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With hundreds of kilometers of ocean coastline, the Halifax region has some of the most beautiful views in Nova Scotia.
Here is a list of 7 scenic views – in and around Halifax – that you NEED to experience:
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Arguably, there is no site more iconic in Nova Scotia than Peggy’s Cove, the small fishing village just 40 kms from Halifax.
The lighthouse perched on top of the rocks, overlooking the rolling waves, is one of the most photographed and visited sites in the country.
This handy guide will tell you everything you need to know for your next (or first!) visit to this landmark site.
Peggy’s Cove is an iconic destination and its lighthouse sitting out on Peggy’s Point is a must-see attraction. Visitors love the area, including for its quaint fishing village, the beautiful lighthouse and the smooth, wave-sculpted granite rocks.
Although the lighthouse has had hundreds of thousands of visitors, few people know the story behind Peggy’s Cove, including who Peggy was and why the lighthouse and surrounding village were named for her. Read on for answers to these questions and more!
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: