Where to stay in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia offers a wide range of accommodation and campsites. Advance reservations are recommended, especially during the summer. Establishments are inspected and recommended by Tourism Nova Scotia (tel: +1 902 425 5781; www.novascotia.com). Farmhouse holidays are possible and many Nova Scotians provide bed & breakfast for visitors in the tourist season (late April to mid October).
Grading: The national Canada Select programme (see Accommodation Information below) operates in Nova Scotia, rating accommodation from 1 to 5 stars on a voluntary basis..
Much of Nova Scotia is luxuriant parkland, and one of the best ways to see the province is by motorhome (called recreational vehicles, or RVs, in Canada) or camper; a number of companies can arrange hire, with a range of fully equipped vehicles. You can obtain full details from Tourism Nova Scotia (see Contact Addresses), which also publishes a comprehensive guide to the province.