45 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

45 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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Drive to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Fly to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Drive to Cheticamp
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Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island
— 2 nights
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Drive to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Fly to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Drive to Lower Sackville
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Lower Sackville
— 11 nights
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Petite Riviere
— 2 nights
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Lower Sackville
— 12 nights
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Kejimkujik National Park
— 4 nights
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Lower Sackville
— 11 nights
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Pictou
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Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island — 2 nights

Cheticamp boasts rich and thriving culture shaped by the descendants of French colonists and indigenous peoples.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheticamp: Mabou (Glenora Inn and Distillery & West Mabou Beach) and Inverness Beach Boardwalk (in Inverness). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Les Trois Pignons, see majestic marine mammals with Captain Zodiac Whale Cruise, look for gifts at Flora's Gift Shop, and trek along Acadian Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheticamp travel route planner.

Lower Sackville to Cheticamp is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Cheticamp are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lower Sackville.
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Lower Sackville — 11 nights

Lower Sackville is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lower Sackville: Economy Falls (in Upper Economy), Five Islands (Five Islands Provincial Park & Five Islands Boat Tours) and Lower Selma (East Hants Historical Society & Anthony Provincial Park). Fill the 6th (Tue) with excitement at Atlantic Splash Adventure. The adventure continues: stroll around Sackville Lakes Provincial Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bell Park, see the interesting displays at Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, and view the masterpieces at Twelve Acre Hill Gallery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lower Sackville trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheticamp to Lower Sackville. You will leave for Petite Riviere on the 15th (Thu).
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Petite Riviere — 2 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Petite Riviere: Summerville Beach Provincial Park (in Summerville), Fort Point Lighthouse Park (in Liverpool) and Kejimkujik National Park Seaside (in Port Joli).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Petite Riviere online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Lower Sackville to Petite Riviere takes 1.5 hours. July in Petite Riviere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lower Sackville.
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Lower Sackville — 12 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Lower Sackville side-trips: Cobequid Interpretation Centre (in Economy), Five Islands (Five Islands Provincial Park & Five Islands Boat Tours) and Lower Selma (East Hants Historical Society & Anthony Provincial Park). Fill the 19th (Mon) with excitement at Atlantic Splash Adventure. Enjoy Lower Sackville some more: stroll around Sackville Lakes Provincial Park, browse the exhibits of Twelve Acre Hill Gallery, see the interesting displays at Uniacke Estate Museum Park, and explore by horseback at Hatfield Farm.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lower Sackville trip planner.

Drive from Petite Riviere to Lower Sackville in 1.5 hours. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to Kejimkujik National Park.
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Kejimkujik National Park — 4 nights

Explore Kejimkujik National Park's surroundings by going to Denise Comeau (in Comeauville), Tiverton (Boar's Head Lighthouse, Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises, &more) and Bear River (The Flight Of Fancy & Bear River Vineyards).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kejimkujik National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lower Sackville to Kejimkujik National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Kejimkujik National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Lower Sackville.
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Lower Sackville — 11 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lower Sackville: Economy Falls (in Upper Economy), Five Islands (Five Islands Provincial Park & Five Islands Boat Tours) and Lower Selma (East Hants Historical Society & Anthony Provincial Park). Fill the 5th (Thu) with excitement at Atlantic Splash Adventure. Enjoy Lower Sackville some more: stroll around Sackville Lakes Provincial Park, trek along Bell Park, see the interesting displays at Uniacke Estate Museum Park, and look for gifts at Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lower Sackville road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Kejimkujik National Park to Lower Sackville with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Pictou.
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Pictou — 2 nights

Pictou is a town in Pictou County, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pictou: St. James United Church of Canada (in Antigonish), Masstown Market (in Masstown) and Sherbrooke Village (in Sherbrooke). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Hector Heritage Quay, view the masterpieces at Art 2 Sea, examine the collection at Northumberland Fisheries Museum, and stroll around Acadia Park.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pictou online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lower Sackville to Pictou takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Nova Scotia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Military 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.
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