting Costs  but Not the Fun 50 (1)
Handling Money 51 (3)
Making cents of the loonie 51 (3)
Taking Taxes into Account 54 (1)
Dealing with Loss or Theft 55 (2)
Coping with lost credit cards 55 (1)
Losing your identity 55 (2)
Chapter 6: Getting to the Canadian Maritimes 57 (10)
Flying to the Maritimes 57 (3)
Getting the best deal on your airfare 58 (2)
Driving to the Maritimes 60 (1)
Arriving by Other Means 61 (1)
Taking the train 61 (1)
Bussing it in 61 (1)
Arriving by ferry 62 (1)
Joining an Escorted Tour 62 (2)
Choosing a Package Tour 64 (3)
Chapter 7: Getting Around the Canadian 67 (6)
Maritimes
Driving Around 67 (2)
Renting a car 68 (1)
Ferrying Between Provinces 69 (2)
Nova Scotia to New Brunswick 69 (1)
Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island 70 (1)
To Newfoundland 70 (1)
Getting Around by Other Means 71 (2)
Traveling by plane 71 (1)
Taking the train 71 (1)
Catching the bus 72 (1)
Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations 73 (6)
Finding the Place That's Right for You 73 (3)
Hotels and motels 73 (1)
Bed-and-breakfasts 74 (1)
Cottages, cabins, and chalets 75 (1)
Resorts 75 (1)
Finding the Best Room at the Best Rate 76 (3)
Uncovering the truth about rack rates 76 (1)
Making sure the price is right 76 (2)
Getting the most for your money 78 (1)
Chapter 9: Catering to Special Travel Needs 79 (6)
or Interests
Traveling with Kids: Are We There Yet? 79 (1)
Seeing the Maritimes in Senior Style: The 80 (1)
Age Advantage
Accessing the Maritimes: Advice for 81 (1)
Travelers with Disabilities
Advice for Gay and Lesbian Travelers 82 (3)
Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining 85 (14)
Details
Getting a Passport 85 (2)
Applying for a U.S. passport 86 (1)
Applying for other passports 86 (1)
Packing for the Maritimes 87 (2)
Knowing what to bring 87 (1)
Knowing what not to bring 87 (1)
Meeting airline baggage requirements 88 (1)
Getting through Immigration and Customs 89 (1)
Crossing the border 89 (1)
Passing through Customs 89 (1)
Keeping Up with Airline Security 90 (2)
Playing It Safe with Travel and Medical 92 (1)
Insurance
Staying Healthy When You Travel 93 (1)
Staying Connected by Cellphone or E-mail 93 (4)
Using a cellphone in Canada 94 (1)
Accessing the Internet away from home 95 (2)
Sizing Things Up: Converting to Canadian 97 (2)
Part III: Nova Scotia 99 (88)
Chapter 11: Halifax 101(30)
Getting There 101(4)
By plane 104(1)
By car 105(1)
By train or bus 105(1)
Orienting Yourself in Halifax 105(1)
Downtown 106(1)
Dartmouth 106(1)
Bedford and Sackville 106(1)
Getting around Halifax 106(2)
Driving (and parking) 106(1)
On foot 107(1)
Catching cabs 107(1)
Transit tips 107(1)
Staying in Halifax 108(3)
First-Choice Lodgings 108(3)
Runner-up lodgings 111(1)
Dining in Halifax 111(4)
Exploring Halifax 115(9)
The top attractions 115(5)
Crossing the harbor to Dartmouth 120(2)
Seeing Halifax by guided tour 122(1)
Suggested one-, two-, and three-day 123(1)
itineraries
Shopping 124(3)
Checking out the scene 124(1)
What to look for 125(1)
Where to find it 125(2)
Nightlife 127(2)
Pubbing and clubbing it 127(2)
The arts 129(1)
Fast Facts 129(2)
Chapter 12: Southwestern Nova Scotia 131(26)
Peggy's Cove 131(2)
Getting there 132(1)
Staying in Peggy's Cove 132(1)
Exploring Peggy's Cove 132(1)
Mahone Bay 133(3)
Getting there 133(1)
