18 days in Nova Scotia South Shore Itinerary

18 days in Nova Scotia South Shore Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nova Scotia South Shore trip planner

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Shelburne
— 6 nights
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Lunenburg
— 11 nights
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Shelburne

— 6 nights
Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.HistoryEarly European settlers had small subsistence farms, but most of the inhabitants' income from that time to the present have been derived from the sea. Explore Shelburne's surroundings by going to Liverpool (Perkins House Museum, Old Burial Ground, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Shelburne's Museums By The Sea, enjoy the sand and surf at Roseway Beach, get engrossed in the history at Black Loyalist Heritage Centre, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Boxing Rock Brewing Co.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shelburne trip planner.

Toronto to Shelburne is an approximately 18.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Shelburne. Traveling from Toronto in August, Shelburne is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Shelburne

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lunenburg

— 11 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lunenburg: Chester (Graves Island Provincial Park & Chester Playhouse). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, stop by Blue Rocks, kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lunenburg tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Shelburne to Lunenburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Shelburne in September, Lunenburg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips