Inverness Beach, Inverness

Stoll along the boardwalk along the sand dunes to reveal a 1.5 km sandy beach bordering on some of the warmest ocean waters in Nova Scotia.  Continue walking a bit further down the boardwalk to take in some of the golfing action at Cabot Links, Canada’s first true links course.

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Highland Village Museum, Iona

Located in picturesque Iona, overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, the Highland Village Museum brings to life Nova Scotia’s Gaelic culture, heritage, and hospitality. Experience life as a Gael during your tour of this living history museum and be sure to take part in a traditional céilidh.  Sláinte!

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Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Experience an eagle’s view of the Cabot Trail from a headland cliff while hiking this mostly level boardwalk in the Cape Breton National Highlands Park. Keep an eye out for whales in the Strait below and for wildlife and the many boreal birds that call the area home.  Be sure to pack your camera for this hike.

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Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Having received such accolades as the Best Motorcycle Trip in North America by USA Today, and 20 Roads You Should Drive in Your Lifetime by Business Insider, visitors flock here to experience the breathtaking Cabot Trail.  From panoramic roadside look-offs, pristine beaches, and maintained hiking trails, you won’t be disappointed.

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Bell Estate overlooking Bras d'Or Lake, Baddeck

One of 16 designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Canada, the Bras d’Or Lake is Canada's largest inland sea, a perfect mix of salt and fresh water.  Located in the heart of the Island, sail, paddle, and explore by land the many hidden coves and islands located throughout the lake.

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Prost! Oktoberfest in Nova Scotia

By lasteeleworthy, on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

With fall being a beautiful time of year in Nova Scotia, it’s not hard to find a reason to get out and enjoy yourself. Nova Scotia has played host to various Oktoberfest celebrations across the province for decades. The Craft Beer industry in Nova Scotia has been doing some pretty great things, resulting in celebrations better than ever! 

Things to do in fall: Golf the Spectacular Six

By lasteeleworthy, on Tue, 15 Oct 2013 | 0 Comments

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While a road trip through the fall colours or heading out in search of the fresh harvest is always one of our favourite things to do during this season, another is to get away to Cape Breton for a round - or six - of golf.

 

 

From our community: Fall in Nova Scotia

By lasteeleworthy, on Tue, 24 Sep 2013 | 0 Comments

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The end of summer in Nova Scotia is just the start of another amazing season. Heading out on a road trip among the bright yellows, oranges, and reds is one of our favourite things to do. Our annual Leaf Watch keeps track of where the leaves look their most colourful and give us inspiration to head out in search of the best fall has to offer. From to a day trip to the Annapolis Valley to pick apples to a weekend getaway to drive the Cabot Trail, there's no shortage of things to do in fall

But you don't have to take our word for it, find out what our Facebook and Twitter community have to say about their favourite things about fall in Nova Scotia.

 

Living the Dream in Cape Breton

By jmacarthur, on Wed, 19 Jun 2013 | 0 Comments

cbdream.jpg A sunny day. Celtic Music. Beautiful scenery. Good food. What could be better?

Last month, I visited the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre in Judique and saw this license plate in the gift shop and knew it would be my theme for this summer.

Once I made my way out of the gift shop (quite a while later), I stepped into the Tom Rankin Exhibit Room. In this room you can take an interactive journey through samples of song, stories, dance, bagpipes, and fiddle music and the story and the culture behind them. You can even try your hand at a tune, or better still, have a step on the old porch. I did both and it was great fun.

My Ocean Playground

By johnsp, on Fri, 14 Jun 2013 | 0 Comments

Nova Scotia really is my ocean playground. You're never more then an hour from the ocean, and there's something fun to do out on the water year round. With unique features like the Tidal Bore in Maitland to the amazing mountains in Cape Breton, five years in Nova Scotia and I am still finding new fun spots.

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