Cumberland Calling: 12 Epic Day Trips Await | Your Ultimate Guide!

Welcome, fellow explorers!

Are you ready to embark on a journey filled with breathtaking scenery, rich history, and unforgettable experiences? Look no further than the Explore Cumberland Map and Visitor Guide, your ultimate companion for discovering the hidden gems and iconic landmarks nestled in Cumberland. With a whole host of attractions waiting to be explored, we’ve curated 12 amazing day trips that promise to ignite your sense of wonder and leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, history buff, or food connoisseur, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Cumberland.

What’s on your Nova Scotia bucket list?

1. Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites boast walking trails, a large shelter with picnic tables and a great view of the Cumberland Basin. Then make your way to beautiful downtown Amherst to see historic sandstone buildings, Victorian neighbourhoods and check out trendy boutiques and eateries.

2. Explore the Tidnish Bridge Provincial Park and take a short hike to the suspension bridge along the Henry Ketchum Trail. Check out explorer Andrew from in this short YouTube video, TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA.

3. Visit the Pugwash Farmer’s Market, tour the Horton Gallery and see where history happened at the Thinkers Lodge National Historic Site.

4. Tee off at Northumberland Links or treat yourself to a golf, spa and lunch day at the posh Fox Harb’r Resort.

5. Walk along the wide, sandy beach at Blue Sea Beach Provincial Park, pick up fresh oysters at Bay Enterprises Limited and end the day enjoying a glass of wine at Jost Vineyards or a cider at Vista Bella Farm.

6. Ski Wentworth features 23 downhill ski trails, groomed cross-country ski trails and snowshoeing. Hike or mountain bike the trails in the summer and fall!

7. Drop in to the Capitol Theatre for toe-tapping Friday evening jam sessions, shop at the retro GJDE Enterprises Ltd. and snap a selfie with the big blueberry.

8. Tour the depths of a real coal mine at the Springhill Miners’ Museum and visit the Anne Murray Centre to learn about the life and times of the beloved singer.

9. Get up close to 300-million-year-old fossils by the dramatic shores at Joggins Fossil Cliffs UNESCO World Heritage site and visit the Joggins Fossil Centre.

10. Plan a sea kayak on the Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark with NovaShore Adventures or a fat bike ride with Local Guy Adventures then enjoy a gourmet dinner at Wild Caraway.

11. A panoramic view and the dramatic cliffs of Cape d’Or are your backdrop for an authentic lobster boil at the Lightkeeper’s Kitchen. Stay the night at the Lightkeeper’s Inn!

12. See some of the world’s oldest dinosaur fossils at the Fundy Geological Museum. Stop in for a cold one at Two Islands Brewery and take in a live show at Ship’s Company Theatre.

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