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Nova Scotia is situated on a peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Cape Breton, a large island, occupies the northern section of the province. The Chignecto Isthmus connects Nova Scotia to the province of New Brunswick to the west. Nova Scotia is the second smallest of Canadas provinces, but has the largest population of the Atlantic Provinces.
Highlights of Cape Breton include Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail, a scenic drive that follows the rugged coastline. Tours of Bras dOr, a large lake, can be accessed from the town of Baddeck. ... ...continue under photos...
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Peggys Cove Lighthouse With Sunset Moon Nova Scotia
A calming sunset over Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada with the moon starting to rise into the pastel colored sky.
The perfect picture is hard to capture but this one taken at Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia, Canada captures the beauty of the sunset lighting, the crescent moon rising into the sky and the lighthouse illuminating itself as night settles in. The cur ...
Historic Town Of Lunenburg At Sunset
A beautiful evening of the town of Lunenburg reflect on the waters of the harbour.
The sun sets on the charming harbour town of Lunenburg. The lights of the town reflect on the harbour waters. This quaint town of Lunenburg has a few boats sitting at the harbour. A beautiful blue sky with soft clouds add to the town's charm.
Canoe Sunset Image Sherbrooke Nova Scotia
A mirror image of the clouds and sunset shows in the surface of St. Mary's River in the town of Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia, Canada.
An image like this is hard to beat as the star shaped rays surrounding the sun glisten across the sky and reflect onto the surface of St. Mary's River in Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia. The fluffy cloud formations also reflect in the water and this natu ...
Kings Bastion Louisbourg Cape Breton Nova Scotia
Green grass adorns the grounds of the King's Bastion at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Canada.
Visitors wander around the grounds of the King's Bastion at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia as costumed interpreters mingle amongst them. The long stone building with its many windows, all look out onto the lush green grass ...
Pilot Whales Nova Scotia
The beauty of the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Nova Scotia as Long Finned Pilot Whales decide to make an appearance for passengers aboard a whale watching tour.
The dorsal fins of the Long Finned Pilot Whales are easily seen above the surface of the waters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Nova Scotia, Canada. The whale in the foreground gives us a good look at his round forehead before dipping below the co ...
MacIntosh Brook Nova Scotia
The MacIntosh Brook flows amongst the autumn colored forest in Cape Breton Highland National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Beautiful colored leaves change with the seasons and this walk along Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highland National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada is picture perfect. MacIntosh Brook flows through the middle of this forest as leaves drop from the towe ...
Pink Sunset Boars Head Lighthouse Long Island Nova Scotia
The Digby Neck and Islands Scenic Drive in Nova Scotia, Canada will lead one to this scenic area where the Boar's Head Lighthouse on Long Island stands and pink hues paint the sky at sunset.
On this serene evening over Petit Passage in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia in Canada, the sunset sky is made up of mostly pink hues with a blend of yellow and orange. On the rugged coastline below the sunset sky, the Boar's Head Lighthouse standing on a cliff ...
Fishing Boats Halls Harbour Nova Scotia
The tide is out in Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia leaving fishing boats tide up to the dock stranded for a while.
As the fog settles in around Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada, fishing boats are left ashore as the tide reaches its lowest point. At high tide, the channel fills with water allowing fishermen to load up and head out for t ...
Waterfront Halifax Tall Ship The Mar
Docked at the Queen's Landing Wharf at the Halifax waterfront, is the tall ship, The Mar.
The Mar is docked at the Queen's Landing Wharf on the Halifax waterfront. This tall ship, The Mar, is a beautiful sailing vessel. The ship sits at the harbour of downtown Halifax. The modern city of Halifax is a beautiful backdrop to the ship.
Tall Ship ...
Cool Dog Harley Davidson Motorcycle Attire
A cool dog adorned in his Harley Davidson motorcycle attire ready to cruise on from the waterfront in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Cool does not even come close to describing this dog who rides around on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle dressed in his appropriate attire. The dog stands on the back of the motorcycle in front of the Naval Clock which is located in Cheb ...
