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Capital City - City Guides The capital of Nova Scotia is Halifax.

Nova Scotia Background Information

Nova Scotia, located on Canada's south-eastern coast, is the second smallest province in Canada yet most populous province in the Maritimes; making it the second most densely populated in the country.

Nova Scotia was home to the Mi'kmaq people when the first European colonists arrived. In 1604, French colonists established the first permanent European settlement north of Florida, at Port Royal; founding what became known as Acadia.

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Cape Breton, Halifax.

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Digby Pines Golf Resort And Spa - Nova Scotia Add Hotel Review. Read Hotel Reviews. Official Hotel Website. View Map.
Digby Pines Golf Resort And Spa: 103 Shore Road, Digby.
Norman-style chateau, overlooking the Annapolis Basin, offering a world of casual elegance in the tradition of more famous grand hotels (from May to October). Spend an afternoon in the heated, outdoor pool or jog along the wooded hiking trails. There's also a tennis lawn, croquet, giant chess board and a full fitness centre. Golfers can enjoy the par 71, 18-hole picturesque golf course - one of Sir Stanley Thompson's masterpieces - while their wives pamper themselves in the Aveda Spa. To end your day, the tables in the Annapolis Room are presented with award-winning cuisine.

Hotels in Halifax  - Hotels in Yarmouth.

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What to See in Nova Scotia

Discovery Center:
At Discovery Centre, in Halifax, children discover new things about science and the world around them.

Nova Scotia Museum:
The Nova Scotia Museum is the corporate name for the most decentralised museum in Canada; 25 museums across the province, including historic buildings, living history sites, vessels and specialised museums.

Scenic Travelways:
Visit the scenic trails and travelways of Nova Scotia; appreciate New Scotland with the aid of this hyperlinked image-map.

The Peninsula Called Nova Scotia:
The peninsula is a welcome place to visit year round but especially throughout the summer; from apple blossom time in late May through a surprisingly mild September and October.

Yarmouth Online:
Handy resource for visitors to this beautiful Nova Scotian seaside town. Features include an online tourist guide, photos, business listings and classifieds.

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The largest urban area in Nova Scotia are Halifax, Cape Breton, Truro, New Glasgow, Glace Bay, Sydney Mines, Kentville, New Waterford, Amherst, Bridgewater and Yarmouth.

Explore Nova Scotia:
The official tourism website of the Province of Nova Scotia.

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Some tour suggestions for visitors to Nova Scotia.

Lobstermen Tours:
Discover first hand, the salty history of charming Lunenburg; by experiencing the life of a lobster fisherman.

Nova Scotia Bicycle Tour:
Planned and led by Nova Scotians, during the tour you will learn about Nova Scotia's important role in Canada's history, discover its incredible variety, and experience what makes it distinct.

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Getting Around Nova Scotia Transportation

Getting To and Around Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia by Ship

There are three ferry routes to choose from:

Bay Ferries - From New Brunswick:
Saint John to Digby.

Cat Ferry - From Maine:
Bar Harbor and Portland to Yarmouth.

Northumberland Ferries - From Prince Edward Island:
Wood Islands to Caribou.

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Amherst, Halifax, New Glasgow, Sydney, Yarmouth.

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New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island.

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