A trip to Joggins Fossil Cliffs is a great experience for those who want to really understand the events that shaped this region.
Amherst, about 85 miles (137 kilometers) away from the provincial capital, Halifax, is where you will find it.
Possible accommodations are non-existent within the 60 miles (97 kilometers) surrounding Joggins Fossil Cliffs, but you can find them if you're willing to travel a little farther. Popular places include the St. James Gate, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, the Residence Inn by Marriott Moncton, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, and the Inn on the Lake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, 75 miles (121 kilometers) away.
After visiting all the major sights, sample the local foodie culture at Bayview Restaurant (Margie's) (13 Main Street, Joggins), only 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away.