Canada Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Road trip tent camping Nova Scotia

Jump to last reply

My girlfriend and I are planning a trip for June or August of 2014. We are planning on driving to Nova Scotia and tent camping at night. We live in CT so it looks like a 12 hour drive to get there and back. I have a small 4 door hatch back with roof racks and a carrier. I am an experienced camper and use this car for snowboard/winter camping trips all the time. I am 28 and she is 25 we are interested in hiking, beaches, breweries, wine vineyards, music, coastal sights, seeing wild life. We are open to suggestions and anyone who has done a similar trip I would appreciate any feedback.
The plan is to drive up in a day, no ferries I get very seasick. I would like to start in bay of fundy area since it would be the closest to get to. What I would like to do is camp in a different location every night and make our way up to cape Breton. I would like to drive the Cabot trail or part of it. Maybe for one day and night do Halifax, probably need to stay in a hotel. I would like only to have to drive a couple hours a day so we can spend the day doing things and making the most of daylight.
Our time table goal is 2 weeks. I'll have two weeks vacation from the army this summer but my CO is pretty cool and may let a couple of days "AWOL" slide for a 6pack trade. I would love ideas and pointers from people. She kind of wants to do PEI as well, I don't think we will have time. If this is possible let me know, if not let me know. Don't hold back criticism I can take it, if it's not doable let know. Thank you for your time.

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Driving from PEI to Edmonton, Alberta (end of Jan. beginning of Feb. 2015)
  2. 2 Road trip from Vacouver to Alaska.
  3. 3 Stay at Niagara Falls or downtown?
  4. 4 August trip to Montreal, Quebec and the Eastern Townships
  5. 5 itinerary help with a British Columbia+Alaska road trip
  6. 6 Calgary or Lake Louise?
  7. 7 Gulf Islands - anybody been to Galiano Island?
  8. 8 Trip Report Relentless Beauty - Panecott's Trip to the Canadian Rockies
  9. 9 Ottawa to East Coast Maritimes
  10. 10 Planning a trip to Ontario?
  11. 11 Vancouver Trip Feb 16-20,2015
  12. 12 Travelling from Toronto to Quebec City and New Brunswick
  13. 13 2 days in Vancouver
  14. 14 Best way to get mobile data in Canada?
  15. 15 Montreal - Old Town or Plateau district?
  16. 16 8 days in NL
  17. 17 Montreal transportation pass
  18. 18 Ottawa and Thousand Islands
  19. 19 Best land travel for Canadian Maritines
  20. 20 First visit to Montreal, hotel and sightseeing recommendations needed
  21. 21 Newfoundland tent camping
  22. 22 Mother/daughter trip to Quebec City and Montreal!
  23. 23 2 months Canada and USA with alaska cruise
  24. 24 Thousand Islands
  25. 25 Crazy to Go to Montreal in Winter?
View next 25 » Back to the top