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This Map Will Take You On The Ultimate Seafood Road Trip Through Nova Scotia

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This Map Will Take You On The Ultimate Seafood Road Trip Through Nova Scotia

Considering the East Coast is known for producing some of the world's best seafood, we decided to put a piece together that will have you travelling all over Nova Scotia in search of the most delicious Lobster, Crab, Chowder and Clams.

The locations we listed below are mostly seafood experiences versus restaurants, so don't be afraid to get your hands dirty on this cross-country road trip adventure.  Catch your own fresh fish, and attend week-long seafood festivals by travelling through all the stops we've listed below!

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Cold Waters Seafood Festival

Lake Charlotte

Start your journey at the Cold Waters Seafood Festival in the historic Memory Lane Heritage Village near Lake Charlotte from June 3rd to June 4th. Only 45 minutes outside of Halifax, the Eastern Shore waters near this community yield some of the best mussels, clams and haddock in Nova Scotia – be sure to give it a try!

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Halifax Oyster Festival

HRM

Enjoy delicious Nova Scotian craft beer, local wine and (of course) oysters at this annual seafood event. There are two tasting sessions, each three hours long, so make sure you purchase the right ticket ahead of time as things can get pretty busy!

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Peggys Cove Boat Tour

Peggy’s Cove

Take an adventure aboard the 42-foot Seadog IV, and embark on a Lobster Dinner Cruise from West Dover back to Peggy’s Cove. Watch professional lobster fishermen at work, and help them haul traps, measure lobsters, band and release.

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Shelburne County Lobster Festival

Shelburne

Home to some of the best seafood in the world, join the community of Shelburne from June 1st to the 4th as they celebrate their annual lobster festival with a weekend full of boat races, seafood cook-offs, lobster shucking contests and more.

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Seafest

Yarmouth

Continue along your road trip to Yarmouth County for their massive annual Seafest celebration taking place this July. Take part in Harbour tours, Rum Running Races, Open Mics and Kitchen Parties as part of this massive party dedicated to a love of seafood.

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 Ye Old Argyler Lodge

Yarmouth

While you're in town, stay overnight at this famous Yarmouth bed and breakfast, and spend your visit kayaking, hiking, fishing and enjoying the stunning landscape. Book a Lobster Lover package and enjoy a Lobster Bay culinary experience for two at this intimate rural lodge.

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Fundy Adventures

Gulliver’s Cove

Embark on a clam digging adventure with this unique Nova Scotian travel company, and learn about the interesting history of this delicacy from locals who have been digging clams for decades. Pick some clams yourself, and enjoy a steamed clam cookout at the end of your day!

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Chowder Trail

Pick up your Chowder Trail Passport any time from May to October and take your taste buds on a journey through the delicious seafood chowder offered all over Nova Scotia. Be sure also to check out Nova Scotia Chowder week next January in Halifax!

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Louisbourg Crab Festival

Louisbourg

What started as a small community seafood festival 24 years ago has now grown into a massive celebration featuring an array of delicious seafood, activities for the kids, plus live music from major acts like Scott Phillips and The Privateers, all of which will be taking place August 4th and 5th.

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Baddeck Lobster Supper

Baddeck

This 100-year-old seafood restaurant is a must-visit spot for any true Nova Scotian Lobster lovers. Try their popular fire planked salmon, local snow crab, all-you-can-eat mussels or the classic Baddeck Lobster Supper.

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