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The lighthouse at Peggy's Cove

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Where culture is coastal

Long defined by the ocean that surrounds it, Nova Scotia offers year-round surfing and sea kayaking, charming fishing villages and some of the freshest seafood you’ll ever taste. But there’s more to this province than the sea. Look closer, and you’ll discover that its charms run deeper — from acclaimed vineyards and world-class golf to the iconic Cabot Trail.

There are 13 First Nations in Nova Scotia who have called the province home for over ten thousand years — and their rich diversity of art, language and music thrive to this day. 

Connect with the Mi’kmaq community as you participate in a drumming circle. Appreciate the rugged beauty of the land on a scenic 2.4-kilometre trail through Goat Island on Bras d’Or Lake. Or gain a new skill as you take part in a traditional beading or dream catcher workshop at Membertou Heritage Park in Cape Breton.

Argyle Street in downtown Halifax
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Salty sea breezes, live music and lobster rolls are just part of the vibrant East Coast culture found in Nova Scotia’s capital.


Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in Nova Scotia, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.

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Travel packages

Great regional escapes

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Wonders of the Bay of Fundy Self Drive  External Link Title

From USD $1,339 per person (double occupancy)

7 days / 6 nights

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada's Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day vacation on Canada's East Coast.

Discover the many colours of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Rum Runners Trail by Bike  External Link Title

From CAD $1,950 per person

6 days / 5 nights

The illicit Rum Runners Trail exists today as an inspired recreational route that appeals to bike enthusiasts of all abilities. Cycle through welcoming Atlantic communities at your own pace. 

Scenic view of the lighthouse in Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada in the summer evening
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Pass through fields of green and red beaches, dine on succulent seafood and travel the world-famous Cabot Trail on this Canadian Maritimes road trip of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.