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Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

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Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

Flying into Halifax mid June for 8 nites. Planned to stay 3 nites in Halifax , see the city and see Peggy's Cove, Lunenberg etc. Spend 4th nite in Cheticamp, 5th in Ingonish and 6th and 7th in Baddeck before driving back to Halifax for last nite. Will this allow me to see a reasonable amount of sights in those areas? Other suggestions? Thank you.

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1. Re: Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

Yes that is a workable plan. You will not see everything but will get a good taste.

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2. Re: Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

Looks quite good, only omission I can see is Bay of Fundy, unless staying with friends or family in Halifax I would spend a night in Lunenburg and then take highway across to Windsor and spend night in Wolfville go to Halls Harbour, Scott's Bay, Look off ,Cape Blomidon and perhaps visit some of the wineries.

Cape Breton is great gives you good amount of time in each area. The only part maybe a bit short changed is the Ceilidh trail form Prt Hawkesbury up to Margaree. Maybe your first night could spend in Port Hood/ Mabou area instead of Cheticamp then next day have all day before Ingonish.

What ever you decide hope you have a great trip

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So, what would you add to this suggested itinerary for a total of roughly 10 days starting from Gloucester Ma. in late July (and then returning to Boston via Maine). Is there time to also do justive to any part of PEI or New Brunswick, or is this it just enough for a good taste of nove Scotia? We know nothing about the area. Coming from Alaska and we want to see scenery, small towns, meet some people, have some great meals... could care less about shopping, nightlife, etc. and we have whales at home.

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4. Re: Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

So, what would you add to this suggested itinerary for a total of roughly 10 days starting from Gloucester Ma. in late July (and then returning to Boston via Maine). Is there time to also do justive to any part of PEI or New Brunswick, or is this it just enough for a good taste of nove Scotia? We know nothing about the area. Coming from Alaska and we want to see scenery, small towns, meet some people, have some great meals... could care less about shopping, nightlife, etc. and we have whales at home.

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5. Re: Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

JAJ you should put your questions into a new thread by going here and clicking on the "Ask a question" button. Be sure to be clear how many nights you will have from starting point to ending point.

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6. Re: Itinerary for 8 Nites in Nova Scotia

Depending on what you are doing , would stay 2 days in Cheticamp as compared to Baddeck because Cheticamp faces the horizons for the sunsets where as Baddeck is inland and gets darker earlier; then you are in Cheticamp during lobster season so fresh lobster will be available; and the Park hiking and whale watching are all closer to Cheticamp and Pleasant Bay .

Depending on arrival time , maybe one of the 3 nights for Halifax would be better spent in Lunenburg .

Edited: 24 April 2013, 13:08
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