Best Places to Explore in Nova Scotia

This VisitList contains some of the best historic places to visit in Nova Scotia. From Citadel Hill to Fortress Louisbourg, the St. Peter’s Canal and more. Historic places in Nova Scotia and throughout Canada are so important and should be visited by all to learn hands on about our country’s past.

This VisitList is curated by a Nova Scotian, local travel writer and content creator Cailin O’Neil of


Road Map

Louisbourg to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

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