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Trip to Nova Scotia in a RV

Dorking
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Trip to Nova Scotia in a RV

We are planning our 16 day trip in early September. Halifax is where we pick up the RV. Our proposed route is: Lunenburg/Clark's Harbour/Darling Lake/ Digby / Coldbrook / Truro /

Picton/ Prince Edward Island/ Amherst/return along Northumberland Strait to Picton/Cape Breton Island and return to Halifax via Eastern Shore.

Any views on the RV campsites?

Do you think our proposed itinerary is do able. We welcome any suggestions.

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1. Re: Trip to Nova Scotia in a RV

The itinerary is more than doable.....I'd not want to drive an RV in Halifax, so maybe leave enough time to drop off the RV and explore Halifax without the RV....

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Your plan is fine. It is good to see someone checking out our Northumberland Coast. There are lots of beaches along the shore road from Amherst to Pictou. Check out the cute villages of Pugwash and Tatamagouche. Pugwash has a park and boardwalk along the harbour and several restaurants and shops. You may be able to visit Thinkers Lodge the home of the first Pugwash Conferences. Pugwash International and a key member Joseph Rotblat were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.

http://thinkerslodge.org/

http://www.pugwashvillage.com/

Tatamagouche has shops and restaurants and the Creamery Museum among other things.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatamagouche

Here are some sites to check for campgrounds:

novascotia.com/en/…default.aspx

http://www.campingnovascotia.com

http://parks.gov.ns.ca/

http://www.campsource.ca/ns/

www.rvparkreviews.com/regions/Nova_Scotia/

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With the time you have you will have no problem touring around the Nova Scotia highlights. If you don't mind not having power and water hookups to your unit for a day or two, relying on your holding tanks you might want to consider staying at some of the provincial parks for their more natural settings, in sometimes spectacular places to camp. There are a few of the provincial parks that do have some sites with electric and water but to a very limited number of sites.

Once you reach Truro you might want to swing onto the Glooscap Trail for the scenic drive along the upper Bay of Fundy. The Bay of Fundy is one of North America's natural wonders and shouldn't be missed on a trip to the maritimes. With the largest tides on earth and some of the most spectacular geological features in the province along the upper Bay of Fundy shore combined with some excellent RV/campgrounds I am sure you would find it a interesting place to explore.

Here are some links to discover more about this region:

A full service on the beach RV park www.oldshipyardbeachcampground.com

The Bay of Fundy was declared one of the Seven Natural Wonders of North America, along with the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, the Everglades, Niagara Falls, and the giant redwoods of California found in Sequoia National Park and Redwoods National Park.

http://sevennaturalwonders.org/north-america/

colchester.ca/five-islands-lighthouse-park

This is a blog about boat tours to some of the incredible spots on the Bay of Fundy like Cape Split and Isle Haute novascotiablogs.com/2013/10/-a-vivid-image-o…

www.fundyforce.ca

http://www.ageofsailmuseum.ca/

www.fiveislands.ca

…gov.ns.ca/galleries/…fiveislands-gallery.asp

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Thank you so much for your information, really looking forward to our trip.

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Many thanks, will check out the links.

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caribou / munroes provincial park by pictou was really nice. macleods by inverness....nothing great as a campground by nice beach and great view.

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