Sunday Mail - Travel/Escape - - RICH HISTORY -

An ex­cel­lent tour­ing map of Nova Sco­tia di­vides the re­gion into a num­ber of drives, and the Light­house Route is eas­ily ac­cessed from Hal­i­fax Air­port or the city it­self. Maps can be re­quested. no­vas­co­tia.com White Point Beach Re­sort of­fers a wide range of ac­com­mo­da­tion types, in­clud­ing rooms, cab­ins and homes. See white­point.com For beau­ti­fully fit­ted rooms in a his­toric set­ting and build­ing, try The Mariner King Inn, Lunen­burg. See marinerk­ing.com The Fish­eries Mu­seum of the At­lantic at Lunen­burg has a trawler and schooner open for board­ing, of­fer­ing won­der­ful in­sights into the work­ing lives of Nova Sco­tian fish­er­men.


A walk­ing tour of Lunen­burg pro­vides a quick in­tro­duc­tion to the town’s rich ar­chi­tec­tural his­tory. lunen­burg­walk­ing­tours.com Be sure also to stop at Ma­hone Bay, a vil­lage busy with fes­ti­val life, in­clud­ing the en­ter­tain­ing Scare­crow Fes­ti­val held in Oc­to­ber.


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