Families from New Brunswick have been enjoying beach breaks here at White Point for generations – especially during March Break!
Head South, to our shores along Nova Scotia’s South Shore skipping the line-ups at the airport!
Maybe incorporate a cruise … take the Fundy Rose – the ferry between Saint John, NB – Digby, NS. Not only do you get to enjoy a mini-cruise, you’ll also ride the world’s highest tides and watch for seabirds. With this much ocean between us – why would you drive?
Soak in the sound of the surf as the kids laugh and have fun.
- Indoor pool, sauna and hot tub
- Games Room with shuffle board, table tennis, fooseball and more
- Kids Zone with dozens of board games and movies
- Take a hike – do 5km around the golf course or create stone sculptures along the beach!
- Tackle the Sea’spired Sculptures as a Scavenger Hunt!
- March 9: Come roast ‘Lobster Smores’ with us! Think homemade ‘Lobster Claw’ cookies dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with Nova Scotia Sea Salt – perfect for smooshing your roasted marshmallow between!
- March 1 – 3 and 8 – 10
We’ve got our Family Weekend Schedule of events complete with 9:30am Craft Time, 11:00am Facepainting and night Bonfires too!
- Live in the Lounge (no cover charge)
March 1 & 2: Ian Janes performs 8pm – 11pm
March 8 & 9: Scott Colp performs 8pm – 11pm
- NEARBY DON”T MISS:
– Take a hike out to the coast at Keji National Park Seaside OR inland at the National Park!
– Walk among dragons and explore the ‘Narnia-like’ world of ‘Concrete Creations’.
– For the Skateboarder in the family, check out Mersey Skate Park in Liverpool – reported to be one of the best east of Montreal!
– Step aboard the ‘Packet’ at the Queens County Museum or the Grand Ole Opry at the Hank Snow Centre.
*DYK: KIDS UNDER 5 Eat Free, take advantage of the convenient meal plans for the kids too.
And in our neighbourhood… here’s a list of 8 + 1 GR8 Museums and Parks for you and your family to explore … and don’t forget about the beaches – Summerville, Beach Meadows and our Lighthouses at Fort Point, Western Head, Medway Head and more!
Queens County Museum
Main Street, Liverpool
Hours: Monday to Saturday 9 to 4:30 Closed on Sunday
While exploring the deck of the “Liverpool Packet”, you will learn Liverpool’s Privateering role between 1775 and 1815. Have our staff officially make you a Privateersman. Listen to the cannon as it fires a warning shot to an approaching enemy. Or engage in the several computer screens to fill your curiosity on Privateering and how they were different from Pirates.
Hank Snow Home Town Museum
17 Hank Snow Drive, Liverpool
Hours: Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm
Fans of Country Music come from all around to explore the life of the legendary, and local hometown boy, Hank Snow. Check out his stage costumes, his 1974 Cadillac, and step onto a piece of the ‘Grande Olde Opry’ stage. Learn about Canada’s Queen of Country Music, Carroll Baker and the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame.
Concrete Creations Sculpture Garden
Crosby’s Garden Centre
4122 Sandy Cove Road, Brooklyn just outside of Liverpool
Open Daily 9 – 5pm
Filled with life size and larger mystical, magical and inspiring sculptures, all made from concrete, wandering through the sculpture garden is an experience everyone in the family will enjoy. From majestic dragons and castles to the ‘Five Capoieras’ and warriors, give yourselves at least an hour to wonder and explore!
Within the Liverpool Town Hall Cultural Centre
219 Main Street, Liverpool
Open: Mon – Fri, 9 – 4pm
Sipuke’l Gallery showcases First Nations artists from across Nova Scotia and other parts of Canada as well as personal collections of Mi’kmaw baskets, leatherwork and other items. In 2004 the local Mersey River was drained in order to upgrade the power dams and an archaeological project was conducted, revealing thousands of artifacts. A selection of these has been placed at Sipuke’l Gallery by the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, teaching us about how the ancestors of the local Mi’kmaq lived.
Hike Kejimkujik National Park Seaside
1188 St Catherine’s River Road, Port Joli
(20 mins from White Point)
Open year-round, as conditions permit
Kejimkujik National Park Seaside is a wild and isolated 22 km² stretch of coastline west of Liverpool in the South Shore region with two scenic trails – Harbour Rock Trail (5.2 km return) and Port Joli Head Trail (8.7 km return). The trails bring hikers to glacier-carved headlands, secluded rocky coves and broad sweeps of silver sand. Seals and shorebirds are frequently observed just off shore. Respect the endangered piping plovers’ nesting area and the delicate dune systems. Other features include interpretation exhibits, telescopes, and benches.
Ross Farm Museum
4568 Highway #12, New Ross
Open Wed – Sun: 9am – 5pm
Step back in time and experience life as it once was in rural Nova Scotia. Using heritage skills, animals and tools we continue to operate the farm of Captain William Ross who settled in New Ross in 1816 with his family, and 172 disbanded soldiers. Our knowledgeable interpreters can be seen performing the same daily tasks that was once a way of life for many folks in rural Nova Scotia. On any given day you can witness farmers working in the fields with oxen, the blacksmith hammering on glowing hot steel and the ladies in Rosebank Cottage preparing delicious biscuits, just to name a few.
Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
119 Birchtown Road, Birchtown, just outside of Shelburne
Hours: Mon. – Fri., 9am to 4pm
Birchtown, the largest free Black settlement in the 1780’s, where people voted with their feet for freedom. Come experience the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre.