The Coast : 2020-07-09

GO FAR : 14 : 14


GO FAR Take a plunge into Mary Ann Falls next time you're in the highlands. DERRICK FUNK Don't stick to the rivers and lakes you're used to; try chasing some waterfalls this summer. BY VICTORIA WALTON You're planning a weekend road trip. Maybe it's somewhere you go every summer, or maybe it's a whole new Nova Scotian adventure you're inspired to take because of the COVID-19 travel restrictio­ns. This province has countless popular tourist destinatio­ns that are usually packed to the brim with come-from-aways. But they won't come this year, so it's the perfect opportunit­y to check it out. While you're there, take a look around. Where are the locals having lunch? What's that cute, kitschy shop on the corner with the stuffed lobster in the window? What happens if you take the road less travelled? Here are some recommenda­tions for just about any area of the province. You might find yourself a new favourite spot, and it'll be one the tourists don't know about. • • The Coast 14 HOT SUMMER GUIDE 2020

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