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Nova Scotia, Naturally
Halifax 'Supercity' extends along 300 km. of North Atlantic coastline. The Eastern Shore is fast becoming a prime destination for international adventure seekers and ecotourists. Guide Gail Martin has the story.

Visitors' Resource
Here's a comprehensive resource for visitors to Halifax and the province of Nova Scotia, including links to accommodations, attractions, events, tours and more.

Adventure Nova Scotia
The site of the Nova Scotia Adventure Tourism Association provides a huge database of outdoor activities, including kayaking, whale-watching, tidal bore rafting, skiing, scuba-diving, hiking, sailing and more.

Atlantic Canada Cycling
A major pit stop for touring Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and Newfoundland by bike, ACC includes tour planning, a cycling directory, a message board and more.

Dragonfly Outfitters
Tour the lakes of Dartmouth by kayak, canoe or mountain bike. Rent by the hour or day. Home of 'Kids Can Canoe' workshops.

Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures has been thrilling visitors with 'extraordinary active' vacations since 1987. Choose guided or self-guided travel to see 'more of Nova Scotia than most travellers'. Free adventure catalogue.

Nature's Resorts Provincial Parks
Nova Scotia Parks offers a guide to 'nature's resorts' in the province, with a searchable database by region or type of park, camping facilities, fees and online reservations.

Nova Scotia Nature Trust
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is a non-government charitable, conservation organization that works with private land owners to protect significant natural areas of the province.

NS Museum of Natural History
Part of the province's family of 25 museums, the Natural History Museum in Halifax is a resource for schools and lifelong learners.

Outdoor Nova Scotia
The definitive independent source for all things in Nova Scotia's magnificent 'outdoors.' Tours to guide you in kayaking, cycling, canoeing, whalewatching and much more, or explore on your own.

Robie Tufts' Birds of Nova Scotia
Robie Tufts 1961 book has been a mainstay for Nova Scotia birders for decades. Now the Museum of Natural History has made his work available online.

Scott Walking Adventures
Based in Halifax, Scott Walking Adventures is one of the oldest and best known hiking operations in the province. Walking tours include Newfoundland, PEI, Bay of Fundy and Cape Breton Island. Next year, watch for Gaspe (PQ) and Nova Scotia's rugged Eastern Shore Wilderness Walks.

The Tusket River and Basin Project
Enjoy nature and culture Acadian style at Wedgeport's Tusket River Project. An interpretative nature trail and ecotours by boat await visitors.

Two Nation Vacation
Known as the Quoddy Loop, the state of Maine and the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are connected by car ferries that offer an adventure all by themselves. Experience the CAT!

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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With Highway7.com, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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