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Maple Sugar Shack & Tasting
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Hear all about the history of Saint John as you travel through the city and out to the New Brunswick countryside. Cross the Kennebecasis River on one of the few remaining cable ferries in New Brunswick. Take in the sights and stories of the Kingston Peninsula home to Elmhurst Outdoors, a small family run maple sugar farm. Tag along on an enlightening Maple Sugar Bush tour, to a present day Maple Sugar Shack.
Informative displays will show you the history of maple sugaring of North Americans, from the very beginning to present day. After your tour, return to the lodge for home made pancakes, sausage and of course all kinds of pure maple syrup. To round out a perfect day, you’ll be treated to an age old tradition of maple taffy on snow.
Need to Know:
Note: Walking is on uneven, loose gravel, dirt and grass areas. Total walking distance is approximately 1/2 mile with 820 feet of uphill walking to reach the Sugar Shack and one step up into the lodge for your tasting.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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