Cape Sable | accessible by boat; tallest lighthouse in Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Cove | photogenic darling of Nova Scotia; nature’s jungle gym

White Point Beach Resort | upscale rustic; adorable bunnies, white sand, and pounding surf

Cape Saint Mary’s | maritime memorial; gorgeous cliff-top views

Cape Forchu | iconic apple core lighthouse; lots of climbing potential

Nova Scotia Lighthouses Part 1 | selection of Nova Scotia’s (lesser-known) guiding lights

Nova Scotia Lighthouses Part 2 | more of Nova Scotia’s (lesser-known) guiding lights

Cape Split | gorgeous wooded hike; your reward = breathtaking vistas

Cape Breton + Cabot Trail | world-famous drive; cliffs, winding highway, one-of-a-kind views.

Cape Breton’s Skyline Trail | popular hike; provides great perspective of the Cabot Trail

Castle Rock | groomed trail + panoramic views of the Chester Basin

Medford Beach | stunning rock formations; mud-lovers dream


Car Travel with Kids | Q & A about all things road-trip

How Do You Get Your Kids to Walk So Much | Q & A about our family walking habits

My Peanut Butter Summer | why a PB&J sandwich might be the answer to travel spontaneity

Travel on a Budget: Identifying Priorities | identify trip priorities; decide and budget accordingly.

Travel on a Budget: Transport & Accommodations | save money on planes, trains, and automobiles (and hotels, too)

Travel on a Budget: Food, Entertainment, & Souvenirs | eat, drink and be merry without breaking the bank