Staying in Mahone Bay 133(1)
Dining in Mahone Bay 134(1)
Exploring Mahone Bay 135(1)
Lunenburg 136(7)
Getting there 136(1)
Orienting yourself in Lunenburg 136(1)
Staying in Lunenburg 137(1)
Dining in Lunenburg 138(1)
Exploring Lunenburg 139(4)
Shelburne 143(2)
Getting there 143(1)
Staying in and around Shelburne 143(1)
Dining in Shelburne 144(1)
Exploring Shelburne 144(1)
La C e Acadienne 145(1)
Getting there 145(1)
Staying along La C e Acadienne 145(1)
Dining along La C e Acadienne 145(1)
Exploring La C e Acadienne 146(1)
Digby and Digby Neck 146(5)
Getting there 147(1)
Staying in and around Digby 147(1)
Dining in Digby 148(1)
Exploring Digby 149(2)
Annapolis Royal 151(6)
Getting there 151(1)
Staying in Annapolis Royal 151(1)
Dining in Annapolis Royal 152(1)
Exploring Annapolis Royal 152(5)
Chapter 13: Central Nova Scotia 157(12)
Truro 157(3)
Getting there 157(1)
Staying in Truro 157(1)
Dining in Truro 158(1)
Exploring Truro 158(2)
Pictou 160(3)
Getting there 160(1)
Staying in Pictou 160(1)
Dining in Pictou 161(1)
Exploring Pictou 161(2)
Touring along Northumberland Strait 163(1)
Eastern Shore 163(6)
Getting there 164(1)
Staying along the Eastern Shore 164(1)
Dining along the Eastern Shore 165(1)
Exploring the Eastern Shore 166(3)
Chapter 14: Cape Breton Island 169(18)
Baddeck 171(4)
Getting there 171(1)
Staying in Baddeck 171(1)
Dining in Baddeck 172(1)
Exploring Baddeck 173(2)
Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the 175(8)
Cabot Trail
Getting there 175(1)
Paying entrance fees 175(1)
Arriving at the park's main entrance 175(1)
Staying along the Cabot Trail 176(2)
Dining along the Cabot Trail 178(1)
Exploring the Cabot Trail 179(4)
Shopping 183(1)
Louisbourg 183(3)
Getting there 184(1)
Staying in Louisbourg 184(1)
Dining in Louisbourg 184(1)
Exploring Louisbourg 185(1)
Fast Facts: Cape Breton Island 186(1)
Part IV New Brunswick 187(66)
Chapter 15: Moncton and the Acadian Coast 189(22)
Getting To Moncton 189(5)
By plane 193(1)
By car 193(1)
By train or bus 193(1)
Getting Around Moncton 194(1)
Parking 194(1)
Cabbing It 194(1)
Taking transit 194(1)
Staying in Moncton 194(2)
Dining in Moncton 196(2)
Exploring Moncton 198(2)
Downtown 198(1)
Magnetic Hill 199(1)
Nightlife 200(1)
Bars and live music 200(1)
The arts 201(1)
Acadian Coast 201(9)
Shediac 201(3)
Bouctouche and beyond 204(1)
Kouchibouguac National Park 205(1)
Acadian Peninsula 206(4)
Fast Facts: Moncton 210(1)
Chapter 16: Saint John and the Fundy Coast 211(26)
Getting To Saint John 213(1)
By plane 213(1)
By car 213(1)
By ferry 213(1)
Getting around Saint John 214(1)
Parking 214(1)
Grabbing a cab 214(1)
Taking transit 214(1)
Staying in Saint John 214(3)
Dining in Saint John 217(1)
Exploring Saint John 218(5)
Other cool things to see and do 221(2)
Night Life 223(1)
Pubs and clubs 223(1)
The arts 223(1)
Fundy Coast 223(12)
Fundy National Park 223(3)
Hopewell Cape 226(2)
St. Andrews 228(5)
Fundy Isles 233(2)
Fast Facts: Saint John 235(2)
Chapter 17: Fredericton 237(16)
Getting to Fredericton 237(2)
By plane 237(2)
By car 239(1)
By bus 239(1)
Getting Around Fredericton 239(1)
Parking 239(1)
Catching cabs 239(1)
Transit tips 240(1)
Staying in Fredericton 240(2)
Dining in Fredericton 242(2)
Exploring Fredericton 244(3)
Historic Garrison District 244(1)
Other Fredericton sights 245(1)
