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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- Longitude: -64°13'0.1941
- Latitude: 45°49'0.0012
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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Closed, unlisted or renamed properties
- Stuart House By The Bay B&B located at 5472 Route 366, RR #2 - may now be known as Stuart House By The Bay B&B.
- Seven Gables B&B located at #4448 Highway 366, RR#2 - may now be known as Seven Gables Bed & Breakfast.
- Amherst Shore Country Inns located at 5091 Nova Scotia 366 - may now be known as Amherst Shore Country Inn.
- Company Inn located at 61 Havelock Street closed or delisted.