THE LOWER DECK PUB- www.lowerdeck.ca
One of the most popular waterfront pubs and the ideal location for a beer and a fantastic view over Halifax Harbour.
MARITIME MUSEUM OF THE ATLANTIC- museum.gov.ns.ca
This museum is a must if you want to find out more about Nova Scotia's rich marine heritage. The collection ranges from sextants, binnacles and figureheads to small craft, anchors, armaments and marine portraits and our largest artifact, the 1913 hydrographic vessel CSS Acadia.
PIER 21- www.pier21.ca
Canada’s immigration museum where the stories of some of the 1.5 million of immigrants who came to Nova Scotia are told.
HALL’S HARBOUR LOBSTER POUND- www.hallsharbourlobster.com
Halls Harbour Lobster Pound is one of the largest lobster holding facilities in Canada with the ability to hold up to 65,000 pounds of lobsters most of which are dispatcherd across the globe. This is also where visitors can taste the famous ‘Bay of Fundy’ lobster.
DOMAINE DE GRAND PRE- www.grandprewines.ns.ca
Some of Nova Scotia’s finest wines are produced in this Domaine, which grows specialty grapes that were developed for Nova Scotia’s climate and landscape. The Domaine De Grand Pre offers a variety of activities where you can tour the acres of vineyards, learn about the grape varieties that are unique to Nova Scotia, taste their vintages in the wine boutique and enjoy a meal in their fine dining restaurant.
PORT ROYAL HABITATION - www.pc.gc.ca
This national historic site features a reconstruction of early 17th- century buildings representing the former colony of the French who settled for a time along the Nova Scotia coast. Visitors can interact with costumed interpreters and live demonstrations that help to recreate the look and feel of one of the earliest settlements in North America. You can also take in the panoramic view of the Annapolis River and Basin from Port Royals site.
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL - www.annapolisroyal.com
With everything within walking distance, The Town of Annapolis Royal is the perfect small sea-side Town rich in history and tradition. It offers a waterfront shopping area, a large variety of restaurants and high class accommodations, in addition a streetscape that has been voted a National Historic District. You can also explore important heritage sites, and a vibrant arts community and theatre.
FORT ANNE HISTORIC SITE- www.pc.gc.ca
Canada's oldest site, Fort Anne Historic Site is truly a piece of history. The site was the scene of numerous battles as France and England fought for control of North America in the 17th and 18th centuries. Today, it provides a stunning view of the Annapolis Basin from the centre of Annapolis Royal. The Museum exhibitions highlight the history of the fort.
PRIVATEER WAREHOUSE- www.historicproperties.ca
Built to support the activities of the daring sea captains who ransacked enemy ships for the Crown, the Privateer Warehouse is a remarkable historic building. Back in the 1960s, buildings such as the Warehouse were slated for destruction in the name of urban renewal. However, some passionate citizens fought the move, and saved the buildings. Now, many of the buildings had to be stripped down to their original wood and stone shells to recapture their former beauty.
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL HISTORIC GARDENS - www.historicgardens.com
Comprised of several themed gardens representing different periods in our history, the Royal Historic Gardens display the town’s heritage of horticulture since the 17th century. From the early French settler's dwelling garden to the Victorian Era Garden, these themed gardens are linked by paths through other display areas including several plant collections. The largest display is the Rose Collection which showcases more than 230 cultivars in their historical environment.
KEJIMKUJIK NATIONAL PARK- www.pc.gc.ca
Keji is the only inland national park of Canada in the Maritimes. Its abundant lakes and rivers make it ideal for canoeing. The lush woodlands and gently rolling landscapes are home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors will find historic canoe routes, portages and many beautiful hiking trails in the park.
LUNENBURG - www.explorelunenburg.ca
With more than 200 years in fishing, ship-building and marine related industries, Lunenburg is one of Nova Scotia’s strongest economic towns. Visitors can explore its many different architectural delights including houses, churches and public buildings from the late 1700s and particularly early 1800s, which are still being used today. Designated by the Government of Canada as a place of National Historic Significance, and with a UNESCO accreditation Old Town of Lunenburg is one town you won’t want to miss!
LUNENBURG FISHERIES MUSEUM OF THE ATLANTIC- museum.gov.ns.ca
For the ultimate waterfront experience in the UNESCO World Heritage Town, Lunenburg Fisheries Museum is the place to be. Rain or shine, you can learn about Rum Running, whales and August Gales, have a yarn with old salts, get to know the lobsters and enjoy Bluenose memorabilia. Or you can explore the aquarium and wharf-side vessel and even take a boat ride with a guided tour of the Fishery.
FLEUR DE SEL RESTAURANT- http://www.fleurdesel.net/
Known as the Gift of the Sea, Fleur de sel is a gourmet salt raked and harvested by hand along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain. Famous for its exceptional flavour, these tiny crystals are sprinkled over foods just before serving for the ideal accent to your culinary experience. Popular menu items include Monkfish Tail, Scallop Pasta with pan seared scallops, or Grilled Rib Eye with sautéed green beans and potato Crème Brulee.
INDIAN POINT MUSSEL FARM- www.indianpointmussels.ca
Since 1982, this family-owned business has been growing mussels in the waters of Mahone Bay and producing some of Nova Scotia’s finest muscle products. Due to the demand in mussels over the past ten years, Indian Point has been able to expanded their operation and now farm on seven leases, all in the same general area.
BUISCUIT EATER- www.biscuiteater.ca
If you’re in the mood for a warm tasty treat, look no further! All of Biscuit Eaters baked goods, sandwiches & soups, are made right inside their kitchen and served fresh daily.
LUNENBURG OCEAN ADVENTURES- www.lunenburgoceanadventures.com
With Lunenburg Ocean Adventures you can choose from going fishing in the morning, diving in the afternoon and have a relaxed lobster dinner on a "Private Island" in the evening. Enjoy it all aboard their "Provincial" 42 foot fiberglass boat. Built to hold 36 passengers, Islander VI is fast comfortable and well equipped with modern electronics, two life rafts, toilet, and heated wheelhouse for a fun and unforgettable ride.
MAHONE BAY- www.mahonebay.com
This idyllic little town is located along the South Shore coastline of Nova Scotia. it has bags of charm with its quaint little streets, churches, art galleries, shops and living museums.
A bustling rural community on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Hubbards features a picturesque locale. Hubbards Cove is also a popular destination, with a yacht club, Nova Scotia's smallest provincial park, campground and 10 beaches within driving distance of one another.