Explore The Eastern Shore

The Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia is a rare jewel that beckons to be explored. From the longest, sandiest beach to the best cold water surfing and sea kayaking on the Atlantic, this destination boasts an extremely pristine environment. Located within the Halifax Regional Municipality, and only a half hour drive from the downtown city core, it is a nature lover’s paradise. We invite you to come and explore the treasures of the Eastern Shore!

Where To Shop
Explore wonderful country general stores, artist’s workshops, galleries, antique shops and one-of-a-kind boutiques.
Where to Stay
Enjoy wonderfull waterfront and rustic rural accomodation
Where to Eat
Romantic dinners, wonderful cafes, and delicious take-out, experience it all on the Eastern Shore.
Beautiful blue lakes, picturesque shorelines and wonderful parks and wildlife centres
Where to Go
Enjoy a visit back in time to one of our Heritage/Cultural Museums, visit art galleries, a marina, a mussel ranch and much more
What to Do
Shoot a round of golf; visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre, or take a workshop on spinning wool. An endless choice awaits.

The Definitive Source for Information on the Eastern Shore

Welcome to the STBA website

The menu above - Where to Shop, Where to Stay etc will take you to details and locations of businesses on the Eastern Shore. The Events and List of Events pages give details of things that are happening on the Eastern Shore.

The menu on the left side of the page will take you to information on a wide range of places to go and things to do in the area.

At the top of the page you will find links to a large scale map, showing the locations of all STBA member businesses and Provincial Parks, Museums Beaches and much more.

There is also an extensive gallery of pictures taken from around the Eastern Shore, an active webcam, flights information and travel details.

We welcome all feedback on the site, positive and negative. Send feedback via the Contact Us form.

November 18th, Friday, 10:00am - November 20th, Sunday, 5:00pm


The Eastern Shore's Annual Seaside Christmas for 2016 will be November 18-20, 10am to 5pm daily.

Dont forget to add this event to your diary!

See the 2015 poster here and the brochure/map here.