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A Chilly Bike Ride to Lunenburg Exploring Nova Scotia with Kids

A Chilly Bike Ride to Lunenburg Exploring Nova Scotia with Kids


A word about family bike rides: one of the main reasons we bought our toy hauler was so that we could easily bring six bikes along on trips.

So when I found out we could park in one charming fishing village and ride our bikes to another one, Lunenburg, we were all over it.

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bluenose II in LUnenburg, Nova Scotia

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Peggy's Cove lighthouse

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But we settled for admiring it from the dock. And from the boat next door, which is another one you can explore as part of your Fisheries Museum admission:

kids at Peggy's Cove lighthouse in Nova Scotia

We did get to see a lot, albeit at a more frantic pace than we'd have liked, during our day and a third or so on the Cabot Trail.

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If Alternative Routes didn't live in Halifax, we may just live in Lunenburg. This town once had me convinced it was a bustling metropolis of 20 000, ...

Lots of hands on stuff for kids. There was a touch tank in one room, and a series of activities in another, like this one about weighing fish.

So we went to the Knot Pub, because I guess that's a pun? and also we came to it first, and I'd heard of it, and it had good reviews:

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We used this lovely community park to eat lunch and start making phone calls about traveling home with our bikes. While Eric was making phone calls I met a ...



Kayakers explore the 'Three Sisters' rock formations that rise from the waters of the Bay of Fundy at Eatonville in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park.

... a brief pause for coffee at the Hollow Log Cafe near Kejimkujik National Park I continued my way across the peninsula to the charming town of Lunenburg.