Things to do for Outdoor Enthusiasts in Nova Scotia
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- 1Peggy'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 withSpiritualBackpackersOutdoor
- 41041–1099 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 withOutdoor
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- 51675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J Canada5 reviews
Located in the heart of Halifax’s waterfront, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come ...Popular withHistoryFamilies
- 6Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada5 reviews
The Cabot Trail was awesome! A highlight was reaching the top of the mountain and looking at the beautiful view.
- 71055 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 withHistory
- 8Marginal 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.
- 91496 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 withHistory
- 10Lunenburg, 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 withHistory
- 11559 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 withHistoryFamiliesLocal
- 12441 Saint George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada2 reviews
These award-winning gardens are frequently rated among the best in Canada. Lovely!Popular withDesignGreenFamilies
- 14Upper 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 withFamilies
- 15Canso Causeway, Port Hastings, NS B9A 1M4, Canada2 reviews
Great place to storm watch.
- 171741 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.
- 18100 Birch Lane, Annapolis, Subd. A, NS, Canada2 reviews
Costumed interpreters and period demonstrations help recreate the look and feel of Port-Royal, one of the earliest settlements in North America. Visitors can also take in the panoramic view of the Annapolis River and Basin.Popular withHistory
- 19Sackville & Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3H Canada1 review
A national historic site of Canada, the Halifax Citadel is a gateway to a bygone era. Enter and you will discover the important role it has played in the birth of this city and in the development of a nation. Restored facilities combine with modern exhibits to showcase why this fort holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians. ...Popular withHistory