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 Best Western Micmac HotelAccommodationBest Western Micmac Hotel

Exit 6A off Micmac Parclo.

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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 Yesteryear's Bed & BreakfastAccommodationYesteryear's Bed & Breakfast

Yesteryear's Bed & Breakfast is your ideal getaway, providing peace and quiet in the countryside of Nova Scotia. We invite you to stay with us in our beautifully restored Victorian home, located near the golf course, historic sites and attractions.

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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 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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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Mercator VineyardsAttractionMercator Vineyards

Just east of Wolfville on a bluff above the historic Acadian dykelands, at the point where the Cornwallis River enters the tidal bay of the Minas Basin and adjacent to the Grand Pré National Heritage site.

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view listing for Gaspereau VineyardsAttractionGaspereau Vineyards

Situated in the romantic, rolling hills of the sun-kissed Gaspereau Valley we are a boutique winery situated on a picturesque, 50 acre vineyard close to Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We create award-winning, premium, estate-grown, limited edition wines.

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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 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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view listing for Dartmouth Heritage MuseumAttractionDartmouth Heritage Museum

Come and visit the homestead of a Quaker Whaler and learn all about the development of Dartmouth and the whaling industry circa 1785. Our costumed guides will gladly show you around their house and garden.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Atlantic Marketing With A-PeelTravel ServiceAtlantic Marketing With A-Peel

We offer fundraising programs to suit any groups' needs. Peeler Mini-Coupon Cards, Gourment Lollipops and other quality items to help you achieve your fundraising goals. We also print business cards and other great business retention products.

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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 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 MacFarlands Courier Inc. (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceMacFarlands Courier Inc. (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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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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