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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.
Accommodations, attractions, activities, parks, trails, places, tips, travel specials and more.

 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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    Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival 2024 - Toronto Ontario Canada

    The 2024 Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival is on Saturday, June 15th, and Sunday, June 16th on Centre Island in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    The 36th Annual Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival has over 5,000 athletes taking part in the heritage dragon boat race and this ...
    The 2024 Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival is on Saturday, June 15th, and Sunday, June 16th on Centre Island in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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    For two days there will be competitive heritage dragon boat races for all ages and physical abilities as well as, entertainment, artisans, and more!
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    Alberta Métis Fest 2024 - Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada

    The 2024 Alberta Métis Fest is on Friday, June 21st, and Saturday, June 22nd at Métis Crossing in Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada.

    The 2024 Alberta Métis Fest is a fun-filled 2-day event at Metis Crossing in Smoky Lake, Alberta.
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    The 2024 Alberta Métis Fest is on Friday, June 21st, and Saturday, June 22nd at Métis Crossing in Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada.

    The 2024 Alberta Métis Fest is a fun-filled 2-day event at Metis Crossing in Smoky Lake, Alberta.
    The 6th Annual Alberta Métis Fest will entertain you with the Métis Jamboree, Living Fiddle Legends, and Jigging Competitions.
    Explore the Artisan Market, have fun at the Family Activities, play Bingo, and enjoy the Cultural Activities and the flavors of all the Food Trucks and Much More!
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    Beaumont Music Festival 2024 - Beaumont Alberta Canada

    The 2024 Beaumont Music Festival is on Friday, June 21st, and Saturday, June 22nd at Four Seasons Park in Beaumont, Alberta, Canada.

    The 17th Annual Beaumont Music Festival has a fantastic lineup for 2024 so get your tickets online soon!
    The 2024 Lineup:
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    The 2024 Beaumont Music Festival is on Friday, June 21st, and Saturday, June 22nd at Four Seasons Park in Beaumont, Alberta, Canada.

    The 17th Annual Beaumont Music Festival has a fantastic lineup for 2024 so get your tickets online soon!
    The 2024 Lineup:
    Friday, June 21st
    Headstones, Martin Kerr, Electric Religious, Justin Sutton and North of 49, Marco Corbo and Shaguar
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    The Beaches, Dear Rouge, Begonia, King of Foxes, Maddie Storvold, Mallory Chipman, Panic Pixie, Tanya Ribeiro, Megan Paige, Payphones
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    Tickets available online
    Single day Friday - $119.99
    Single-day Saturday - $129.99
    Weekend - $179.99
    Student and Senior weekend $119.99
    Student and Senior Friday - $69.99
    Student and Senior Saturday - $79.99
    *Kids 12 and under are free with paying adults.
    Enjoy the fully licensed grounds where you can take your beverages around with you.
    Since 2008 the Beaumont Music Festival has presented the Alberta capital region with the best live Canadian Blues, Folk, Rockabilly, Roots, and Country Music.
    See you at the 2024 Beaumont Music Festival!

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    2024 Wainwright Stampede - Wainwright Alberta Canada

    The 2024 Wainwright Stampede is from Friday, June 21st to Sunday, June 23rd in Wainwright, Alberta, Canada.

    The 68th annual Wainwright Stampede is fun for the entire family with
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    The 2024 Wainwright Stampede is from Friday, June 21st to Sunday, June 23rd in Wainwright, Alberta, Canada.

    The 68th annual Wainwright Stampede is fun for the entire family with
    an amazing Stampede and Midway by West Coast Amusements.
    Enjoy 3 days of Canadian Professional Rodeo CPRA as well as Canadian Professional Chuckwagons CPCA
    and a Beer Garden that is open all weekend!
    Stampede Parade
    Salute to 100+ Years of Oil & Gas in Wainwright
    Join the hundreds of folks who come to see the entries into the Wainwright Stampede Parade each year.
    Each year has a new lineup of unique entries and 2024 is looking great.
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