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 Cove Oceanfront CampgroundAccommodationCove Oceanfront Campground

Nova Scotia's only Four Star oceanfront campground! Located directly on the beautiful Bay of Fundy, this clean, quiet & secure campground is the perfect base camp location for your Fundy Coast vacation.

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view listing for Comfort Hotel Bayer's LakeAccommodationComfort Hotel Bayer's Lake

The Comfort Hotel Halifax, with the Canadiana Restaurant, a family rstaurant, and the Allegro Lounge. Swimming pool, luxurious and affordable rooms, and yes, great food, drink and friends.

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view listing for DesBarres Manor InnAccommodationDesBarres Manor Inn

DesBarres Manor Inn is Nova Scotia's gourmet getaway destination. Nova Scotia's 2008 Cuisine of the Year, this 10 room bed & breakfast inn combines the luxury of a boutique hotel with warm Maritime hospitality.

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view listing for Canadas Best Value Inn Port HawskburyAccommodationCanadas Best Value Inn Port Hawskbury

32 room motel has gift shop, handicap facilities, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted, restaurants, room service, swimming pool, exercise room, indoor pool, sundeck & playground, copy & fax machine. Free continental breaksfast.

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view listing for Ben Eoin Beach Ltd.AccommodationBen Eoin Beach Ltd.

Ben Eoin Beach Campground is a fully serviced resorting park on an island in the scenic Bras d'or Lakes ,Cape Breton NS.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Prospect Short Game GolfAttractionProspect Short Game Golf

Prospect Short Game Golf is a 9-Hole Pitch &Putt, with each hole being 40-80 yards. Greens are constructed with high quality synthetic turf. 18 Hole Mini Golf played on Pro Turf.

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view listing for Muwin Estate Winery LtdAttractionMuwin Estate Winery Ltd

We are a winery, growing our grapes and making our wine. Have a tour, sample our wines, and buy some in our shop.

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view listing for Brightwood Golf & Country ClubAttractionBrightwood Golf & Country Club

The course is located on a beautiful hillside overlooking Halifax Harbour with some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding area. Pro Shop: 469-7879 Starter: 464-GOLF

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view listing for Anchorage House & CottagesAttractionAnchorage House & Cottages

With vacation accommodations including 12 cottages and 3 rooms, in Hubbards, Nova Scotia on the beautiful South Shore Lighthouse Route. 35 minutes from Halifax, Peggy's Cove and Lunenburg, and only 40 minutes from the Annapolis Valley.

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view listing for Granite BreweryAttractionGranite Brewery

For over 30 years the Granite Brewery has been producing award winning ales in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We specialize in English style real ales.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Boucher Gary's Groceries (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBoucher Gary's Groceries (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 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 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 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 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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