Interactive exploration MAP of Nova Scotia

Looking for some great hiking trails, lighthouses or museums?  You’ve come to the right map. Paul Illsley’s new interactive map of Nova Scotia is a truly impressive resource for visitors to Nova Scotia AND for locals itching to play tourists in their own backyard. Visit ExploreNS.ca and Get Lost – Find beautiful! For more inspiration visit a … More Interactive exploration MAP of Nova Scotia

For the ‘LOVE’ of fall glamping in Cape Breton

The colours, they are a turning up in the highlands of Cape Breton. A brief return of summer, sunlight streaming around every mountainous corner, we hiked, searched for moose and enjoyed a blast of fresh highland air. East Coast Glamping now have a Wanderlust Gear Rental Kit that’s compact, amazing value and packed full of all … More For the ‘LOVE’ of fall glamping in Cape Breton

A wild moose chase along the Cabot Trail

Turns out, moose are everywhere along the Cabot Trail: One of our prerogatives this past glamping weekend, while fall camping in Cape Breton, was to find a moose. We heard it’s not uncommon to see these beautiful, ginormous mammals, roaming the highland plains of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. So we set our compasses to ‘moose’ and off we … More A wild moose chase along the Cabot Trail

It’s ok to forget the wine at Caribou Munroes Island Provincial Park

Thanksgiving over and crunchy leaves cover Tilly.  It’s time to winterize, another camping season comes to an end. This morning I think back to one of our shortest trips of the year — but one with inspiring improvisation and glampiness. This past July two of our three children embarked on their first overnight camping adventure … More It’s ok to forget the wine at Caribou Munroes Island Provincial Park

Jordan Pond

We took a 6 km hike around Jordan Pond today, the heart of Acadia National Park. We remembered to wear sneakers this year and chuckled at other “tourists” (not unlike ourselves last year) attempting to navigate the wooden planks, rocks and trails around the pond that overlooks The Bubbles. Needless to say we were faster … More Jordan Pond

Thursday’s Agenda

What are you going to do today? The most common question asked around the campgrounds. The possibilities are endless on Mount Desert Island. Our neighbours are off on a horse ride along the old Rockefeller Carriage Roads. Here’s our list of To Do’s: 1. Hearty breakfast at Mainely Meat: porridge, fresh wild blueberries and gigantic … More Thursday’s Agenda