8 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

8 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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8 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Start: Regina
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Sydney, Cape Breton Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
2
Halifax
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Regina

2
nights
Sydney, Cape Breton Island

Sydney ©
Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Big Fiddle and Cape Breton Miners' Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Middle Head Trail (in Ingonish), Baddeck (Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, The Antiques Boutique, & more) and Louisbourg Lighthouse (in Louisbourg). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Highland Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

Regina to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Regina to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Regina in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baddeck, Middle Head Trail, Louisbourg Lighthouse, Highland Village, Cape Breton Miners' Museum
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Highland Village ©
Highland Village
The Big Fiddle ©
The Big Fiddle
Louisbourg Lighthouse ©
Louisbourg Lighthouse

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Victoria Park and Burntcoat Head Park. Explore Halifax's surroundings by going to Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial), Lunenburg (Terra Beata Cranberries & St. John's Anglican Church) and Grand Pre National Historic Site (in Grand Pre). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, pause for some photo ops at The Emigrant Statue, get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Halifax holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Halifax in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove, Grand Pre National Historic Site, Burntcoat Head Park, Victoria Park
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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