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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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 Marriott Residence Inn Halifax DowntownAccommodationMarriott Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

Residence Inn by Marriott,Halifax Downtown.Brand new hotel, 2004. All Suites, all the comforts of home. Full Kitchens.

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view listing for Comfort Inn - TruroAccommodationComfort Inn - Truro

Hotel has 81 rooms, convenience store, business centre, handicap facilities, pets okay. Complimentary weekday newspaper & coffee, cold weather plugins, lobby computer with internet,

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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 Canadas Best Value Inn Port HawskburyAccommodationCanadas Best Value Inn Port Hawskbury

32 room motel has gift shop, handicap facilities, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted, restaurants, room service, swimming pool, exercise room, indoor pool, sundeck & playground, copy & fax machine. Free continental breaksfast.

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view listing for Pines ResortAccommodationPines Resort

First class 3.5 star hotel, -6 meeting rooms with 25-355 capacity, business ctr, bar, cabaret/nightclub, beach, swimming pool, outdoor pool, fitness centre, golf course., handicap fac, health club, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted,.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Eileanan BreaghaAttractionEileanan Breagha

On Cape Breton's Bras D'Or Lakes, we are Nova Scotia's northernmost estate winery (Scottish Gaelic for 'beautiful islands'). The vineyard was named in homage to the owner's Gaelic heritage and for the majestic view of the numerous small islands

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view listing for Bayers Road Bowlarama Bowling CentreAttractionBayers Road Bowlarama Bowling Centre

We offer all the entertainment you could ever want from bumper and cosmic bowling to competitive league play all in a safe, secure environment. Bowlarama also provides food/bar services, special event hosting for fundraisers and birthdays.

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view listing for Garrison Brewing CompanyAttractionGarrison Brewing Company

Garrison Brewing Company is following in this tradition by producing premium ales of distinction for the local market. With our inaugural batch of 'Irish Red Ale' in 1997...

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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 South Centre Bowlarama Bowling CentreAttractionSouth Centre Bowlarama Bowling Centre

We offer all the entertainment you could ever want from bumper and cosmic bowling to competitive league play all in a safe, secure environment. Bowlarama also provides food/bar services, special event hosting for fundraisers and birthdays.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Amherst Circle K (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceAmherst Circle K (Acadian Bus Depot)

The bus is an excellent solution for making the most of your time! No need to book ahead, no need to show up hours ahead of time. And the schedule allows for tremendous flexibility: there are departures every day & even every hour for certain routes

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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 Barney's River Fire Hall (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBarney's River Fire Hall (Acadian Bus Depot)

The bus is an excellent solution for making the most of your time! No need to book ahead, no need to show up hours ahead of time. And the schedule allows for tremendous flexibility: there are departures every day & even every hour for certain routes

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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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view listing for Boucher Gary's Groceries (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBoucher Gary's Groceries (Acadian Bus Depot)

The bus is an excellent solution for making the most of your time! No need to book ahead, no need to show up hours ahead of time. And the schedule allows for tremendous flexibility: there are departures every day & even every hour for certain routes

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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".


Travel Feature

For those travelling between Canada & the US, those entering (or re-entering) the U.S.A. BY AIR are required to present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document. As of January 31, 2008, these rules include those entering the USA BY LAND OR SEA.

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