Residents of Nova Scotia, we encourage you to explore the beauty in our own backyard. Be sure to check ahead with restaurants, accommodations, and attractions to ensure they are open and to learn what safety precautions are required before you go.
Residents of Nova Scotia, we encourage you to explore the beauty in our own backyard. From day trips to local attractions to overnight getaways, there are many options available. Below are a small sample of the Staycation Packages available in Nova Scotia. Click on any of the images below to visit their website and check out their packages. If reaching out by phone or email to the business, the name of the package is in italics. The below establishments have committed to practicing responsible social distancing and protective measures to keep their employees and their customers safe while operating in a limited fashion. We invite you to support local and stay safe!
Ginstitute by the Sea
Go behind-the-scenes at award-winning Steinhart Distillery to craft your very own spirits. With ocean views as your backdrop, forage for ingredients and select from an array of spices and citrus to create your unique flavours with the distiller. Savour German-inspired local delicacies, paired with Nova Scotia cocktails, as you perfect your craft.
Rates start at $600 per person or $900 per couple
Pictou Lodge Beach Resort
A memorable fishing experience, just steps from your room! Join our seasoned fishing guide who will supply the gear and assistance you will need for an amazing Northumberland Strait fishing adventure. At sunset, step on to our beach and cast for one of the top game fish on the East Coast – the striped bass. Our experienced guide will have you set-up to hook and land your potential catch of a lifetime. The adventure continues once you hook a keeper. Our guide will assist you in filleting and cooking your catch over an open fire right on the beach. This is a safe experience that can be done with social distancing in place!
Rates start at $423 based on double occupancy
Stay and Play Golf
The package includes a one night stay at Travelodge Suites New Glasgow, green fees for 2 and an electric cart at Abercrombie Country Club. Call (902) 928-1333 for details.
Rates start at $199 + HST
Memory Lane Heritage Village
Clam Harbour Clam Digging Adventure
The salty sea invites you to harvest its bounty on our Clam Harbour Clam Digging Adventure. It’s the perfect “coastal distancing” activity to add to your 2020 Staycation Summer plans! Bring the whole family and head out to the clam flats to dig-in with a 4th generation clam digger. Enjoy a “feed” of steamed clams in the comfort of our Cookhouse or at a picnic table outside, along with a traditional meal of baked beans, soup, brown bread and gingerbread for dessert. It all starts at Memory Lane Heritage Village, less than 1 hour from Halifax on Nova Scotia’s scenic Eastern Shore. Now booking for the month of August.
Rates start at $250 for 2 adults ($125 per person)
Murphy's Camping on the Ocean
Includes 2 nights camping in your choice of: an un-serviced/tent site, a serviced/RV site, or trailer rental. Plus two live lobsters, homemade bread, two 2-hour kayak rentals, and a 1.5 hour scenic boat tour for two. Accommodation packages are offered between June 15th & September 15th only and must be reserved at least 72 hours in advance.
Rates start at $191 for an un-serviced/tent site
Liscombe Lodge Resort & Conference Centre
Experience The Eastern Shore
Spend one night at our secluded Nova Scotia resort and feel rejuvenated waking up to the sounds of rushing waters. During the day, enjoy our complimentary recreational activities as well as a historical boat tour or a visit to historic Sherbrooke Village. Complete your day with dinner by the Liscomb River in our dining room.
Rates start at $300 + HST, based on double occupancy (single, triple and quad rates available).
Seawind Landing Country Inn
Bridge the urban/rural divide!
Stay a night in the beautiful Shire town of Guysborough then get away from it all just 30 km away. Spend your time in between exploring beaches, museums and trails. Includes one night at Pepperlane Manor in Guysborough, plus a $50 gift certificate to Days Gone By Bakery. Your second night at Seawind Landing includes a standard ocean view room, 3 course dinner and breakfast.
Rates start at $389 + HST