Road trips are a quintessentially Canadian thing!

Our country is so enormous, it presents the perfect opportunity to pile in car with the kids and head across province to visit Gros Morne National Park, or take in the serene beauty of the Cape Breton Highlands.

To make a road trip successful, you need to know where you are actually going and we’d like to help you decide!

Below, we’ve compiled the top 3 road trip destinations in Atlantic Canada.

Cape Breton
The Cape Breton Highlands are a true, natural beauty located at the eastern end of Nova Scotia. Its’ coastline is rugged and the Cabot Trail which runs around the island will make sure you see it all. If you’re into Celtic culture, history, and seafood then Nova Scotia and the Cape Breton Highlands are the place for you!

Gros Morne National Park

Beaches, bogs, soaring fjords, and mountains! Oh my! Experience it all at Gros Morne National Park! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to the wandering coastal pathways and alpine highlands! Explore the colorful culture of the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador! Spot a moose or a caribou, there is never a dull moment when you visit Gros Morne!


Fundy National Park

Experience the world’s highest tides, along with pristine forests and the rich culture Atlantic Canada has to offer, at Fundy National Park! Walk on the ocean floor at low tide, or paddle in a kayak as the waters rise up to 12 metres. There is lots to experience on your adventurous drive through Fundy National Park!