Destination guide

Travel to historic Pictou

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


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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather in Pictou

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

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 vacation in Pictou. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

How many vacation rentals are available around Pictou?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 38 house rentals around Pictou. From 19 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, 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 Pictou is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Pictou Harbour Range Lighthouses: 41 home rentals
  • Caribou Lighthouse: 78 home rentals
  • Waterside Beach Provincial Park: 56 home rentals
  • Northumberland Fisheries Museum: 41 home rentals
  • Pictou Marina: 41 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pictou?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in Pictou. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pictou include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 7 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pictou?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Pictou.

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