The 2022 Nova Scotia Culinary Trails

A photo of the covers of the three Culinary Trails passport covers. From left to right, there is the Good Cheer Trail passport (blue cover), the Chowder Trail passport (Gold cover) and the Lobster Trail passport (red cover)

Looking for staycation ideas? Lucky for you, we’ve mapped out your ultimate Nova Scotia culinary road trip through the Nova Scotia Lobster, Chowder and Good Cheer Trails! This year, there are three easy ways to collect stamps – the passport, the website or our Taste of Nova Scotia mobile app.

Whether you’re tapping into local craft beverages, cracking open a freshly caught lobster, or diving into a bowl of seafood chowder – there’s something on the trails that will satisfy your cravings. Keep reading for a few highlights to visit on your culinary trail staycation to each region of the province.

South Shore

Good Cheer Trail - Ironworks Distillery

The South Shore isn’t just home to must-see Nova Scotia landmarks like Lunenburg and Peggy’s Cove. The region is also home to several trail stops.

Yarmouth & Acadian Shores

It’s easy to fill your weekend getaway to Yarmouth & Acadian Shores with fresh local seafood and craft beverages.

Halifax Metro

People sitting on the patio at Durty Nelly's in Halifax

Explore all that Halifax Metro has to offer through shopping, live music venues and of course, Good Cheer, Lobster and Chowder trail stops!

Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley

halls harbour lobster pound people dining on deck

The Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley is an agricultural hub in Nova Scotia, which is not surprising since it’s home to a plethora of trail stops!

Northumberland Shore

People enjoying food and wine at Gabrieau's Bistro.

The Northumberland Shore’s warm water beaches make it the perfect place for your beach staycation — plus, there are lots of opportunities to collect culinary trail stamps.

Eastern Shore

Ultimate Road Trip

If you love to kick back, the Eastern Shore is for you! The Eastern Shore trail stops have got you covered with fresh seafood and local beverages.

Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton is home to the Cabot Trail, the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, and many culinary trail stops that will keep you full after a day of adventuring.

Visit the links below for a complete list of trail stops:

Good Cheer Trail

Lobster Trail

Chowder Trail

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