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Trip Planner Canada  /  Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

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Historic Sites · Military Museums · Gardens
Small in terms of land area, Nova Scotia nevertheless encompasses nearly 3,800 islands floating in the Atlantic just off Canada's mainland. A vacation in Nova Scotia is understandably an ocean-based experienced, allowing you to stay within 60 km (40 mi) of the water no matter where you choose to base your adventure. Stay near the ocean, and you'll find mostly lighthouses and small settlements living off lobster fishing. Drive or cycle inland, and the landscape changes dramatically, with pretty orchards and photogenic highlands dominating the geography everywhere you look. For urban amenities during your Nova Scotia holiday, look no farther than provincial capital Halifax, offering the region's biggest range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. In the build up to your vacation in Nova Scotia, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Canada trip itinerary maker website.
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Places to visit in Nova Scotia

HalifaxTrip planner Best for: Military Museum, Garden, Pier / Boardwalk IngonishTrip planner Best for: National Park, Hiking Trail, Beach Peggy's CoveTrip planner Best for: Lighthouse, Monument, Gift & Specialty Shop LunenburgTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Specialty Museum, Church BaddeckTrip planner Best for: Historic Site, Waterfall, Kayaking / Canoeing