Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

December 2, 2020

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The Maritimes


Cycle the Cabot Trail, NS
The most famous Maritime cycle tour, the trail follows a 300-kilometre circuit around northern Cape Breton Island. The switchback roads offer views that would put California’s Big Sur Highway along to shame. (800) 672-0775; freewheeling.ca.

Coast the Confederation Trail, PEI
Bike all 350 kilometres of this decommissioned rail bed that traverses the length of the island past dune-skirted beaches with red-soil cliffs and one of the world’s longest natural reefs. (800) 463-4734; tourismpei.com/pei-cycling.

Grand Manan by bike and boat, NB Explore the Atlantic coastline from land and sea from the Bay of Fundy’s largest island. Snoop in coves and inlets formed by the dramatic tidal action, and go angling in fishing villages. (800) 732-5492; adventurehigh.com.

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