25 pictures that will put Nova Scotia on your travel bucket list

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

It’s a near-impossible task to find someone who has visited gorgeous Nova Scotia, Canada and didn’t fall completely in love with it. In fact, there are many stories of people with no links to the province who found themselves booking destination weddings or buying property there, infatuated after just one visit.

Perhaps it’s the laid-back east coast charm, the colourful, historic buildings, spectacular coastal scenery or all those lobster dinners. Whatever it is, the province’s lure is undeniable and these 25 pictures of Nova Scotia are sure to put the province on your travel bucket list.

South Shore

Nova Scotia’s South Shore traces part of the Lighthouse Route, and historic Lunenburg and Mahone Bay draw crowds from around the world, partly thanks to a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. When it comes to the quintessential spot for Nova Scotia photography, it’s hard to beat this area!

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Queensland Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada

Queensland Beach on Nova Scotia’s South Shore

Fisherman’s Cove

READ MORE: Nova Scotia’s South Shore: Historic Lunenburg and charming Mahone Bay

Wolfville

Wolfville is a charming town in the heart of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, best known for its beautiful main street, quaint B&Bs and fantastic wineries.

Wolfville, Nova Scotia wineries
Wolfville, Nova Scotia wineries

Wolfville, Nova Scotia wineries

READ MORE: Exploring the wonderful wineries in Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Halifax

From walking along the beautiful waterfront to visiting Pier 21 and the Alexander Keith’s brewery, there are plenty of photo-ops and fun things to do in Halifax. Maybe it’s the bustling waterfront that comes alive during the summer months, the energy of young people pouring out of the lively bars along Argyle Street, or the fact that the city is steeped in history at every turn. Or maybe it’s their famous donairs?

Things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Bluenose II on display in Halifax

The Halifax skyline as seen from Dartmouth

The Halifax skyline as seen from Dartmouth

READ MORE: Top 10 things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Cove

Peggy’s Cove lighthouse pictures are iconic, not just in Nova Scotia but arguably as one of Canada’s most famous landmarks.

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada

READ MORE: Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia: More than just a lighthouse

Maitland

You’ll never forget the fun and adrenaline of a day spent tidal bore rafting in Maitland, Nova Scotia which is in Canada’s famous Bay of Fundy.

Tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia, Canada

READ MORE: Tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia, Canada: A wild, salty ride

Cape Breton

With dramatic, rocky coastlines, waterfalls, vibrant bays and beaches galore, it’s easy to see why the Cabot Trail is considered one of the world’s best road trips, and a popular spot to capture Nova Scotia images.

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

The Skyline Trail

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

The Skyline Trail

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Macintosh Brook

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Baddeck, Nova Scotia

A lighthouse in Baddeck

A lighthouse in Baddeck

The Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg

READ MORE: 13 stunning spots on Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail worth stopping for

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Wolfville's wineries, Lunenburg's historic harbour and Cape Breton's iconic Cabot Trail are just a few of the incredible spots to capture swoon-worthy pictures of Nova Scotia.

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4 Responses

  1. deborah says:

    Yes I have a lot of picks from visiting my mom there in Kent villa nova scotia

  2. Sanne says:

    I was in love with Nova Scotia before but your amazing pictures make me homesick!
    Regards from Sanne

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