Alternative Energy Windmill Veil Fog
The sun glowing in the foggy evening reveals a windmill in Nova Scotia, Canada.
A foggy evening slightly reveals a windmill at the Pubnico Point Wind Farm. The sun is a backdrop to the outline of the windmill. The windmill looks like a shadow in the foggy evening. The sun glows through the clouds revealing the windmill.
Colorful Historic Buildings Main Road Sherbrooke Village
Visitors can wander the Main Road in the historic Sherbrooke Village Museum in the town of Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia, Canada and explore the colorful buildings.
The Main Road in the Sherbrooke Village Museum in the town of Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia is adorned with historic buildings painted in bright colorful shades. The Cumminger Bros building is a General Store which tourists can browse through to see ho ...
Long Island Balancing Rock St Marys Bay Nova Scotia
The water in St. Mary's Bay on Long Island in Nova Scotia, Canada remains calm as the mysterious Balancing Rock adorns the coastal shores.
Many visitors to Nova Scotia, Canada who come to Long Island by ferry will stop and wander a trail which brings one to the beauty of St. Mary's Bay where the Balancing Rock stands. The trail makes its way through the woods, with boardwalks put in ...
Bluenose Golf Club Lunenburg Town Scenery Nova Scotia
While playing a round of golf at the Bluenose Golf Club in Nova Scotia, Canada, the scenery of the historic town of Lunenburg is beautiful with its bright colored buildings.
Two golfers, one with a golf cart, the other carrying his clubs playing a round at the Bluenose Golf Club in Nova Scotia, Canada, stop to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the town of Lunenburg. The historic fishing town enlightens the harbour with its ...
Autumn Landscape Nova Scotia
Driving along the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highland National Park in Nova Scotia in the autumn turns the landscape into brilliant colors.
The landscape along the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton National Park in Nova Scotia changes into an amazing array of colours in autumn which makes the scenery along the drive absolutely gorgeous. The road along the Cabot Trail has been paved since 19 ...
Fundy Bay Halls Harbour
A picturesque fishing village with colourful boats and houses, Bay of Fundy, high tide, Halls Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, North America.
A view of the harbour of a small fishing village in the Bay of Fundy, high tide, Halls Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, North America.
Mary Ann Falls Cape Breton Nova Scotia
Water thunders down the rock cliffs at Mary Ann Falls in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Many visitors come to Mary Ann Falls while visiting Cape Breton, Nova Scotia to see the beauty of the water as it cascades down the rocky embankment. To view the falls, you can use the platforms which most of the tourists do but for the more adve ...
Aspy Bay Cabot Trail Nova Scotia
The scenic coastline of Aspy Bay along the Alternate Scenic Route of the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Traveling on the Alternate Scenic Route on the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia you will find many viewpoints where you can look out over the picturesque coastline. From Scotch Cove, you can admire the blue waters of Aspy Bay and in the ba ...
Canoe Sunset St Mary's River Sherbrooke Nova Scotia
Evening closes in over a somewhat buckled canoe, partially hauled out onto the banks of the St Mary's River in the town of Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia while nature performs above in the form of a beautiful sunset and dramatic cloud formations.
The water of the St Mary's River is calm as sunset lights the horizon and dramatic clouds form over a canoe which has been hauled out onto the banks of the river situated in the town of Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia.
Canoe at sunset over the St Mary's ...
White Sand Footprints Crescent Beach Nova Scotia
A long trail of footprints lead away from the water's edge, in the beautiful white sand of Crescent Beach in the town of Lockeport, Nova Scotia.
Ripples and footprints are impressions left along the white sand beach in the town of Lockeport, Nova Scotia. The white sands of Crescent Beach link the small town of Lockeport, which would otherwise be situated on an island, to mainland Nova Scotia ...
Cabot Trail Coastal Scenery Nova Scotia
Looping around the northern end of Cape Breton, the Cabot Trail takes in the beautiful coastal scenery of the Gulf of St Lawrence as well as many small communities and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Nova Scotia.
Standing at the Veterans Monument along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, affords one a magnificent view of the scenery and coastal waters of the Gulf of St Lawrence.
