Whether you’re born and raised in Nova Scotia, or just visiting to pursue a higher education, one quickly discovers all the amazing things there are to do and see in our province.  Should your degree be coming to an end soon or if travels are taking you around the world, here is a list of things that make NS great, for you to browse next time homesickness strikes.

Besides the obvious things, like ocean air and incredibly kind people, there are a ton of specific events and landmarks that make Nova Scotia amazing.  Hopefully when you reflect on the following you'll be convinced to visit home soon!

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1. Exploring Cape Breton Highlands National Park


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2. Fish and Chips at John’s Lunch in Dartmouth


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3. Hanging out at The Halifax Central Public Library


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4. The Halifax Comedy Festival


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5. Surfing at Martinique Beach Provincial Park


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6. Camping in Kejimkujik National Park


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7. Swimming at the 100 Wild Islands


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8. Snapping Instagrams in Lunenburg


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9. Power Hour at the Split Crow


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10. Getting late night Willy’s Poutine


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11. Apple Picking in the Annapolis Valley


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12. The view at Peggy’s Cove


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13. Dancing to the Mellotones


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14. Kayaking through the Halifax Harbour


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15. Relaxing at Digby Pines Golf Resort


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16. The Lobster Festival in Shelburne


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17. Hiking through Cape Split Provincial Park


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18. Chester Race Week


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19. Brunch at Elle’s Bistro


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20. Whale Watching at Westport


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21. Driving through the Lighthouse Trail


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22. Wine Tasting at Luckett Vineyards


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23. The Antigonish Highland Games


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24. Birthday parties at the Alexander Keith’s Brewery


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25. St. Paddy’s Day at Durty Nelly’s


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26. Playing nine at The Cabot Links


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27. Christmas at Sherbrooke Village


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28. Skiing at Wentworth Valley


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