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Nova Scotia #2 Highway Guide

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Halifax, NS
Halifax, NS: The Capital and largest city in Nova Scotia. Eastern limit of Hwy #2. Intersection of Bayers Road and Connaught Streets in Halifax. Attractions in and around Halifax, NS: Halifax Historic Downtown Walk - Carleton House, Halifaxs oldest residential building (1759). - Halifax International Busker Festival, dozens of performers from around the world offer free family entertainment - Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, artifacts, images, charts and plans relating to the marine history of Nova Scotia - Pier 21, a National Historic Site, where 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military personnel - Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design - Mary E. Black Gallery - Farmer's Market, running every Saturday morning - Alexander Keiths Nova Scotia Brewery, a working brew house - Old Burying Ground, in use from 1749 to 1843 - Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada - Citadel Army Museum a collection of British and Canadian military exhibits.
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Fairview Cove
Major intersection and eastern end of famous Bedford Highway. The section of Hwy #2 from here to Bedford offers great views of the Bedford Basin (the inner part of Halifax Harbour).
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Mount Saint Vincent University
Recognized as a leader in innovative education for women, Mount Saint Vincent University is a dynamic, challenging and welcoming community.
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China Town and Kerny Lake Road Intersection
The China Town Restaurant offers one of the best views of Bedford Basin and a great dining spot!
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Hemlock Ravine Park
This 197-acre wilderness was home to John Wentworth, Nova Scotia's lieutenant governor in the 1780s. A peacefull place for a walk featuring large stands of mature Hemlock trees.
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Fisherman's Market
Quality is a vital element in any business, but especially in live seafood. A commitment to quality has been part of the daily business at Fishermans Market since it opened in 1948. check out their web site for recipes.
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Esquire Motel and Travelers Motel
A couple of reasonably priced places to stay near Halifax on the Bedford Highway (Hwy#2).
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Bedford area (east end)
Bedford is a pretty community at the head of the Bedford Basin. It boasts great views of the Basin, sailing, unique shops and services. A very nice place to live. Lion's Park, located on the shores of the Bedford Basin has a breathtaking view of the sailboats in the Bedford Yacht Club.
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Bedford - Sunny Side Mall Area
Two malls, fast food, gas stations, the famous 'Chicken Burger' restaraunt, Petes Frootique and more.
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Powder Mill Park
Nice rest stop. Picnic tables on lake with shade.
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Waverley
Historic little town on the Shubenacadie Canal. Post office , Museum, gas, Convenience stores. Hwy. #2 heads North on the famous Waverley Road, one of the best known drives in Nova Scotia.
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Intersection Hwy. #102, and Inn on the Lake
major intersection, Inn on the Lake; a great place to stay and eat.
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Fall River, NS Intersection
A small and pretty community centered on the Shubenacadie canal system and two of the lakes that make up the canal system; Lake Thomas, NS and Flechers lake, NS. Services include fast food, gas, grocery store, restaurants, etc. The Shubenacadie Canal is a National historic site, a Micmac Indian name meaning 'place where ground nuts grow' Construction was started in 1826. The Shubenacadie Canal wasconstructed to move goods between Halifax, and the agricultural, timber and coal producing areas of northern Nova Scotia and the Annapolis Valley.
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Lake Thomas, NS
Lake Thomas, near the village of Waverley. Hwy #2 follows along the shores of Lake Thomas, Fletchers lake and Grand Lake, three lakes of the Shubenacadie Canal system. Small recreation boats are a common site on these lakes.
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Laurie Park, NS
Provincal Park; camping on beautiful Grand Lake, boating, swimming, picnic tables
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Oakfield Park
Very nice provincial park with sandy beach for swimming, a large picnic park and grass field as well as a boat launch on Beautiful Grand Lake. Day use only.
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Oakfield Golf Course
Well established private 18 hole golf course
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Intersection Hwy. #102, Irving Big Stop
Irving Big Stops are a favourite eating place for truckers and travellers alike. Home syle food, gas, convenience store.
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Enfield
Town of Enfield - gas, police, convenience stores
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Elmsdale
Small town with gift shop, restaurant and pub, gas station.
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National Gypsum
World's Largest open pit gypsum mine. This is where the gypsum for the wall board in your house may have come from. As well as the discovery of Mastodon bones!
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Intersection Hwy. #14

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Shubenacadie
Small town of Shubenacadie - pronounced.. 'Shoo-ben-ack-a-dee' - services include gas, food, information. Intersection of Hwy. #215 River Rafting in the Tidal Bore and more!
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Wildlife Park
The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park. Great place for a picnic and to spend a few hours talking to the animals.
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Campground
Wild Nature Campground
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Fox Hollow Golf Course
18 Hole golf course. Open and long course, with nice views of the countryside and a great value.
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Intersection, exit to Hwy 102 and Mastodon Ridge
1 km north will take you to Mastodon Ridge. Nova Scotia Showcase, museum, mini-putt, tourist information, gift shops, mini-golf, KFC, Tim Hortons, Dairy Queen and gas stations. Worth a stop just to see the giant Mastadon statue and the views of the Shubenacadie river. Stand half way between the Equator and the North Pole!
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Brookfield Golf Course
Brookfield is well known for being an open and flat course, but a small brook that winds challenge time and time again. In addition, several strategically placed bunkers, trees water hazards add to the character of the course.
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Town of Brookfield, intersection of Hwy 289
small town with store, gas station, coffee shop, pharamacy at cross-roads of Hwy 289 and Hwy #2.
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Town of Hilden, and Scotia Pine Campground
Small town with a quiet, well managed family campground with first class facilities for your comfort and security.
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Millbrook First Nation
First Nation community.
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Truro, NS (south limit of town)
The Hub of Nova Scotia.
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Truro Golf Course
Offers 18 hole that will be a challenge to golfers of all levels with full irrigation and with natural streams and ponds.
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Truro's retail hub
This section of the highway is Truro's major retail strip. gas stations, fast food, coffee shops, restaraunts, WalMark, Canadian Tire and more
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Intersection with Hwy 102
Hwy 2 intersects with Hwy 102, exit 14 Start or End point of the Halifax to Truro segment of Hwy 2.
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See the Tidal Bore
You can see the Tidal bore at a riverside park just west of the intersection. This amazing natural phenomenon which is seen in Truro, NS, occurs in very few parts of the world. The Bay of Fundy, NS, is particularly noted for its extreme high tides, the highest in the world, and for its tidal bores. Start/Finish of highway travel guide. -e