With 13,300 km of stunning seacoast, Nova Scotia truly is an ocean playground. Fill your days with ocean adventures like coastal hiking, surfing, kayaking or just relaxing at the beach. But don’t let your ocean fun end with the setting sun. Book a room, stay in a cottage or camp along the coast and let the sounds of the ocean lull you to sleep and the rising sun herald a new day for adventure.
Ranging from high-end resorts to humble yet stunning camping locations with million dollar views, here are just a few of the best places to wake up next to the ocean in Nova Scotia:
“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.