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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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More Things to Do in Grand Manan

Anchorage Provincial Park

Our main objective on this first real day of biking were the cliffs at the southwest tip of the island. However, because it was early and still foggy, we decided to detour off the highway to the...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 10, 2008

Castalia Marsh

Moving forward to my 2004 biking trip, once the rain had let up on the first afternoon of this most recent trip to the island, my buddy and I cycled a short distance out to the walkways and picnic...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 10, 2008

Variety around every corner

This island has peaceful hiking trails all around its perimeter with multiple access points for a long or short hike. Beyond each corner is a different vista of the ocean from just forty feet or so to...
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snorebird
Sep 30, 2007

Whale Watching -- Obviously!

We chose Whales-n-Sails Adventures for our midday whale watch in the Bay of Fundy. Weather-permitting, the Elsie Minota sailboat makes two trips a day (at 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.), using wind power...
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cymbaline77
May 21, 2007

Cliffs at Southwest Head

The western side of Grand Manan is composed of high basalt cliffs, rising between 200-350 feet above the sea. At Southwest Head, where one of the island's lighthouses is located, the 200-ft cliffs are...
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Bwana_Brown
Jan 05, 2007

Thrills at Long Eddy Point

At the end of our 3-day trip, with only 2 hours before the ferry left for the mainland, we left on a short 6 km road to the most northerly part of the island - Long Eddy Point. This road proved to be...
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Bwana_Brown
Jan 04, 2007
 
 
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Whale Watching in Style

On our final morning on the Island, we biked back to North Head to do some shorter biking trips at the north end of the Island. While there, we took the time to check out the whale watching schooner...
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Bwana_Brown
Jan 05, 2005

Dark Harbour

On the western side of the island is a small bay called Dark Harbour. It is nearly sealed off from the ocean by a sandbar between the two headlands. Dark Harbour is famous for its 'dulse', an edible...
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Bwana_Brown
Nov 12, 2004

A Whale Watching Boat

Grand Manan is known for its excellent whale watching excursions! Within 2 hours of arriving on the island, we had booked ourselves a 4-hour afternoon trip on 'Against the Wind', a 40 x 16 foot...
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Bwana_Brown
Nov 12, 2004

Swallowtail Point

The first thing that you will see as you approach Grand Manan Island on the ferry is Swallowtail Point. Perched on this most scenic of all the Grand Manan points are both the Swallowtail lighthouse...
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Bwana_Brown
Oct 17, 2004

Smoked Herring

As we passed through the picturesque village of Seal Cove, we were struck by the quiet beauty of its buildings. Dating from 1870-1930, most of these buildings were part of the smoked herring industry...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 01, 2004

A Swim Maybe?

This photo of Deep Cove Beach actually looks more foggy than it really was. When we saw these people headed for the water, we were tempted to call a temporary halt to the biking and join them!...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 01, 2004

Lingering Fog Banks

As we biked back from Southwest Head on the hilly roads, we immediately left the coastal fog and emerged into comfortable sunshine. We had not gone very far before we had this great view of Deep Cove,...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 01, 2004

Enjoying the Magnifcent Cliffs

It was 11:15 AM when we finally reached the cliffs of Southwest Head - almost 4 hours after we had started out on our leisurely trip that morning. This was the high point of our trip, and although the...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 01, 2004

Top 5 Grand Manan Writers

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Bwana_Brown

"Grand Manan Island - Idyllic Ocean Getaway !"
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coperez

"Grand Manan, New Brunswick"
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cymbaline77

"Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada"
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"An Island Afloat on the Bay of Fundy!"
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"Grand Manan"
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