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Helen is an award-winning contributor to the Family Fun Canada network, and the former City Editor of Family Fun Halifax. With a degree in New Media Journalism and Photography, she worked as a flight attendant for a major British Airline for 11 years before returning to Nova Scotia to teach, write and be a mum. Stay in touch at helenearley.com or on Twitter @hfxhelen.

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Meet the Nova Scotia Travel Influencers Who Will Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

Posted on: February 27, 2021

From a girl with a blog, to a man and his dog, to a Facebook group where the locals are talking up a storm, we’ve created a list of some of the best Nova Scotia travel influencers who can help you plan your next Nova Scotia vacation. A for Adventure
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5 Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts That Are Open This Nova Scotia March Break

Posted on: February 18, 2021

We contacted five of our favourite hotels and resorts to see what they had planned for Nova Scotia March Break …and the results were exciting! One Dartmouth hotel is offering a rate that includes room service pizza for the whole family, while White Point Beach Resort is offering an additional
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Does Your Family Need a Mini Vacation? Discover Dine Around with Kids!

Posted on: February 5, 2021

Discover Dine around with kids! Dine Around is a month-long foodie event celebrating Nova Scotia’s innovative culinary scene with specially-curated lunch and dinner menus at fixed prices. The event runs from February 1st-28th featuring special deals at restaurants and hotels in the Halifax region – and beyond. Organized by Discover Halifax in partnership with The Restaurant Association
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The Ultimate Guide to Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Posted on: October 12, 2020

Get the low down on the best Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches near Halifax! Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze The Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze in Mount Denson, Nova Scotia is open during August and September by appointment only, weather-depending (there will be a post on Facebook or Twitter if the paths are too mucky
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A 5-day Road Trip Through Southwestern Nova Scotia

Posted on: August 28, 2020

When we planned our multi-family road trip to Brier Island via the South Shore and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores, we totally underestimated how much there is to explore. It’s like when tourists hit Cape Breton, and try to do it all in 48 hours  – it just can’t be done! But we
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Chilling Out at The Old Ten Spot on Nova Scotia’s Zwickers Lake

Posted on: August 21, 2020

There are plenty of unusual Air BnBs in Nova Scotia. But The Old Ten Spot on Zwickers Lake in New Albany, Nova Scotia has something special: a private beach, a charming local history – and a  Boler travel trailer, with its own private deck. The Ten Spot, so named because it
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10 Things to Do in Nova Scotia with Kids

Posted on: August 14, 2020

10 Things to Do in Nova Scotia with Kids Whether you stay on the mainland, or head to the mountains of Cape Breton, you’ll encounter friendly folks, reasonably priced accommodation, and plenty of things to do in your home province of Nova Scotia, Canada. For play, think beaches, lakes, whale
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The Best Places to Stay in Peggy’s Cove

Posted on: August 8, 2020

The Best Places to Stay in Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove, only 45 minutes from downtown Halifax, is a fantastic place to spend a couple of nights with the kids, who will never get tired of clambering over the rocks, or eating ice cream. But beyond the rocks, there is so
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10 Essential Things to do in Halifax with Kids This Summer

Posted on: July 31, 2020

10 Essential Things to Do in Halifax with Kids This Summer There are so many fun things to do in Halifax – it’s hard to know where to start! How about this list of 10 essential things to do in Halifax with kids this summer. 1. Say Hello (and Goodbye?)
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Where to See the Bluenose II, as She Sails Around Nova Scotia This Summer

Posted on: July 24, 2020

This summer, Nova Scotia’s most famous schooner, the Bluenose II, will sail around the province as part of a tour called Sail Past Summer. Due to Covid-19 restrictions you won’t be able to board the ship, but rest assured, she will put on a magnificent display for any well-wishers who
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