Your Nova Scotia summer holiday

Welcome to your ocean playground

Nova Scotia, Canada is the perfect destination for your summer getaway. Outdoor adventure abounds with over 13,300 kilometres of coastline to explore through stunning hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and biking trails.

You can start and end your day right by the ocean at one of our many unique seaside accommodations. Unwind at one of our picturesque beaches and delight your senses with the freshest lobster and seafood, and unique wineries and breweries. Or set out for a historic adventure at one of our six UNESCO sites.

There are endless ways to experience Nova Scotia, so why not start planning your trip today? After all, inner children need playgrounds too.

Kayaking, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia

Summer fun

Whale watching, cycling, hiking through stunning national parks…not to mention plenty of beach time. Find unforgettable things to do this summer in Nova Scotia.

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Where to stay

From stunning oceanside resorts and luxury hotels, to picturesque cottages and glamping domes – find your home away from home in Nova Scotia this summer.

Find your stay

Close up of a fresh lobster roll in Peggy's Cove.
Peggy’s Cove, South Shore

Food and drink

Sip and savour in Nova Scotia this summer. World-class cuisine, fresh seafood and award-winning wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries await you.

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Getting to Nova Scotia

Whether you’re planning to come to Nova Scotia by land, sea or air, we’ve got you covered.

From charters to private and international airports, find out how easy it is to get here. Learn more about our airports in Halifax, Sydney and Yarmouth and airline options like Air Canada, Condor Airlines, WestJet, Icelandair and Discover Airlines.

Flying to Nova Scotia

Whether you’d like to travel on a major cruise ship, sail or by ferry, there are transportation options to get you here. If you’re looking for a quick trip or an ocean voyage, you’ll get to experience our changing coastline landscapes.  

Arriving by sea

If you’re driving here from somewhere else or flying, be sure to learn about all your transportation options. Our highways and points of entry provide easy access, and adding a road trip is a great way to experience our regions.

Driving to Nova Scotia

Trip planning tips

from locals and visitors

Check out the stories section for insider travel planning tips to help you discover more off-the-beaten-path adventures around Nova Scotia.

Summer packages,

itineraries and trip ideas

Let our convenient packages and itineraries inspire you, so your trip becomes an unforgettable experience.

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