Places to stay in Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Amherst is a town in northwestern Cumberland County, Nova Scotia which is located at the northeast end of the Cumberland Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. Amherst has decided to celebrate murals and it's many historical phenomenons and a grand scale, bringing the town alive with color and activity. Amherst has many wonderful beaches in its surrounding area, where the water is the warmest north of the Carolinas. Local restaurants include Deluxe French Fries, Loon Onn Restaurant, Our Backyard Bbq And Smokehouse, and Szeto's Wok.

Wondering where to stay? Visitors have access to a number of hotels in the town, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Amherst is located close to Boss Brook, Chignecto Isthmus, Holt Mill Brook, Long Lake Brook and Hastings.

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Photograph of Wandlyn Inn, Amherst

The Wandlyn Inn

The Amherst Wandlyn is a 3.5 star meeting and convention center located in the heart of the Maritimes We offer tourist and meeting goers everything they need under one roof Delicious meals are served in the Field and Marsh Restaurant or convention center meeting rooms. Cellar Lounge provides .....

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The Comfort Inn

The Comfort Inn Amherst is now All New Just for You. Newly-Renovated Guest Rooms and Lobby, Free Hot Breakfast, and now 100% Non-Smoking. Our friendly and helpful staff will be happy to assist you from the moment you arrive to ensure that your stay with us is comfortable and enjoyable. Our newly .....

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The Super 8

Imagine the fun and endless possibilities that can be had at Super 8 hotel in Amherst NS. An indoor, heated pool with waterslide, invigorating spa, and entertaining water umbrella, ensures delightful moments for the whole family. And, with this great onsite entertainment included in our fabulous .....

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The Regent Bed & Breakfast

The Inn is an elegant sanctuary and romantic retreat that gives guests all the comforts of a unique B&B while they visit the many attractions and features available in the Amherst area. If you wish to go farther afield – the central location allows for day trips to New Brunswick and Prince .....

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  • Longitude: -64°13'0.1941
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Things to see and do

Keillor House Museum

Located at 4974 Main Street. Yorkshire immigrant John Keillor built this gem of early Regency architecture. Costumed guides lead visitors through the elegantly furnished rooms and interpret nineteenth century life.

Dooly's Billiard Room

Located at 31 Victoria Street East. Dooly's has eighty-eight licensed pool or billiard halls in Canada. Come see what playing pool is all about at our quality billiard or pool rooms, clubs or parlors in seven different provinces.

Springhill Miners' Museum

Located at Black River Road PO Box 1000. Tour the depths of a Springhill coal mine, famous in song and legend, with knowledgeable guides. Hear stories of the disaster of 1891, the 1916 subterranean fire which raged through the galleries, the loss of 39 men in the 1956 explosion and the major "bump" in 1958 which killed 75 men.

Live Bait Theatre

Located at 87 Main Street. Professional summer theatre producing new plays which are known for their high energy and entertainment. Also performs hilarious dinner theatres. Live Bait Theatre, based in Sackville, New Brunswick, is committed to enhancing the cultural life of the central Maritime region by providing entertaining and innovative professional theatre as well as a variety of other live performances including dinner theatre, comedy and live music.

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