Destination guide

Culturally rich Antigonish will entice you

The area's culture and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Antigonish. This city is trendy and welcoming, recognized for its university setting, coffeehouses and golfing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Antigonish

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Antigonish a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Antigonish Golf and Country Club (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Riverside International Speedway (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Beaver Mountain Provincial Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Pomquet Beach Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Arisaig Lighthouse and Lobster Interpretive Centre (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Antigonish

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Antigonish is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beaver Mountain Provincial Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Pomquet Beach Provincial Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Bayfield Beach Provincial Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Pomquet Island Lighthouse (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Livingstone Cove Wharf (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

How many vacation rentals are available around Antigonish?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 27 house rentals around Antigonish. From 11 cottage rentals to 14 house rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Antigonish is on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Antigonish?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Antigonish. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Saint Francis Xavier University: 32 home rentals
  • Antigonish Golf and Country Club: 32 home rentals
  • Antigonish Arena: 32 home rentals
  • Antigonish Mall: 32 home rentals
  • Antigonish Heritage Museum: 32 home rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Antigonish?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 11 Cottages in Antigonish. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Antigonish include:

  • Houses: 14 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 11 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 11 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Antigonish?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 25 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Antigonish.