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 North Star InnAccommodationNorth Star Inn

Nestled high atop the hill over looking the majestic Sydney harbour in North Sydney and is one of Cape Breton Island's most noted hotels. Ideally situated for travelers going to and from Newfoundland, two minutes from the Marine Atlantic Ferry.

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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 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 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 Best Western Glengarry MotelAccommodationBest Western Glengarry Motel

AAA 3 diamonds fully licensed dining room, coffee shop, and piano bar. We also have indoor and outdoor pools, additionally, we are a great location for many day trips such as tidal bore viewing 5 minutes away.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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 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 Annapolis Highland Vineyards AttractionAnnapolis Highland Vineyards

We invite you to tour our winery and vineyards, and to visit our tasting bar where you can enjoy a glass of your favorite AHV wine, while experiencing the beauty of the Annapolis Valley to the fullest.

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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 Halifax Summer Opera FestivalAttractionHalifax Summer Opera Festival

A four-week long workshop and Festival on Canada's East Coast where participants study opera in the context of rehearsing and performing an entire role in an opera.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Halifax Airport  (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceHalifax Airport (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 Budget Car And Truck RentalTravel ServiceBudget Car And 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 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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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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