Tag: Whale Watching

Bay St. Lawrence and Area

Cape Breton Island is well-known for its world-renowned scenic drive, The Cabot Trail. This well-marked trail encompasses most of the northern portion of the island but it does not go as far north as one can go. An entire area of the island is not included on the Cabot Trail and, trust me, it is well worth the extra short drive out of the way to see what this area of the island has to offer. Driving north from Ingonish, one will come to a fork in the road that takes visitors to one of two areas; Cheticamp to the […]

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Lunenburg – History & Nature by the Sea

Founded in 1753 as the second community in the British colony of Nova Scotia, Lunenburg was settled by immigrants from Germany, Switzerland and France. The influence of the early Germanic inhabitants is still felt today as the town draws many tourists from Europe. The current inhabitants of Lunenburg are very proud of the fine ensemble of buildings dating from the late 1700s and the 19th century. Everywhere you look there are brightly coloured, often massive wooden homes, churches, commercial buildings and warehouses. They are still in use, some having been transformed to luxurious inns, bed and breakfasts and restaurants. The […]

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Five Must-See and Must-Do Items near Granville Ferry Nova Scotia

Dunromin Campsite and Cabins has a few must-see-and-do items. Action Jax – Go kart track, driving range, mini-putt and other games (right next door to us) Upper Clements Parks – Roller coaster, flume ride, rides for kids and adults (just a 7 minute drive from us) Annapolis Royal – the town itself is a must, has the historic Fort Anne as well as many different restaurants and sights to see, the Historic Gardens being one of them Whale Watching – We offer a 10 percent discount to any of our campers that take a tour with Mariner Cruises located on […]

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