The Atlantic Connector

UNESCO World Heritage sites? We have ’em!

Highest tides in the world? Checkaroo!

Art galleries, Anne of Green Gables, and apple cider? You bet!

Here you’ll find links to some of our favourite Atlantic brands, sights, foods, music, and all manner of other odds and sods. Check it out and see how many you already know!

Atlantic Mensa is not affiliated with any of the following organizations; this list is presented for information and reader convenience.

ACTIVITIES & SIGHTSEEING

NAME / BRANDCONTACTLINKSOCIAL DEETS
Bay of Fundy Interpretation Centre3 Fundy Trail Parkway, Salmon River, NB | 506.833.2019https://fundytrailparkway.com/location/interpretive-centre
Hopewell Rocks (“flower pot rocks”)131 Discovery Road, Hopewell Cape, NB | 877.734.3429 | questions@thehopewellrocks.cahttps://www.nbparks.ca/en/parks/33/hopewell-rocks-provincial-park/gallery
King’s Landing Heritage VillagePrince William, NBhttps://kingslanding.nb.ca
Magnetic Hill (attraction)Highway 126, Moncton, NBhttps://tourismnewbrunswick.ca/magnetic-hill
Science East
(science and discovery centre)
Fredericton, NBhttps://scienceeast.nb.ca/home/about-us
L’Anse aux Meadows (UNESCO World Heritage Site)L’anse aux Meadows, NL | 709.623.2608 (May – October) | pc.vikinglhnam-amnhsviking.pc@canada.ca | https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/4https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/nl/meadows
Largest gypsum mine in CanadaHants County, NShttps://notyourgrandfathersmining.ca/gypsum
Fort Louisbourg (historic site)Cape Breton, NS | 902.733.3552 | louisbourg.info@pc.gc.cahttps://www.cbisland.com/things-to-do/fortress-of-louisbourg
Grand Pré (UNESCO World Heritage Site)2242 Grand-Pré Road, Grand Pré, NS | 902.542.3631 | grandpre@pc.gc.cahttps://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grandpre
Halifax Citadel (historic site)The Orderly Room, Halifax Citadel Society, PO Box 9080, Station A, Halifax, NS | 902.426.1990 | info@halifaxcitadel.cahttps://halifaxcitadel.ca
Joggins Fossil Cliffs (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Joggins Fossil Centre, 100 Main St., Joggins, NS | 1.888.932.9766 | info@jogginsfossilcliffs.nethttps://jogginsfossilcliffs.net
Peggy’s CovePeggy’s Cove, NShttps://www.novascotia.com/places-to-go/regions/south-shore/peggys-cove
Sherbrooke Village (This is the one Stan Rogers sang about!)Sherbrooke, NShttps://sherbrookevillage.novascotia.ca
Shubenacadie Wildlife Park149 Creighton Road, Shubenacadie, NS | 902.758.2040https://wildlifepark.novascotia.ca
The Giant MacAskill Museum504 Route 312, Englishtown, Cape Breton, NS | 902.929.2875 | gmacmuseumgmail.com http://giantmacaskillmuseum.com/#top

ARTS & CULTURE

NAME / BRANDCONTACTLINKSOCIAL DEETS
Beaverbrook Art GalleryFredericton, NBhttps://beaverbrookartgallery.org/about-us
The Chocolate Museum73 Milltown Blvd., St. Stephen, NB, E3L 1G5 | 506.466.7848https://chocolatemuseum.ca
Harvest Music FestivalFredericton, NBhttps://harvestmusicfest.ca
St. Andrews-by-the-Sea ResortSt. Andrews, NBhttps://www.algonquinresort.com/experiences
Art Gallery of Nova ScotiaHalifax, NShttps://www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca
White Point ResortWhite Point, NShttps://www.whitepoint.com/activities
Bluenose IILunenberg, NS (usually; check website for schedule)https://bluenose.novascotia.ca
Anne of Green Gables MuseumPark Corner, PEIhttps://www.annemuseum.com/index.php
Ultimate Online Nova Scotia Kitchen PartyFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2551910281742126
Oak Island (The legendary location of buried treasure.)YouTube videohttps://youtu.be/FrM7Wx2mx3k

FOOD & BEVERAGES

NAME / BRANDCONTACT LINKSOCIAL DEETS
Covered Bridge Potato ChipsHartland, NBhttps://coveredbridgechips.com
Crosby Fancy Molasses
(recipes available online!)
Saint John, NBhttps://www.crosbys.com
Ganong Chocolates
(maker of “Chicken Bones” candies)
St. Stephen, NB | feedback@ganong.comhttps://ganong.com
King Cole TeaNBhttps://kingcoletea.ca
McCain FoodsNBhttps://mccain.ca
Moonshine Creek Distillery11377 Route 130, Waterville, Carleton County, NB, E7P 0B1 | 506.375.9014https://moonshinecreek.ca
Iceberg VodkaNLhttps://www.iceberg.ca/our-spirit
Acadian Maple ProductsSt. Margaret’s Bay, NShttps://acadianmaple.com
Alexander Keith’s BreweryNShttps://www.keiths.ca/brewery-tours
Clearwater SeafoodBedford, NShttps://shop.clearwater.ca
Iron Works DistilleryLunenberg, NShttps://ironworksdistillery.com/collections/tours-1
Jost VineyardsNShttps://jostwine.ca
Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop
(lobster-shaped chocolates!)
601 Hwy #2, Unit 3, Elmsdale, NS | 902.883.7417 | 1.866.526.1609https://sweetspotchocolateshop.com/index.php/product/lobster-on-a-stick
The Curated Guide (NS food, beverage, and event guide)NShttps://thecuratedguide.ca

CONSERVATION & COMMUNITY

NAME / BRANDCONTACTLINKSOCIAL DEETS
Briggs & Little
(Canada’s oldest woolen mill still sells yarn and other knitting supplies!)
York County, NBhttps://briggsandlittle.com
Quilt exhibition from the New Brunswick MuseumSaint John, NBhttps://newbrunswickmuseum.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/the-nbm-quilt-collection-stories-from-the-18th-century-to-contemporary-new-brunswick
Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking StudioAmherst, NBhttps://hookingrugs.com
Hope For Wildlife
(Wildlife rehabilitation organization, as seen on “Love Nature” channel)
Seaforth, NShttps://www.hopeforwildlife.net
Bedford Institute of OceanographyHalifax, NShttps://www.bio.gc.ca/index-en.php

SHOPPING

NAME / BRANDCONTACTLINKSOCIAL DEETS
Mensa branded swag Mensa Store (U.S.) 1.800.521.2462https://mensastore.com
East Coast Lifestyle ClothingHalifax, NShttps://eastcoastlifestyle.com
Amos PewterMahone Bay, NShttps://amospewter.com
Jennifer’s of Nova Scotia (clothing, food, art, home goods, etc., all from Atlantic Canadian makers)5635 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS | 902.425.3119https://www.jennifers.ns.ca/shop
Cows CreameryCharlottetown, PEI (and various other locations)https://cows.ca

WEBCAMS

LOCATIONLINK
Hopewell Rocks, NBhttps://www.camscape.com/webcam/hopewell-rocks-cam
Peggy’s Cove, NShttps://www.novascotiawebcams.com/en/webcams/peggys-cove-lighthouse