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 Coastal Inn Halifax, (Bayers Lake)AccommodationCoastal Inn Halifax, (Bayers Lake)

66 room hotel situated in a large shopping district, with complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, high-speed internet access, indoor pool, fitness center, movie rental, local telephone calls, outdoor parking, coffee & tea, & daily newspaper,

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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 Delta HalifaxAccommodationDelta Halifax

The 296 rooms hotel has the most harbour view rooms in the city, and has a business centre, meeting rooms, health club, pool/sauna/spa, massage. Rooms have internet hookup, pets okay, minibar, movie channels.

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view listing for Comfort Inn - AmherstAccommodationComfort Inn - Amherst

Hotel has computer with internet, copy machine/fax machine, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted, complimentary coffee in lobby & free weekday newspaper.

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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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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Ste. Famille Wines LtdAttractionSte. Famille Wines Ltd

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd. is an award winning winery that is 25 years old. Our vineyard is situated on a gently sloping hill overlooking the Avon River Valley. It is one of the warmest vineyard sites in Nova Scotia.

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view listing for Hartlen Point Forces Golf ClubAttractionHartlen Point Forces Golf Club

This course by the sea was established in 1962 and famous for its windy conditions. One of the toughest tests of golf in the Maritimes, the front nine holes are cut through a forested area, but the back nine holes are of a links style, most

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view listing for Alderney LandingAttractionAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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view listing for Downeast Beer FactoryAttractionDowneast Beer Factory

While assembling our brewery, we searched high and low for high quality, and highly efficient, equipment to maximize flavour and efficiency.

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view listing for Avondale Sky Winery AttractionAvondale Sky Winery

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky. Enjoy tastings, tours and events in our award winning retail shop

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Travel Services

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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 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 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 Truro Bus Terminal (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceTruro Bus Terminal (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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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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