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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Cove Oceanfront Campground Parkers Cove Nova Scotia

  The Cove Oceanfront Campground sits on the Bay of Fundy just north of Annapolis Royal in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. It is a convenient, peaceful location with easy access to Annapolis Royal (about 10 minutes) and its tourist attractions and restaurants and shopping.   Campground: Cove Oceanfront Campground Location: Parker’s Cove in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia (on Bay of …

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Halifax Seaport

Halifax Citadel The Citadel sits atop Citadel Hill and has played a major role in the history of Halifax. It is a now a national historic site and can be visited and toured to really see how this fortress protected and defended a major harbour.  It still shoots a cannon at noon that has been said to give the locals …

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Welcome to Nova Scotia

We departed Fundy National Park and drove north through Moncton, New Brunswick around the Petitcodiac River in the Bay of Fundy and on to Nova Scotia. While in downtown Moncton we narrowly escaped a 3 meter (9.8 feet) underpass. We have 3 GPS units, a Garmin which sits on the dashboard, our Android (google maps) phone, and an in dash …

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Hopewell Rocks New Brunswick

Welcome to New Brunswick! Alas, we made it. We entered New Brunswick from near Calais, Maine and crossed the border in minutes. Suddenly, we went from terrible roads in Maine to a nice smooth 4 lane highway. It was heaven!  We fueled up easily at one of the many petrol stations along the highway and we were off and running!! …

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West Quoddy Lighthouse Lubec Maine

One of the reasons for staying at Cobscook Bay State Park was not only because it had great reviews but because it was on our way to the Maritimes and Newfoundland, it provided easy access to Lubec, Maine, the eastern most town in the USA, easy access to the the eastern most point at the West Quoddy Lighthouse, and also …

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Cobscook Bay State Park Maine

Hands down, one of the greatest campgrounds we have been to! Read more below! We left Acadia National Park and continued northeast on Highway 1 to Cobscook Bay near Lubec, Maine which is the most easterly point in the USA.  Along the way we drove through the clouds, through empty roads, never saw a moose, and hit road construction with …

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