12 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

12 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nova Scotia holiday planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Drive to Tatamagouche
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Tatamagouche
— 1 night
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Drive to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Fly to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Drive to Ingonish
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Ingonish, Cape Breton Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Fly to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Drive to Canning
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Canning
— 1 night
Drive
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Yarmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Lunenburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Halifax
— 3 nights
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Tatamagouche

— 1 night
Tatamagouche is a village in Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada.Tatamagouche is situated on the Northumberland Strait 50 kilometres north of Truro and 50 kilometres west of Pictou. You can plan Tatamagouche trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

New York City, USA to Tatamagouche is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Tatamagouche at 1°C and lows at -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ingonish.

Things to do in Tatamagouche

Shopping · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ingonish, Cape Breton Island

— 1 night
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ingonish Beach and then cruise along Cabot Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ingonish attractions tool.

Explore your travel options from Tatamagouche to Ingonish with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Ingonish are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Canning.

Things to do in Ingonish

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Canning

— 1 night
Canning is a village in northeastern Kings County, Nova Scotia located at the crossroads of Route 221 and Route 358.HistoryThe area was originally settled by Acadians who were expelled in 1755 during the Acadian Expulsion. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by Ocean Zn Giftshop & Decor, pick up some local products at Noggins Corner Farm Market, and then tee off at Parrsboro Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Benjamin Bridge, learn about winemaking at Domaine de Grand Pre, then steep yourself in history at Grand Pre National Historic Site, then view the masterpieces at Acadia University Art Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Planters Ridge.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Canning trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ingonish to Canning. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Yarmouth.

Things to do in Canning

Outdoors · Shopping · Wineries · Golf

Side Trips

Yarmouth

— 1 night
Yarmouth is a port town located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park, then view the masterpieces at Hubert and Belle's, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Western Branch.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yarmouth itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Canning to Yarmouth takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Yarmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Lunenburg

— 2 nights
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Amos Pewter, play a few rounds at Bluenose Golf Club, sample the fine beverages at Ironworks Distillery, then take in the exciting artwork at Purcell Family Art Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, view the masterpieces at Laurie Swim Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Queensland Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lunenburg vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Yarmouth to Lunenburg takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Halifax

— 3 nights
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Get some historical perspective at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and St. Paul's Church. Shop till you drop at Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company and Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halifax: Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove) and Clam Harbour Beach (in Clam Harbour). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery, contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Halifax trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Lunenburg to Halifax in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lunenburg in March since evenings lows in Halifax dip to -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nova Scotia travel guide

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Military Museums · History 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.