In partnership with Explore Central NS and the Town of Stewiacke, we’ve created a diverse set of itineraries that include many local gems that are waiting to be discovered.
We’re over a month into summer and it’s time to put your adventuring spirit in high gear! People tend to feel as though they need to get away from home to enjoy their vacation – but what if home could be your vacation? There are lots of adventures waiting for you right outside your door!
Whether the kids are bored, you have extra free time to spend with your family/significant other, or you feel overwhelmed when it comes to planning trips, our day trip itineraries are perfect for you!
Get excited to see what Nova Scotia has to offer! We’ve partnered with Explore Central NS to create four itineraries to bring you around the North Shore, Downtown Truro, the Fundy Shore & Stewiacke. On top of that, we partnered with the Town of Stewiacke to create two extra itineraries to specifically highlighting the wonderful community that sits halfway between the North Pole and the Equator! These six itineraries will give you a fun & flexible agenda for your next adventure – this way, your trips are pre-planned and stress-free. All you have to do is jump in the car and go!
Here is a little overview of each itinerary:
Adventure #1 – Explore the North Shore
Check out this itinerary for a self-guided tour of the North Shore. There are a variety of local businesses to visit – work up an appetite visiting some local sites and enjoy a great meal at a community-loved restaurant. Make sure to bring your camera along, there are some beautiful nature trails to check out!
Adventure #2 – The Best of Both Worlds in Downtown Truro
Flash back to your childhood and get moving with a ground of friends or family – our downtown bike shops have rental bikes available! You can get an up close and personal view of the town while biking around and shopping in some of our unique shops and fuel your body with the tasty meal and snack options at multiple of our downtown cafes.
Adventure #3 – Family Fun with a Mastodon
This one is perfect for the whole family! Take a day trip up to Mastodon Ridge and find many activities available right at your fingertips – the kids will love the mini golf and ice cream, and the parents get to stop by the distillery. Check out the petroglyphs, play in the park, walk by the river & if you want to drive a little further, take a trip out to the Wildlife Park!
Adventure #4 – Seafood, Adventure, That View, Oh My!
Use this itinerary to check out the Fundy Shore with your S.O. or best friends! Start out with a hike and then head over to Diane’s Restaurant to grab a tasty seafood meal! On your way back to the hub, check out some local galleries and shops, and make a final stop in Masstown for another delicious seafood meal! What a fishtastic day!
Adventure #5 – A Relaxing Getaway
Start the day off with a coffee from a local café and venture you way into nature at one of our trails or at the golf course! Decide between many of our local restaurants and book a relaxing service at the spa. You’ll feel reenergized after this much needed relaxing escape.
Adventure #6 – Choose Your Own Family Adventure
So many things to choose from in Stewiacke! This itinerary is perfect for you family – change up your plan to suit your interests and what you want to eat! From picnics in the park to golf courses to wildlife animals, there’s lots of options to keep your family busy!
Check out the detailed copies of the itineraries here!
To find out more activities in the central region of Nova Scotia, please visit Explore Central:
Want a guided, worry-free adventure? Check out our sister company, Secret Nova Scotia for specialty tour options.