6 Best Family Destinations of Atlantic Canada

6 Best Family Destinations of Atlantic Canada

If you are looking for a family vacation destination in Atlantic Canada, there is no dearth of great places where you can travel with your kids in tow without any fear! Atlantic Canada is packed with family-friendly destinations and attractions that will entertain everyone — be it young or old yet young at heart.

1. Upper Clements Parks – Annapolis Royal, N.S.

This is an amusement park where you can take amusement park rides, challenge yourself in the adventure park, and relax in the lap of nature in the camping grounds. Upper Clements Parks has all sort of things that keep your entire family entertained all day!

2. Magic Mountain — Moncton, N.B.

Magic Mountain is known for its top water park, Magic Mountain. You can enjoy their 4Zones of fun, with everything from wave pools to amusement park rides to golf and much more.

3. Mad Dr. Spooky’s Haunted Mansion — Kensington, P.E.I. 

If you are comfortable with some frightening sights,  Mad Dr. Spooky’s Haunted Mansion is the place you would love to visit with your family. It will give you shivers as you explore three floors of a recreated Tudor-style mansion and learn about the legend of Dr. Jack and the strange guests who stayed at his mansion in the 1890s.

4. Bannerman Park — St. John’s, N.L.

Bannerman Park will be surely loved by each and every one. It is the best place for your kids to run free and enjoy blowing off some steam. You can enjoy a picnic in this green space and watch your kids playing on the playgrounds, and splash in the public swimming pool.

5. Jurassic Bart’s — Cavendish, P.E.I. 

If you are a dinosaur lover, you must visit Jurassic Bart’s Dinosaur Museum and Petting Farm. You can have a look at the first dinosaur remains found in Canada, dino footprints, and the biggest assortment of real dinosaur eggs in Eastern Canada. Here you will also find a zoo, playground, and Silly Olympics games to add to your enjoyment.

6. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – Halifax, N.S. 

If you are traveling with family, this museum is the best place to get some real education about Nova Scotia’s history. Situated right on Halifax’s world-renowned waterfront, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the perfect destination that your family and kids would enjoy visiting. Here you can enjoy the outdoor playground and have a relishing food overlooking the water at one of the nearby restaurants.


Have you and your family ever visited any of these sites or something of this sort? If not, the time it now!