Places to stay in Kingsport, Nova Scotia
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Kingsport is located just northeast of the mouth of the Habitant River, on the west side of Minas Basin, a few miles east of Canning at the eastern end of Route 221. It is bordered by a tidal marsh to the west and sandy beaches to the south and east. Red sedimentary cliffs carved by continuous erosion rise from the beaches to the east. The dramatic 12 metre tides produce very large sand and mud flats at low tide. The village is surrounded by large expanses of fertile farmland. Local dining options include Fireside Cafe / Al's Homestyle Sausage, On The Verge, Front Street Cafe, and Mudcreek Grill & Lounge Ltd.
Wondering where to stay? The region is mainly known for Cottage or Rental style accommodations. If you are travelling in the area, Kingsport is located close to Birch Bark Lake, Church Vault Brook, Euchre Lake, Leary Stillwater and Hunts Lake Brook.
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- Longitude: -64°21'49.514
- Latitude: 45°9'43.826
- Kingsport by the Sea
Things to see and do
Arlene Collins Art Gallery
Located at 10182 Highway 209, Diligent River. Growing up in the country, Arlene’s love for art began at a young age, sketching wildlife scenes and admiring the beauty of landscapes. She was born near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, and began painting in the early 90’s, first experimenting with acrylics, but preferring oils because of better control and a truer color.(Open by Chance or Appointment)
Avon River Heritage Museum
Located at 17 Belmont Road. Our museum features exhibits on the New England Planters, local house histories, family histories as well as Avon River ecology, and geology. Our guides and volunteers are ready to answer any questions you may have. If you’re hungry for more than history, relax and enjoy a scenic lunch overlooking the Avon River at our Café. Souvenirs and locally-handcrafted gifts are available from our SeaChest Giftshop. If you time it right, you can also watch the Minas Basin tidal bore from the highest tides in the world, the Bay of Fundy.
Valley Drive In
Located at 5934 Highway 1. Originally one of Canada's oldest solo screens, the Valley had gone dark when it's lease was not renewed. In an interesting turn of events, it was the local Lions Club that came to the rescue, and succeeded in obtaining a new lease on life for the venerable Drive-in. Since their re-lighting of the Valley, the Lions definitely roar .with continuing support from appreciative and supportive audiences. The Valley is open on weekends, seasonally, from mid-May thru the end of September. The screen is lit with double features. Admission: $20 per carload (covers all passengers).
Historic Ottawa House by the Sea Museum
Located at Box 98. This Georgian-style dwelling overlooking island, beach and bay, was originally the focal point for world renowned shipbuilding and international trading businesses. In 1871, Sir Charles Tupper, Prime Minister and Father of Confederation, purchased and expanded the house as his summer residence for the next 18 years. After thriving for nearly a century as a country inn, Ottawa House is now a museum devoted to exhibiting and interpreting part of Tupper's life, as well as the seafaring, lumbering and social history of the Parrsboro Shore. Programming includes: Sunday concerts on the verandah; costumed teas; ongoing activities for children; plus genealogical research facilities. Operated by: Parrsboro Shore Historical Society
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