Nova Scotia is located on Canada’s East Coast and, with 7,600 km of coastline touching the Atlantic Ocean and connecting seas it’s truly a Maritime Province. Home to countless attractions from scenic walks to sea kayaking, gourmet restaurants to Scottish traditions, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained.
Head to Halifax, the province’s capital, to soak up the trendy vibe, or face the rugged nature trails of Cape Breton’s national park. For the history buff, the province offers three UNESCO World Heritage sites located in both Nova Scotia’s Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley (home to the world’s highest tides) and South Shore regions. There’s also North America’s largest historical reconstruction, The Fortress of Louisbourg, not to mention the hundreds of galleries and museums for you to explore.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy an endless amount of opportunities, including whale watching off the coast of Digby Neck, surfing the waves along the Eastern Shore, driving around Cape Breton’s famous Cabot Trail (dubbed one of the world’s best scenic drives) or playing a round of golf at Canada’s first authentic links course.
With an abundance of local farmers’ markets and the freshest seafood around, Nova Scotia’s culinary scene is sure to satisfy your inner foodie! Wherever you end up in Nova Scotia, you will be treated to such a diversity of cuisine representing both the province’s oldest cultures and newly arrived ethnicities.
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