Combine Nova Scotia's unique history with its beautiful scenery on a province-wide self-drive. Take to the Cabot Trail, which demonstrates a reputation as one of the most scenic coastal drives in North America. Explore the province's European heritage and take in the national park and valleys of the Acadian forest on Cape Breton Island.
A unique heritage
You'll also have the chance to learn more about the Anglo-French hostilities at the Fortress of Louisbourg and Halifax Citadel National Historic Sites. Or visit Province House where the Fathers of Confederation met about the formation of Canada.
The Lighthouse Route
Then, take time to visit the South Shore with a tour of the Lighthouse Route and stop off for pictures of the famous lighthouse at Peggy's Cove. Enjoy visiting the picturesque fishing villages en route and admire the colourful 18th and 19th century buildings at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg
Nova Scotia's bays and beaches
And, don't forget to leave some time to relax on the number of beaches dotted around the province, and perhaps enjoy the excellent surfing opportunities along the Eastern Shore. Look out to the changing tides of the Bay of Fundy or discover the farm and vineyards of the nearby Annapolis Valley.