Destination guide

Travel to historical Pictou

Enjoy the area's history, culture and museums with a rental holiday home in Pictou. This city's seafood restaurants, canoeing and beaches draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Pictou

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Pictou has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pictou Golf and Country Club (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Caribou and Munroes Island Provincial Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Abercrombie Golf & Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Waterside Beach Provincial Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Green Hill Provincial Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Glen Lovat Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Pictou

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Pictou

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pictou. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Caribou and Munroes Island Provincial Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Waterside Beach Provincial Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Powells Point Provincial Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Green Hill Provincial Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Melmerby Beach Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Salt Springs Provincial Park (12.1 mi / 19.6 km)

Where to stay near Pictou?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 37 holiday rentals near Pictou. From 20 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pictou for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pictou?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Pictou. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • McCulloch House Museum: 40 holiday rentals
  • Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park: 64 holiday rentals
  • Waterside Beach Provincial Park: 56 holiday rentals
  • Pictou Marina: 39 holiday rentals
  • Caribou Lighthouse: 71 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pictou listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pictou?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Pictou. Our other popular types of Pictou holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pictou?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Pictou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.