7 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

7 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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7 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Lunenburg
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mavillette
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Cheticamp
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Baddeck
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Have A Yarn, stop by The Teazer, look for gifts at Haskapa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hirtle's Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Anglican Church.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lunenburg trip itinerary planning site .

Los Angeles, USA to Lunenburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Lunenburg, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: high temperatures in Lunenburg hover around 45°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Mavillette.

Things to do in Lunenburg

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahone Bay, Hirtle's Beach
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Have A Yarn ©
Have A Yarn
Hirtle's Beach ©
Hirtle's Beach
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church

1
night
Mavillette

Mavillette ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Hubert and Belle's, and then kick back and relax at Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mavillette trip maker .

Traveling by car from Lunenburg to Mavillette takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Cheticamp.

Things to do in Mavillette

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Port Maitland
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Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park ©
Hubert and Belle's ©
Hubert and Belle's

1
day
Cheticamp

Cheticamp ©
On the 21st (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Cabot Trail and then kick back and relax at Cheticamp Island Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cheticamp online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mavillette to Cheticamp by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Mavillette in April since evenings lows in Cheticamp dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Cheticamp

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Cabot Trail
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Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail

1
night
Baddeck

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for gifts at Baadeck Yarns, then contemplate the long history of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, and then stroll through Ski Tuonela.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Baddeck travel route planner .

Getting from Cheticamp to Baddeck by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cheticamp in April, you will find days in Baddeck are little chillier (32°F), and nights are about the same (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Baddeck

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Ski Tuonela ©
Ski Tuonela
Baadeck Yarns ©
Baadeck Yarns

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Province House, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then stop by Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, and finally take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and then admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Halifax trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Baddeck to Halifax takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 32°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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