Grand-Pré National Historic Site

By nVanDusen, on Thu, 11 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

Grand-Pré National Historic Site is a powerful monument that unites the Acadian people.

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Waterfalls and Big Spruce – Trails to Ales in Cape Breton

By jcyr, on Wed, 3 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

With the rugged coastline and killer views around Nova Scotia, exploring waterfalls within a day hike is one of those little pleasures as the exploration level is set to high. So with my maps in hand, I narrowed my waterfall search around Baddeck, Cape BretonUisage Ban Falls Provincial Park is located at the outer edge of the famous Cape Breton Highlands, barely a 20 minute drive from main street Baddeck.I packed up the car with my four legged buddy (Keji the black lab) and left Halifax for the 3 ½ hour drive to the trailhead.

 

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18 Reasons Why a Nova Scotia Vacation is for the Dogs

By cbragg, on Wed, 3 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

On a recent trip to Nova Scotia, Samson the Goldendoodle - @samsonthedood on Instagram, showed us all why a Nova Scotia vacation is for the dogs. 

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Fundy from the Sky

By dtrefry, on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 | 0 Comments

I was distracted by the incredible view and quickly forgot that my life was temporarily in Sara’s hands.  Quite literally, the most extreme tides in the world were right below us.  The tides have carved an absolute masterpiece of shoreline here and I was compelled to take as many pictures as possible.

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Travel by sea with Bay Ferries & Northumberland Ferries to make the most of your family getaway to Nova Scotia

By msears, on Tue, 12 Jul 2016 | 0 Comments

This summer, pack up the family and head to Canada’s ocean playground for an exciting vacation full of family-friendly things to see and do. Explore over 13,000 kilometres of coastline, take part in a seaside excursion, go hiking and camping, or enjoy cultural experiences including festivals, museums, and so much more.

Kick-start your adventure by travelling with Bay Ferries and Northumberland Ferries and see Nova Scotia the way it was meant to be seen – by sea!

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Life's a Beach in Nova Scotia: Top beaches, beach accommodations, campgrounds, and beach activities in Nova Scotia

Family fun at Melmerby Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia.

By msears, on Thu, 16 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

Lazy, hazy beach days are some of the most welcomed days in Nova Scotia. With 7,600 km of shoreline, it's no secret that Nova Scotia is home to some pretty awesome beaches. From favourite places to spend a day in the sand to sweet surf spots, here's a list of some of the most recommended beaches throughout Nova Scotia.

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Hearthstone Hospitality

By nVanDusen, on Mon, 13 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

With three Hearthstone Hospitality locations in Nova Scotia, finding a comfortable place to rest after a day of Nova Scotia adventure and activity is simple.

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In the Know: Favourite Nova Scotia Restaurants

The Bicycle Thief on the Halifax Waterfront

By cbragg, on Wed, 8 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

The food scene in Nova Scotia is an ecclectic mix of culinary creativity and tradition, you can find something for everyone. So, we've reached out to locals across our social networks to find out which restaurants they liked the best. And respond they did! There were too many restaurants to mention in one post, but we compiled a list of the ones that were mentioned the most. The results below are a mix of everything from fine dining to quaint bakeries to greasy spoons.

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Clockwise or Counter-clockwise: which way should I drive Cape Breton Island’s Cabot Trail

View of the Cabot Trail from the Skyline Trail hiking trail

By msears, on Wed, 1 Jun 2016 | 0 Comments

“Which is the best way to travel around the Cabot Trail – clockwise or counter-clockwise?”

Visitors to Nova Scotia often ask this question so now we've asked Travel Counsellors at each of the six Nova Scotia Visitor Information Centres and the Tourism Nova Scotia Contact Centre as well as fellow Nova Scotians what they would recommend when asked how to experience the best of Cape Breton Island’s famous Cabot Trail.  We've compiled their many recommendations here to help those planning a trip around the Cabot Trail.

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Run, Walk, Cycle and MORE in Nova Scotia: 15 uniquely Nova Scotian events and activities that will get your blood pumping!

Not Since Moses 5k/10k Run/Walk

By msears, on Mon, 9 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Vacation time gives us a chance to relax and unwind... but it can also give us a chance to experience a one-of-a-kind event or activity. From dedicated marathoners and cycling enthusiasts, to adventure seekers (who know getting dirty is half the fun), we've pulled together a list of challenging, endurance-testing and uniquely Nova Scotian events and activities that will get your blood pumping this year in Nova Scotia!

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