Discover l’Acadie with Parks Canada

Grand-Pré National Historic Site

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

The spirit of l’Acadie echoes deep throughout Nova Scotia’s heritage, a legacy of the intrepid French settlers who arrived on our shores in the 17th century. Today’s thriving Acadian culture reflects this strong and resilient culture. Parks Canada is honoured to preserve, and share this rich history at national historic sites throughout Nova Scotia. Discover the joie de vivre of the Acadian culture as you travel through this fascinating chapter of Canadian history with Parks Canada.

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Plan your summer adventure at a Parks Canada site in Mainland Nova Scotia!

Fort Anne National Historic Site

By , on Thu, 7 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments

With summer just around the corner, now’s the time to start planning your next family adventure.

Check out all of the great activities on offer across the Mainland Nova Scotia Parks Canada sites – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

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The Peggy’s Cove Region – Your Questions, Answered!

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Nova Scotia

By nVanDusen, on Fri, 5 Feb 2016 | 0 Comments

Peggy’s Cove is one of Nova Scotia’s most visited villages. This small fishing village has retained its authentic seafaring history and rugged coastal scenery since the original settling families set up shop in the 1800s.

Explore beyond the obvious with these insider’s tips to experience Peggy’s Cove like a local!

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Six great things to do in winter that will make you feel like a kid again

Sleigh rides at Hatfield Farm

By cbragg, on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 | 0 Comments

As adults we often forget what we used to love about winter when we were kids - when winter meant going outside and playing until you couldn't feel your nose or your toes.

It's time to put a little fun back into winter, to try something new, and to find something you love and embrace it.

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7 Culinary Adventures Not to Miss in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Citrus Lobster Roll

By cbragg, on Wed, 23 Dec 2015 | 0 Comments

Kitchen parties aside, it’s no secret Nova Scotia is one delicious destination. From the lush orchards of the Annapolis Valley to the seafood that anchors the shores, fresh and local is a way of life here. Whether you’re hankering for surf or turf, here are 7 dining experiences you’ll want to tuck into when next visiting this maritime hot spot.

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Nova Scotia’s Top 12 of 2015 – A Year in Review

Image by @namkcaps in Instagram

By nVanDusen, on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us in taking a look back at 2015 at some memorable highlights from what has been an amazing year! These posts from our Facebook and Instagram pages generated a lot of love from you, our followers!

Image by @namkcaps


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Uniquely Nova Scotian Christmas Gifts

By msears, on Thu, 5 Nov 2015 | 0 Comments

We're making a list and we're checking it twice... and we're going to help those who are looking for locally made gifts from Nova Scotia this Christmas season!

After talking with our friends, families and colleagues, we've built upon last year's 22 Nova Scotia gift ideas to bring you plenty more wonderfully local and thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to delight everyone on your gift list.

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The South Shore's Top 10 Fall Experiences

Lobster Fondue at the Lobster Shack in Barrington

By mmacneil, on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

Stroll a pearly white beach, eat red hot lobster, sit by a crackling fire. Go on a take-your-breath-away hike, sip on a heady ale from our micro-breweries, Hell Bay or Boxing Rock, or wet your whistle on an Ironworks perfectly distilled spirit.  There’s something in the air here. You can taste it as surely as fresh salt spray on your lips.  Outdoor experiences & fine dining, lighthouses & wilderness, culture & history – come see us on the South Shore.

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A Great Day to Segway - Victoria Park, Truro

By Devin Trefry, on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

I can’t explain what an exhilarating feeling it was gliding along the trails.  The ride was so smooth and quiet.  I literally felt like George Jetson flying through the woods! 

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That Dutchman's Cheese Farm - Not Just Cheese

By acashin, on Tue, 6 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are passing through Upper Econony in Nova Scotia’s Colchester County, you will see a sign for That Dutchman’s Cheese Farm.  That is of course if you are able to take your eyes off

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