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  • Perfect Summer Road Trip: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

    Cape Breton is a lush, emerald jewel on Canada's eastern coastline. With Scottish heritage, stunning rocky shores, and deep green valleys, it makes a dramatic backdrop for a summer road trip.

    Posted by Adam Hodge on June 06, 2013 at 11:34:03 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 4 Great Canadian Road Trips

    Summer is the best time to explore Canada's expanses by car—the snow is gone, wildflowers are in bloom, and what's a summer road trip without fresh seafood? Here are four ways to go.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on May 28, 2013 at 11:35:43 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Nova Scotia: 5 Reasons to Go this Summer

    With picturesque, seaside towns and tons of water activities (from surfing to whale watching and white water rafting), Nova Scotia is a perfect summer destination. Here are five reasons to head north now.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on July 14, 2012 at 11:43:01 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Starter Kit to Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia ticks all necessary boxes for a truly unspoiled seaside escape—endless lobster traps, vineyards, cultural excursions, and a New England-style charm, all with way fewer tourists.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 26, 2012 at 12:45:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Titanic-Themed Escape to Halifax

    Nova Scotia’s capital is a hip, harbor-hugging city and its 400,000 citizens know how to have some serious fun. But Halifax has a past that's been touched by tragedy, too: Most famously so in April 1912, when the RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic Ocean. Being the closest major port to the site of the capsized ship, Halifax became the base for recovery operations, and international attention focused on the city as wreckage and remains filtered through. In this centennial year, the spotlight is being switched on again in Halifax as Titanic aficionados—from near, far, from wherever they are—flock in. Here’s the how-to for a perfect (and poignant) weekend escape.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 16, 2012 at 8:55:13 PM EDT in Trip Ideas