How to get there
Caraquet, the entry point to Miscou Island, is about an 11-hour drive from Boston. Air Canada and other carriers fly from Boston to Moncton and Fredericton, New Brunswick, each of which is about a three-hour drive from Caraquet. Though harder to reach by air, Bathurst is about a one-hour drive.
Where to stay
143 Boulevard St-Pierre West
Built in 1891 and family-operated, this Victorian-style boutique hotel also gets good reviews for its dining. Rates through June 14 $175-$230, June 15-Sept. 15 $190-$264.
Super 8 Caraquet
9 Avenue du Carrefour
This attractive chain hotel is right on Caraquet’s harbor, $112.
Gîte L’Isle-du-Randonneur B&B
539 Boulevard St-Pierre West
This owner likes to involve her guests in Acadian culture and stories, $87-$116.
Gîte Le Poirier B&B
98 Boulevard St-Pierre West
Nicely restored house in a quiet setting, $94-$110.
Where to eat
La Terrasse à Steve
9650 Route 113
On the harbor. Opens for the season around June 16, meals $12-$29.