Day 1: Maritimes to Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
Meet your Tour Direct and Driver as you depart the Maritimes for Quebec. We will arrive at the hotel around 6PM, check in, and then enjoy an included group dinner at Restaurant Normandin.
Day 2: Travel to St. Jacobs
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel before meeting up with the Tour Director. We load your luggage on the coach and depart for St. Jacobs, Ontario with rest breaks and a lunch stop along the way. We arrive at our hotel this afternoon. Dinner on own and time to shop at the outlet mall next to your hotel.
Day 3: Mennonite Touring
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before we visit the St. Jacobs farmers market. Every week, hundreds of vendors bring Ontario's farm-fresh foods, crafts, imported goods, plus ready-to-eat foods, all in a variety of buildings, indoors and out. This afternoon we meet our Step on Guide for an Old Order Mennonite tour. The tour will take us through the Old Order farming area including a visit to a Mennonite farm. We stop outside an Old Order school and a meetinghouse. We also visit the village of West Montrose where we visit an Old Order General Store and walk through Ontario's only covered bridge. Our tour ends with a visit to a Mennonite Farmer. This evening we enjoy an included buffet dinner followed by the theatre show, "Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat" at Drayton Festival Theatre.
Day 4: St. Jacobs to Niagara Falls
After your complimentary breakfast, we check out and depart for the Niagara region. We stop at the Chateau des Charmes for a Wine Growing 101 lesson including a tasting. This afternoon there is free time to explore Niagara-on-the-Lake before checking into the hotel. Tonight is an included group dinner at the Skylon Tower. You will enjoy your meal 775 feet above the falls. This also includes your "Ride to the Top" of the tower and the indoor/outdoor observation decks.
Day 5: Niagara Falls
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. This morning we take part in a Journey Behind the Falls as well as a Hornblower Cruise to the base of the Falls. You may get wet! Your afternoon is free to explore the area. This evening, experience a buffet dinner along with mystery and art of illusion show with Greg Frewin, one of the most decorated magicians in the world.
Day 6: Niagara to Gananoque
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, check out, and head to the 1000 Islands. This evening we will enjoy a sunset dinner cruise in the 1000 Islands. Enjoy a four course meal and live entertainment.
Day 7: Gananoque to Quebec City, QC
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before checking out and heading to Quebec City. After checking into the hotel, we will transfer you to Old Quebec for free time to explore on your own. Have dinner in Old Quebec before being transferred back to the hotel. A shuttle will also take you to Les Galleries de la Capitale for shopping.
Day 8: Quebec City & Beaupre Coast
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before heading out on your tour of Quebec City including Ste Anne de Beaupre. The Basilica was built to replace the first one that was destroyed by fire on March 29, 1922. Next we take a walkabout of Quebec's Old Town - the only fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. This evening we will have our farewell dinner at Buffet des Continents in Quebec City. You're free to explore the rest of the evening.
Day 9: Quebec City, QC to Home!
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before meeting up with the group. We then check-out of the hotel and make our way home. We stop for lunch and rest breaks along the way.