Attractions

Top Choice Park in Campobello Island

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

The southernmost green area of Campobello Island is this 1100-hectare park. Its biggest visitor attraction is the Roosevelt Cottage, the 34-room lodge where Franklin D Roosevelt grew up (between 1905 and 1921) and v…
Landmark in Grand Manan Island

Fishing Weirs

Those round contraptions comprising wooden posts that you see dotting the waters around Grand Manan are based on the design of ancient fishing traps; some of those you see date back to the 19th century, though, sadl…
Museum in Grand Manan Island

Grand Manan Historical Museum

This museum makes a good destination on a foggy day. Its diverse collection of local artifacts provides a quick primer on island history. You can see a display on shipwreck lore and the original kerosene lamp from n…
Historic Site in Grand Manan Island

Seal Cove

Seal Cove is the island's prettiest village. Much of its charm comes from the fishing boats, wharves and herring-smoking sheds clustered around the tidal creek mouth. For a century, smoked herring was king on Grand …
Lighthouse in Grand Manan Island

Swallowtail Lighthouse

Whitewashed Swallowtail Lighthouse (1860) is the island's signature vista, cleaving to a rocky promontory about 1km north of the ferry wharf. Access is via steep stairs and a wooden footbridge. Since the light was a…
Park in Campobello Island

Herring Cove Provincial Park

Along the northern boundary of Roosevelt Campobello International Park is Herring Cove Provincial Park. This park has 10km of walking trails as well as a campground and a picnic area on an arching 1.5km beach. It ma…
Lighthouse in Campobello Island

East Quoddy Head Lighthouse

Four kilometers north of Wilson's Beach is East Quoddy Head Lighthouse. Whales browse offshore and many people sit along the rocky shoreline with binoculars enjoying the sea breezes.
Gallery in Grand Manan Island

Grand Manan Art Gallery

This lovely, not-for-profit local gallery showcases local, seasonal and regional artists, as well as well-known historic and emerging figures. Definitely worth checking out.
Viewpoint in Deer Island

Lobster Pound

At Lamberts Cove is a huge lobster pound used to hold live lobster (it could well be the world's largest). Another massive pound squirms at Northern Harbor.
Waterfront in Deer Island

Old Sow Whirlpool

From the shores of the pretty, community-run 16-hectare Deer Island Point Park, Old Sow, the world's second-largest natural tidal whirlpool, is seen offshore a few hours before high tide. Whales pass occasionally to…