BUCKET LIST: BEACH YOGA: Free beach yoga classes this summer have been increasing in popularity.
With less than a month left before the kids head back to school and summer unofficially ends, there’s still plenty to do in Southwestern Nova Scotia.
Check out some of these spots – and add them to your bucket list this summer.
Medford Beach Sandstacks, Kings County: Walk on the ocean floor – or paddle along at high tide - and check out the formations that rise out of the Minas Basin.
Port Maitland and Mavillette Beach, Yarmouth County: Join dozens of others for free yoga classes on some of the best beaches in Southwest Nova Scotia.
Cape Sable Island – Take advantage of Cape Day on Aug. 12 for a summer day trip to Nova Scotia’s most southern tip to spend the day on the tiny island that is home to the province’s tallest lighthouse.
Windsor Playland Safari: Slide down the waterslide, zoom around the go-kart track or try your luck at mini golf at this Hants County amusement park.
Fort Point Lighthouse, Liverpool – Pay a visit to Canada’s third oldest lighthouse and learn about what it was like to live inside this Queens County landmark.
Balancing Rock, Digby County – You have to see it to believe it: 20 tonnes of volcanic rock balanced precariously above St. Mary’s Bay
Memory Lane Museum, Middleton – A must-do for any train enthusiast, this Annapolis County museum is jam-packed with train artifacts.
Trecothic Creek and Windsor Railway: Bring the kids and take a ride on a miniature locomotive built perfectly to scale – some even run on coal, just like the real thing.
Northville Farm Heritage Centre, Kings County – Take a trip into the past and visit a working heritage farm in Billtown.
Delaps Cove, Port Royal – Hike to Delaps Cove in Annapolis County and check out the spectacular views of the Bay of Fundy.
Smuggler’s Cove, Meteghan: Walk the shoreline, explore the cave, be mesmerized by the rock formations and stick around for the sunsets.