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.
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.
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 »
Wondering where to have some family fun time this fall? Check out this list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Halifax.
The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »
When you want to get your fill of nature, Nova Scotia’s South Shore is a great place to go. From really wild areas to oceanic vistas to… Read more »
If you’ve only got one day in Halifax, you need to make the most of it. Of course, making the most of it is different for everyone…. Read more »
The Annapolis Valley is the Maritimes largest apple producer, so it is no wonder that they celebrate the coming of summer as the apple blossoms bloom. The… Read more »
Given Nova Scotia’s natural beauty, you are literally spoiled for choice as to where you should hike.Just you, a backpack, (hopefully) a camera, and the open trail.