Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada rests on the southwest corner of Antigonish Harbour in St. Georges Bay of the Northumberland Strait. The community is an educational hub in the region and has a history deep in Gaelic traditions.
Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include hiking, camping, canoeing, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, beachcombing, sightseeing, picnicking, biking, golfing, touring, xc skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region include Arisaig Provincial Park, Cape George Lighthouse, Pomquet Beach, Ballantyne Beach, Antigonish Landing Wildlife Area, Beaver Mountain Provincial Park, Fairmount Ridge Trail, and Keppoch Mountain.
Some of the attractions, museums and cultural venues in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and the surrounding regions include the Antigonish Downtown Cairns, Antigonish Highland Games (since 1863), Gaelic road signs, Ballantyne's Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre, St. Paul the Apostle Anglican Church, 1863 St Ninian's Cathedral and, the Old Barn Gallery.
Services important in and around the community of Antigonish include accommodations (hotel, motel, cottage, bed and breakfast), campground, pubs, gift shops, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, liquor stores, cell service, and internet, and transportation services including marina, taxi, and bus.