World-renowned for its waterfalls and watery reserves, Nova Scotia boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Canada. The 350-mile long peninsula on Canada’s east coast boasts numerous rivers and lakes, scenic tours and trails, and is the largest exporter of lobsters in the world. Whether you’re here to see the whales or tour the lighthouses, or just bask under the cool flow of Nova Scotia’s waterfalls, you won’t be disappointed you booked a flight to Nova Scotia.
Apart from the water-based wonders of Nova Scotia, there is much to do and see. The Scottish influence is everywhere in Nova Scotia – pubs, crafts and bagpipes abound the province filling the air with typical Scottish flare. Most Nova Scotia flights arrive in Halifax, where first-time visitors will want to see the historic Citadel or one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Site’s in the area. Take a journey to Peggy’s Cove and visit one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world before boarding your Nova Scotia flight back home.
Summers are warm and winters are moderately cold in Nova Scotia. Fall is one of the nicest seasons in the region and when most travelers find Nova Scotia flights and lodging to be at its peak. Summer temperatures range in the 70º Fahrenheit and snowfall is moderate during the winter time. If you’re traveling to Nova Scotia for hiking or water activities in the spring time, be cautious of the prevalent fog and rain that blankets the region.
Most travelers book flights to Nova Scotia during the spring, summer and fall months. Winter is becoming more popular, but the reduced daylight hours can put a damper on daily activities. If you plan your Nova Scotia trip during peak season make sure you reserve any adventure amenities ahead of time (campsites, canoeing, rental cars, etc.) as they tend to book up.
Winter travel is pretty sparse in this Canadian region, but this is also the best time to find cheap flights to Nova Scotia. Unfortunately, many tourist facilities are closed outside this peak summer time so it’s a good idea to check ahead of time before booking Nova Scotia flights and accommodations.
Immediately upon arriving in Nova Scotia, grab a copy of the official Nova Scotia tourism guide. This travel guide lists all the hotels, attractions, restaurants and more in the area and will help you plan your Nova Scotia trip accordingly.
In Halifax, the metro bus system is reliable and there is a free city bus that runs daily from June to August.
Renting a car is the most ideal situation and the best way to see all the beauty Nova Scotia has to offer. Reserve a car when you book your Nova Scotia flight to secure your transportation, especially during peak travel times.
(prices quotes are from London)