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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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 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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    Turn & Burn Banked Slalom Fun Snowboard Race

    The Syndicate Banked Slalom Race promises to be one of the most entertaining events of the season. Open to snowboarders of all ages, strap on a board and race against the clock down our custom made banked slalom course.

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    The Syndicate Banked Slalom Race promises to be one of the most entertaining events of the season. Open to snowboarders of all ages, strap on a board and race against the clock down our custom made banked slalom course.

    Fun for all abilities, riders must make it around the slalom gates while navigating through the berms to the bottom of the course.

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    Birdwatching on the shore of the Salish Sea You don't have to be an avid bird watcher to fall in love with these majestic birds. The Majestic Bald Eagle of British Columbia, Canada are quite the sight to see. These majestic birds sit t...
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    Quidi Vidi Village, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is a peaceful Winter paradise located not far from downtown St. John's.  The locals refer to the inlet as "the gut" and there are many picturesque fishing sheds and...
    Quidi Vidi Village, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is a peaceful Winter paradise located not far from downtown St. John's.  The locals refer to the inlet as "the gut" and there are many picturesque fishing sheds and stages visible under the cliffs which are popular with photographers.
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    Musician Alan Doyle Performs “Ordinary Day” with Local Artists at Songwriters Circle in Newfoundland Canada

    This week Alan Doyle, former frontman of well known Newfoundland band Great Big Sea, hosted a benefit concert at Gower United Church in support of Bridges to Hope Food Aid Centre in St.John's.  Doyle took to the stage in...

    This week Alan Doyle, former frontman of well known Newfoundland band Great Big Sea, hosted a benefit concert at Gower United Church in support of Bridges to Hope Food Aid Centre in St.John's.  Doyle took to the stage in a Songwriters Circle with other local talent including Nick Earle, Kelly McMichael and Rachel Cousins. The 4 musicians put on a great show together for a great cause and raised a lot of money in support of  the local food aid centre.  Gower United Church is a beautiful historic venue for live music! 

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    Calgary Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show 2023

    Alberta's Largest Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show was held at the BMO Centre on March 18th & 19th, 2023.

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    Alberta's Largest Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show was held at the BMO Centre on March 18th & 19th, 2023.

    Huge selection of Camping & Outdoor Gear, Tents, Car Toppers, Bike Hitches, e-Bikes, Dog Gear, Kayaks, Paddleboards and so much more.

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