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Grand Manan Island

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Address: New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 5066621999
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Scenic island where author Willa Cather summered.

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If you know where the United States is, then it's easy to find Grand Manan - the United States is just off the coast of Grand Manan. That quite aptly describes the relative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
Dennison T
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Moncton, Canada

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Moncton, Canada
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

If you know where the United States is, then it's easy to find Grand Manan - the United States is just off the coast of Grand Manan. That quite aptly describes the relative significance of the two entities. Grand Manan knows no pretense, offers a sense of trust in its people and remains proudly involved in its own business. Visitors... More 

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Stonington, Connecticut
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Grand Manan Island is a wonderful place to visit with lots of history and interesting exhibits. Would recommend a tour of the island to visit museums, salmon and dulse farms. The ferry from Black's Harbor to North Head takes an hour and a half and runs regularly year-round.

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Thank IP3806
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

A small quaint Island, Wonderful natives...it is an hour and a half boat ride from the main land. great opportunity to whale watch... If you make the trip to the Island make the time to watch out the light house on the point. beautiful views.

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Thank Keith L
Boulder, Colorado
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

In case you should find Grand Manan too hectic, crowded and civilized (ha!), a great getaway from all that frenetic activity is the sort-of secret White Head Island. White Head Island is a couple of mile southeast of Grand Manan. It is inhabited by a couple hundred (at most) year-round residents. A free ferry runs about five or six times... More 

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St. Stephen, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I absolutely love the amazingly beautiful ocean views from various areas on the island! To me, the scenery on this island is as beautiful as you'll find anywhere in the world!

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Calgary, Canada
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

There is enough for at least two full days here. Go to each of the lighthouses for fabulous views, visit the craft stores, lounge in the sun on any of the many gorgeous beaches and have tea on a veranda overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Enjoy the quiet and commune with nature

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Loved this quaint little island! Views are amazing and the people are so kind and friendly. Definitely go and visit all of the lighthouses. Take the roads less traveled. Check out the fishing areas.

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Lower Prince William, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I love Grand Manan. Beautiful scenery, friendly people....check out the little museum on the island, take a whale or a bird tour, camp at Hole in the Wall.....love it more every time I go :)

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Saint John, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

My husband and I love Grand Manan Island it ts so beautiful, so much to see and do so on September 5th 2015 We went on a excursion with Top of the Island boat tours for a sunset cruise we had such a good time that we wanted to share this this with you, the Captain of the boat Stephen... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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276 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

By all that is logical, we should not write a review of Grand Manan, one of our favorite places in the Canadian maritimes. We like it so much, we're afraid spreading the good news will make everyone want to come, and then there will be too many people around. But we're loyal Trip Advisor people, so here goes. This is... More 

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