Amherst Tourism, Canada

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Amherst (2011 population 9,717; UA population 9,547) is a town in northwestern Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Located at the northeast end of the Cumberland Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy, Amherst is strategically situated on the eastern boundary of the Tantramar Marshes 3 kilometres east of the interprovincial border with New Brunswick and 65 kilometres southeast of the city of Moncton. It is also located 60 kilometres southwest of the New Brunswick abutment of the Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island at Cape Jourimain. Amherst is the shire town and largest population centre in Cumberland County.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Amherst in Canada. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Amherst like a local. When planning a trip to Amherst, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Halifax. Take a short trip from Amherst and set some time aside to explore the Halifax. Dotted with places like Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Of Canada, Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Amherst can generally be of 1-2 days.

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