11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

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11 days in Nova Scotia Itinerary

Start: Regina
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Yarmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Shelburne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lunenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Halifax
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Regina

1
night
Yarmouth

Yarmouth ©
Yarmouth is a port town located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to June Deveau Galerie Studio, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Yaciuk's Antiques, Clocks & Collectibles, steep yourself in history at Argyle Township Court House & Gaol, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Western Branch, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heritage Brewing Co..

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yarmouth online holiday planner.

Regina to Yarmouth is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Regina to Yarmouth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Shelburne.

Things to do in Yarmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, June Deveau Galerie Studio, Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park, Argyle Township Court House & Gaol
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Mavillette Beach Provincial Park ©
Mavillette Beach Provincial Park
Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park ©

2
nights
Shelburne

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.HistoryEarly European settlers had small subsistence farms, but most of the inhabitants' income from that time to the present have been derived from the sea. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Focus Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Dory Shop Museum, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne's Historic Waterfront Museums By The Sea, then examine the collection at Ross-Thomson House Museum, and finally walk around The Islands Provincial Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Pine Grove Park, stroll the grounds of Old Burial Ground, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market on the Mersey.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shelburne holiday planner.

Getting from Yarmouth to Shelburne by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Shelburne, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Shelburne

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Liverpool, Pine Grove Park
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Ross-Thomson House Museum ©
Ross-Thomson House Museum
The Islands Provincial Park ©
The Islands Provincial Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church, then make a trip to Peer Gallery, and then stroll around Graves Island Provincial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at LaHave Islands Marine Museum, then don't miss a visit to Maritime Painted Saltbox Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Meadows Beach Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lunenburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shelburne to Lunenburg takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Shelburne, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lunenburg, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maritime Painted Saltbox Gallery, Beach Meadows Beach Park, Graves Island Provincial Park, LaHave Islands Marine Museum
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Graves Island Provincial Park ©
Graves Island Provincial Park
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church
Beach Meadows Beach Park ©
Beach Meadows Beach Park

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in Peggy's Cove (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, get lost in a book at Halifax Central Library, take a leisurely stroll along Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Halifax journey maker site.

Getting from Lunenburg to Halifax by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut
Highlights from your plan
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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