Nearby Attractions

Ovens National Park

Ovens Park is a privately owned 190 acre pristine reserve of coastal forest, located on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, along the scenic Lighthouse Route. 

For hundreds of years, people have been drawn to the incredible beauty, diverse geography, spiritual solace, and fascinating history that make The Ovens Park so unique.

Every year, thousands of park visitors hike the spectacular trails along the cliffs to view the famous sea caves, or "Ovens" for which the park was named.

Website: Ovens Natural Park

Explore Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Historic District, winner of the Communities in Bloom most beautiful small town in Canada, Prettiest Painted Places in Canada, Port City of the Year and Society of American Travel Writers’ awards.

Picturesque Lunenburg lies nestled along the scenic shores of southern Nova Scotia one hour from Halifax and the international airport. Experience our way of life and work amidst historic architecture, attractions and amenities.

Website: Explore Lunenburg

Peggy's Cove Coastal Region

The Peggy's Cove Coastal Region, encompassing the shores of the scenic St. Margaret's Bay, offers you a wide range of attractions and experiences that will help make your holiday a memorable one. Many of our area's assets are tucked away on side roads or in scenic coves and harbours, that are just waiting for you to find and explore.

The region is noted for its hiking trails, kayaking adventures, whale watching, birding activities, and golf courses and our pristine beaches offer fun for the whole family.

Website: Peggy's Cove Coastal Region

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

The Halifax Citadel has long watched over the harbour and the downtown core of the capital city of Halifax. Originally built as a military fortification to protect the Empire from enemies (and the occasional pirate), today the Citadel and its distinctive Clock Tower act as a reminder of Halifax’s rich past. Visit a place and time when the sounds of a modern, bustling port city are exchanged for the crack of rifle-fire and the skirl of bagpipes.

Website: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Petite Riviere Vineyards

Petite Rivière Vineyards grows elegant, complex wines in a sunny microclimate on the slopes of drumlin hills on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

The LaHave River Valley Wine Region is recognized as one of the earliest grape growing territories in North America.

Website: Petite Rivière Vineyards


Find here a growing collection of links to local resources and points of interest that may be useful when planning your Nova Scotia getaway. If you know of a site that you think we should include here please contact us.

Travel & Tourism Information

Novascotia > http://novascotia.com

Halifax Stanfield International Airport > http://www.hiaa.ca/

FlyHalifax.com > http://www.flyhalifax.com/

SMT & Acadia Lines > http://www.acadianbus.com/

Marine Atlantic > http://www.marine-atlantic.ca/

Northumberland Ferries > http://www.peiferry.com/

Via Rail > http://www.viarail.ca/



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