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So Much to See and Do in Amherst, Nova Scotia

Amherst’s Popular Attractions

Not only is Amherst a well-known border town, it is also the convergence of the Sunrise and Glooscap Trails, two of Nova Scotia’s most popular scenic routes. Popular attractions located near our Amherst hotel include:

Amherst’s Festivals

A number of exciting and memorable festivals take place in Amherst and surrounding Cumberland County each year, and you’re invited to check out the entertainment first hand.

Popular events include:

  • Annual Highland Golf Classic - August
  • Maritime Ride for Sight - July
  • Canada Day Community Celebrations - July
  • Blueberry Festival - August
  • Rockabilly Festival - August
  • Annual Fiber Arts Festival - October
  • Amherst Garden Tour
  • Annual Street Parties - Various times throughout the year
  • Cumberland County Exhibition - September

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The Super 8 Amherst Hotel has partnered with local businesses in Amherst to bring you extra value when you stay at our hotel.

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