2 days in Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay & Lunenburg Itinerary

2 days in Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay & Lunenburg Itinerary

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Peggy's Cove

Begin your Peggy's Cove holiday by exploring the area's Atlantic coastline, featuring water-washed rolling rocks dotted with a number of lighthouses, including the one recognized as the town's symbol.
On the 10th (Sat), appreciate the history behind William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park, then appreciate the history behind Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, and then visit a coastal fixture at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Peggy's Cove sightseeing planner.

Moncton to Peggy's Cove is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Moncton in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Peggy's Cove. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mahone Bay.
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Mahone Bay — 1 night

Mahone Bay is a town located on the northwest shore of Mahone Bay along the South Shore of Nova Scotia in Lunenburg County.HistoryMahone Bay was first settled during Father Le Loutre's War. On the 10th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Saltbox Brewery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahone Bay online itinerary planner.

Getting from Peggy's Cove to Mahone Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mahone Bay are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lunenburg.
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Lunenburg

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Ironworks Distillery, see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, and then step aboard Bluenose II.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lunenburg itinerary planner.

Lunenburg is just a short distance from Mahone Bay. September in Lunenburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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