Hubbards is located on the eastern side of the Aspotogan Peninsula, and along the northern shore of St. Margarets Bay. It borders the communities of Simms Settlement and Queensland.

Hubbards sits astride the county line bordering Halifax County and Lunenburg County and is located in the Halifax Regional Municipality and Chester Municipal District respectively.

Hubbards is located approximately 50 kilometres west of Downtown Halifax and 50 kilometres east of Bridgewater on Highway 103.
Hubbards is a popular summer vacation destination. Numerous cottages, inns, campgrounds, restaurants and the Shore Club contribute to a healthy summer economy. The Hubbards and Area Business Association works to sustain a “shop local” economy. Hubbards features a picturesque locale, especially on Hubbards Cove, with a yacht club, Nova Scotia’s smallest provincial park, campground and 10 beaches within “driving distance” of one another.