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Nova Scotia Travel Resolutions

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 | No Comments

The only hard thing about these resolutions is deciding which ones should be on our list for the year. It's never too late to make your own travel resolutions, so if you're in need of a few, here are some of ours for 2014 - along with suggestions on how you can make them happen.

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Trip to Fundy Shore to Say "Hi" at Low Tide

by Devin Trefry, on Tue, 19 Nov 2013 | No Comments

It had been quite a few years since my wife Sara and I had been to Burncoat Head Park on the shore of the Minas Basin. I knew it was an amazing place that I wanted to share with the kids.

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Take a Right at Lunenburg to Gaff Point

by Jim Cyr, on Fri, 15 Nov 2013 | No Comments

Intermixed with the spruce forests, we would pass berry shrubs and barrens until we started getting close to the edge and finally getting a good look at the Bedrock cliffs of Gaff Point. At this point, my hiking buddy was leashed to make sure he stayed on-trail. We went around the point clockwise, so a good portion of the hike was along the bedrock exposures. We took a moment to enjoy the fantastic views of the glacial till as we rounded the point. From here, we saw the more recent trail work keeping us dry as we cross the last few boggy sections.

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Ebb & Flow on the Yarmouth tide

by Carla Allen, on Mon, 21 Oct 2013 | No Comments

Yarmouth Harbour at low tide can be a fascinating adventure for kayakers.

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Bay of Fundy Boating Adventure!

by Devin Trefry, on Tue, 08 Oct 2013 | No Comments

As we rounded the point at the far end of the island we were excited to see a curious seal pop up to greet us. Then we saw another...and then another... and another. They seemed surprised to see us, but I suppose it's not that often that they would have visitors there.

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Beachcombing for Crystals in Harbourville

by Amanda Cashin, on Mon, 16 Sep 2013 | No Comments

On a sunny day in Harbourville the beaches sparkle. Typical Nova Scotia beaches sparkle when the sun reflects on the sand. In Harbourville, the sparkle is generated from the many gems embedded in the stones that line the shore.

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Driftwood & Dining Adventure in Advocate Harbour

by Devin Trefry, on Wed, 04 Sep 2013 | No Comments

The beach was lined with an incredible fortress of driftwood that protected our private oasis. It was covered by smooth rocks tumbled by the extreme tides, with a strip of black sand that was perfect for walking. Sara and I enjoyed our surroundings while the kids decided to brave the chilly water. They were splashing about and having a blast!

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Summer's Not Over Yet: #VisitNovaScotia Photos from Instagram

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Fri, 30 Aug 2013 | No Comments

It might be the last long weekend of the summer, but there's still lots of time left in the season to explore Nova Scotia. Here's a few of our favourite summer photos from Instagram to inspire your next road trip.

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From our community: Instagram's Favourite Beaches

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Wed, 07 Aug 2013 | No Comments

With over 7,600 km of seacoast and over 125 salt and freshwater beaches in Nova Scotia, it's not hard to have a day at the beach. Every day we see amazing pictures taken of these beaches by our #VisitNovaScotia Instagram community. We asked them to share those beaches with us and here's just a few of their favourite pieces of coastline. We'd love to see even more of your favourite beaches - just hashtag them #VisitNSBeaches for us to see them.

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Our Annual Cape Split Hike

by Lisa Kamperman, on Thu, 04 Jul 2013 | No Comments

I ventured off by myself for a few moments to sit quietly and enjoy the warmth of the sun as I sat next to the cliffs. Overlooking the Bay of Fundy at Cape Split will never get old.

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