Nova Scotia- The Gem Of Canada

Nova- Scotia is a magical land of Canada welcomes you with the world of natural beauty. You can get a chance to visit many National Parks, UNESCO World Heritage sites, museums, old colonial towns, winery tours, etc. The most interesting things you can enjoy in Nova- Scotia are:

1. Bay of Fundy

Address: Bay of Fundy.

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Bay of Fundy Photo

The Bay of Fundy is popular for high tides and situated in between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick provinces. It has some beautiful islands like Grand Manan Islands, Campobello Island, Deer Island, etc. Also, you will get a chance to see more than 12 species of whales over here. The other entertaining activities include tidal bore rafting, Joggins Fossil Cliffs- a UNESCO World Heritage site, hiking trails, whale watching, Burntcoat Head Park, visiting Hall's harbor- a fishing village, etc.

2. Kejimkujik National Park

Address: 3005 Kejimkujik Main Parkway, Caledonia, NS B0T 1B0, Canada.

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Kejimkujik National Park Photo

This National Park is located on the South West of Nova Scotia Peninsula. Here you can enjoy visiting mainly two things: Kejimkujik National Park and Kejimkujik National Historic site. This Park was established in 1967 and became one of the favorite tourist centers in Canada. The park has got its name from the largest lake named Kejimkujik Lake. The recreational activities you can do here are hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, winter camping, also chances to see a number of rare species of mammals.

3. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Address: 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3, Canada.

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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Photo

Maritime Museum is the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada, which was found in 1948. It has a vast collection of more than 30,000 artifacts, 30,000 photographs, and rare books. You will get to know the entire marine history of Nova Scotia. This museum located in Halifax Waterfront and there is a playground for children and also you can enjoy the ocean views. The marine life collections include the Canadian navy, small crafts, age of sail, etc.

4. Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

Address: 72 Peggys Point Rd, Peggys Cove, NS B3Z 3S2, Canada.

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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Photo

Even though Nova Scotia has a number of historic lighthouses, the most popular one is Peggy's Cove lighthouse. This famous lighthouse is situated in Peggy's fishing village and was built in 1915. The most interesting thing is the trail to the lighthouse is rich with a lot of scenic points. This is a perfect place to relax for some time and to take some beautiful pictures.

5. The Wolfville Magic Winery Bus

Address: Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3K 1Y4, Canada.

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The Wolfville Magic Winery Bus Photo

Definitely, this will be a dream journey for you through the beautiful vineyards. This is a classic British double-decker bus which takes you to the Annapolis Valley wine region. You can visit 5 amazing vineyards and get a chance to understand the winemaking process and the history of the development of vineyards in Atlantic Canada.

6. Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Address: Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada Photo

This National Park was established in 1936, which is very famous for hiking which offers you amazing natural beauty. The things to enjoy over here includes steep cliffs, River Canyon, waterfalls, camping, magical beaches, and more than 25 hiking and walking trails.

7. Old Town Lunenburg

Address: Lunenburg, NS, Canada.

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Old Town Lunenburg Photo

This is a UNESCO World Heritage site which attracts you with amazing architecture. Narrow streets, one of the oldest and still surviving British Colonial towns, 18th-century museum, wooden houses, harbor side restaurants which offer the best seafood dishes are the interesting things that you can enjoy in Old Town Lunenburg.

8. Neptune Theatre

Address: 1593 Argyle St, Halifax, NS B3J 2B2, Canada.

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Neptune Theatre Photo

This is one of the largest professional theatres in Atlantic Canada located in Halifax where you can enjoy a combination of new and classical plays. Till 2011, it was performed as a movie theatre only and after that changed to multi-use theatre. The performances here include comedians, concerts, community events, and educational programs.

9. Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Address: 5425 Sackville St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3, Canada.

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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Photo

The first Citadel was built in 1749, enabling visitors to understand the history and this is a star-shaped hilltop fort which was built in the Victorian Era. As this is a military fortification, you can visit the military fortification, ghost tours; learn more about World wars, etc. Also, you can take a guided tour which helps you to explore the four successive versions of this Fort.

10. The Cabot Trail

Address: Cabot St, Halifax, NS, Canada.

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The Cabot Trail Photo

This is the most interesting trials in Canada. It takes the nearly 185-mile road and enables you to enjoy the coastal and island sceneries. On the way, the entertaining things you can do includes biking, hiking, golf play, whale watching, kayaking, etc and this trail is considered as one of the seven greatest road trips by Zoomer.

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