Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada rests on the shores of the Fairhaven Peninsula located on the western banks of Mahone Bay. In 1995 it was designated a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. It is home base for the schooner Bluenose II.
Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include hiking, swimming, beachcombing, sightseeing, cycling, biking, ocean kayaking, boating, sailing, fishing, walking tours, whale watching, canoeing, and golfing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region includes Back Harbour Trail, Blue Rocks, Gaff Point Trail, Sand Dollar Beach, Hirtles Beach, Second Peninsula, Battery Point Lighthouse, The Ovens and Indian Falls.
Some of the attractions, museums and cultural venues in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and the surrounding regions includes the Bluenose II, Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg Historic District, Knaut-Rhuland House, Lunenburg Boat Yards, Zion Lutheran Church, St. John's Anglican Church, Ironworks Distillery, Downtown Berlin Wall, and many art galleries.
Services important in and around the community of Lunenburg include accommodations (hotel, motel, inn, vacation home, bed and breakfast), campground, pubs, gift shops, restaurants, gas station, grocery stores, liquor store, cell service, internetand transportation services including taxi.