Category : Nova Scotia

North Sydney Nova Scotia Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal

We travelled on the Marine Atlantic ferry with our RV and car from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland. It is a day ferry and is about 6 to 8 hours depending on the weather. It can be rough seas and/or cancelled but everything worked out great. It was a terrific crossing! We arrived at the ferry …

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Arm of Gold Campground Little Bras DOr Nova Scotia

What a fun little campground! I don’t believe I have ever described a campground or RV Park like that before. BUT it was!  We only stayed one night because we were catching the Maritime Atlantic ferry to Newfounland the next day.  This campground is just a few miles from the ferry terminal so it was perfect for spending the night …

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Wow, what can we say about this place except it is spectacular. We drove as many roads as we could and explored as many places as we could. I took an incredible number of photos but tried to cull it down to a bare minimum. We had perfect weather and a lovely time. Here’s a recap of Cape Breton Highlands …

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On the eastern side of Cape Breton Highlands National Park is another campground called Broad Cove Campground.  It sits on the southeast entrance to the park.  We stayed here for a few nights so we could spend time exploring the eastern side of Cabot Trail and the park.   Campground: Broad Cove Campground Location: Ingonish, Nova Scotia (east side of …

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Cape Breton Island Cabot Trail

We departed from Havre Boucher and drove over the Canso Causeway onto Cape Breton Island. We made it!!  Our first stop, the Cape Breton Island Visitor’s Center for a short break and to check things out. And then on we drove to the Cabot Trail and on into Cape Breton Highlands National Park.   The very first campground as you …

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Hyclass Ocean Campground Havre Boucher Nova Scotia

We left Chester and headed east to Havre Boucher on our way to Cape Breton Island. The Havre Boucher area seemed like a good place to stop and spend the night before crossing over to the island.   Hyclass Ocean Campground is about 4 or 5 miles off Highway 104 and about 10 minutes to the Canso Causeway and sits …

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Peggy’s Cove We got up early one morning to drive to Peggy’s Cove and it was cold, rainy, and foggy. It seemed the perfect mood for visiting a lighthouse. Along the way the fog would clear up and then it would get foggy again, things would appear and then they would disappear again. It provided dramatic visuals that we quite …

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Graves Island Provincial Park Nova Scotia

Welcome to Graves Island. Yes, this campground is on an island but it is a short drive to get over to the island on a narrow causeway.   The island is just over 100 acres and has a nice trail which goes around a good part of the island. The sites here are very nice and many have great views …

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Kejimkujik National Park Nova Scotia

First thing everyone asks is “How do you pronounce that park’s name?”.  Phoenitically it is: ked-juh-muh-KOO-jik   The drive to the park was about 40 minutes south of Annapolis Royal through the beautiful countryside and forested areas with no one around. It was fabulous. There is a visitor’s center with parking for RVs.   This National park sits in Nova …

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Port Royal National Historic Site Nova Scotia

Annapolis Royal Annapolis Royal is a wonderful waterfront community on the western side of the beautiful Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and is referred to as the “Cradle of our Nation”.  It was once the capital of Nova Scotia and is steeped in history with a number of tourist attractions to keep you busy for a few days or more. …

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