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From rugged coastline and uninhabited islands, to charming seaside towns full of friendly locals, experience the best of this adventurous region with Moon Atlantic Canada. Inside you'll find:
Strategic, flexible itineraries including scenic drives, aquatic adventures, and the two-week best of Atlantic Canada, designed for outdoor enthusiasts, families, history buffs, and more
Unique experiences and outdoor experiences: Kayak to a remote island for a picnic lunch, or sample local oysters at a waterfront restaurant. Drive the Cabot Trail or the Irish Loop and take in the stunning scenery, or bike through UNESCO protected towns. Relax at quaint colonial inns, or camp out under the stars. See if you can spot one of the world's rarest whales, or indulge your literary side by visiting sights from Anne of Green Gables
Expert advice from local Andrew Hempstead on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
In-depth coverage of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador
Background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment
With Moon's practical tips and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can experience the best of Atlantic Canada.
Sticking to one province? Check out Moon Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island.
About the Author
For this edition of Moon Atlantic Canada, Andrew Hempstead traveled extensively through all four provinces. He feasted on traditional rappie pie along the Acadian Coast, viewed the wonders of Prince Edward Island through the eyes of his children, and drove the entire length of the Trans-Labrador Highway. These diverse experiences, along with input from untold numbers of locals and a love of the outdoors, created this guidebook.
As a professional travel writer, Andrew spends as much time as possible out on the road. During his travels, he experiences the many and varied delights of Atlantic Canada the same way his readers do.
Since the early 1990s, Andrew has authored and updated more than 60 guidebooks, and supplied content for regional and national clients like Expedia and KLM. His photography has appeared in a wide variety of media, ranging from international golf magazines to a Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum.
Andrew and his wife Dianne also own Summerthought Publishing, a Canadian regional publisher of nonfiction books. He is a member of The Diners Club® World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy. Andrew has also spoken on travel writing to a national audience and has contributed to a university-level travel writing textbook.