Antigonish, NS, Canada
The perfect 1 day itinerary

Antigonish is a small town located in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Known as the 'Highland Heart of Nova Scotia', Antigonish is home to St. Francis Xavier University and is famous for its warm hospitality, rich Celtic heritage, and vibrant arts scene. The town offers a unique blend of entertainment, dining, shopping, and outdoor activities.

What to do in Antigonish?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Antigonish. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Experience the Charm of Antigonish


Start your day with a visit to the Antigonish Heritage Museum, a community museum that provides insight into the town's rich history and culture. Then, take a stroll around the beautiful campus of St. Francis Xavier University, one of Canada's oldest and most prestigious universities.


Head to the downtown area and enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants. After lunch, explore the local shops and boutiques that offer a variety of unique items. Don't miss the Antigonish Town and County Library, a charming spot to relax and read.


Enjoy a scenic drive along the Sunrise Trail, offering stunning views of the Northumberland Strait. End your day with a delicious seafood dinner at a local restaurant.

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