For centuries, Nova Scotia has been the gateway to Canada. From the arrival of the earliest explorers like John Cabot, to Samuel de Champlain’s band of hardy adventurers determined to settle an untamed world, to waves of Scottish immigrants and British soldiers, to German farmers from the Rhine Valley - Nova Scotia has welcomed them all.
The past is present every day in Nova Scotia. Explore the colorful fishing town of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relive a day in the life of 1744 at the Fortress of Louisbourg, the largest reconstruction of its kind in North America. Pass through the immigration sheds of Pier 21 National Historic Site where over a million immigrants, troops, war brides, and evacuee children started their new lives.
Today, you can also enjoy excellent seafood dining, eloquent and hospitable lodging and breath-taking views in an area unlike any other.
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Nova Scotia's Official web site is an ideal resource for anyone planning a trip to this coastal Canadian gem. Travelers will find information on accommodations, attractions, festivals and the many hot dining spots within the area. (http://novascotia.com/en)
Southwest Nova Scotiais a treasure-trove of seaside delights. Find out more by visiting this regional website, focusing on the area between the Evangeline Trail, South Shore and Yarmouth County Tourism
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Note: Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada in Baddeck, and discovering how he and his associates produced the fastest boat in the world, made improvements to the phonograph and, of course, invented the telephone.