You must be at least 18 years old and show acceptable identification such as a birth certificate, passport, treaty status card, Canadian citizenship card or driver's license. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. For more information, check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist.
Passports are required for entry into Canada. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed.
The official languages of Canada are French and English, although English is considered the predominant first language in Atlantic Canada.
The Canadian dollar is the official currency.
Climate & Beaches
The temperatures in Atlantic Canada range depending on the location. The average winter temperature in Nova Scotia is 24 degrees Fahrenheit. In spring the average temperature is about 40 degrees F, in summer it is around 60 to 75 degrees F.
Atlantic Canada has many magnificent beaches all over the coastline. Martinique Beach is known for its big-wave surfing, while Ingonish Beach has fresh, undisturbed lake water in the Highlands National Park. Whether you're looking to fish, kayak or simply walk along the coast, there are plenty of beaches to choose from.
Activities & Attractions
Atlantic Canada boasts many stunning beaches, as well as plenty of fishing villages worth exploring. Whale-watching is a popular activity, as are sports like surfing, hiking, and kayaking. There are also plenty of worthy tours, including a visit to Anne of Green Gables’ house, Prince Edward Island, or the oldest known European settlement in North America, located in Newfoundland's L'Anse aux Meadows Historic Site.
This vibrant locale has five universities, so there are plenty of young people out on any given night. Try an old-fashioned pub and mingle with locals. If you’re looking for a late night, Halifax has plenty of dance clubs in the city too.