With such a variety of landscape, Nova Scotia is a dream destination for cyclists. Take a solo ride or hook up with one of the many biking tours offered around the province.
Take a ride along the 300km Cabot Trail and enjoy some of the most stunning scenery in the world! Voted one of the top 10 cycling destinations in the world by Lonely Planet, the trail is especially jaw-dropping in the fall when the leaves change colour, but it’s spectacular throughout the spring and summer as well. Tackle the entire trail or take day trips from towns along the way.
Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
The climbs are steep, but the views are worth it! ! ♥ #bikecapebreton #novascotia
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Halifax Waterfront to Point Pleasant Park
Bring your own bike or rent one from I Heart Bikes and enjoy a leisurely route along Halifax’s waterfront, through the South End of Halifax, and into beautiful Point Pleasant Park. Pack a picnic and end your trip with a seaside lunch in the park.
Yarmouth to St. Mary’s Bay
Explore the province’s Acadian region with a ride through southwestern Nova Scotia. This is the ideal starting point for American travellers taking the ferry from Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, and takes rides through beautiful fishing towns and oceanfront views.
NS Wine Country Ride
Explore the Annapolis Valley wineries on two wheels on the NS Wine Country Ride. On this 60km route, you’ll make stops at Blomidon Estate Winery, L’Acadie Vineyards, Gaspereau Vineyards, Domaine de Grand Pré, and Planters Ridge to sample their delicious wines.
Thank you to everyone who participated yesterday in the 2017 NS Wine Country Ride in support of @feednovascotia It was an awesome day biking around the valley! ???? @gaspereauvineyards @lacadiewine @grandprewines @planters_ridge @blomidinestate #nswinecountryride #NSwine #explorenovascotia
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Enjoy a beautiful 40km coastal ride along the South Shore from Hubbards to LaHave. Your ride will take you along sandy beaches, quaint fishing villages, and delicious cafés.
Pictou to Pugwash
Take in the beautiful Northumberland Strait from Pictou to Pugwash on this leisurely biking route. You’ll discover historic towns, lavender fields, sandy beach, wineries, and much more on this relatively flat and seriously stunning route.
For more in-depth information on trails around the province, check out the route maps provided by Cycle Nova Scotia.
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