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Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS, Canada
Local Tasting Tours prides itself on leading authentic culinary adventures throughout Halifax; from the famed Farmers Market to the kingdom of the Spice Trekker (pictured), these tours are designed to present Halifax in the most delicious light...
1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P8, Canada
Located at the south end of the Halifax waterfront the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market is the oldest continually run farmer's market in all of North America, having opened in 1750. Here you can find fresh and local foods along with handmade arts...
5775 Cogswell St, Halifax, NS B3K 4B2, Canada
Constructed a few years ago for the Canada Games, the Emera Oval is a concrete oval located in the Halifax Commons. Built as a track for speed skating the city has invested money into it and now keeps it open year round. In the winter months the...
Halifax, NS B3H, Canada
The Halifax Public Gardens are one of the best places in the city to go for a stroll, have a picnic, get an ice cream, feed some ducks, and (literally) stop and smell the roses. The gardens opened in 1867 and occupy 16 acres of land in the middle...
Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, NS B0E 2P0, Canada
The Queen of all of Nova Scotia’s driving routes – the Cabot Trail – is typically littered with superlatives such as best, greatest, and most scenic. It certainly deserves praise as it provides a whole different feel of Nova Scotia than the other...
Guysborough, NS, Canada
As the old truck lumbered down the highway we talked about the type of photography I normally like to do and he was able to narrow down some key stops for our morning where I’d be able to get some great shots that fit my style. It really is rare...
323 St George St, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0, Canada
Fishing boats resting on the ocean bottom is not an uncommon sight around the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia. The Bay of Fundy tides are a unique and destination worthy phenomenon – it’s claim to fame is having the highest tidal range in the world....
10235/6 Peggys Cove Rd, Glen Margaret, NS B3Z 3J1, Canada
Drive the South Shore of Nova Scotia from Halifax to Yarmouth. One would think this route was full of lighthouses—it has its fair share—however there's much more than just lighthouses to satisfy your eyes. We left Halifax and headed for Peggy’s...
1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9, Canada
The perfect place to buy souvenirs or to take home a little part of Nova Scotia for yourself. The Historic Properties are located along the north end of the waterfront boardwalk in downtown Halifax. These buildings were originally warehouses that...
5050 Salter St, Halifax, NS B3J 1T3, Canada
The Harbour Hopper is an amphibious vehicle that gives you an hour-long, fully narrated tour of the city and the harbor. Great for all ages, the vehicle tours the city showing you all of the best highlights, including going to the top of Citadel...
Nova Scotia, Canada
Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island is home to the Cape Breton Highlands, which jut into the Cabot Strait, and of which 930 square kilometers (360 square miles) are a national park. Spectacular sunsets reflect off the cape’s sheer red...
26 Dufferin St, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada
This town, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, has a long history of seafaring. The village proudly maintains itself as a pristine example of an early British colonial settlement, but it's enlivened by charming gift shops and cafés....
322 Charlotte St, Sydney, NS B1P 1C8, Canada
Artisans come here to perfect their craft at the center’s workshops and courses; the adjoining shop sells works by more than 75 Cape Breton artists. Browse for items both traditional and contemporary, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, wood...
75 Charlotte St, Sydney, NS B1P 1B8, Canada
Visitors can take in four historic sites in Sydney during a short walking tour. Cossit House was built in 1787 for an Anglican minister who moved to Cape Breton after the American Revolution. Guests are invited to participate in activities typical...
74 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 1A1, Canada
Sydney’s scenic and inviting waterfront is a great place to watch ships coming and going from the harbor and, if you’re lucky, to hear buskers playing traditional Celtic tunes. Be sure to have your picture taken next to the Big Fiddle of the...
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