One Day Trips - Halifax

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25 Places to Watch Wildlife in Nova Scotia

The wildlife of Nova Scotia is diverse and fascinating. Whether you’re looking in the sea, on land, or in the air, there are several places that give… Read more »

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25 Historic Memorials to You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia holds a great deal of memories, so it makes sense to honour those memories with memorials. Some of the memorials represent the legacy of great… Read more »

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21 Places for Canoeing, Kayaking and SUPing in Nova Scotia

Getting out on the water is a time-honored tradition in Nova Scotia—after all, sometimes the water is too cold for swimming, so just float above it! Kayaking,… Read more »

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25 Art Galleries and Studios You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

The artists of Nova Scotia do all of Canada proud. From paintings to bead crafts to statues, there’s art made by Bluenosers everywhere. The following 25 places… Read more »

25 Must-Visit Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

25 Must-Visit Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

Learning about history from books and museums is great, but sometimes you want a closer look. That’s why you go to historic sites, which do sometimes include… Read more »

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25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Explore in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has so much natural beauty to enjoy, but sometimes you don’t want to go too far off the beaten track. When you want to stay… Read more »

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25 Must-Visit Museums in Nova Scotia

Museums, in many ways, are about bringing the past into the present. They show the history of people, places, and even the objects that have shaped stories… Read more »

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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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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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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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24 Winter Day Trips from Halifax

Enjoying the winter beauty of Nova Scotia is as easy as going outside some days…or finding a fun place to hang out inside. There are plenty of places to enjoy a winter’s day quite close to Halifax. If you’re looking for an exercise filled day, an adventure to break up the monotony, a place to enjoy the winter beauty, or a place to shake off the winter blues, you’ll find what you’re looking for in and around the HRM.

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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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Most Haunted Places to Visit in Halifax

It’s officially Halloween month, so to get into the spirits, let’s take a trip into Haunted Halifax! Halifax is one of the oldest cities in Canada, so… Read more »

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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 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 Hikes to Enjoy Fall in Halifax

Halifax in fall is a tremendous place to be. The City of Trees has plenty to offer in terms of fall colour and activities, but if you… Read more »

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25 Fall Day Trips From Halifax

Fall is just around the corner, and Nova Scotians will shift from going to the beach to going to the parks. There are beautiful places to see,… Read more »

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Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Wondering where to have some family fun time this fall? Check out this list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Halifax.