Listings in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia invites travelers to explore its scenic landscapes, historic sites, and maritime culture. Halifax, the capital, is a vibrant city where the historic waterfront meets a thriving arts and culinary scene. The iconic Peggy's Cove, with its picturesque lighthouse and rocky shoreline, is a must-visit along the scenic Lighthouse Route. Cape Breton Island, home to the Cabot Trail, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with its breathtaking coastal views and highland landscapes. The Bras d'Or Lake, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, provides opportunities for sailing and tranquility. Annapolis Valley, known as the "Land of Orchards," unfolds with rolling hills, vineyards, and historic towns. The picturesque town of Wolfville is a gateway to the Grand-Pré National Historic Site, commemorating Acadian history. Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcases well-preserved 18th-century architecture and a bustling waterfront. The Bluenose II, a replica of the famous racing schooner, is a symbol of maritime heritage. The Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides, offers the chance to experience the tidal bore in the Shubenacadie River and explore the fossil-rich Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Kejimkujik National Park, a blend of wilderness and Mi'kmaq heritage, provides a serene escape with its lakes, forests, and historic petroglyphs. The Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park offers a scenic drive through rugged coastal landscapes. The vibrant cultural scene of Nova Scotia is celebrated in events like the Halifax International Busker Festival and the Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso. The province's music traditions, including Celtic and Acadian influences, are showcased in local pubs and festivals. Warm maritime hospitality is evident in the quaint coastal villages, where seafood feasts and local specialties like Digby scallops are enjoyed. From the historic charm of Lunenburg to the natural wonders of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia invites visitors to experience a maritime journey filled with culture, scenery, and coastal delights.