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Explore Nova Scotia

See what the South Shore and surrounding areas have to offer!

The LaHave River Campground is situated in alluring Lunenburg County. Our lush landscape, rich history, and warm welcoming people will make your stay here an unforgettable one! Enjoy rivers and lakes, beautiful beaches and coastal communities; all within a short commute of the city of Halifax.

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Mahone Bay

25 Minutes

Mahone Bay is only a short drive from the campground, and a must-see spot! Its colourful Victorian streets, unique shops and galleries, and delightful restaurants along the bay will have you falling in love. You can take in scenic harbour views with sailboats, or enjoy some of the beautiful walking and cycling trails that Mahone Bay boasts.

Our Restaurant Recommendation: Oh My Cod

Brewery: Saltbox

Lunenburg 

30 Minutes

The Town of Lunenburg is a World Heritage site, with the majority of buildings being original 18th and 19th century builds known for their unique colourful facades. Wander the waterfront for impressive restaurants, breweries and distilleries, and shops, or perhaps join a walking tour or pop into a local museum to learn about the rich history!

Our Restaurant Recommendation: The Knot Pub

Brewery: Shipwright Brewery

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Bridgewater

30 Minutes

Follow the LaHave River into the largest town in the South Shore, Bridgewater. This quaint town will offer you all of the conveniences that you will need for your stay; groceries, pharmacies, a shopping mall, restaurants, etc. The town also has niceties such as a movie theatre, bowling alley, escape room, and much more. 

 

Our Restaurant Recommendation: The River Pub

Brewery: Firkinstein Brewing

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Halifax 

1 hour 15 minutes

Step off the campground and visit the capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax! With a population of over 400,000 people, the city is known for its maritime history, business centre and culinary experience. Here you’ll find our province's national museum, historical sites, art galleries, a downtown harbourfront with excursion opportunities, and over 200 restaurants and bars!

 

Our Restaurant Recommendation: Restaurante A Mano

Brewery: Gahan House 

Peggy's Cove

1 hour 15 minutes

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse is one of Nova Scotia’s world-famous lighthouses! Be sure to visit this quaint fishing village on the South Shore, but beware of the rough waves! The lighthouse was built in 1915 and this picturesque place remains an active fishing community today.

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Annapolis Valley

1 Hour 

You won’t regret making time during your stay to tour the Valley! Nestled between parallel mountain ranges along the Bay of Fundy, you’ll find this scenic and rich agricultural region. Take in the famous Bay of Fundy tides, sandy beaches, and did we mention award-winning wineries?! Cruise through wine country and find many gems of towns along your drive.

Our Restaurant Recommendation: The Church Brewing Co

Brewery: Horton Ridge Malt and  Grain

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Nearby Attractions...

Indian Falls - 2km - Municipal park with walking trails, picnic area and look off points.

Lunenburg County Winery - 4km - Go wine tasting, blueberry picking, and tour the grounds.

Maplewood Community Museum - 5km - Tour the museum to see how the ancestors of our community lived

Church Lake Access Site - 7km - Utilize this dock to for your kayak, canoe or small fishing boat. 

New Germany - 16km - Nearest location for groceries, liquor, and basic conveniences.

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