Did you know that the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is as big as the whole island of PEI? Find out just how big it is on the first edition of our Grand Tour Road Trip Routes series.
Head for Hubbards, on the southern edge of the HRM to explore the area’s beaches, and enjoy a swim in the clear waters of St. Margaret’s Bay.
Stop in for lunch at the Trellis Café.
Next, head inland to Uniacke Estate Museum Park, where you can explore the 930 acres of grounds and walking trails of this elegant country estate built by prominent Nova Scotian John Uniacke.
Discover the Musquodoboit River at Dollar Lake Provincial Park where you’ll find secluded beaches, trails and picnic area.
Take the day to explore the dramatic landscapes of the Eastern Shore and 100 Wild Islands as you make your leisurely way back to Halifax.
We highly recommend staying overnight between one (or all) of the communities you visit to give you even more time to explore! Here are a few suggestions for this particular route: