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 Coastal Inn Antigonish, Nova ScotiaAccommodationCoastal Inn Antigonish, Nova Scotia

We have 35 air conditioned drive-up units, beautifully decorated, 2 level family units available (it's like having 2 rooms for the price of one).We also have economical, clean, single rooms

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view listing for Comfort Inn - TruroAccommodationComfort Inn - Truro

Hotel has 81 rooms, convenience store, business centre, handicap facilities, pets okay. Complimentary weekday newspaper & coffee, cold weather plugins, lobby computer with internet,

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view listing for Marriott Residence Inn Halifax DowntownAccommodationMarriott Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

Residence Inn by Marriott,Halifax Downtown.Brand new hotel, 2004. All Suites, all the comforts of home. Full Kitchens.

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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 Anchorage House & CottagesAccommodationAnchorage 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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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for L'Acadie VineyardsAttractionL'Acadie Vineyards

This region had great potential for crafting sparkling wine and in 2008, released the first traditional method sparkling wine in Nova Scotia. Since then, received many national and international accolades

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view listing for Lunenburg County Winery AttractionLunenburg County Winery

he winery is located at Hackmatack Farm, a commercial highbush blueberry farm. come take a pleasant drive into the country and visit us, to taste wine, to pick berries, picnic, or tour the winery and N.S. craft store.

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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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view listing for Overkill Sportz / Hyper SportzAttractionOverkill Sportz / Hyper Sportz

Formerly OVERKILLSPORTZ, conveniently located 8 minutes outside of Lower Sackville. Whether you are a novice or a professional paintballer, a woodsballer or a speed baller, come on out and enjoy all the fun and excitement that paintball has to offer.

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view listing for Splatz Insane Paintball FieldAttractionSplatz Insane Paintball Field

Splatz Paintball is located in beautiful Pictou County, approximately 15 minutes from the Highland Square Mall in New Glasgow

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Travel Services

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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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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 Avis Rent A CarTravel ServiceAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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view listing for Hertz Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceHertz Car & Truck Rentals

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 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

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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