Recommendation Report for Classic Walking Adventures
Since 1980, Classic Walking Adventures has conducted tours in the United States, Europe, China, New Zealand, and Australia for individuals, groups, couples, and families who seek active vacations. Canada offers a wealth of cities and locales for spectacular vacation experiences. This report examines the benefits of Nova Scotia as a walking tour destination and recommends three initial tours and tour dates.
About Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is a Canadian province located on the east coast of Canada and surrounded by water. Its capital city, Halifax, is an international seaport and is easy to access by land, sea or air. Nova Scotia is a small province made up of the mainland, Camp Breton Island, and more than 3,800 coastal islands. The population of Nova Scotia is slightly less than 1 million; about a third of the population lives in Halifax. To prevent ships from crashing into its coast line, Nova Scotia has more lighthouses than any other province in Canada. Nova Scotia has rich natural resources. It is surrounded by water and covered with forests and small and lakes. (UXL)
Tourism in Nova Scotia
The charming coastal region of Nova Scotia attracts more than 2 million tourists every year. (UXL). Visitors come to enjoy the spectacular scenic beauty, the historic sites, the festivals, music, culture, and great food. The Bay of Fundy is renowned for having the highest tides in the world, making it a hot attraction for beachcombers and for those who love to explore marine life. Nova Scotia is home to thirteen award-winning National Historic Sites of Canada, including the Fortress of Louisburg, the largest reconstructed fortified town in North America, as well as the Halifax Citadel. There are more than 500 festivals that take place in Nova Scotia every year, including the Tall Ships festival in the summer and the Waterfront Winterfest in the winter. There are activities for outdoor enthusiasts including whale watching, kayaking, golfing, and hiking. Nature lovers will relish the spectacular wildlife. The Bras d’Or Lake on Cape Breton Island is a nesting site of the bald eagle. (Nova Scotia.com) In the October 2012 issue of The Walking Stick News, veteran hiker