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RV the east coast in 2012

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RV the east coast in 2012

Hello all,

I am a retired person with a RV wanting to visit the east coast this year !! I am from Northern Ontario (North Bay) travelling alone and I am a female.

I would like to hear from anyone that could give me an idea what to visit and what routes to take that would be safe for me . I do not want to double track since the price of gas is pretty high. This is my first trip to the East Coast and I would like to see as much as I can and time is no issue for me.

Thank you and hope someone can help me.

Spain
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1. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

The East Coast, in fact the Maritimes in general, is juat about as safe for a single traveller as you can get IMO. East of Quebec there are small friendly towns and friendly people with Halifax in NS the ornly 'big' city.

From North Bay you could stay on the North shore and travel down the Gaspe, get the ferry (Baie-Comeau tMatana or Sept-Iles to Rimouski) and keep on the coast down to NB. Keep to the coast of NB then over the bridge to PEI, Ferry to NS and tour around thenpossibly ferry from Digby to Saint John and through NB by the river valley route. Then through Quebec on the south shore then up through the Muskokas to North Bay.

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edwards Island all have excellent tourism brochures. (the Quebec ones will probably be in French)

Google them and look at them on line or request copies then come back with more questions.

If you have no time restraints then there is lots to see. There are also lots of RV friendly campgrounds.

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2. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

hi

these are google maps of a suggested route; I needed to create 3 maps so i could get short links; they flow from one to the other http://g.co/maps/kpyzk http://g.co/maps/6dq28 http://g.co/maps/7ey7w

this is a route that keeps you in Canada with only a few sections where you need to use both ways so you can get back to North Bay.

if you have questions about certain sections please let me know; I have driven these roads at one time or another over the last 20 years.

cheers

cb

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3. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

Definitely you need to camp in Fundy National Park! Beautiful wooded campgrounds, hiking trails, swimming, the quaint village of Alma nearby for all necessities & restaurants. Friendly people and God's country! Enjoy! :)

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4. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

Any thoughts on where to jump off to NewFoundland?

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5. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

Are you planning on flying, or are you driving and taking a ferry? Here is the ferry website: http://www.marine-atlantic.ca/

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6. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

You could fly from Halifax or get the ferry from the north of Cape breton Island - North Sydney to Port-aux-Basques on the west coast of newfoundland. %.30/7 hours - $28per adult $79.50 per car plus 25% fuel surcharge. This runs all year.

There is also a ferry to near St John - Argentia but it takes 17 hrs 9you can get a berth) and is $78.50 per adult and $163.25 per car + fuel surcharge and runs from late June to late Sept - runs M_W_F.

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7. Re: RV the east coast in 2012

Definitly stop for several days at Fundy National Park, Camp sites can now be reserved. www.pc.gc.ca/fundy

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