What to Do in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

After checking into The Mariner King Inn, the front desk clerk carried my suitcase up the centuries-old staircase and pointed out my room’s features. She showed me where to turn on the bathroom’s heated floors, an essential element in Nova Scotia in late January.

The charm of antiques and stained glass hasn’t been disturbed as the inn’s owners have seamlessly incorporated modern-day conveniences like Wi-Fi for the comfort of their modern guests.

Lunenburg Walking Tour

When I arrive at a new destination, I find it helpful to take a tour to get an overall impression of the area. Lunenburg Walking Tours was the perfect way to get an overview of Lunenburg’s Old Town area and decide where were I needed to have a more in-depth look.

Explore St. John’s Anglican Church

A notable feature inside the church is the ceiling, which had the same pattern of stars that were in the sky on the night of Christ’s birth.

Explore Lunenburg Academy

The first floor is the library, the second offices, and finally, the third floor is the Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance.

Enjoy Stories at Ironworks Distillery

Their house-made rum evolved distilled from Canada’s Crosby’s molasses, a product from Nova Scotia’s neighbor New Brunswick.

Explore Lunenburg’s Waterfront

Along the waterfront, be sure to investigate the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, the home to Bluenose II.

Enjoy the View of Lunenburg

We headed across the harbor to take in a scene, known as the Money Shot, not just because the view is charming and iconic; but, also because it’s the vignette on the back of Canada’s $100 bill.

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