Nova Scotia Circle Tour

  • Start: Lower West Pubnico, NS
  • End: Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:38
  • Total Mileage: 2141 Miles
  • Number of stops: 32


Nova Scotia, technically not an island, is nearly surrounded on all sides by the Atlantic Ocean. This tour is a circular drive around the province, and highlights interesting coastal towns, parks, and wildlife refuges. Begin your travel in Moncton, where you can visit the Acadian Village Museum and Tidal Bore (a great wave of tidal water that moves up the Petitcodiac River). Later head east for your stop in Halifax, the capital and largest city of Nova Scotia. Visit the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, the Nova Scotia Museum, and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Finish your trip in New Glasgow, where you should stop to see Samson at the Museum of Industry, featuring the first steam locomotive in North America, and Frasier Mountain for the elevated view of the area.

Stop #1:

Acadian Village Museum
Lower West Pubnico, NS

Stop #2:

Free Meeting House
Nova Scotia, Canada

Stop #3:

Moncton Museum
New Brunswick, Canada

Stop #4:

Magic Mountain Water Park
New Brunswick, Canada

Stop #5:

Chignecto National Wildlife Area
Sackville, NS

Stop #6:

Victoria Park
Truro, NS

Stop #7:

Colchester Museum
Nova Scotia, Canada

Stop #8:

Millbrook Indian Reserve
Truro, NS

Stop #9:

Mary March Museum
Grand Falls-Windsor, NS

Stop #10:

Admiral Digby Museum
Digby, NS

Stop #11:

Holy Trinity Anglican Parish
Yarmouth, NS

Stop #12:

Bear River Visitor Information Centre
Bear River, NS

Stop #13:

Yarmouth County Museum and Archives
Yarmouth, NS

Stop #14:

Firefighters Museum
Nova Scotia, Canada

Stop #16:

Kejimkujik National Park
Maitland Bridge, NS

Stop #17:

Queens County Museum
Liverpool, NS

Stop #18:

Perkins House Museum
Liverpool, NS

Stop #20:

Nova Scotia Museum
Halifax, NS

Stop #21:

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax, NS

Stop #22:

Dartmouth Heritage Museum
Nova Scotia, Canada

Stop #23:

Quaker Whaler House
Dartmouth, NS

Stop #24:

Moosehead Brewery
New Brunswick, Canada

Stop #25:

St. Ninian's Cathedral
Nova Scotia, Canada

Stop #26:

St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, NS

Stop #27:

Antigonish County Courthouse
Antigonish, NS

Stop #28:

Cossit House Museum
Sydney, NS

Stop #29:

St. Patrick's Church Museum
Sydney, NS

Stop #31:

Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Ingonish Beach, NS

Stop #32:

Samson at the Museum of Industry
Nova Scotia, Canada

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