• Bras d'Or Lake Lighthouse
  • Jake's Landing, Kejimkujik National Park
  • Louisbourg Lighthouse
  • Old wooden house, Annapolis Royal
  • Peggy's Cove
  • Rocky Road, Cape Bretton
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HOLIDAY IDEAS – NOVA SCOTIA

To help you with planning your own individual holiday in Canada, we’ve provided some example routes to inspire you. Use our Nova Scotia route as a starting point, then tailor-make your holiday by simply adding or removing any locations you want to include or leave out. If you have more time and want to explore further still, there are lots of additional places to see along the way and our Travel Specialist will be happy to provide you with a tailor-made quote that will suit your exact requirements.
Start your Nova Scotia motorhome holiday with our suggested two-week itinerary, below. This dramatic corner of Canada is packed with things to see and do, so you can tailor-make your adventure by adding or removing your choice of locations.

If two weeks simply isn't enough, extend your trip and spend more time in Nova Scotia to truly appreciate this unforgettable destination.

NOVA SCOTIA ROUTE

DAYS 1 - 2
Fly from London to Halifax with Air Canada. On arrival, we recommend spending your first night in a hotel in Halifax - Nova Scotia's capital - to explore the city's maritime heritage, attractive waterfront and bustling centre.
DAY 3
Pick up your motorhome and head southwest to Liverpool, travelling via the port town of Lunenburg and the pretty village of Peggy’s Cove on the eastern shore of St. Margaret's Bay.
DAY 4
From Liverpool, follow the coast and drive to Yarmouth - a busy fishing town located in the heart of the world's largest lobster fishing grounds. En route, you'll pass through the coastal towns of Shelburne and Barrington - either one offers a great place to stop for a fresh seafood lunch.
DAY 5
Follow the Evangeline Trail to Annapolis Royal, an old French settlement and the former capital of Nova Scotia for almost 150 years. Some bilingual residents living in Annapolis Royal are descendants of the first European settlers to Canada.
 
DAY 6
Head inland and stop at Kejimkujik National Park, a superb place from which to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy Nova Scotia's beautiful landscapes. Explore the natural and cultural heritage, go canoeing, take a hike, and tick off many species of wildlife such as moose, deer, beaver and loon.
DAY 7
Head back towards the coast and return to the Evangeline Trail, heading east to Truro. En route, you may wish to visit the town of Windsor, the birthplace of ice hockey - Canada's national winter sport - and the vineyards of Gaspereau Valley.
DAY 8
From Truro, take a detour to the spectacular Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Savour its towering 600ft cliffs over the Bay of Fundy, and explore the park's 25 miles of wilderness trails, pristine coastline, valleys, hidden coves and ancient forests. Afterwards, make your way back to Truro and onwards to the coastal town of Pictou.
DAY 9
Make your way through Port Hawkesbury towards Chéticamp, a vibrant fishing village on the Cabot Trail on the west coast of Cape Breton Island.

DAY 10
Spend the day making your way slowly to Baddeck along the famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway offering scores of beautiful viewpoints, cultural heritage sites, hiking trails and picnic stops.
DAY 11
Take the short drive to Sydney on the northeast coast and onto the Louisbourg National Historic Site. Visit the Marconi National Historic Site where Marconi first sent his transatlantic signals in 1902.
DAY 12
Head towards Liscomb along the Bras d’Or Lakes, home to the native Mi’kmaq people, and enjoy its coastal scenery and rugged landscapes.
DAY 13
Enjoy a steady and reflective drive back to Halifax along Nova Scotia's eastern shore.
DAY 14
Return your motorhome and fly back to London from Halifax.