Nova Scotia tourist information with details about travel to and
around Nova Scotia.
Where to stay and what to see is made easier with insider tips and
hand-selected Nova Scotia links, by dedicated editors and visitors to TravelNotes.org -
The Online Guide to Travel.
The capital of Nova Scotia is Halifax.
Nova Scotia Background Information
Nova Scotia, located on Canada's south-eastern coast, is the second
smallest province in Canada yet most populous province in the Maritimes; making it the
second most densely populated in the country.
Nova Scotia was home to the Mi'kmaq people when the first European
colonists arrived. In 1604, French colonists established the first permanent European
settlement north of Florida, at Port Royal; founding what became known as Acadia.
Nova Scotia City Guides
Where to Stay in Nova Scotia
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Accommodation in Nova Scotia
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Golf Resort and Spa: 103 Shore Road, Digby.
Beautifully situated overlooking the Bay of Fundy, Digby Pines offers a world of casual elegance
in the tradition of famous grand hotels (from May to October).
Hotels in Halifax.
What to See in Nova Scotia
At Discovery Centre, in Halifax, children discover new things about science and the world
Nova Scotia Museum:
The Nova Scotia Museum is the corporate name for the most decentralised museum in Canada;
25 museums across the province, including historic buildings, living history sites,
vessels and specialised museums.
Visit the scenic trails and travelways of Nova Scotia; appreciate New Scotland with the
aid of this hyperlinked image-map.
Peninsula Called Nova Scotia:
The peninsula is a welcome place to visit year round but especially throughout the summer;
from apple blossom time in late May through a surprisingly mild September and October.
Handy resource for visitors to this beautiful Nova Scotian seaside town. Features include
an online tourist guide, photos, business listings and classifieds.
Official Nova Scotia Tourist Information
The largest urban area in Nova Scotia are Halifax, Cape Breton, Truro,
New Glasgow, Glace Bay, Sydney Mines, Kentville, New Waterford, Amherst, Bridgewater and
The official tourism website of the Province of Nova Scotia.
Tourist Office Website
What to Do in Nova Scotia
Some tour suggestions for visitors to Nova Scotia.
Discover first hand, the salty history of charming Lunenburg; by experiencing the life of
a lobster fisherman.
Nova Scotia Bicycle
Planned and led by Nova Scotians, during the tour you will learn about Nova Scotia's
important role in Canada's history, discover its incredible variety, and experience what
makes it distinct.
Getting To and Around Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia by Air
Nova Scotia by Road
Nova Scotia by Ship
There are three ferry routes to choose from:
Bay Ferries -
From New Brunswick:
Saint John to Digby.
Cat Ferry - From Maine:
Bar Harbor and Portland to Yarmouth.
Ferries - From Prince Edward Island:
Wood Islands to Caribou.
Nova Scotia by Train
View a graphical weather forecast for the week ahead in Nova Scotia.
7-Day Weather Forecasts For Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Weather Videos
Weather in Neighbouring Provinces
Prince Edward Island.
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