Before You Go:
Currency: 1 Canadian dollar= approx .7 USD
Plugs: US plugs work (The standard voltage is 120 V)
Time zone: Atlantic Standard Time
When to visit: May-October. Many of the resorts are closed during winter.
How many days?: 3-4
Nearest airport: Halifax Stanfield International Airport is 3 hours away. There are two closer airports for private planes: The first is Sydney J.A. Douglas McCurdy (2 hour drive), and the other is Allan J. MacEachen Regional Airport (1 hour drive). Both airports offer helicopter transfers.
Getting around: A car is a necessity in order to explore the hikes and different towns.
Local history: The Mi’kmag people were the first known inhabitants before the English arrived, and before the French later colonized the first settlement in 1605.
Fun fact: No location in Nova Scotia is farther than 60km from the sea.