Our third podcast episode is here! After exploring Halifax (check out podcast Episode 2) we headed north to the Bay of Fundy where the highest, most aggressive tides on earth are found! From the Annapolis Valley to Blomidon Provincial Park.  Be sure to check out our full article all about the Best Things To Do in Nova Scotia!!

Bay of Fundy road trip across Nova Scotia

The Bay of Fundy is one of those places you see on National Geographic or mentioned in some obscure travel article from the 1940s, but it’s actually very accessible for today’s traveler! Located on the North Shore of Nova Scotia (the western side of the province), it’s a region full of history, fishing villages, lighthouses, and lobster.

Give a listen and take note of the Bay of Fundy sites and moments you need to experience!  So much FUN…dy. [face palm]


In this episode…

  • 1:00 – What is the Bay of Fundy? Up to 16 meters (53 feet) fluctuation
  • 2:25 – the Annapolis Valley and Annapolis Royal – the Cradle of Canada and wonderfully progressive!
  • 4:15 – Port Royal National Historic Site – living history – open May through October


Gates to Port Royal National Historic Site Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia 1


  • 6:10 – BIGGEST SAFETY TIP – download offline maps and get familiar before your road trip!
  • 8:30 – Tow Truck information – Lindsay’s Towing – YOU MAY NEED THIS!
  • 9:30 – Margaretsville for watching tides, storms, and vacation rentals
  • 10:10 – tips for finding fall colours in Nova Scotia


Red Barn and road with Fall Colors and clouds Pereaux Nova Scotia 1


  • 11:00 – Hall’s Harbour, Nova Scotia – our favorite town on the Bay of Fundy – best spot to witness the tides and have lobster
  • 13:00 – Chris gushes about his meal at Hall’s Harbour Lobster Pound – Lobster poutine & lobster grilled cheese
  • 17:00 – epic beaches and cliffs at Blomidon Provincial Park – A MUST VISIT: the Red Cliffs


Red Cliffs and waterfall at Blomidon Provincial Park Nova Scotia 1


  • 22:00 – hiking recommendation: Cape Split to watch the raging tides
  • 24:30 – additional sites and activities to add to a Bay of Fundy road trip

Can you tell how much we loved our road trip along the Bay of Fundy? It was remarkable and we cannot wait to return!

What do you want to hear about from us on our podcast? Please leave us a comment below or send us a note with your questions and what you’d like to hear. We are excited to share!


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Rob Taylor is the founder of 2TravelDads, the original LGBT Family Travel blog. Focusing on ecotourism and education, 2TravelDads inspires LGBT families (and traditional families also) to go beyond their usual getaways and use travel to learn about and be part of a bigger world. "Traveling the globe and giving the kids a broad worldview."

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