Quick look at the map gives general idea, just as everything else that had influenced us, all that we have read, seen or heard about places along the road we are planning to get on.
In this case an idea for a road trip are Canada’s eastern provinces – The Maritimes and eastern part of Quebec, maybe a State or two in the US.
Planning a major road trip to Acadia (Acadie), one that should start in Montreal and take us through Gaspésie region of Quebec (map), then provinces; New Brunswick (map), Prince Edward Island (map) and Nova Scotia (map) in Canada, before last leg of the trip in state of Maine and drive through New Hampshire in the USA (map) on the way back to Montreal. So, where does it one start?
Acadia Road Trip
Available time-span for this road trip: Two weeks is not enough but 14 days is all we have.
Destinations: Quebec, Gaspé, The Maritimes: New Brunswick…(?), Prince Edward Island…(?), Nova Scotia…(?), Main – Old Orchard or The White Mountains in New Hampshire, or Vermont to complete the circle.
What to see (or what not to leave behind for some other time): 1. Quebec city for a day 2. Rocher-Percé or Percé Rock in Gaspé Peninsula, QC 3. Village Historique Acadien NB,… every other stop to be determined on the road, depending on weather and general interest of the travelers.
Starting point, just as the end of the road trip, will be in Montreal.
Estimated millage: according to a preliminary route, Acadia road trip will be around 3,500+ km or approximately 2,200 miles long, with a few ferry crossings to, from and in Nova Scotia. Required amount of gasoline on average costing around $1.05 CA/ liter should not total more than $500.00 CA.
Where to sleep while traveling: Make a reservation only for the first night in a hotel. Let’s be flexible and try different accommodations on the trip that should include camping, glamping, log cabins, B&Bs and more hotels. Budgeted under $1500 CA.
Two page summary – Road Trip Acadia – Atlantic Coast…