View of the Cabot Trail from the Veterans Monument towards Cheticamp Island, Cape ...
Tidal Bore Salmon River Truro Nova Scotia
A truly remarkable daily event seen along several rivers that flow into the Bay of Fundy, a tidal bore is a tumbling wave at the leading edge of an incoming tide. This wave is seen along the Salmon River in Truro, Nova Scotia.
A tidal bore is a natural phenomena which takes place every day as the tide changes in the Bay of Fundy. The incoming tide from the Bay of Fundy surges into some of the rivers which spill into it. One such river is the Salmon River in Truro, Nova Scotia ...
Fossil Cliffs Geology Joggins Nova Scotia
The site of many fossil finds are the fossil cliffs of Joggins, a small town in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. If your interests lie in geology, then this is a must see destination in Nova Scotia.
Turning over rocks at the foot of the fossil cliffs is a great pastime for those with a passion for geology. These fossil cliffs are found in the town of Joggins in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Fossil Cliffs in the town of Joggins, Chignecto Bay, Bay of ...
Minas Channel Sunset Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia
An arm of the massive Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, the waters of the Minas Channel are illuminated by a sunset which appears to hang on the clouds while the waters lap at the shores below the Cape d'Or Lighthouse.
Sunset over the Minas Channel seen from the Cape d'Or Lighthouse, Cape d'Or, Cape Chignecto, Bay of Fundy, Fundy Shore Ecotour, Glooscap Trail, Highway 209, Minas Channel, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Water Channels Cape Sable Island Nova Scotia
Fringed by lush green grass, the water from a river cuts rounded channels through the landscape at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia.
As the fog lifts in the background it reveals a collection of water channels as a river weaves its way towards the ocean at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island in Nova Scotia.
Scenic water channels along a river in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, ...
Cape Forchu Lighthouse Nova Scotia
Set against a vivid blue sky, the Cape Forchu Lighthouse guards the entrance to Yarmouth Harbour in Nova Scotia along the lighthouse route.
Cape Forchu Lighthouse, current tower was built in 1962 and previous tower was first lit on January 15, 1840, Yarmouth Harbour, Cape Forchu, Lighthouse Route, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Balancing Rock Long Island Nova Scotia
What holds it in place is anyone's guess, but Balancing Rock, situated on Long Island in the Digby Neck and Islands region of Nova Scotia looks like it could topple any day.
Reached along highway 217 on Long Island in Nova Scotia then via a short trail with a steep decent to the coast to a viewing platform, Balancing Rock is a columnar basalt sea stack which sits precariously on its end.
Balancing Rock in St Mary's Bay ...
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Sunset Nova Scotia
Situated on a smooth, rocky point in St Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse shines it's guiding light as sunset gives way to dusk. This lighthouse is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world and the location is stunning
Peggy's Cove Ligthhouse and moon at sunset, Peggy's Cove, St Margarets Bay, Lighthouse Route, Highway 333, Nova Scotia, Canada.
St Margarets Bay Peggys Cove Lighthouse Nova Scotia
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada has adorned the coastal shores since this structure was built in 1915.
While driving along the Lighthouse Route in Nova Scotia, Canada, tourists have made Peggy's Cove Lighthouse at St. Margaret's Bay one of the most photographed in the world. Standing on the large flattened boulders along the coastal shore of St. Margaret's ...
Peggys Cove Lighthouse Coastline Nova Scotia Canada
Along the coastline of Nova Scotia, Canada at Peggy's Cove, stands one of the most well known and most photographed lighthouses in Canada.
The coastline of Nova Scotia, Canada has had the point at Peggy's Cove lit since 1868 when a lighthouse was placed at the eastern entrance to Margaret's Bay. The first lighthouse was a wooden tower which was replaced by this newer model in 1915.S ...
Peggys Cove Town St Margarets Bay Nova Scotia
Small fishing boats and heritage buildings line the waterfront of the town of Peggy's Cove in St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada.
A popular tourist location is the small fishing town of Peggy's Cove in St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada where unique houses and buildings line the coastal shores. A town rich in cultural and heritage, the activities for visitors is endless ...
