As the vibrant autumn leaf colours remind us on a daily basis, we're well into the fall season here in Nova Scotia. It’s that time of year when holiday craft fairs and markets begin popping up around the province. If you love local and are looking for that perfect gift for someone special (or yourself!), we've pulled together a list of scheduled holiday markets and craft shows taking place throughout Nova Scotia. Discover the best that Nova Scotia has to offer; unique local gifts and treasures from our talented Nova Scotian artisans.
We couldn’t wait to climb aboard! If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be in a parade, I suspect it’s a lot like the road train experience. Everyone on Main Street watched and waved as we passed by.
These gorgeous photos of fall foliage are bound to have you packing up the car for a Nova Scotia road trip this fall! But don't go without your camera. We want you to share your favourite fall photos with us! Post them to our Facebook wall. And be sure to tag #NSLEAFWATCH (along with #VisitNovaScotia) on Instagram for a chance to be featured by our @VisitNovaScotia account. Most importantly, don't forget to tell us where you captured your best shots. Happy Leaf Watching everyone!
Thanks to all our past contributors for these amazing shots!
Something, something...road less traveled. Sometimes we just have to let the photo speak for itself. On the dirt road in Meat Cove, Cape Breton. Tag someone you would take on this road less traveled. || Featured Photo via @jenmarietren #visitnovascotia More about Meat Cove from the link in our profile.
Sometimes agreeing on an activity that all will enjoy can be difficult. But in our case I was amazed at how little discussion was involved in making our decision. It was unanimous. We must go tidal bore river rafting!
Grand-Pré National Historic Site is a powerful monument that unites the Acadian people.
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 Breton. Uisage 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.
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.
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.
Travel by sea with Bay Ferries & Northumberland Ferries to make the most of your family getaway to Nova Scotia
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!
Life's a Beach in Nova Scotia: Top beaches, beach accommodations, campgrounds, and beach activities in Nova Scotia
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.