Local Stories and Adventures

Open City
Open City Halifax

Get out and explore your city… Open City Halifax is back! On Saturday, June 19th, head out on the town to explore the many businesses and organizations that will be rolling out their mats to welcome the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Celebrate and support local in our communities!
Continue Reading »

Best Nova Scotia travel books
The best Nova Scotia travel books to help plan your summer vacation

Are you itching to travel again? A February 2021 survey by Bruce Poon Tip, founder of the adventure travel company G Adventures, said that 51% of Canadian travellers say Covid-19 lockdowns have made them want to travel more than ever before. But the survey also predicted that in the mid-term, international
Continue Reading »

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

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
Continue Reading »

Dine Around with kids in Halifax
Does Your Family Need a Mini Vacation? Discover Dine Around with Kids!

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
Continue Reading »

Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk

Get ready for an evening of intriguing tales and spooky facts of Halifax’s storied past with Anchor Tours Halifax Ghost Walk. You will encounter lots of eerie sights along the way including, a haunted restaurant, a troubled Titanic victim, and the Old Burying Ground, the oldest cemetery in Halifax. Tours
Continue Reading »

Halifax Ghost Walk
The Halifax Ghost Walk

The Halifax Ghost Walk was established in 1990 and is the oldest Ghost Walk in North America. Enjoy a historic walk through the streets of Halifax at night with spinning tales of ghosts, pirates, hauntings, buried treasures, and other mysterious things from our city’s rich past. It is an interesting,
Continue Reading »

A road trip around Yarmouth and Acadian Shores, map and graphic showing suggested itinerary
A 5-day Road Trip Through Southwestern Nova Scotia

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
Continue Reading »

A red boler at The Old Ten Spot a unique Nova Scotia Air BnB
Chilling Out at The Old Ten Spot on Nova Scotia’s Zwickers Lake

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
Continue Reading »

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
Continue Reading »

Places to Stay in Peggy's Cove
The Best Places to Stay in Peggy’s Cove

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
Continue Reading »