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 Digby Pines Golf Resort and SpaAccommodationDigby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is located in Digby near the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia and overlooking the beautiful Annapolis Basin.

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view listing for Hampton Inn and Suites, Halifax-DartmouthAccommodationHampton Inn and Suites, Halifax-Dartmouth

Top Among Dartmouth, Halifax hotels Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth hotel is conveniently located near Halifax Airport, Shopping, Events, Attractions

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view listing for Eagles Pitch EcocampingAccommodationEagles Pitch Ecocamping

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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view listing for Burnside Hotel -DartmouthAccommodationBurnside Hotel -Dartmouth

3 star hotel with 83 tasteful ooms and 11 suites, including large one bedroom units, and drive-up rooms. Banquet/meeting rooms, seasonal outdoor pool, satellite TV, in-room mini-bar, complementary parking, free local calls.

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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 Paddy's Brewpub AttractionPaddy's Brewpub

Paddy's always has something special to offer. Seasonal ales from Blueberry ale to Hefeweizen to Honey Ale. Ask about our latest brew.

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view listing for Armymans PaintballAttractionArmymans Paintball

We are located 5 min outside of Truro, Nova Scotia and feature a full size Sup-Air X-Ball field. Our field is open on select weekends starting the month of May through till the end of September.

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view listing for Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia BreweryAttractionAlexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery

n 1820, Alexander Keith established his brewery in the heart of Halifax. Now, 196 years later, we're proud to welcome you back into our home on Lower Water Street, the Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery

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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 Planters Ridge AttractionPlanters Ridge

Planters Ridge is an artisanal winery located in Port Williams Nova Scotia. The vineyard is planted on the sandy- clay slopes of a ridge overlooking the Wellington Dyke, in a rich pastoral setting.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Galaxy Halifax Airport Taxi and LimousineTravel ServiceGalaxy Halifax Airport Taxi and Limousine

GALAXY Airport Taxi and limousine Service meet all your Luxury Transportation needs.

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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 St Francis Xavier University (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceSt Francis Xavier University (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 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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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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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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