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10 Things To Do On The Fundy Shore, Nova Scotia

1. Fundy Discovery Site

Located right off the highway 102 in Truro, NS, the Fundy Discovery Site is a great place to get out and stretch your legs, walk the dog, let the kids play and watch the sun set or tide roll in. The site features walking/cycling trails with prime tidal views, a visitor information center, washrooms, playgrounds and picnic areas. Check out the tidal times by visiting their website here:

2. Joggins Fossil Cliffs & Centre

The Joggins Fossil Centre is home to various fossil specimens, exhibits and displays as well as featuring the history found at Joggins regarding geology and coal mining. You can book your very own beach tour or check the tide times and head out yourself for a day a day of discovery. There is a gift shop on site featuring local artisans as well as a café. Check out the website below for information on the sites history and what you can be on the lookout for while you’re there:

3. Lighthouses

Visit some of the most beautiful lighthouses along the Fundy shore. Some of the most popular lighthouse destinations include Cape D’or, Five Islands, Parrsboro and Spencer’s Island.

4. Fundy Geological Museum

If you have a dinosaur lover in your family be sure to stop in here and check out the incredible history that has been found in Nova Scotia. The museum is location in Parrsboro with stunning tide views and a sweet little gift shop. After touring the museum to view some of Canada’s oldest dinosaur bones take a walk on the beach, book a guided beach tour or even a horseback fossil tour. Check out their site below and be sure to add this to your summer plans:

5. Wild Caraway Restaurant

The trip to Advocate Harbour is worth it in and of itself but add in a delicious 5 course meal and you have one heck of a destination. Wild Caraway is open from May to November and features some amazing local cuisine in a 5 course meal. They also have rooms above the restaurant if you plans to make is a weekend stay. Keep an eye on their website for menus and pop ups.

6. That Dutchman’s Cheese Farm

Nova Scotia’s original artisan cheese maker, located in Upper Economy, Willem and Maja use local dairy to produce Farmstead Gouda, Dragon’s Breath, Old Growler and Smeerkaas. After checking out the cheese making facility you can take an hour-long tour of their nature park, stopping to visit the emus, donkeys, horses, highland cattle, rabbits, geese, pot belly pigs and enjoy the stunning views.

7. Age of Sail Centre

According to their website, the Age of Sail Centre offers to bring to life the rich history of Nova Scotia ship building through pictures, videos, storytelling, artifacts, and models. On site you’ll be able to tour a church, blacksmith shop, shipyard, café, gift shop, and lighthouse. Be sure to check the website for hours of operation and admission costs. Their website also offers a list of local attractions and accommodations to make your trip to the area really worth your while.

8. Ships Company Theatre

Enjoy live entertainment at the Ships Company Theatre while you’re in Parsborro. Check out the music, live theatre or camps offered by visiting their website calendar.

9. Five Islands Provincial Park

Check the tide times and explore the ocean floor. Stunning views of islands and rocks will surround you when you visit. Bring a picnic or your RV and stay for a while. Watch the locals do some clam digging and observe the stunning cliffs and ocean that surround you. In the area you can also check out the Five Islands Lighthouse complete with a playground and hammocks to relax in as well as local deep-fried clams from one of the restaurants along the way.

10. Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

As Nova Scotia’s largest provincial park you won’t want to skip this one. Take a hike to a look off for some breathtaking views, do some back country camping or book a beach front kayaking campsite. You may prefer to take a guided kayak adventure, check out the Scotia Shore website below.

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