Nova Scotia Welcomes Travelers to Canada in 2022 with Opening of Treetop Walk, Historic Accommodations and More | News
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Located in the east Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, New Scotland home to over 150 lighthouses, breathtaking national and provincial parks, and an abundance of fisheries that provide world-class seafood. Now that the United States/Canada borders are open for travel, visitors can find new accommodations and a vibrant culinary scene, as well as year-round outdoor adventures in the fishing villages and parks that line the coast from the South Shore to Cape Breton Island and beyond.
Scheduled to open at the end of 2022, the Ingonish Treetop Walk at Cape Smokey Provincial Park, located along the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Islandwill rise 30 meters above the ground while North America first and only walk in the trees. Travelers will find breathtaking views of the Cape Breton Highlands and the Atlantic Ocean from the Cape smoky gondolawhich opened in September 2021 and lifts visitors 320 meters to the top in four minutes. Other upcoming developments for Cape Smokey include a brewery, restaurant and accommodations.
In October 2021a 14,000 square foot observation deck open to the iconic Peggy’s Cove for safe viewing of its world famous lighthouse. The observation deck is embedded in rock so as not to overshadow the landscape while the railing is constructed with a steel knit pattern to resemble a fishing net. The fishing village of Peggy’s Cove on the South Shore of New Scotland is known for its quaint homes, wave-swept rocks and active fishing community, while its lighthouse is one of the most photographed in the province.
Ten new seaside yurts were built in Guysborough on the eastern peninsula of Cheduabucto Bay, allowing guests to glam in a vineyard. The Authentic Coastline: Yurts in the Vineyard offer fully furnished yurt accommodations with barbecue grills, a private fire pit and hot tub, and a skylight for stargazing. Guests can visit the state-of-the-art Authentic Seacoast distillery and brewery next door, rent bikes or kayaks, or relax in the oceanfront sauna.
White Point Beach Resort on the South Shore has long been one of the province’s most popular vacation destinations. New additions to their long list of gear are the Lakeside Glomes. These intimate, welcoming, private and romantic Glomes will be open all year round so that guests can enjoy a unique and new experience with all the comforts of the resort. Created for couples, these will be the ultimate adult getaway with personal hot tubs on each private deck.
The Senator is a historic Queen Anne building from 1895, located in the heart of liverpool. It has been carefully renovated to preserve its traditional features while adding modern comforts. Each of the five luxury suites has one-of-a-kind decor. Enjoy wood floors, spacious rooms, antique furnishings, stained glass windows, elegant light fixtures, and charming features like a “turret” space.
Discover the unique flavors of Halifax urban neighborhoods on an all-inclusive food walking tour by Curated Food Tours. Choose from tours such as The Best of Quinpool Road, the Halifax Pizza Crawl or the Downtown Halifax Seafood Tour. You’ll eat well, enjoy drinks, have fun and learn lots of interesting things along the way.
About the Atlantic Canada Tourism Agreement (ACAT):
This project was made possible through funding from the Atlantic Canada Tourism Agreement (ACAT). ACAT is a nine-member pan-Atlantic initiative comprising the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Atlantic Canada’s four tourism industry associations and the four provincial departments responsible for tourism.
For more information on the four provinces, visit these websites or follow social media:
The Web: http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca
The Web: http://www.novascotia.com
Facebook: @New Scotland
Newfoundland and Labrador
The Web: http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com
Prince Edward Island
The Web: http://www.tourismpei.com
Gina Doleki/Ashley Mindnich
Ashley MindnichRedpoint, +1 (212) 229-0119, [email protected]
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