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8 Things to Do on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia (Food, Culture, Nature)

Planning a trip to Cape Breton Island? In this post by Lauren Nowack (bio), you’ll learn about 8 things to do on Cape Breton Island. 8 Things to Do on Cape Breton Island At the tip of Nova Scotia is the stunningly beautiful Cape Breton Island. Attached to the mainland only by a rock-filled causeway, …

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Our Snowy Visit to the Halifax Farmers Market (Nova Scotia)

Are you wondering where to go in Halifax this winter? So were we, and we found something great. On a recent visit to the city we went to the Halifax Farmers’ Market. We really enjoyed it – in this post I’m going to tell you all about it. Looking for more fun winter things to …

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10 Apple Blossom Facts for the Annapolis Valley: Photos, Festivals, Edibility…

Are you excited about seeing the apple blossoms this year? In this post, we’ll explore 10 apple blossom facts. You’ll find photos, facts, festivals, edibility and more – all about apple blossoms. Apple blossoms are a highlight of the year for many nature lovers, especially in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. Let’s look at some facts that will …

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4 Things To Do in Port George, Nova Scotia (Lighthouse, Jamboree…)

Port George, Nova Scotia is a pretty little seaside community situated along the Bay of Fundy in Annapolis County. This is a popular spot for beachcombing and sightseeing, especially in the summer during the Country Jamboree. Here’s a short video that shows Port George Lighthouse, Cottage Cove Provincial Park, and the local wharf. Lighthouse in …

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Visiting Baxters Harbour Falls in Nova Scotia? 7 Things You Need to Know

Baxters Harbour Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Nova Scotia. And it’s little wonder – it has a beautiful setting and it’s easy to get to. In this post, you’ll see photos and a short video of the falls and surrounding beach. Before visiting Baxters Harbour Falls you should check the tide …

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9 Amazing Bay of Fundy Tides Timelapse Videos: Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world! In this post, you’ll see 9 Bay of Fundy tides timelapse videos. The tides in the Bay of Fundy are five to ten times higher than in the rest of the world. Over 100 billion tonnes of water flows in and out of the Bay …

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19 Interesting Facts About Sambro Lighthouse, Nova Scotia

The Sambro Lighthouse is the oldest functioning lighthouse in the Americas! You’ll learn more about this and 18 other interesting facts in this post. Photo credit – The Sambro Lighthouse Heritage Society.  The Sambro Lighthouse is a very significant historic building in Canada. It marks the entrance into the second largest ice-free harbour in the …

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10 Winter Things to Do in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia

Looking for winter things to do in the Annapolis Valley? In this post, you’ll find our top 10 winter activities here in the Annapolis Valley. There is so much to do in the Annapolis Valley in winter – this is the birthplace of Hockey after all! If we’ve missed your favourite winter activity, please add …

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My Visit to Miner’s Marsh Nature Trail in Kentville, Nova Scotia

Looking for a great walking trail in Kentville? Miner’s Marsh has you covered. You’ll find well-groomed trails and beautiful scenery. Miner’s Marsh is located just minutes from the heart of downtown Kentville (a small town in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia). The 1.7 km’s of walking trails take you through wooded areas and a wetland habitat …

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Nova Scotia Beaches: Guide to 41 Best Beaches in Nova Scotia

Looking for the best beaches in Nova Scotia? Here’s the complete guide to Nova Scotia beaches – including the longest, warmest and best surfing beaches. Jump straight to the best Nova Scotia beaches Despite its northern location, Nova Scotia is known for having some of the warmest waters north of the Carolinas. And with 7500 …

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