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 Cambridge SuitesAccommodationCambridge Suites

4 star downtown all-suite hotel with business centre, gift shop, health club, lounge, meeting rooms, fitness centre & sauna,. Rooms with mini-bar, movie channels, free parking. Room service. Free continental breakfast, daily newspaper & parking.

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view listing for Inn on the LakeAccommodationInn on the Lake

The Inn is a boutique hotel in Fall River, Nova Scotia. Whether travelling on business, seeking a romantic getaway, or looking for a venue to host a wedding or special event, we are committed to providing an experience you won't soon forget!

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view listing for Heritage Hideaway Bed and BreakfastAccommodationHeritage Hideaway Bed and Breakfast

Our Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn is centrally located only a 15 minute hassle free drive from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. We are also located only 15 minutes away from downtown Halifax.

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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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Halifax Attractions

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view listing for Gahan House Pub and BreweryAttractionGahan House Pub and Brewery

The Gahan Brewery (formerly Murphy's Brewing Co.) was established in March 1997 in Charlottetown, PEI.

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view listing for Blomidon Estate WineryAttractionBlomidon Estate Winery

We are located in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, in the community of Habitant, just outside of Canning. Come say hi to our friendly staff, walk through the vineyards, and taste our wines.

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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 Bear River VineyardsAttractionBear River Vineyards

Bear River is a maritime climate paradox. There is calm air, exceptional summer sun and no fog. These conditions create a vineyard climate found in few areas of eastern Canada.

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view listing for Grand Pre Wines AttractionGrand Pre Wines

We have worked hard to develop special Nova Scotian wines that are unlike any others in the region and whose crisp flavour comes from using only 100 per cent Nova Scotian grapes.

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Travel Services

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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 Enterprise Rent-A-Car - AntigonishTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Antigonish

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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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 Auld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceAuld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (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 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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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

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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".

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  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
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