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29 Things Nova Scotians Are Seriously Missing About Summer

Yesterday’s rain/wind/snow storm was a sober reminder about how absolutely insane Maritime weather can be.  Watching the temperature plummet and staying inside all night as a result of the monsoon got us reminiscing about how fun Nova Scotia can be during summertime.

Below we’ve compiled a list of things all east coasters are very much looking forward to experiencing during the warmer months!  Though it may seem cold now, we’ve only got a couple more weeks to go before spring begins, and venturing outside can be done without massive parkas and an umbrella.

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1. Grabbing ice cream at The Dairy Bar Pop Up

2. Spending the day at Conrad’s Beach

3. Hiking the Skyline Trail

4. Seeing more dogs in Point Pleasant Park

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5. Bore Rafting in the Shubenacadie

6. Wilderness adventures at Trout Point Lodge

7. The Stillwell Beer Garden

8. Cycling along the South Shore Coastline

9. Drinks on the patio at Niche

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10. Music festival season

11. Jogging out to Long Lake for a dip

12. Free outdoor movies

13. Getting day drunk at the Luckett Vineyards

14. The Wild Blueberry Harvest

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15. Chester Race Week

16. Swimming in the waters of Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands

17. Weekend carnivals at Atlantic Playland

18.  BBQs with friends

19. Walking along the Halifax Harbour

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20. Camping out in the Ingonish Cocoon Tent

21. Shelburne County Lobster Fest

22. Rollerblading the Emera Oval

23. Pool parties

24. Seeing the sunset from Port Hood

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25. Exploring Egypt Falls

26. Boating on the Northwest Arm

27. Trading in rain boots for flip flops

28. Boozy brunches on the deck at Maxwell’s Plum

29. Kayaking in the Halifax Harbour

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