11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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Halifax
— 4 nights
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Lunenburg
— 3 nights
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Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 3 nights

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Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halifax: Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, brush up on your military savvy at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip maker website.

Toronto to Halifax is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in November, Halifax is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Lunenburg

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lunenburg: Graves Island Provincial Park (in Chester), Pine Grove Park (in Milton) and Shelburne (Dory Shop Museum, Shelburne's Historic Waterfront Museums By The Sea, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church, browse the exhibits of Laurie Swim Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Saltbox Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lunenburg online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Halifax to Lunenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in November: high temperatures in Lunenburg hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Baddeck.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Get out of town with these interesting Baddeck side-trips: Cape Breton Miners' Museum (in Glace Bay), Cape Breton Highlands National Park (in Ingonish) and Sydney Merchant Mariners Memorial (in Sydney). There's still lots to do: stroll through Ski Tuonela, stop by Baadeck Yarns, cruise along Cabot Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Baddeck trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Lunenburg to Baddeck in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lunenburg in November, things will get a bit cooler in Baddeck: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Specialty Museum
Cape Breton Miners' Museum
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Ski Area
Ski Tuonela
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