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Weekend Getaways

The View From The Top of Cape Smokey

We took a magical gondola ride up Cape Smokey and saw what life was like from the top of the world. Next time you find yourself in Cape Breton Island, consistently voted Travel and Leisure Magazine’s #1 Island in Canada, be sure to add the Cape Smokey Gondola ride to
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A Road Trip to Cape Breton Island

We took a road trip to Cape Breton Island, camped in a tent, attended a music festival and re-discovered our love for Celtic music. Ranked as the #1 island in Canada for the past five consecutive years, Cape Breton is rich with heritage and is a delight for history buffs,
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A Sunny Getaway to Melmerby Beach

While HRM certainly has no shortage of beaches, sometimes it is nice to get out of town and create new experiences for ourselves and our families. When it is time for my family to escape the city, we regularly visit a sleepy little town on the northeastern coast of Nova
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Spend the Day at White Point Beach Resort

White Point is a beachside playground for the whole family! Now offering day passes for 2022, White Point Beach Resort has made all of its amenities and activities accessible to everyone! If you are a local or are simply visiting the area, you are now able to spend the day
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Whitepoint
Relax. Reset. Rejuvenate. A Family Spring ‘Staycation’ at White Point Beach Resort!

White Point Beach Resort has been a longtime favourite destination for couples and families for its beautiful waterfront, charming accommodations, and peaceful setting. In the summer months, their spectacular 9-hole oceanfront golf course, pristine white sand beach, saltwater outdoor pool, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards will keep you active all day
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Camping
Campgrounds in HRM… OPEN!!

Good news, Halifax… campgrounds in HRM are open! With the official start to summer only weeks away, we are all excited to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and ocean air. With schools not yet on summer holidays, you can still have a great camping getaway without venturing too far
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Things to do in Shelburne, Sandy Point Beach
The Best Things to do in Shelburne with Your Family

There are so many things to do in Shelburne, a charming harbourfront town located roughly two hours’ drive from Halifax, and home to the world’s only Whirligig and Weathervane Festival, held annually in September. Family attractions in the Shelburne region include beautiful white-sand beaches, important museums and cultural experiences –
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Everything You Need to Know about Geodesic Dome Camping in Nova Scotia

Geodesic domes are popping up like mushrooms all over the province – but how did this glamping craze begin? Explore the fascinating history of geodesic dome camping, and find out how, when, and where your family can experience geodesic dome camping in Nova Scotia. The History of the Geodesic Dome
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Summerville Beach Quartderdeck Nova Scotia March Break
5 Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts That Are Open This Nova Scotia March Break

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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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
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