Other cool things to see and do in 246(1)
Fredericton
Shopping 247(1)
Antiques 247(1)
Arts and crafts 247(1)
Books 248(1)
Market 248(1)
Night Life 248(1)
Pubs and clubs 248(1)
The arts 249(1)
Side Trips from Fredericton 249(2)
Gagetown 249(1)
Mactaquac and area 249(2)
Fast Facts: Fredericton 251(2)
Part V: Prince Edward Island 253(48)
Chapter 18: Charlottetown 255(18)
Getting There 255(1)
By plane 255(1)
By car 256(1)
By bus 256(1)
Getting Around Charlottetown 256(3)
Parking 259(1)
Transit and tours 259(1)
Staying in Charlottetown 259(3)
Dining in Charlottetown 262(3)
Exploring Charlottetown 265(3)
Other cool things to see and do 268(1)
Shopping 268(1)
Nightlife 269(1)
Pubs and clubs 269(1)
The arts 270(1)
Harness racing 270(1)
Fast Facts: Charlottetown 270(3)
Chapter 19: Cavendish 273(10)
Getting There 273(2)
Staying in Cavendish 275(1)
Dining in Cavendish 276(2)
Exploring Cavendish 278(3)
Anne attractions 278(2)
Cool things for kids to do in Cavendish 280(1)
Touring Beyond Cavendish 281(2)
Prince Edward Island National Park 281(1)
North Rustico Harbour 282(1)
Chapter 20: Prince County 283(10)
Summerside 283(3)
Getting there 283(1)
Staying in Summerside 284(1)
Dining in Summerside 284(1)
Exploring Summerside 285(1)
R馮ion ノvang駘ine 286(2)
Getting there 286(1)
Staying in R馮ion ノvang駘ine 286(1)
Dining in R馮ion ノvang駘ine 286(1)
Exploring R馮ion ノvang駘ine 287(1)
Malpeque Bay 288(2)
Getting there 288(1)
Staying around Malpeque Bay 288(1)
Exploring Malpeque Bay 289(1)
Western Prince County 290(3)
Getting there 290(1)
Staying in western Prince County 290(1)
Touring through western Prince County 291(2)
Chapter 21: Kings County 293(8)
Southern Kings County 293(4)
Getting there 293(1)
Staying in southern Kings County 294(1)
Dining in southern Kings County 295(1)
Exploring southern Kings County 295(2)
Northern Kings County 297(6)
Getting there 297(1)
Staying in northern Kings County 297(1)
Dining in northern Kings County 298(1)
Exploring northern Kings County 299(2)
Part VI: The Part of Tens 301(14)
Chapter 22: Ten Maritimes Experiences 303(4)
A Day in Anne's Land 303(1)
Drinking and Dancing 303(1)
Fishing the Miramichi 304(1)
Going Golfing 304(1)
Having a Whale of a Time 304(1)
Hiking the Highlands 304(1)
Making the French Connection 305(1)
Sailing into the Sunset 305(1)
Snapping the Perfect Picture 305(1)
Walking on the Ocean Floor 305(2)
Chapter 23: Ten Places to Eat Great Seafood 307(4)
Blue Mussel Caf  307(1)
Butland's Seafood 308(1)
Chowder House 308(1)
Five Fishermen 308(1)
Murphy's 308(1)
Muddy Rudder 308(1)
New Glasgow Lobster Supper 309(1)
O'Neil's Fundy Fish Market 309(1)
Seaweed Pie Caf  309(1)
Shediac Bay Cruises 309(2)
Chapter 24: Ten Famous People You Probably
Didn't Realize Were Maritimers 311(1)
Alexander Graham Bell 311(1)
Stompin' Tom Connors 311(1)
Samuel Cunard 312(1)
Sam Langford 312(1)
Lucy Maud Montgomery 312(1)
The McCain Family 312(1)
Anne Murray 312(1)
John Patch 313(1)
Harry Saltzman 313(1)
Joshua Slocum 313(2)
Appendix: Ouick Concierge 315(6)
Fast Facts 315(2)
Toll-Free Numbers and Web Sites 317(2)
Major airlines serving the Maritimes 317(1)
Major car-rental agencies in the Maritimes 317(1)
Major hotel and motel chains in the 318(1)
Maritimes
Where to Get More Information 319(2)
Tourist Information 319(1)
Other Guidebooks 319(2)
Index 321