Places to Visit & Things to Do - Cape Breton Island

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25 of the Best Vineyards and Breweries You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is known for its farmlands, its fisheries, and its forests, but over the last forty years you’ll find that there’s been a growing local beer… Read more »

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25 Lakes For Fun Water Activities in Nova Scotia

The waters of Nova Scotia are not all saline, and there are plenty of places to swim that don’t involve the open ocean. Nova Scotia is home… Read more »

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25 Islands You Should Explore in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula, not an island, but it has plenty of orbiting islands to explore. Some islands are huge, like Cape Breton Island, but the… Read more »

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25 of the Best Places to Go Camping in Nova Scotia

With so much of the great outdoors to explore in Nova Scotia, it makes sense to make your base in the great outdoors. The camping sites on this list range from provincial parks to glamping to wilderness camping, which gives you the option to start at your comfort level. Start a new tradition, find a new place, or revisit an old favourite, especially if you’re reuniting with friends and family. If you’ve got your heart set on a particular place, I suggest you book soon—summer is on its way, even if it doesn’t feel like it yet!

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25 Must Visit Beaches in Nova Scotia

As a peninsula only by a relatively slim connection to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia has miles and miles of coastland. So, naturally, there are several dozen beaches… Read more »

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25 Ways to Explore the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

The Bay of Fundy is one of the natural wonders of the world, so it’s no wonder that there are plenty of ways to experience its majesty…. Read more »

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Must Visit Antique Stores in Nova Scotia

Antique shops allow us to do something very few museums can. They let us touch the items and even for a price, take a piece of history… Read more »

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Must Visit Local Thrift and Consignment Stores in Nova Scotia

Thrift shopping has grown in popularity because there are more people who want to save money and lessen their environmental impact. Luckily, Nova Scotia is home to… Read more »

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12 Places to See Apple Blossoms in Nova Scotia

April showers bring May flowers and apple blossoms. The Annual Apple Blossom Festival in the Annapolis Valley has been delayed until 2022, but you can see the… Read more »

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15 of the Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Nova Scotia

We may be in winter’s grip, but it’s never too early to start planning for the summer. This is especially true for weddings, whether it’s this summer… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Places to Propose in Nova Scotia

If you’re thinking about popping the big question, but you’re stuck on the best place to do it, never fear, Nova Scotia is here! In all seriousness,… Read more »

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Places Offering Winter Trail Rides and Sleigh Rides in Nova Scotia

Whether you want to be taller and still get some great exercise, or you want to have an outdoor ride like the olden days, you need a… Read more »

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20+ Parks to Explore During Winter in Nova Scotia

Taking a stroll in the park on a winter afternoon is fun all around the province, no matter the weather (unless it’s sleeting, then stay inside if… Read more »

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15 Frozen Waterfall Hikes in Nova Scotia

Water, water, everywhere…and sometimes it is frozen. In the cold of Nova Scotia’s winters, you can find many beautiful places to enjoy the coldest of water, from… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Nova Scotia for Your Bucket List

Winter is upon us, and with 2021 being a brand new year, this is a great time to rediscover everything great about winter in Nova Scotia. Listing… Read more »

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25 Outdoor Family Winter Activities in and around Halifax

Wintertime is going to look different in 2021…but then again, all winters have their challenges (anyone else remember 2015 and the Wednesday Storms?) The most important thing… Read more »

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Places to See Christmas Light Displays in Nova Scotia

From sparkling Buoy trees to homes covered from the lawn to the roof with dazzling lights, Nova Scotia is home to some fantastic magical light displays. While… Read more »

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25 Must-Visit Lighthouses in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula only by a few miles—it’s much closer to being an island. With coastlines known for being rugged and dangerous, lighthouses became a necessity. Lots of lighthouses. There are over 170 lighthouses around Nova Scotia, so you never have to go far. The 25 below are especially cool examples either for their history, their location, or their modern incarnations.

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Spooky Ghost Walks and Haunted Places to Visit in Nova Scotia

It is now officially Fall, and that means sweaters, beautiful fall colours, and spooky vibes. Now I’m not a big horror fan, but ghost stories are awesome,… Read more »

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25 Fall Resort Getaways Nova Scotia

Once you’re out of school, fall is actually a great time to get away in Nova Scotia. The cooler weather brings lots of new activities, cozy nights,… Read more »

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25 Fall Activities and Getaways in Nova Scotia

Fall is the absolute best time of the year to explore Nova Scotia. From, the beauty of the vibrant autumn colours to amazing harvest celebrations, towns, and… Read more »

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U-Picks Apple Orchards in Nova Scotia

Fall is here and it is the best time to celebrate the season by picking apples with your family and friends. Apple season is here, so take… Read more »

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25 of the Best Fall Hikes in Nova Scotia

The seasons are changing, and fall brings new hiking aesthetics to the province of Nova Scotia. Every season has its own pros and cons for hiking, and… Read more »

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50 Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Nova Scotia

If you’re looking for adventure, beauty, relaxation, history, incredible food, and interesting stores, you don’t have to leave the province. From Yarmouth to Meat Cove, Nova Scotia… Read more »