7 days in Halifax, St. John's & Prince Edward Island Itinerary

7 days in Halifax, St. John's & Prince Edward Island Itinerary

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7 days in Halifax, St. John's & Prince Edward Island Itinerary

Start: Halifax
1
Halifax
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
St. John's
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Brackley Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Halifax

3
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.
On the 17th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alexander Keith's Brewery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Halifax road trip site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Halifax / Stanfield International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park
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1
night
St. John's

St. John's
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 19th (Fri), take a stroll through George Street, then look for gifts at Downhome Shoppe & Gallery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. John's route builder .

Traveling by flight from Halifax to St. John's takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Halifax in October, expect nights in St. John's to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brackley Beach.

Things to do in St. John's

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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George Street
George Street
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
The Rooms ©
The Rooms

2
nights
Brackley Beach

Brackley Beach ©
Green Gables and Anne of Green Gables Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Brackley Beach and Prince Edward Island National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brackley Beach trip maker website .

Explore your travel options from St. John's to Brackley Beach with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Brackley Beach can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brackley Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavendish, Prince Edward Island National Park, Anne of Green Gables Museum
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Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Prince Edward Island National Park
Brackley Beach ©
Brackley Beach
Green Gables ©
Green Gables

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