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 Glenview Campground WhicocomaghAccommodationGlenview Campground Whicocomagh

Glenview Campground in Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island offers level open and wooded campground sites on Skye River overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. 45 kilometres from Baddec

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view listing for Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference CenterAccommodationLiscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Center

Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre is any nature lover's dream destination. With romantic chalets in wooded settings and guestrooms offering private balconies overlooking the scenic Liscomb River, we offer an unforgettable experience.

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view listing for Trenton Park CampgroundAccommodationTrenton Park Campground

Trenton Park is a great location for family fun with a playground, a 3000 square foot family swimming pool and water splash pool for visitors to cool down in the summer months! A picnic area, Trenton Park Canteen, open daily in the summer.

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view listing for Holiday Inn Hotel in TruroAccommodationHoliday Inn Hotel in Truro

Hotel has handicap facilities, lounge, meeting rooms, restaurants, swimming pool, free newspaper & local calls

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view listing for Land Of Evangeline Family Camping ResortAccommodationLand Of Evangeline Family Camping Resort

83 overnight sites and 140 seasonal. Open & wooded campground near beach; panoramic view, spectacular sunsets. FT, washrooms, pay showers, DS, laundromat, firepits, wood, ice, campers’ store. Pool, arcade, mini-golf, rec hall.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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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view listing for Granite Springs Golf ClubAttractionGranite Springs Golf Club

Close to Peggy's Cove, you'll find this green haven cut into the rugged bush and granite rock, providing a picturesque course with 200 acres of rolling green hills, stands of evergreens, maple and birch trees, dotted with 26 spring fed pond

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view listing for Anchors Above ZipLine AdventuresAttractionAnchors Above ZipLine Adventures

Speed along on a variety of Zip-lines on our course, for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment. Individuals and groups books are both welcome.

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view listing for Beaver Creek Winery AttractionBeaver Creek Winery

Making wine from locally grown fruit can produce some delicious tasting wines. Fruit is a first choice as winemakers everywhere bring out the delicious essence of the natural berries, fruit

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view listing for Rudder's Brew PubAttractionRudder's Brew Pub

Soak up the ambience as you dine on fresh seafood and sip premium brewed beers, brewed on-site at South West Nova's only microbrewery restaurant.

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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 Halifax Halifax Bus Terminal (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceHalifax Halifax 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 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-Car - SydneyTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Sydney

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 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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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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