Day Trips

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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Apple Picking Nova Scotia
Great Places to go Apple-Picking With Your Family near Halifax

There’s nothing like the juicy crunch of a freshly picked apple, and no better feeling than picking that apple yourself! With so many beautiful orchards, families in Nova Scotia have plenty of choices when it comes to places to go apple-picking. To accompany the handy map above, here is our
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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 Halifax with kids
10 Essential Things to do in Halifax with Kids This Summer

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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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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Young Naturalists Club Halifax
Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club (YNC) is a FREE nature club geared toward youth (7-12) and their families. There are several chapters, including one in Halifax. With the Young Naturalists Club, your kids can learn more about the many species of Nova Scotia plants and animals, or even the solar system. On
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Noggins Farm
Family Fun at Noggins Corner Farm

There’s nothing better than local, fresh produce and in Nova Scotia, there’s no better time to enjoy the abundance of tasty treats than the fall harvest. Noggins Corner Farm is open year round but the sweetest time of the year is when the apple orchards come alive from mid-September to
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Sugar Moon Farm
The Magic of Maple at Sugar Moon Farm

Some adventures lead you to hidden gems that are so close, you wonder how they could have possibly been hiding at all. We found one of these gems in Earltown, Nova Scotia. We found Sugar Moon Farm. March only means one thing when you are talking ‘maple’. It’s when that
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Replica Maud Lewis House
Replica Maud Lewis House in Digby, Nova Scotia

Did you know that there is a true-to-scale replica of Maud Lewis’ house, just outside Digby, Nova Scotia? We didn’t until we happened upon it during a trip to Digby this summer. My daughter was delighted to find it; they have been studying Maud Lewis at school. We were so
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