Nova Scotia forms part of the eastern seaboard and is known as ‘Canada’s Ocean Playground’ with plenty of beaches. It has a warm temperate climate in the summer as it is on the same latitude as the south of France.
Home to the world famous Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia is becoming a centre of excellence for golf courses with the top 3 in Canada all based in the Province.
Whether eating fresh lobster in the capital or drinking wine in the various wineries in Nova Scotia, it offers culinary delights and a fine dining experience.
The Bay of Fundy offers some of the world’s highest tides where you can do tidal bore rafting riding 8 feet waves. For those wishing for a more sedate activity there is whale watching in the summer and fall which is an awe-inspiring experience.
With a population of around 400,000 Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax, has everything that you would expect of a big city. As a result of a $25 billion shipbuilding contract and Shell and BP investing $2 billion into oil and gas, Nova Scotia offers a buoyant economy with lifestyle advantages for families.