FoundLocally provides travel information for Halifax and area attractions, accommodations, or city maps, as well as get-away travel from Halifax.

Halifax is nestled at the eastern coastline of Nova Scotia (about midway between Canso and Yarmouth). The city is located at 44 degrees north and 63 degrees west and uses Atlantic Standard Time (an hour east of Toronto or New York) and has the world's second largest harbour, after Sydney, Australia. Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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New Listing: Macdonald MuseumNew ListingNew Listing: Macdonald Museum (added 11/8/2017)

features a collection of antique clocks and pocket watches, a circa 1940 classroom, a depression era general store, a community art display, art gallery, natural history exhibit, and more

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Halifax Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Halifax area:

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view listing for Berwick United Church Camp GroundsAccommodationBerwick United Church Camp Grounds

There are spaces for tenting, smaller trailers and drive through spaces for RV’s. Many spots have 30 amps. Dorms and cottages also available.

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view listing for DesBarres Manor InnAccommodationDesBarres Manor Inn

DesBarres Manor Inn is Nova Scotia's gourmet getaway destination. Nova Scotia's 2008 Cuisine of the Year, this 10 room bed & breakfast inn combines the luxury of a boutique hotel with warm Maritime hospitality.

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view listing for Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax DowntownAccommodationHampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown

The Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown located in the heart of downtown. Enjoy free hot breakfast, fitness center, indoor pool, and free WiFi amenities

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view listing for Ashlea House Bed and BreakfastAccommodationAshlea House Bed and Breakfast

We are a beautifully restored Victorian B&B in the UNESCO town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, just an hour's drive from Halifax

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view listing for Best Western MermaidAccommodationBest Western Mermaid

AAA 2 diamonds, minutes from Maine ferries, conference room for 50 & outdoor heated pool, 45 rooms with cable TV & dataport, some with king beds, Captain Kelley's seafood restaurant, sports pub & lounge open 07:00 22:00 daily, short walk from hotel

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Halifax Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Benjamin BridgeAttractionBenjamin Bridge

We are located off the Bay of Fundy, where the cool climate bears an uncanny affinity with the Champagne region of France. Our experienced winemakers produce world-class Methode Classique sparkling wines and limited edition luxury wines.

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view listing for Annapolis Highland Vineyards AttractionAnnapolis Highland Vineyards

We invite you to tour our winery and vineyards, and to visit our tasting bar where you can enjoy a glass of your favorite AHV wine, while experiencing the beauty of the Annapolis Valley to the fullest.

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view listing for Avondale Sky Winery AttractionAvondale Sky Winery

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky. Enjoy tastings, tours and events in our award winning retail shop

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view listing for Ste. Famille Wines LtdAttractionSte. Famille Wines Ltd

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd. is an award winning winery that is 25 years old. Our vineyard is situated on a gently sloping hill overlooking the Avon River Valley. It is one of the warmest vineyard sites in Nova Scotia.

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view listing for Tideview CideryAttractionTideview Cidery

We grow amazing apples in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Many are rare, heirloom varieties from Nova Scotia's old-time cider traditions. Tideview ciders are handcrafted in small batches fermented slowly, blended with care.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Hertz Rent A CarTravel ServiceHertz Rent A Car

Great cars. Great rates. Great Srvice. Hertz is the preferred car rental company of CAA. Free customer pickup & return, Unlimited km rates. One-way rentals. daily, weekly, weekend rates.

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view listing for Avis Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceAvis Car & Truck Rental

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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view listing for Enterprise Rent-a-CarTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-a-Car

Unlike other rental car companies, Enterprise focuses on neighborhood markets. We specialize in renting to people who need a temporary replacement car or a vehicle for a special occasion.

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view listing for Hertz Rent A CarTravel ServiceHertz Rent A Car

Great cars. Great rates. Great Srvice. Hertz is the preferred car rental company of CAA. Free customer pickup & return, Unlimited km rates. One-way rentals. daily, weekly, weekend rates.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rental

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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Halifax Intown Attractions

Ramparts at Halifax Citadel

There is lots to see and do around Halifax in the city. Take a tour of the city's waterfront, either from land or by boat. You can visit a museums including the Halifax Citadel, lots of Old English gardens, parks and waterfront greenspace, and activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.


Halifax Nearby Towns & Attractions

Of there's more to Nova Scotia than Halifax. Head into the nearby countryside and experience Acadian and Scottish charm. Nova Scotia combines thee hundred years of history and culture, with spectacular landscapes where rugged rock meets lake & sea, where clear blue sky meets fertile farmland, and where 50 foot Fundy tides scour the rocks and feed millions of fish and hundreds of whales. Or head north to ecplore the Cabot Trail on scenic Cape Breton.


Halifax Accommodation

The waterfront casino

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.


Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway.

To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world.

Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".

  • Sustainable Accomodation
  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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