Nova Scotia, Canada

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Make a vacation rental in Nova Scotia your home base for a memorable vacation in this beautiful province in eastern Canada.

Nova Scotia is a wonderland of natural beauty, featuring long stretches of beach, hidden coves and pristine national parks. With nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, no place in Nova Scotia is more than two hours drive from the sea, and most visitor attractions are on the coast or just minutes away.

In the provincial capital city, Halifax vacation rentals can explore the city's historical attractions and enjoy all the amenities of a modern city, including fine dining, great shopping, cultural attractions and entertainment.

Halifax Harbor is the heart of the city, with its bustling docks and pedestrian area filled with shops and restaurants. Guests of Nova Scotia vacation rentals can learn about Nova Scotia's close ties to the sea at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, which includes an exhibit and film on the sinking of the Titanic.

The southern coast of Nova Scotia is sprinkled with picturesque fishing villages. Guests of scenic Peggy's Cove vacation rentals can visit its much-photographed lighthouse post office. Lunenburg vacation rentals are located in a charming village that's been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Sherbrooke Village, is a time capsule featuring 25 restored and furnished buildings representing late 19th century life. Guests of Sherbrooke Lake vacation rentals can see costumed interpreters explaining the history of the village and demonstrating traditional crafts such as quilting, printing and iron working.

Kejimkujik National Park, in western Nova Scotia, is a nature lover's dream of green hills, forests, rivers and lakes. Guests of Nova Scotia vacation rentals can see some of Nova Scotia's 250 species of birds, go hiking on the park's trails, canoe or kayak on the park's waterways, or go cross-country skiing in wintertime.

Nova Scotia is home to some of the most amazing tidal phenomena in the world. Twice a day in Truro, guests of Nova Scotia vacation rentals can see a tidal bore, caused by the incoming tide flowing swiftly into the mouth of Salmon River, giving the illusion that the river is flowing backward.

Cape Breton Island, the jewel of Nova Scotia, is known for its stunning scenic beauty and charming villages with French Acadian and Scottish heritage. Guests of Cape Breton Island vacation rentals can shop for traditional handicrafts, enjoy the sounds of music Scottish bagpipes and Celtic fiddle music, and feast on fresh seafood.

Whatever the season, a Nova Scotia vacation rental makes the perfect home away from home. Reserve your Nova Scotia vacation rental today!

If you're feeling overwhelmed by all of the Nova Scotia vacation rentals, narrow your search by region: Cape Breton Island rentals, Halifax condos, Halifax / Hubbards apartments, Liverpool apartments, Lunenburg apartments, and St Margaret's Bay condos!