Dartmouth - "City of Lakes"; world-class paddling course; a walking trail alongside the lakes and also along the harbour; historic buildings; and a golf course near the heart of downtown.
Halifax - a world-renowned Gallery of Art; Maritime Museum of the Atlantic; Halifax Citadel; Old Town Clock; Historic Victoria Gardens; Pier 21; Theodore Tugboat; Spring Garden Road shopping. A very compact city.
Eastern Passage - Fisherman's Cove has small fishing boats, a boardwalk alongside the Passage, a working art studio, charming boutiques and great down-East food.
Peggy's Cove - an easy 45-minute drive from our home, you'll see spectacular, awesome, rugged scenery and a quaint village.
Annapolis Valley - an easy drive down Highway 101 brings you to Wolfville (Evangeline, Acadia University, winery, gourmet dining); Blomidon Look-off (spectacular scenery); Annapolis Royal (Port Royal Habitation, Fort Anne, beautiful gardens); and more.