Travel Guide Thursdays: Nova Scotia

Planning a summer vacation? Perhaps you will find a Rampage player on your next trip. The Rampage has seen 293 players from all around the globe who have played with the Rampage at some point in the team’s nine-year history. Each Thursday throughout the offseason, sarampage.com will feature a location in which Rampage players call home.  The Rampage has had 188 players from Canada, 40 from Europe/other places around the world and 65 from the U.S. This week’s featured location is Nova Scotia in which seven players call home.

Nova Scotia, Canada
Capital: Halifax
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Leaders: Monarch – Elizabeth II, Lieutenant Governor – Mayann Francis, Premier – Darrell Dexter
Population: 944,251
Area: 21,345 square miles
Language: English
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Climate (in capital city): Winter average high – 40; Summer average high – 64

Top places to visit in Halifax:
Halifax Town Clock
Pier 21
Harbour Cruise
Halifax Public Gardens
H.M.C.S. Sackville
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Province House
Historic Properties
Bluenose II
McNab’s Island
C.S.S. Acadia
Point Pleasant Park
St. Paul’s Church
Fairview Lawn Cemetery
Alexander Keith’s Brewery
Casino Nova Scotia
Old Burying Ground
Halifax MetroCentre
Halifax Court House
St. Mary’s Basilica
Harbourside Market

Top places to visit in Nova Scotia:
Peggy’s Cove
Whale watching at Bay of Fundy
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Fortress Louisbourg
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
Kejimkujik National Park
Birthplace of Hockey - Windsor

Rampage players from Nova Scotia (by city):
Antigonish, NS – Craig MacDonald
Baddeck, NS – Kenny MacAulay
Glace Bay, NS – Doug Doull
Halifax, NS – Ryan Flinn
Sydney, NS – Donald MacLean
Truro, NS – David Brine
Windsor, NS – Jason Spence


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