Travel Blogs from Campobello Island, Canada

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Camping by the Bay, Visiting a President's House, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Camping by the Bay, Visiting a President's House

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... a long drive while sipping a cold brew. Pretty darn cool...... In the morning, we breakdown camp and head to Roosevelt's Campobello International Park. Well run by informed historians, and free admission, this park is a must-see. The property has loads ...

Back to Canada?!?!?, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Back to Canada?!?!?

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... ;leaving Eastport, and it would require us to once again go into Canada!  Before we got here I had never heard of Campobello Island and it's link to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Every local we spoke to recommend - some of them very strongly ...

Day 7, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by ramerson

elderhostel ...

Day 8, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by ramerson

elderhostel ...

FDR, Light Houses and Whales, Indian Island, Canada travel blog

FDR, Light Houses and Whales

A travel blog entry by reneltrek

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... comes from Peru, she told us.  Loaded down with chocolates in our fridge, we made it through Customs into CanadaCampobello is bigger than we had expected and we spent the whole day there.  The big attraction is the only international ...

Some pics of Qatar, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Some pics of Qatar

A travel blog entry by gina.denbow

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I am sitting in school, at my desk, trying to wrap my head around the fact that in a few days I will be going to Doha, Qatar.  This is surreal!!  I haven't allowed myself to get excited about this since Cody, my son, just graduated from high ...

Live Streaming of Conference Sessions, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Live Streaming of Conference Sessions

A travel blog entry by gina.denbow

Good Morning!  Today is the first day of my summer vacation and I am waiting to participate in an online meeting with the other NB representatives that I will be going to the conference with, as well as the department rep that I have been ...

Oh Canada!, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Oh Canada!

A travel blog entry by christinewesten

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... ’t stamp your passport, which is one of the main reasons I went.  Now I will have to go to Canada at an entrance where they do.  Anyway, the island itself is a small 2 miles wide by 8 miles long so you can cover a lot of ground in a short ...

Day 4, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ramerson

Maine lighthouses fog Elderhostel ...

Day 5, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by ramerson

fog ...

Day 6, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by ramerson

edlerhostel ...

Campobello Island and Tea with Eleanor Roosevelt, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Campobello Island and Tea with Eleanor Roosevelt

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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... Island and have tea with Eleanor. So, we took them up on their recommendation and drove across the bridge into Canada and to Campobello Island.  In 1881, a group of investors purchased most of the island with hopes to lure wealthy guests to their ...

East Quoddy and FDR, Charlotte County, Canada travel blog

East Quoddy and FDR

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... is in New Brunswick and is considered the older sister to WEST Quoddy in Maine. East Quoddy was located on the tip of Campobello island, which conveniently has a bridge from the US side. Well, we are already going to Campobello today, why not add on East ...

Day 1 - The adventure begins!, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 1 - The adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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I was very excited to begin my program "Life of the Glorious Edge" today, an exploration of Campobello Island, New Brunswick with a focus on Eleanor Roosevelt and the special love she felt for this island where she spent many happy summers. We are staying ...

Day 2 - our first explorations!, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 2 - our first explorations!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... I was relieved that I hadn’t known about Old Sow the day before, when I took the car ferry from Deer Island to Campobello – apparently the ferry takes a different route every day as it plies it’s way between the islands, because ...

Day 3 - we meet some of the local residents!, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 3 - we meet some of the local residents!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... 's schedule. She made a good choice, because Thursday turned out to be a pretty foggy day (fog is a big part of life on Campobello - they have the perfect conditions for it!), and we wouldn't have been able to see anything! First, though, there were the ...

Day 4 - singing to the sea creatures, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 4 - singing to the sea creatures

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... evening for movie night in the living room of Prince Cottage. We shared popcorn and lemonade as we watched "Sunrise on Campobello", a film which details the time during which Franklin Roosevelt was stricken with polio and how he and his family coped with ...

Day 5 - enjoying an Eleanor-style day, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 5 - enjoying an Eleanor-style day

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... those who were making their first attempt at dismantling one. After the meal Linda led us in several champagne toasts to Eleanor, Campobello, and the staff and participants who had made our week so special and memorable. After dinner we all sat in a ...

Day 6 - it's over much too soon!, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 6 - it's over much too soon!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... was impressed that this list, which an American woman had helped create decades earlier, was still very much a living document known and used by people halfway around the world. Campobello is wonderful place, and Eleanor Roosevelt was an amazing ...

Curry Cove not Indian Island.. but close enough, Indian Island, Canada travel blog

Curry Cove not Indian Island.. but close enough

A travel blog entry by heidi.brown

... we had.  The sun was shining and we got from Great Cranberry Island which is about 5 miles from Bar Harbour, all the way to Campobello Island.  We had to go into Head Harbour and tie up at the wharf to clear customs.. Then Mum had to go to the ...

A wonderful day on Campobello Island, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

A wonderful day on Campobello Island

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth

So much to see - so little ...

Day 6- Day trip to Campobello, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

Day 6- Day trip to Campobello

A travel blog entry by janmariewv

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... , Maine and had lunch overlooking the bay at "Inn at the Wharf"-lovely views. After lunch we crossed the Canadian border to Campobello International Park and toured FDR and Eleanor's summer home at Campobello.  We didn't stay for "Tea with Eleanor" ...

I'm Blue Da Ba Dee Da Ba Di, Campobello Island, Canada travel blog

I'm Blue Da Ba Dee Da Ba Di

A travel blog entry by eightydaze

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... customs station in New Brunswick, Canada we entered into a new time zone.   We made a mad dash to Roosevelt Campobello International Park and visited FDR's summer cottage before they closed at 6pm.  As intrigued as Rusty and Audrey were ...

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