Ideas for planning your own holiday
Use our Nova Scotia route as a starting point, then talior-make your holiday by simply adding or removing any locations you want to include or leave out. If you have more time and want to explore further still, there are lots of additional places to see along the way.
We're here to help - call us on 024 7647 5340 and we'll help you plan your perfect route.
Nova Scotia Route
Days 1 - 2
Fly from London to Halifax with Air Canada and spend the first night in a hotel to explore Halifax.
Pick up your motorhome and head to Liverpool via Lunenburg and lovely Peggy’s Cove.
Follow the coast and drive to Yarmouth passing through Shelburne and Barrington. Along the way you can discover much of Nova Scotia’s maritime history.
Continue along the Evangeline Trail to Annapolis Royal, home to numerous heritage buildings including the oldest wooden house in Canada. The bilingual inhabitants along this shore are descendants of the first European settlers to Canada.
Head inland to Kejimkujik National Park, 381 square kilometres of scenic wilderness abounding in wildlife.
Retrace your steps back onto the Evangeline Trail to Truro calling in at Wolfville and Windsor (the birthplace of ice hockey).
Take a detour to Cape Chignecto and marvel at the rugged cliffs rising high above the Bay of Fundy on the way to Pictou where the first Scottish immigrants landed.
Take your time today as you travel up Cape Breton Island for your next stop at Cheticamp, a bustling fishing village with a thriving Acadian culture.
Spend today exploring the famous Cabot Trail, described as one of the most scenic drives in North America, on the way to Baddeck.
A short drive today takes you to Sydney and onto Louisbourg National Historic Site. Visit the Marconi National Historic Site where Marconi first sent his transatlantic signals in 1902.
Travel along the Bras d’Or Lakes, home to the native Mi’kmaq, to Liscomb.
Return to Halifax along Nova Scotia’s eastern shore.
Time to return the motorhome and fly back from Halifax to London.
When is the best time to travel?
This trip is best made in the summer months from June to September. If you are
intending to stay in the state park campgrounds it is advisable to book well in advance.
Let us personalise your trip and quote for your holiday. Call 0845 601 0905 or 024 7647 5340.
From £1,370 per person in June 2013.
- Flights from the UK with Air Canada
- Hotel on arrival in Halifax
- 11 nights motorhome rental
Distance 1,400 miles.