Sidling MacLure Pond with nine champion-calibre holes, Eagles View Golf Course crafts a game that feels as much like a nature walk as a round of golf. The course begins on the water’s North bank and crosses a 1,000-foot bridge to South bank’s remaining holes, seducing players with lush bluegrass fairways and wide emerald greens along the way. Back in the clubhouse, an interpretive centre reveals the area's natural history and the Murray River village’s roughhewn past. The facility’s 1.5-kilometre educational trail snakes its way through the area’s beautiful scenery— the pond bridge and dam, a grove of old-growth red and white pine trees, and the area’s resident bald eagles crafting new toupees from supple fairway grass. An on-site pro shop takes care of gear needs, and the casual restaurant supplies sustenance and southerly views of the grounds.
Anchor?s Above Zipline Adventures sends riders soaring above the tree canopy with a dual set of ziplines. Experienced staff members will strap patrons into a harness and fling them into the open air on an exhilarating ride. The first zipline stands a towering 240 feet above the ground and descends six stories along a 1,100-foot track. The second line drops another 10 stories over 900 feet of track, depositing riders safely on the ground.
Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures founder Morgan McDonald is a passionate rafter with a decade of experience navigating the Shubenacadie River, whose shores are made of clay and dotted with trees. The high and low tides here mean that there are varying degrees of wave intensity, and the company's experienced guides can tailor the experience to suit each group’s comfort level. Before the trip, guides will help passengers suit up in PFDs and store their valuables in waterproof bags. The crewmember can snap pictures of the trip along the way; they’ll then email the photos to you later or stuff them into a bottle and float them to postal workers wearing waterskis.
Designed by course architect Les Furber, The Links at Penn Hills’ 18-hole course weaves through waterways, wooded tracts, and rolling terrain for 7,236 yards of challenging golf. Breezes drift onto the course from the nearby Shubenacadie River, creating a tranquil environment for players to split fairways with soaring drives and carb-free clubs. At the end of each hole, bent-grass greens present a slick surface for each testy, breaking putt. Water hazards come into play on six holes, including the par 5 seventh, where shots must clear water and land on a bunker-fortified island green patrolled by a bearded, marooned Tom Hanks. The course promotes game improvement with a training complex that includes a 300-yard driving range, a nine-hole practice green, and a practice bunker. Course at a Glance: * Designed by Les Furber * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 7,236 yards from the farthest tees * Four tee options
Out in the disconcertingly quiet countryside, Nights of Gore's cornfields beckon visitors to explore winding pathways and dare them to escape with both their sanity and limbs intact. All manner of horrifying creatures prowl the stalks in search of victims, from possessed children to unfathomable creepy crawlies to unemployed former talk-show hosts. Inside the kids’ haunted maze, less frightening creatures wander around and startle young ones without attempting to turn their hair white. The morning sun banishes the terrors of the field, giving visitors a chance to explore the farm's mazes, fields, and cattle areas without fear of being frightened or having a zombie ask them for makeup advice.