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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Winter

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Peggy’s Cove During Winter

Peggy’s Cove is one of the most popular attractions for tourists and locals alike in the Halifax region. Its classic red-and-white lighthouse marks the eastern entrance of St. Margaret’s Bay. Built in 1915, the lighthouse is officially known as the Peggy’s Point Lighthouse and today is still operated by the Canadian Coast Guard.

Peggy’s Cove is located about 40 km southwest of downtown Halifax, about an hour’s drive on Highway 333 or Highway 103. Although, only a short distance from downtown Halifax, many people don’t think of Peggy’s Cove as a winter destination, but we’re here to tell you that it’s a winter wonderland!

There are plenty of reasons to consider a visit the beautiful seaside community on a winter’s day. Here are my TOP 5 reasons for visiting Peggy’s Cove in the winter:

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Halifax Waterfront To Do List – WINTER Edition

Okay, so the weather outside your window might be frightful, but the Halifax waterfront is still so delightful! The Halifax waterfront has lots to offer even in wintry and frosty conditions.

There are plenty of shops, museums and events going on that’ll get you through until spring. So, this winter consider heading to the Halifax waterfront for a weekend excursion or an evening out.

Here is my Halifax winter waterfront to do list:

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