Nova Scotia Regions



Annapolis Valley

Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia is where you will find plenty of open spaces, organic farms and a west coast style of back-to-land living. Noted as the 3rd most important fruit growing area in Canada, Annapolis Valley shows off high tides accompanied by groves and orchards. Over the last decade, vineyards in the Annapolis Valley have helped produce highly recognized and awarded wines. 

Yarmouth

This important port town is located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia. Yarmouth is an active tourism desitination, even more so with the return of the Fast Cat Ferries to the US. Known for some of the most exuberant examples of Victorian houses styles in the Maritimes, Yarmouth has a heritage district which  preserves several blocks of these residences.

South Shore

Who hasn't heard of Peggy's Cove? And that's just one of the ultra cool towns that dot the lighthouse route that follows the South Shore region of Nova Scotia. With a strong shipbuilding heritage and a reputation of showing off some of the most beautifully restored maritime homes, the South Shore of Nova Scotia is one of the most sought after regions by tourists. 

Halifax Metro

With one of Canada's most stunning waterfront harbor, Halifax shows of mix of old and new, with heart stopping heritage architecture side by side with brilliant high rises. Cafes, restaurants, shopping, all surrounded by affordable yet fabulous housing, gorgeous condos and many apartments. With it's proximity to Europe the attractive travel rates may tempt you often.

Central Nova Scotia

Also known as the North Umberland Region, this one of the most humid parts of the Nova Scotia. The Central Region enjoys warm summers and mild snow fallen winters. With 39 beautiful beaches and some of the warmest waters this region is know as one of the most playful of the Province, yet there are plenty of cities in it's midst. 

Eastern Shore

This is where you'll find a bounty of outdoor adventures and nature callings. The Easter Shore of Nova Scotia is the area named a Coastal Wilderness of ecological significance unmatched in North America by the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, and few will argue. Many festivals and a lot of history make the region popular among newcomers. 

North Shore

This Nova Scotia region is dotted with some of the Provinces cutest historical towns combined with pockets of beautiful land and fabulous vistas. The weather in the North Shore region of Nova Scotia is sunny through summer and snowy in winter yet manages to escape any reputation of having too much of either. The North Shore of Nova Scotia is a popular area of retirees. 

Bay of Fundy

Bordering the Annapolis Valley, the Bay of Fundy is where people go to watch the whales, partake in tidal boar rafting, watch birds and feel the drama of 300 foot cliffs. With lots of Golfing, Festivals, Markets and other outdoor adventures, The Bay of Fundy grows rapidly to become a favored tourism area as well as one favored to plant roots. 

Cape Breton

Dramatic shores and sensory fulfilling scapes are what put the Bay of Fundy Region as the #1 Island in North America by Travel + Leisure magazine. Cape Breton is home to the Cabot Trail which was ranked in USA Today’s 10 Best Motorcycle Trips, MSN Travel’s 10 Most Underrated Attractions, and Zoomer’s 7 Greatest Road Trips. Hang on to your hat!