8 days in Halifax, Moncton & Charlottetown Itinerary

8 days in Halifax, Moncton & Charlottetown Itinerary

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8 days in Halifax, Moncton & Charlottetown Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Halifax
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Moncton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charlottetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Halifax
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Hartford

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nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, then brush up on your military savvy at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halifax online travel route planner.

Hartford, USA to Halifax is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Hartford in June, expect Halifax to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Moncton.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites
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Moncton

Moncton ©
Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moncton: Hopewell Rocks (in Hopewell Cape) and Fundy National Park (in Alma). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Magnetic Hill Zoo, explore the activities along Tidal Bore, and pause for some photo ops at RCMP Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Moncton trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Halifax to Moncton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Moncton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hopewell Rocks, Fundy National Park
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Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Hopewell Rocks ©
Hopewell Rocks
Magnetic Hill Zoo ©
Magnetic Hill Zoo

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Charlottetown

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Beaconsfield Historic House, steep yourself in history at St. Dunstan's Basilica, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Victoria Row. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cavendish Beach, ponder the world of politics at Government House, and then walk around Victoria Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charlottetown planner.

Getting from Moncton to Charlottetown by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Charlottetown are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavendish Beach
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park
Government House ©
Government House

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Halifax

Halifax
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut.

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Traveling by flight from Charlottetown to Halifax takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut
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