Halifax Travel & Tourism Information

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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Updates & Stories

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Travel News

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Halifax Savings

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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 Cambridge SuitesAccommodationCambridge Suites

4 star downtown all-suite hotel with business centre, gift shop, health club, lounge, meeting rooms, fitness centre & sauna,. Rooms with mini-bar, movie channels, free parking. Room service. Free continental breakfast, daily newspaper & parking.

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view listing for Holiday Inn Express - Halifax-BedfordAccommodationHoliday Inn Express - Halifax-Bedford

Complimentary newspaper and breakfast buffet. Enjoy our refreshing pool or hot tub in this all non-smoking hotel. Easy access from all highways in Halifax yet close to shopping, theatres, and many restaurants.

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view listing for Surfside InnAccommodationSurfside Inn

Overlooking the golden sands of Queensland Beach, the Inn is located 30 minutes from Halifax, Peggy's Cove, and Lunenburg. Built by a sea captain circa 1880, the Inn has been restored keeping the Victorian elegance while providing modern amenities.

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view listing for Commons InnAccommodationCommons Inn

Commons Inn is a centrally located and family operated Inn with 40 comfortable rooms just a 10 minute walk north of Citadel Hill and Metro Centre.

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view listing for Orchard Queen Motel & RV Park LtdAccommodationOrchard Queen Motel & RV Park Ltd

he RV Park consists of 64 sites: 60 sites are Three Way, Full Hook-Up, 30 amp on Town sewer & water, in a peaceful setting with 50 of these Seasonal Sites and 10 Pull-Through Overnight Sites, all sites are dog friendly.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Atlantic Film Festival AssociationAttractionAtlantic Film Festival Association

The Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA) brings the world to Halifax with exciting international cultural events throughout the year that provide a platform for showcasing Atlantic Canadian talent.

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view listing for Bear River VineyardsAttractionBear River Vineyards

Bear River is a maritime climate paradox. There is calm air, exceptional summer sun and no fog. These conditions create a vineyard climate found in few areas of eastern Canada.

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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 Splatz Insane Paintball FieldAttractionSplatz Insane Paintball Field

Splatz Paintball is located in beautiful Pictou County, approximately 15 minutes from the Highland Square Mall in New Glasgow

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view listing for Indian Lake Golf CourseAttractionIndian Lake Golf Course

This executive 18 hole course appeals to all levels and has a log Clubhouse well finished to provide snacks and light "soup and sandwich"type meals in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.

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Travel Services

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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 Enterprise Rent-A-Car - AmherstTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Amherst

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 Avis Rent A CarTravel ServiceAvis Rent A Car

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

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view listing for Airport Thrifty Car RentalTravel ServiceAirport Thrifty Car Rental

Join our Blue Chip Rewards program & get a free rental after every 16 rental days. Plus, enjoy perks like express lines & expedited counter service.

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view listing for National Car and Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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Travel Information & Links

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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