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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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 Comfort Inn - SydneyAccommodationComfort Inn - Sydney

81 room hotel with business centre, handicapped facilities, TV & movie channels. Pets okay, and free in-room coffee, lobby internet kiosk, weekday newspaper, and cold weather plugins.

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view listing for Inn on the LakeAccommodationInn on the Lake

The Inn is a boutique hotel in Fall River, Nova Scotia. Whether travelling on business, seeking a romantic getaway, or looking for a venue to host a wedding or special event, we are committed to providing an experience you won't soon forget!

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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 Best Western Chocolate LakeAccommodationBest Western Chocolate Lake

Best Western Chocolate Lake hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia is newly redesigned, offering you exceptional comfort in a gorgeous, convenient location. We have everything you need and more, all in a tranquil lakeside setting.

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view listing for Comfort Inn - YarmouthAccommodationComfort Inn - Yarmouth

Free weekday Newspaper, coffee, local phone calls, business services, handicap rooms, cable TV & pay per view movies, some rooms with sofabeds.

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Halifax Attractions

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view listing for Links at MontagueAttractionLinks at Montague

New for 2002: This 1,880 yard long Graham Cooke course is pleasure of all levels of golfers, and features bentgrass tees, shaped fairways set amidst native hardwood and century-old softwoods, Kentucky bluegrass roughs, and strategically mol

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view listing for Pin-hi Golf CourseAttractionPin-hi Golf Course

This short nine hole course is open and level, ideal for new and senior golfers and for veterans to practice their short hole skills.

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view listing for Petite Riviere VineyardAttractionPetite Riviere Vineyard

Petite Rivie`re Vineyards grows elegant, complex wines in a sunny microclimate on the slopes of drumlin hills on Nova Scotia's South Shore. The LaHave River Valley Wine Region is one of the earliest grape growing territories in North America.

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view listing for Ambush Gardens PaintballAttractionAmbush Gardens Paintball

Ambsuh Gardens rents out PCS (pursuit combat systems) for use on two different courses. The first is a woodsball course, with natural obstacles, like fallen treesas barricades.The second field has racecar tires and pallets as barricades

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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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Travel Services

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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 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-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 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 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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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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