Things to do for Family Travelers in Nova Scotia
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- 1Upper Clements, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada2 reviews
Upper Clements is well worth coming to visit. We spent most of our time in the sister Adventure Park which is obstacle courses and zip lines. For $30 each we spent 3-4 hours doing a guided obstacle course which was so much fun. At the end of each course there was a short zip line. To finish off there were ...Popular with
- 2441 Saint George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada2 reviews
These award-winning gardens are frequently rated among the best in Canada. Lovely!Popular with
- 4559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, NS, Canada2 reviews
Teacher, scientist and inventor, Bell devoted his life, with unusual success, to the benefit of mankind. Known chiefly as the inventor of the telephone, he also produced important inventions and discoveries in medecine, aeronautics, marine engineering, genetics and electrical science, and greatly advanced the methods and practices of teaching the deaf. Born in Scotland, citizen of the United Sates and ...Popular with
- 51675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J Canada5 reviews
One of my favourite museums as a child growing up in Halifax. This museum explores Nova Scotia's naval and nautical past with lots of neat displays, videos and photographs. Particularly interesting if you're a bit of a history geek as they explore Halifax's unique ties with the Titanic tragedy.Popular with
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- 8Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada5 reviews
This picture-perfect red-and-white lighthouse was built in 1914. It is made of reinforced concrete and stands almost 15 metres high. The lighthouse is one of the most-photographed structures in Atlantic Canada and one of the most recognizable lighthouses in the world.Popular with
- 9Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada5 reviews
pack a lunch and hiking shoes for a great experience .....a National geographic ten best places to see....
- 101055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS B3H Canada4 reviews
Canada's immigration museum. I visited in 1999, and according to wikipedia that was the year the museum opened. Two years earlier I had been to Ellis Island, and there are similarities but Pier 21 is still worth the visit.Popular with
- 11Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H4P8, Canada3 reviews
If you are around on the weekend, especially Saturday, this is the place to be. Oldest continually operated farmers market in North America now housed in a brand new energy efficient building, you'll find the best food on offer in Nova Scotia in a bustling atmosphere.
- 121496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J Canada4 reviews
I *highly* recommend the Alexander Keith brewery tour! It's a fantastic experience to tour a historic building in Halifax and taste some delicious Nova Scotian beer. The tour guides dress up in old-fashioned garb and do a bit of fun role-play to make the experience a bit more "authentic", and you'll learn a ton of about the history of Halifax ...Popular with
- 13Lunenburg, NS Canada4 reviews
Idyllic town that straddles a large hill which dips down into a protected bay. Named a UNESCO Heritage site and it's obvious why. Classic architecture of homes and buildings, tons of tourist shopping, activities, and restaurants. Don't miss the Fisheries Museum. Drive up the LaHave River and take the LaHave Ferry for a shortcut to get to Lunenburg from our ...Popular with
- 14Mahone Bay, NS, Canada4 reviews
Wonderful old seaside town on a protected bay with many gift and antique shops and restaurants with great home-cooking.
- 15Bear River, NS, Canada1 review
This a wonderful gallery just minutes from the house showcases the multiple talents of local artists. Visit the Flight while touring the charming village of Bear River. Include lunch and winery for good measure!Popular with
- 161041–1099 Taylor Park Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada2 reviews
Taylor Head Beach is a provincial park in Nova Scotia. It has a sandy beach, hiking trails and is one of only a few locations in Nova Scotia where sand volcanoes are found. It is one of those special places to get away from it all.Popular with
- 18Canso Causeway, Port Hastings, NS B9A 1M4, Canada2 reviews
Great place to storm watch.
- 201741 Brunswick St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada2 reviews
The Town Clock is a three storey, irregular octagon tower atop a one storey white clapboard of Palladian characteristics. The clock face is four-sided and it displays Roman numerals. It has been keeping time since 1803 and its mechanism is wound twice weekly.