Province of Nova Scotia Tourist Traps
Overall, it's just not worth the cost
A post office inside! Does the fun ever...
Peggy's Cove Halifax
Lighthouse on a granite out crop..China /Japan ..Over priced souvenirs...Lousy restaurant..on a cruise ship day ..LAST place on the planet you want to be...Looks like a fishing village..the only thing...
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Choose your location wisely
After surfing the net and consulting "Doers & Dreamers Guide available from www.novascotia.com (Good Guide/Good site)We booked 2 nights in Antigonish and 2 in Port Hawkesbury...........bad move............the hotels we stayed in are part of the Maritime Inns Group but do not hold a candle to the others in Pictou & Baddeck far nicer places to stay...........travel the extra mile....miss out 2 nothing towns with nothing to offer!
Get in the car and go on the Ceiidh TrailVisit Inverness.Go and see Antigonish University only thing worth doing.
Go to Baddeck or Ingonish or indeed both
It's not just about Peggy's Cove
Most tourists to Nova Scotia end up at Peggy's Cove, to see both the lighthouse and the tiny fishing village among the rocks. But there are many, many other beautiful lighthouses and landscapes in the province. If you are staying in the Halifax area and have the option, go for a coastal drive around the Aspotogan Peninsula, or to Sambro, or along the Eastern Shore to Fisherman's Cove (just ask a local, there are tonnes of choices) and witness the less tourist-y areas on your own. Sometimes the buses and crowds at Peggy's Cove make it seem more like an amusement park than a working fishing village.
Check out the post office operating out of the Peggy's Cove lighthouse...Take a short drive over the the Swiss Air flight 111 memorial site.
Chebucto Head, about 1/2 hour drive from Halifax, is a working lighthouse along a rugged cliff and you'll rarely ever find tourists there! The...
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