Nova Scotia is a Maritime province located on the east coast of Canada. It includes a mainland peninsula, Cape Breton Island, 3,000+ lakes and 3,800+ coastal islands totalling 55,284 square kilometres.
Nova Scotia is Canada's 2nd smallest province in Canada. The provincial capital is the City of Halifax. Halifax has more pubs per capita than anywhere else in Canada. The people of Halifax are referred to as "Haligonians".
Nova Scotia, Canada is home to many Canadian wonders including the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site (most visited National Historic Site in Canada); fossils (attracting palaeontologists to the province); and the seafood (lobster, haddock, Atlantic salmon and scallops).
Other tourism highlights of Nova Scotia, Canada, based on our experiences include the Halifax Waterfront (pubs, restaurants, scenery); the blueberry fields (famous Nova Scotia export); Peggy's Cove (popular lighthouse destination); Cabot Trail (298 kilometre driving route); Town of Lunenburg (UNESCO World Heritage Site with 70% of the original pastel colored buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries still standing); Sable Island (home to wild horses); the Bluenose (historic racing schooner) and the Kejimkujik National Park.