Places to stay in River John, Nova Scotia

We currently have 14 accommodations in and around River John with other regional listings available for Motels, Hotels, Campsites, Inns and other properties. You can filter listings by the available types:

River John is a riverside village in Pictou County, Nova Scotia located between Tatamagouche and Pictou and about 30 minutes drive away from the Ferry that runs between Caribou and Wood Islands, PEI.

Wondering where to stay? The region is mainly known for Cottage or Rental style accommodations, though there are a few nearby campgrounds and RV parks. If you are travelling in the area, River John is located close to Simpsons Lake, Mussel Point, Sandy Cove, Jardines Point and Grant Lake.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in River John

The Seafoam Campground

Enjoy our beautiful sandy beach as warm salt waters gently invite you in for a relaxing swim. From the moment you experience your first sunset over the water you'll never want to leave. 99 Fully Service Sites 21 Three Way Sites 22 Two Way Sites 15 Unserviced Sites Full Convenience .....

The Reid's Sunset Beach Cottages

Sunset Beach Cottages have three priceless settings for your special times. New cottages on the 'sunset' side of the Cape John, a cottage/home at very end of the Cape and our century Farm House. The three new, two bedroom, cottages sit overlooking the sandy saltwater flats of John Bay. At low tide, .....

Other local River John information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -63°3'28.257
  • Latitude: 45°45'0.9493

Things to see and do

Sugar Moon Farm

Located at 221 Alex MacDonald Road. Pure Canadian Maple Syrup and Maple Products, Chef's Night featuring maple syrup and maple product recipes, Log Restaurant, Sugar Camp Tours, Sugar Bush Trails, much more.

Northumberland Fisheries Museum

Located at 71 Front Street. The Northumberland Fisheries Museum prides itself on preserving the rich sea heritage and culture along the Northumberland Strait. We pay tribute to the life and times of all involved, past and present, with the fishing industry.

Hector Heritage Quay

Located at 33 Caladh Avenue. Your visit to the Hector Heritage Quay begins in the Interpretive Centre where you will be greeted by friendly interpreters dressed in period costume who will guide you through the Hector Heritage Quay experience. The Interpretive Centre is an impressive four story post and beam structure, which at the time of its construction in the early 1990's was reported to be the largest of its kind, east of Montreal.

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