Coastal Sunset Peggys Cove Lighthouse Nova Scotia
The water laps up along the rugged coastal shore at St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia as Peggy's Cove Lighthouse glistens in the sunset lighting.
The flat rocks surrounding Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia are ideal for walking across to capture beautiful pictures of the lighthouse. Sunset is an incredible time of day along these coastal shores as the lighting r ...
St Margarets Bay Sunset Nova Scotia Canada
From Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia, Canada one can sit along the rocky coastline and watch the sunset hues span the sky above St. Margaret's Bay.
Picturesque scenery surrounds St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada especially at sunset when a unique lighting glistens off the rocky shoreline. Standing at Peggy's Cove, small inlets run along the coastline as the sun disappears across the horizon ...
Sunset Moon Peggys Cove Lighthouse Nova Scotia Canada
The moon has already risen and shines brightly amongst the sunset lighting over Peggy's Cove Lighthouse situated in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Peggy's Cove Lighthouse has lit the coastline from St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada since 1868, but the lighthouse seen today was built in 1915 which replaced the first wooden lighthouse. This lighthouse was only moved 50 feet west from the orig ...
Picturesque Sunset Peggys Cove Lighthouse Nova Scotia
The picturesque scenery of the coastline of Nova Scotia, Canada at sunset where Canada's most photographed lighthouse stands on the point at Peggy's Cove.
Since 1915, the current tower, home to the lighthouse at Peggy's Cove in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, has watched over the rugged coastline where the Atlantic Ocean shows its fury. On this quiet day, the waves gently lap against the rocks a ...
Sunset Peggys Cove Lighthouse Nova Scotia
A moon appears early in the sunset sky above Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada.
From the rocky shores of St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada, a stunning sunset encompasses the area where Peggy's Cove Lighthouse stands on the point. Rising into the pastel colors of the sky, the moon makes an early appearance while the b ...
Peggys Cove Lighthouse Blue Hour St Margarets Bay
During blue hour, the light at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada sends out a greenish yellow starry glow.
The beacon atop Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada emits a beautiful colored glow during blue hour. The water gently laps up against the rocky coastline as the horizon brightens in soft pastel colors from the rem ...
Stranded Fishing Boats Halls Habour Nova Scotia
Fishing boats tied to the wharf in Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia are stranded at low tide.
In the midst of the fog, the tide is at its lowest which leaves many of the fishing boats in Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia stranded. When the tide changes and begins to fill the harbour, the boats tied up to the wharf are free ...
Fog Bank Halls Habour Nova Scotia
A fog bank sits above Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada as boats remain tied to the wharf.
In the small town of Halls Harbour in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, a fog bank has moved in over the area creating a mystical aura around the town. Fishing boats tied to the wharf will await the return of high tide and the fog to dissipate befor ...
... Also in Cape Breton is the National Historic Site of Louisburg, where one can step back in time to experience colonial life in the 18th century.
On the provinces mainland, a visit to the capital city of Halifax is a must. The Citadel, now a National Historic Site, is a series of impressive fortifications designed to protect the city. There is much to see and do in Halifax, whether it be touring Halifax Harbour, Pier 21, or taking a stroll through the Halifax Public Gardens. Be sure to include a trip to Peggys Cove, to see the most famous lighthouse in Canada.
One of the provinces most popular destinations is the historic town of Lunenburg. Built by the British in 1753, Lunenburg was a colonial city with German, Swiss and French inhabitants. Visitors today can experience the historic architecture and maritime way of life through historic re-enactments. Another National Historic Site, Port-Royal features a reconstructed settlement of French colonists dating from the early 17th century.
In addition to its rich history, Nova Scotia is a place of great natural beauty. Visitors may wish to explore the coastline along the Bay of Fundy, exploring fossils, rock formations, vistas and more. Kejimkujik National Park, situated inland, has lakes and rivers that are ideal for canoeists.
Tour these photographs of Nova Scotia, and you will wish to see its nature, historic sites and dramatic coastlines first hand.