Day Trips

Join The Celebration in Pictou This Summer!

In 2023, the picturesque town of Pictou is gearing up to celebrate a historic milestone—the 250th anniversary of the landing of The Ship Hector. This momentous occasion coincides with the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Pictou. As part of the festivities, the town has planned an
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Family Fun Halifax
Discover McNabs Island: Heritage & Nature Tours

Join the Friends of McNabs Island for a guided hike through Canadian history on McNabs Island. Visit the North End of the island and the historic Fort Ives. Discover McNabs Island: Heritage & Nature Tours Date: July 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 13, 20, 27, 2023 Time: 9:30 am-3:30
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Family Fun Halifax
RiverBreeze Farm Baby Animal Days

RiverBreeze Farm, just outside of Truro, invites you to celebrate spring at their Baby Animal Days! Bring the family to visit the new additions to the farm including their adorable baby goats, lambs, piggies, chicks, bunnies, ducks, horses, calves and more. RiverBreeze Farm Baby Animal Days When: June 10th, 11th,
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Masstown Market Makes for a Great Little Day Trip!

Masstown Market is a popular destination for both locals and visitors to Nova Scotia. Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway in Masstown, this market offers a unique shopping experience that combines fresh local produce, delicious food, and a variety of specialty products. With its wide range of offerings, Masstown Market
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Ashton Gardens
Daffodil Walk and Spring Celebration

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with a woodland walk lined with thousands of daffodils at Ashton’s Garden Centre! With educational and interesting fact signage to be found along the way, opportunities for that perfect selfie and spots to sit and enjoy the scenery along the river – you’ll feel the
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Mable Murple House
Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery

“This purple girl should have a name. What name could rhyme with purple? I must dream up a proper name. I’ve got it! Mable Murple!” I’m pretty sure I have recited these words approximately 600 times over the years. Mabel Murple, written by beloved local author, Sheree Fitch was one
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Ross Farm Winter
Discover the Past at Ross Farm Museum

Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia. Rosebank Cottage, the original home of the Ross family, was built in 1817. During your visit there, you may see food being prepared over an open fire, straw hats being woven or wool
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Things to do in Nova Scotia with kids
10 Things to Do in Nova Scotia with Kids

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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Things to do in HUbbards photo of Hubbards Cove by Debbie Malaidack
17 Things to Do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia

17 Things to Do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia There are so many things to do in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. Stunning beaches like Queensland, Cleveland and Fox Point are a stone’s throw away, and just around the corner, on the Aspotogan peninsula, the soft pepper-coloured sand and cool, clear waters of
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Cooking Master Classes for Youth

As part of the Devour Food Film Fest, teens can learn the secrets of great dishes from instructors at culinary schools during the Cooking Master Classes for Youth. There will be three sessions offered and all food produced will be donated to a local senior citizens home. Recommended for ages
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