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Antigonish, NS, Canada
25 Jul — 26 Jul2
Antigonish, NS, Canada
Sun 25/7
Mon 26/7
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Antigonish:$142/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$94/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$98 - $200
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$100 - $155
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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About Antigonish

Known for its spectacular coastline, Antigonish boasts rolling hills and rocky shores overlooking the Atlantic. From the Highlands Games to Beaver Mountain Provincial Park, Antigonish offers an abundance of family-friendly attractions for a seaside getaway.

Things to do

Wander through the downtown area of Antigonish to discover colorful 1800s-era buildings, beautiful flowers in hanging baskets and vivid murals. Take a quick jaunt to admire Cape George Lighthouse, perched 100 metres high on a cliff, then stop for small-batch beer and lobster chowder at Townhouse Brewpub & Eatery.

Soak up the sun at Bayfield Beach Provincial Park on St. George’s Bay, which offers a small beach for swimming. Catch sunset at Mahoney’s Beach, build sandcastles on Cribbon’s Beach or watch the waves crash onto the shores of Ballantyne’s Cove in Cape George.

Want to spend your time outdoors? Visit Beaver Mountain Provincial Park for a day of picnicking and wildlife viewing or try an adrenalin-pumping activity, such as snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. To spot osprey, heron, sandpipers and beaver, hike the scenic Antigonish Landing Trail. Bring your kayak or canoe to Lochaber Lake for a peaceful day of paddling.

Time your visit in Antigonish for the annual Highlands Games, a sporting festival that highlights Scottish Celtic traditions. The family-friendly event boasts caber tossing, stone putting, dancing and bagpipe competitions. You can also visit Antigonish Farmer’s Market every week from May until December and pick up local home-grown vegetables, baked goods and arts and crafts.

Getting around

Located 60 kilometers east of New Glasgow and 120 kilometers from Truro, Antigonish is less than a two-hour drive from Halifax International Airport. In town, the best way to get around is by car.

Antigonish travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Antigonish?

    Antigonish is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Homeward Inns of Canada, which has a current rating of 8.0. For other potential stays, consider Stfx University Summer Hotel and Antigonish Victorian Inn, which can also be great places to stay in Antigonish.