Things to Do in Eastern Canada

Eastern Canada is comprised of the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Québec. Visit any of these places and you'll find a variety of interesting activities and attractions, such as attending numerous events in cities, relaxing on sandy beaches or exploring thousands of acres of outdoor recreation areas. All year round, Eastern Canda offers many exciting things to do in its diverse landscape.

Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve sits on 60,000 acres and offers a wide range of outdoor experiences and nature-based activities. Visit any time of the year and participate in such wilderness adventure activities as observing wolves in the Wolf Centre; taking the "Walk in the Clouds" forest canopy tour; riding snowmobile trails; mountain biking; dogsledding; hiking; wildlife viewing; and camping. Take part in educational programs, from wilderness survival courses to leadership challenges.

Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
1095 Redkenn Road
Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0

Festival d'ete de Québec, or the Québec City Summer Festival, started in 1968. It is Canada's oldest and largest outdoor arts festival promoting folk arts. The festival spans 11 days and features more than 300 shows and 1,000 artists. Pay one price to attend all the shows, including concerts by rock, pop, electro, jazz, reggae, folk, hip-hop, funk, blues and classical artists. This is a major event in Québec and takes place the first week of July each year.

Québec Summer Festival
226, rue St-Joseph Est
Québec, Canada G1K 3A9

Cabot Beach Provincial Park offers recreation opportunities and interpretive programs. Swim at the beach, play golf, bike, go camping or take a guided nature walk. The 360-acre park, the largest in western Prince Edward Island, has 32 flush toilets; 20 hot showers; a laundromat; a playground; an activity center with children's programs; and a dump station. Feel safe with lifeguards on duty, and buy supplies in a camper's store nearby. Cabot Beach Provincial Park is open from June to September. Visit nearby attractions such as the Kensington Railyards and Welcome Centre and The Keir Memorial Museum.

Cabot Beach Provincial Park
449 Malpeque Road
Route 20
Prince Edward Island, Canada C0B 1P0

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