Weather will be great in June, especially at the tail end. Now I have known
snow on June 6, but it did turn warmer the next day.
Suggest you take a trip along the eastern shore, especially along the coast
line. It is wild and beautiful. Peggy's Cove is my favourite, but then I
live not far from there.
Make sure you take some time to visit the Bay of Fundy, just to watch the
incredible tides. Best spot is Blomidon Look-off, not far from the town of
And if you are around on July 1st (Canada Day), or thereabouts, try to take
in the Halifax Highland Games. There are a lot of fun. If you are
interested, you might want to check out the NS International Tatto, though I
suggest you book early as it's an annual sell-out.
I've got lots on Cape Breton at my website, if you care to take a peek:
Celtic Heritage magazine
>>We are planning to take a trip to Nova Scotia in June, end of the low season.
>> Will the weather be really cold? Does anyone have a favorite place that we
>>Be prepared to meet some exremely nice people. Scenery is fantastic. If
>you are a fisherman the Nova Scotia rivers and lakes have an excellent
>reputation - purportedly some of the finest salmon fishing around. I
>believe a guide is mandatory. Parks are numerous and very well maintained.
>Pace of life is much more agreeable than what we normally encounter.
>Suggest that if you are travelling by road that you go into the first
>'Welcome Centre' that you encounter, they can fill you in on the latest
>events. I am pretty sure that Nova Scotia will have a webpage, if not I am
>sure you can find the address of the tourist board in any large city phone
>Must see places:
> 1. Cabot Trail around Cape Breton. Start by going down through
>the Margaree Valley and then north towards Cheticamp and North Mountain.
>When you get back to Baddeck suggest you consider going to Louisburg fortress.
> 2 Peggy's Cove down below Halifax is worth a trip, easily done
>in less than a day from Halifax.
> 3 In Halifax visit the Historic Properties, the Citadel and
>for an excellent evening meal try the Five Fishermen Restaurant.
>My wife and I have been down in that area of the country a number of times
>and have always enjoyed. We may even consider retiring down there in a few
>Weather should not be unlike that of coastal Maine. Rain and fog are a fact
>of life at times. The end of June should be quite comfortable and you won't
>have the heavy load of tourists that start in July.
>Hope you try it, I know we are going down again in a couple of years.