Nova Scotia is located on the east coast of Canada. Cottage rentals in Nova Scotia are typically cozy homes that are located near the coast or in one of the province's charming cities. Treat your family to a property with a sea view, decking or a balcony. The cabins are very modern with everything you will need for a great holiday.
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In Nova Scotia, there are plenty of options if you're looking for a property that allows pets. Hotel rooms are the most pet-friendly type of accommodation in Nova Scotia. In addition, a night in a pet-friendly rental there costs, on average, $235. You can also find different accommodation options if you want to rent near the city centre, as a few of the pet-friendly vacation rentals are less than 2 mile away from the centre of the city (0).
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Learn about Nova Scotia's Maritime history
For an interesting and educational experience, head to Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Visitors can wander the Fortress of Louisbourg's quiet streets and imagine what life was like 300 years ago. Soak up the atmosphere and take in the beauty of the site's architecture. Visitors can download an Explora app which gives a commentary of the area and also includes quizzes and stories about Louisbourg.
Another great place to visit is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic where visitors can learn about the rich marine history of the area. The museum has a large collection of binnacles, buoys, anchors, and armaments. There are also huge lighthouse lamps on display. Visitors can go on a tour of the Halifax explosion exhibit with a knowledgeable tour guide. Find out how the explosion was caused as a result of a failed convoy.
Explore Nova Scotia with your family
For some educationally based outdoor entertainment that the whole family will love, visit Oaklawn Farm Zoo. The zoo is home to some interesting species of wildlife and offers visitors an interactive experience as kids can pat and feed some of the animals.
Older children will like the Highland Village Experience, a pioneer museum which provides an insight into the lifestyle of the Scots in Nova Scotia. Visitors can also look up their Cape Breton roots at the Genealogy and Family History Centre. The museum and historic village is located on a stunning site that overlooks the Bras d'Or Lakes.
Nature and Adventure on the East Coast
The Skyline Trail is an easy loop hike which is fairly level and accessible. There are great views over the surrounding area. From the top you can see the mountain ranges, forests and a lake. Wildlife such as moose can sometimes be spotted, there are also many species of wild flowers. Walking the whole loop will take about two hours.
Alternatively head to Point Pleasant Park, a great place for a hike or bike ride through 186 acres of forest in one of Halifax’s best loved parks. Why not pack a picnic to eat whist observing the ocean views. The park is very quiet and peaceful, perfect for a relaxing day out. There's plenty of space for children to run around and play.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Nova Scotia?
The starting price for Bed & Breakfast rentals or House rentals Nova Scotia is $84 per night.
What is the typical availability of Bed & Breakfast rentals Nova Scotia?
June has the highest availability of Bed & Breakfast rentals Nova Scotia, so you can expect plenty of selection, even for last-minute bookings.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Nova Scotia?
The most popular amenities for rentals Nova Scotia include vacation homes with Internet, TV, or Yard.
How many Bed & Breakfast rentals and House rentals can I find Nova Scotia?
Nova Scotia has 3,689 Bed & Breakfast rentals and House rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Nova Scotia?
If you're travelling with a dog, over 16% of vacation rentals Nova Scotia are pet-friendly.
What's the best month to visit Nova Scotia?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months Nova Scotia with temperatures around 25 °C. February and January Nova Scotia are the coldest, with -12 °C on average.
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