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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

Peggy's Point Road, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We celebrated our ten year anniversary in Nova Scotia. My suggestion would be to get to Peggy's Cove between 9-10AM when the tour buses have not arrived yet. It is an easy drive from Halifax if you are renting a car about 25 minutes away. You should go into the information center and ask about the free tour to learn... More

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North Andover, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We took pictures from a distance but didn't traverse the rocks due to lack of good shoes and too many tourists.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This was our second trip to Peggy's Cove and we loved it!! The beauty of the ocean, the rocks, the sky, and the quaintness of this village charmed all of us!! My daughters and I loved the ice cream place and the charming gift shops, after we had trekked the rocks and the Lighthouse and taken a ton of pictures!... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

My Daughter and I had a day for sightseeing ,so we took off in our rent -a-car from Dartmouth and headed to Peggy's Cove .A quaint little town -that is nothing but a tourist stop. they have a boat ride ,a restaurant and a tourist souvenir shop. there is a huge parking lot with a tourist information booth,where we picked... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Don't get me wrong, Peggy's Cove is a beautiful little town. However, it was so crowded when we tried to go there that we couldn't find a parking spot anywhere in this town. We drove around and around and finally decided that seeing the lighthouse from the car was good enough. There are so many people here, I'm not sure... More

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Duisburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Peggy's Cove is a nice place, that's for sure, but I don't understand the tourist hype about it. There are so many beautiful places in Nova Scotia that deserve the same interest as Peggy's Cove.

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United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Sometimes a place gets too much hype and has backlash - some folks told us to skip this but glad we did not. Beautiful place.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Good for a little stop and enjoying the scenery. Been there in 2009, on a rainy day. Came again on a sunny day. Both days were nice to enjoy!

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Toronto, Canada
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18 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We fully expected to spend maybe an hour at Peggy's Cove, but when we arrived, we found that the rock formations that the lighthouse is built on are much, much larger than what one would think based on all the classic photographs. We wound up climbing on the rocks for about 2 1/2 hours before walking around the village itself.... More

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Oakville, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We went on a blustery and cloudy day. It was perfect. My son loved climbing the rocks and we spent hours rock hopping. The lighthouse itself is okay, I guess it's pretty. But it's the whole environment. The rocks, waves, the village it all makes Peggy's Cove gorgeous. Worth the 40 min drive from Halifax.

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