District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Bike or Hike Tancook Island (2019)

Date July 24, 2019
Region Lunenburg Region

7K of dirt road to explore. Scenic Coastal Area. Gift Shops. Meet at the ferry in Chester at 9:45 am.

Phone 902-541-1343
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Sea Myst Gallery and Gift Shop

Sea Myst Gallery and Gift Shop

This shop is conveniently located in an old fishing shanty overlooking Northwest cove where the ferry docks. Sea Myst is a charming gift and gallery shop filled with Maritime art, jewelry and unique island treasures for the kids. Come and explore the magic of mermaids, sea dragons and say Hi to the shop’s pet pig “Ruby”. Sea Myst isn’t just a shop it is an experience! This shop is owned and operated by Angela Connolly, for more information on the store visit us on Facebook, at Sea Myst…
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Tancook Island

Tancook Island

A unique community located approximately 6 miles off Chester, Nova Scotia — where vibrant artistry, a pristine natural environment, and a history rooted deeply in strong fishing traditions intertwine. Leave your cares on the mainland and take a relaxing hour long ferry ride to visit us across beautiful Mahone Bay — or feel welcome to sail into our protected cove and stay awhile. Come breathe in the sea salt air. Enjoy hiking, biking, or beach combing for sea glass and shells. Take a walk to…
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Tancook Museum

Tancook Museum

Location: Tancook Island
The museum was officially opened in 1995 and features articles on the Island with old tools and items from the Island.
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Wishing Stones Studio & Gallery

Wishing Stones Studio & Gallery

Wishing Stones Studio & Gallery is located in the old general store building at 151 Southeast Cove Road, Big Tancook Island, NS. Proprietor Hillary Dionne is a full-time island resident and self-taught nature photographer. At Wishing Stones you will find many interesting photos of Tancook Island and vicinity, as well as a small selection of beach glass treasures such as earrings and pendants also created by Hillary. Located approximately one mile from the ferry’s berth, Wishing Stones is a…
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Carolyn’s Restaurant and Crafts

Carolyn’s Restaurant and Crafts

Carolyn’s is an Eat-In or Take-Out restaurant, specializing in fresh seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads, seafood chowder, home made pie, ice cream, hot and cold drinks and much more. Dine in overlooking the picturesque Mahone Bay, or take out Carolyn’s fresh, top quality home-cooking.  Bus tours and large groups should call ahead and ask her to prepare a delicious chowder luncheon, just for you and your friends…made with only the freshest seafood available.
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Mug and Anchor Pub

Mug and Anchor Pub

The deck on the waterfront is the most popular spot in town.  A wide variety of beers on tap, pub fare, and check the website for evening entertainment as well.
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Old Black Forest Cafe and Gasthof

Old Black Forest Cafe and Gasthof

The Black Forest Cafe and Gasthof serves authentic German cuisine and excellent desserts. Located between Mahone Bay and Lunenburg on Route 3. Closed Monday Open evenings 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Ricardo’s Pizza and Donair

Ricardo’s Pizza and Donair

The best pizza and donairs in Mahone Bay, located right on Main Street.
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Bayview Pines Country Inn

Bayview Pines Country Inn

Welcome to our charming seaside Inn with lovely views over Mahone Bay. Kayak or sail among the islands, hike the trails, cycle the quiet roads, or simply relax and enjoy the scenery. A peaceful place with comfortable, spacious rooms all with ocean views.
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Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

“Where guests are like family, & family is always welcome.” This Bridgewater, Nova Scotia hotel offers a personal touch. With modern, pet-friendly, non-smoking accommodations and just minutes from Bridgewater’s town center and convenient access to some of Nova Scotia’s most renowned cultural and scenic landmarks the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre is the place to stay. Newly constructed in August 2010, this Bridgewater hotel offers convenient access to…
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Fisherman’s Daughter Bed and Breakfast

Fisherman’s Daughter Bed and Breakfast

Fisherman’s Daughter Bed and Breakfast is one of Mahone Bay’s premier heritage homes. Restored to the original wood floors and trim. Fisherman’s Daughter boasts four tastefully decorated rooms, all with private en suite bathrooms, air conditioning and flat screen TVs. Our home is a non-smoking environment. Free WiFi, and a complimentary beverage and snack bar. Guests enjoy a continental breakfast, consisting of fresh fruit, baking. We are a couple, with the profound understanding, that…
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LaHave River Campground

LaHave River Campground

We offer you fun camping at our secluded riverside campground. Located in Newburne on the north branch of the LaHave River, we lie at the foot of a hill 250m (700 ft.) away from the highway. No road noise! There are lots of outdoor games and two great spots in the river for swimming. Campers gather at the Shelter for picking and singing, games, parties and, on occasion, suppers. This is our service building that houses the office and camp store, washrooms, and laundry. We invite you to come camp…
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Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast

Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast

Comfort, luxury, and individually appointed, uniquely designed rooms are the features of the Mahone Bay Bed and Breakfast. Comfortable beds, TVs with DVD players, and telephones are expected standard, the décor and lovingly selected decorations are what sets us apart, right down to wine glasses and cork screw in every room. Downstairs our elegant living room is waiting for you to make yourself comfortable or, weather permitting, you can chose to relax on three sides of the house, the private…
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Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Stay seaside different year round!! An Oceanfront paradise only 45 minutes from Halifax on Nova Scotia’s Beautiful South Shore. At Hotel & Marina Oak Island offers the total freedom to make your seaside getaway whatever you want. From a spa escape to a romantic getaway, a family vacation adventure to a corporate retreat, our resort is the ideal setting for whatever experience you desire. We have something for everyone. Our guest rooms have ocean views, garden views, and oceanfront chalets.…
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Oakhill Pines Camp & Trailer Park

Oakhill Pines Camp & Trailer Park

60 total RV sites, can accommodate RV’s up to 45ft, full hookups, 20/30-amp service, WiFi, Restrooms with hot showers, laundromat, picnic tables, fire pits, public telephones, game room with pool table, canteen, ice, wood, mail service, swimming pool, playground, tenting sites, horseshoe pit, basketball area, mini-golf, theme weekends, and hiking trails. Located eight miles from Lunenburg and one mile from Bridgewater.
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Rayport Campground

Rayport Campground

RayPort Campground is a family campground situated on the southwest bank of Martin’s River, adjacent to highway 103 (take exit 9 or 10 to highway 3). Entrance is from highway 3. 60 serviced sites (electric & water, 30 amp max) 10 unserviced sites 50 cable TV hook ups (free) Dump station Clean washrooms Flush toilets Free hot showers Coin laundry Pay phones available Ice Firewood Camp store Games room Swimming pool ( free to campers) Trout fishing in river 10% discount to senior…
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Three Thistles Bed and Breakfast

Three Thistles Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy a relaxed stay in one of our clean, beautiful rooms at Three Thistles. Each room is decorated with an eclectic mix of antiques, brightly coloured quilts and local art. Queen size beds, en suite bathrooms and thoughtful amenities will make your stay a comfortable one. Organic breakfasts, yoga classes, and wireless internet are also available.
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