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Where's this lookout in Nova Scotia?

Per this page also from Tourism Nova Scotia, the image appears to be taken on Franey Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Parks Canada site describes the trail as a "difficult" 7.4 km loop ...
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Where's this lookout in Nova Scotia?

Someone has apparently walked up the trail wearing a 360° camera, and submitted the resulting footage to Google Street View. Here is the end of the trail - the outlook is the same as the one you've ...
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Where's this lookout in Nova Scotia?

Here is a screenshot from Google Earth from what appears to be the same location. The white line leading up from the bottom represents a road (Franey Road), which probably isn't a public road you can ...
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Where's the 'Skyline Trail Loop'? How does it differ from 'Skyline Trail'?

The links you provided show the difference clearly! In fact I am not sure why are you asking this question while the answer is in the links you provided (as @doc said in the comments). I am gonna ...
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Where is this in Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Highlands, NS?

The following image appears to be the likely location (from Google Earth). The corresponding Google Maps location is https://goo.gl/maps/9yM1MCiv2zkzNENx7
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Where can I walk the ocean floor in BC, PEI or Nova Scotia, like Hopewell Rocks?

Hopewell Rocks has a large amount of ocean floor to explore because the tidal variation in the Bay of Fundy is extremely large, among the largest in the world. There are areas (not as spectacularly ...
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Which days in Oct. are best for seeing fall foliage in Cape Breton Highlands National Park?

This article on TripSavvy tells you how to track and predict fall colours all over Canada. For Nova Scotia, they say: The Nova Scotia tourism website doesn't provide fall color reports, but there ...
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Hiking near Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada); half a day of free time

I guess I can now answer my own question: Yes, Long Lake Provincial Park is a good place to hike for half a day. It seems like it's the most known park in Halifax after Point Pleasant Park, but the ...
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Where's the trailhead to Blueberry Hill?

This appears to be the trailhead. I found the location from this description: The trail is starts just across the road from the Le Rouge look-off / interest area along the Cheticamp side of Cabot ...
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16 Hour Marine Atlantic Ferry Trip with no Cabin

Many similar services allow/require you to book an "aircraft-style sleeper seat" or similar if you're not booking a cabin berth. On some it's included in the price. Those seats tend to be ...
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Where can I walk the ocean floor in BC, PEI or Nova Scotia, like Hopewell Rocks?

You can walk the ocean floor (exposed as sand bars) in Boundary Bay, BC. A good place is Boundary Bay Regional Park, specifically Centennial Beach, on the west side of the bay (near Tsawwassen). The ...
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