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From Halifax/Dartmouth
"On the Way to Cape Breton"

...or take the 3 day shortcut!

Day 1

Heading Out

Chris Hamilton takes a break from the city!It's a leisurely day trip from Halifax to Antigonish or Canso, but you may want to spend your entire vacation exploring Highway 7,
Nova Scotia's wild and magnificent Marine Drive.

The city behind you; adventure ahead.
Kick off your shoes. Life is good on the shore!


Europe is over there! Lawrencetown Beach lookoff, Nova Scotia
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and Acadian Chezzetcook
You know you have really arrived at the ocean when you crest the hill and see Lawrencetown Beach stretching far into the distance. Lawrencetown is a popular surfing area & home to artists & writers. Old Acadian settlement (Chezzetcook)

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Jeddore-Musquodoboit Harbour

Where the picturesque Musquodoboit Valley meets the sea, Musquodoboit Harbour offers Nova Scotia's longest sand beach at Martinique & a small but busy center for shopping & recreation, library, bank, country inns & some of the province's best beaches!

Day 2
Jeddore to Ecum Secum

Jeddore to Sheet Harbour, the Bay of Islands to Ecum Secum and all places in between - the eastern boundary of Halifax Regional Municipality, our so called Supercity.

Day 3
Along Marine Drive to Canso & Guysborough

On to Canso and Mulgrave, via Liscombe, Sherbrooke and historic Guysborough on beautiful Chedabucto Bay.

To Antigonish, Port Hawkesbury and the 'Road to the Isles', Cape Breton.

Next Stop - Cape Breton - Coming in 2011

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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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