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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. 

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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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