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 Blue Shutters Bed & BreakfastAccommodationBlue Shutters Bed & Breakfast

Welcome to our home located in the Annapolis Valley'spicturesque and historic town of Wolfville, home of Acadia University, Kings County, the Land of Orchards and Tides and Vines.

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view listing for Ridge Valley CampgroundAccommodationRidge Valley Campground

Sites: 56 overnight (E,W,Se) + 13 seasonal; 8 cabins. Open campground with spacious sites; pull-throughs. FT, washrooms, free showers, laundromat, free Wi-Fi, canteen, firepits. Pool (out), kiddie pool, playground, bandstand, bounce castle

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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 Delta BarringtonAccommodationDelta Barrington

One block from metro Centre & Convention Centre. 4-1/2 stars. Executive floor, conference & banquet rooms, beauty parlour, hairdresser, business centre, fitness centre with sauna, spa, swimming pool, jacuzzi &massage. Pets okay. Multilingual staff

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view listing for Ramada Plaza Dartmouth Park PlaceAccommodationRamada Plaza Dartmouth Park Place

Executive class service with 178 elegant guestrooms and suites in AAA 3 diamonds hotel. Free parking, daily newspaper, in-room coffee, local calls, and wireless high speed internet. Pool/spa, meeting rooms, business centre.

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Halifax Attractions

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view listing for Propeller Brewing CompanyAttractionPropeller Brewing Company

John Allen opened the Propeller Brewing Company on Gottingen Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2013, he expanded to a second location, on Windmill Road in Dartmouth

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view listing for Chedabucto Bay Brewing CompanyAttractionChedabucto Bay Brewing Company

The Chedabucto Bay Brewing Co. continues the centuries old craft brewing tradition begun in Guysborough in 1659 by Nicholas Denys, the first commercial brewery in Atlantic Canada. Chedabucto Bay brews premium ales using deep artesian well.

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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 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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view listing for Grandview Golf & Country ClubAttractionGrandview Golf & Country Club

The course was designed by Bill Robinson of Cornish &Robinson Golf Course Designers, and has hosted a number of Nova Scotia Golf Association Provincial Championships. The sparkling ponds reflect the well-groomed bentgrass greens and tee

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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 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 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 Airport Thrifty Truck RentalTravel ServiceAirport Thrifty Truck 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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