The Coast : 2020-07-09

GO FAR : 15 : 15

GO FAR

Feeling daring? If yes, take a tube down the Shubie River on your next out-of-town adventure. In no, Sensea Nordic Spa and the Earltown General Store await. The Valley Guy’s Frenchy’s Great Village Antiques trip of it by hitting up nearby (344 Main Street, Liverpool). Tucked away in a strip mall, this second hand haven has a wide selection of men’s wear and plus size clothing. to nearby (8728 Highway 2 to redecorate your whole apartment with vintage paintings, clocks and other housewares. Planning a stay on the north shore, where beaches are plentiful and the water is warm(er)? Spend a night inside one of seven train cabooses at the (21 Station Road), and sip an afternoon away at (235 Main Street). You can even head to the old (5556 Highway 311 for homemade sweets, jams and jellies. Digby, If you’re whale watching in check out 2580 Ridge Road, Digby), for outside-the-box brews like the Keltic Devil porter and the Big Stink IPA. Owner Les Barr was a contestant on Season 3 of and whips up some yummy eats. If you’re a bit further up the Valley, they’ve also got a Kingston location. If you’re headed to for the view, hit up nearby 9838 Main Street) in afterwards for a sweet cone to make it all worthwhile. Or skip the hike and just get the ice cream, we don’t make the rules. If you’re checking out the 17 acres of beauty that is the make sure you have lunch at AKA (3931 Shore Road, Hillsburn) for the best and freshest seafood you can find. Roof Hound Brewing Co. Cape Breton MasterChef Canada, Cabot Trail, Charlene’s Restaurant Tatamagouc­he If you’re driving the check out 9657 Highway 105 in Whycocomag­h. It's only doing take-out for now, but there’s no better way to eat some fish and chips than while watching the sunset over the mountains. If you spend a day at sure to stop at 42691 Cabot Trail Road, Birch Plain) on your way back. Their Dutch pancakes aren’t your typical Nova Scotian fare but you can forego seafood for one night, right? And if you’re chasing literal waterfalls, located inside the Highlands National Park is the spot for both a picturesqu­e hike and a plunge under the water. Train Station Cape Split I Scream Tata Brew Co. Canning Earltown General Store a Ingonish beach, The Dancing Moose Café be Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, The Crow’s Nest Shore Road Seafood Mary Ann Falls, South Shore The Ovens, Rose Bay General Store If you’re spending a day at out family-owned 3452 Highway 332 just 10 minutes down the road. It’s the general store of your dreams, with local meat and produce, homemade sweets and even a pretty decent wine selection. They’ve also got a cute bistro where you can grab a sandwich or pizza on your way to next door. If you’re thinking of digging for treasure at treat yourself to a day where you’re the real gem at (40 Sensea Road, Chester). Dip into their pools that overlook the nearby lake or relax in a sauna to watch your stress melt away. If you’re headed for a getaway at make a secondhand shopping check Central and Northern NS ShubeWildl­ife Park If you’re headed to nacadie 149 Creighton Road) you can make your afternoon a bit more daring by venturing to the mouth of the where tidal bore rafting abounds. If you’re goodies at (10622 Trunk 2, Debert), head Sand Dollar Beach Oak Island, Sensea Nordic Spa Shubenacad­ie River, picking up White Point Masstown Market Beach resort, The Crow’s Nest. THE COAST • • The Coast 15 HOT SUMMER GUIDE 2020

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