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Cruise to Nova Scotia from Boston

Nova Scotia is a part of every cruise to Canada out of Boston. The port in Nova Scotia is Halifax. Walk the Halifax waterfront boardwalk to enjoy shops, restaurants, tall ships, and the casino. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is an attraction on the waterfront too. It was the entry point into Canada for a million immigrants.

The Halifax Seaport Farmers Market is the longest continuously running market in North America (established in 1750) and has 250 vendors. Enjoy the fresh local food and hand-crafted products. It is open daily.

Experience the sights and sounds of Halifax Nova Scotia in the video below. It's only 2 minutes and 30 seconds long.

Halifax Citadel fortress overlooks the city and harbor from a strategic hilltop position. Visit the fort and be a soldier for a day. Be fitted for an authentic uniform. Hear the bagpipes play.

Halifax Public Gardens are a hugely popular attraction. An early example of a Victorian garden on 17 acres in the center of the city. Stroll through to see impressive floral displays. Free admission.

Nova Scotia Cruise Shore Excursions

Nova Scotia cruises offer a variety of shore excursions.

Take a walking tour of historic Halifax. You'll see the Public Gardens, interesting architecture, and quaint shops. Specialized walking tours are offered for "foodies".

Go out on a lobster boat.

Ride a tour bus to the town of Portland. See the Old Port waterfront district and the Portland Head Lighthouse. Or go on a different tour to Peggy's Cove and its photogenic lighthouse.

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