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Plan your next Canada adventure in the Maritimes. Nova Scotia Adventure Travel Guide includes accommodations, attractions, tours, guides, activities, parks, trails, places, & more.

Plan your next Canada adventure in the Maritimes. Nova Scotia Adventure Travel Guide includes accommodations, attractions, tours, guides, activities, parks, trails, places, & more.

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Plan your next Maritime Adventure Vacation in Nova Scotia Canada.
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 Nova Scotia is a Maritime province located on the east coast of Canada. The Canadian province includes a mainland peninsula, Cape Breton Island, 3,000+ lakes and 3,800+ coastal islands totalling 55,284 square kilometres.

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Capital City of Nova Scotia, Canada

Nova Scotia is Canada's 2nd smallest province in Canada. The provincial capital is the City of Halifax. The city was named Halifax, after Lord Halifax, head of England's Board of Trade. Today, the capital city is a major economic centre of the province. 

Did You Know This About Nova Scotia? 

Nova Scotia, Canada is home to many Canadian wonders including the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site (most visited National Historic Site in Canada); the blueberry fields (famous Nova Scotia export); the Town of Lunenburg (UNESCO World Heritage Site with 70% of the original pastel colored buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries still standing) is home to the Bluenose (historic racing schooner); a vast collection of fossils (attracting palaeontologists to the province); seafood (best known for lobster, haddock, Atlantic salmon and scallops) and, did you now, Halifax has more pubs per capita than anywhere else in Canada. The people of Halifax are sometimes referred to as "Haligonians".

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Top Things To Do, Adventures, Actvities throughout the Nova Scotia Region

Top adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Nova Scotia, Canada includes surfing, fishing, biking, cycling, boating, sailing, scuba diving, beachcombing, ocean kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, whale watching, river rafting, wind surfing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, snowboarding, and spa experiences.

Best Parks, Trails, & Places to explore in Nova Scotia

A few of the more popular, some would say best, activity destinations and sightseeing highlights located throughout Nova Scotia includes the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk (pubs, restaurants, scenery); Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (popular lighthouse destination); Cabot Trail (298 kilometre driving route); Egypt Falls (Baddeck); the Kejimkujik National Park (Annapolis Royal); Pomquet Beach (Antigonish); Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Cheticamp); Brier Island (Western Point) Lighthouse (Digby); Gaff Point Hiking Trail (Lunenburg); Cape Split Hiking Trail (Kentville); Melmerby Beach Provincial Park (Merigomish); Victoria Park (Truro); Cape Forchu Lighthouse  (Yarmouth); and Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park.

Best Nova Scotia, Canada Museums, Historic Sites, Art Galleries & Cultural Venues

There are sightseeing attractions, historical sites, art galleries, entertainment venues and cultural events in and around Nova Scotia including the York Redoubt National Historic Site (Halifax); Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (Baddeck); Hector Heritage Quay (New Glascow); World's Largest Fiddle (Sydney); and Fort Edward National Historic Site (Windsor).

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    Port de Grave Annual Boat Lighting, Newfoundland, Canada

    Port de Grave Annual Boat Lighting, Newfoundland. Canada.
    Come see the incredible display where 50 to 60 boats are lit with thousands of colorful lights from December 9th to January 6th.
    On the opening night on December 9th, you can join in the Carole singing, and warm up with some delicious h...
    Port de Grave Annual Boat Lighting, Newfoundland. Canada.
    Come see the incredible display where 50 to 60 boats are lit with thousands of colorful lights from December 9th to January 6th.
    On the opening night on December 9th, you can join in the Carole singing, and warm up with some delicious hot chocolate while waiting for the man in the red suit, Santa Claus.
    Enjoy a visit from the Mummers too!
    A 24-year tradition and a great way to start the Christmas season!
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    The Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market

    Come on down to The Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market in Calgary!
    Located at 1320 5 Ave NW every Saturday from 11am-3pm

    Proudly showcasing local artists, growers, bakers and more in the Central Northwest of Calgary.
    Some vendors are staples and reliably present each week, and some are po...
    Come on down to The Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market in Calgary!
    Located at 1320 5 Ave NW every Saturday from 11am-3pm

    Proudly showcasing local artists, growers, bakers and more in the Central Northwest of Calgary.
    Some vendors are staples and reliably present each week, and some are pop ins so you're always in for a nice treat! The market is always growing and adding.
    Furthermore this is Calgary's longest running market of it's kind.

    Maybe you'll get lucky and catch some live entertainment!
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    Tea and English Breakfast at 3 PM at Oaks Restaurant and Grill in Oak Bay Village while waiting for Santa to arrive on a Firetruck! Oak Bay Village Light Up Night! ‏ — at 2250 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1G5, Canada
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    19th Annual Carlyle Dickens Village Festival 2022

    Come out to Carlyle Saskatchewan and take part in their 19th Annual Carlyle Dickens Village Festival!
    Start the day off right with a Pancake Breakfast starting at 8am on Saturday with Santa himself!
    Visit the English Market Tradeshow, take a horse drawn carriage ride, sit and enjoy a play, tas...
    Come out to Carlyle Saskatchewan and take part in their 19th Annual Carlyle Dickens Village Festival!
    Start the day off right with a Pancake Breakfast starting at 8am on Saturday with Santa himself!
    Visit the English Market Tradeshow, take a horse drawn carriage ride, sit and enjoy a play, taste the food vendors along the streets, listen and watch the free entertainment and finish both nights off with a Lighted Christmas Parade!

    Carlyle is located in south eastern Saskatchewan.
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    Dr. Sonya Richmond and Sean Morton, have completed the east to west section of the Trans Canada Trail. A monumental accomplishment that epitomizes the beliefs of a Canada Adventure Seeker.
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    Dr. Sonya Richmond and Sean Morton, have completed the east to west section of the Trans Canada Trail. A monumental accomplishment that epitomizes the beliefs of a Canada Adventure Seeker.
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    We here at eh Canada Travel wish to congratulate them on an adventure well done. We look forward to your stories. We are proud of you. And we look forward to your south to north segment venturing into the Yukon and NWT next year.
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    Skate The Lake in Portland, Ontario

    Come skate on Big Rideau Lake in Portland, Ontario on January 28th and 29th! SKATE THE LAKE is an annual skating race held in Portland, Ontario. The event offers 5K, 10K, 25K and 50K races, along with a 5x1K relay and a 5K kids race. In addition to the races, the weekend will be full of winter fu...
    Come skate on Big Rideau Lake in Portland, Ontario on January 28th and 29th! SKATE THE LAKE is an annual skating race held in Portland, Ontario. The event offers 5K, 10K, 25K and 50K races, along with a 5x1K relay and a 5K kids race. In addition to the races, the weekend will be full of winter fun with sleigh rides, bonfires, fireworks, public skating, and a DJ hosted music and light show. Food and drink concessions will be available for purchase.

    Competitors can find additional event details and pre-register for the races by using the website found below: https://www.portlandoutdoors.com/registration-1


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