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The Lighthouse Route and South Shore region is home to unforgettable coastal beauty that provides a romantic, timeless feel. Year round, this destination is the perfect place to book one of several cottages for rent in Nova Scotia, such as private cottage rentals in Lunenberg and cottage resorts in Liverpool.
When visiting the there are many activities that you can participate including, hiking, swimming, relaxing by the beach, biking, and nature watching. Many cottage rentals and cottage resorts in the Lighthouse Route & South Shore region are located on the waterfront and will give you excellent access to these outdoor activities.
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The cottage rentals of Nova Scotia’s South Shore are located along the Lighthouse Route, a scenic coastal trail that links over 25 lighthouses with ocean vistas, brightly coloured fishing villages, and historic heritage towns.
From the famed lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove to Yarmouth’s towering Cape Forchu light station, the South Shore attracts sightseers from around the world. Sandy beaches, secluded coves, and island-studded bays provide opportunities for water enthusiasts, such as divers, kayakers, sailors, and surfers. The South Shore also lies in close proximity to Kejimjukik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada, a hiking and paddling hotspot that is home to the Mi’kmaw petroglyphs.
The region’s connection to fishing and shipbuilding is on show at various towns and villages along the South Shore. Artists and artisans reside in communities on the Lighthouse Route, making it an ideal place to shop for crafts, catch live music, attend theatre performances and partake in local festivals such as Liverpool’s Privateer Days.
A scenic holiday destination just an hour’s drive from Halifax, the South Shore boasts natural, outdoor, and cultural attractions, and is a popular place to rent a cottage in Nova Scotia.