6 days in Halifax & Shelburne Itinerary

6 days in Halifax & Shelburne Itinerary

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Halifax
— 2 nights
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Shelburne
— 3 nights
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Halifax — 2 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Pre National Historic Site and Ironworks Distillery. Get a sense of the local culture at St. John's Anglican Church and Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum. Explore Halifax's surroundings by going to Luckett Vineyards (in Wolfville), Bluenose II (in Lunenburg) and Domaine de Grand Pre (in Grand Pre). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lawrencetown Beach.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Halifax. In June, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shelburne.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips

Shelburne — 3 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. Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Seal Island Lighthouse Museum, see the interesting displays at Old Meeting House Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Baccaro Point Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Crescent Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Coastal Queens Place and Port Mouton International Hostel, kick back and relax at Beach Meadows Beach Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hell Bay Brewing Company, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burial Ground.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Shelburne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Halifax to Shelburne takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips