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 Rose and  Thistle Bed and BreakfastAccommodationRose and Thistle Bed and Breakfast

Whether you're staying for a day or longer you will enjoy our modern home overlooking beautiful Antigonish Harbour.

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view listing for Digby Pines Golf Resort and SpaAccommodationDigby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is located in Digby near the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia and overlooking the beautiful Annapolis Basin.

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view listing for Four Points HalifaxAccommodationFour Points Halifax

AAA 3 diamonds completely smoke free downtown hotel with business ctr, handicap fac, health club, restaurants, swimming pool, high-speed internet access in all guest and meeting rooms

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view listing for Glenview Campground WhicocomaghAccommodationGlenview Campground Whicocomagh

Glenview Campground in Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island offers level open and wooded campground sites on Skye River overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. 45 kilometres from Baddec

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view listing for Blue Shutters Bed & BreakfastAccommodationBlue Shutters Bed & Breakfast

Welcome to our home located in the Annapolis Valley'spicturesque and historic town of Wolfville, home of Acadia University, Kings County, the Land of Orchards and Tides and Vines.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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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view listing for Lost Creek Golf ClubAttractionLost Creek Golf Club

Lost Creek Golf Club opened in 1999, and is surrounded by a development, Lost Creek Village only 20 minutes from Halifax. This golf course spreads over 180 acres of mature forest and rolling hills beside a lake with several streams, brooks

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view listing for ViewFinders International Film Festival for YouthAttractionViewFinders International Film Festival for Youth

ViewFinders is a five-day celebration of film, video and media geared towards youth ages 3-18.

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view listing for True North Event ProductionAttractionTrue North Event Production

Halifax's wedding & corporate entertainment headquarters. DJ's, musicians, bands, solo artists, live entertainment, comics, MC's, event production, sound & lights, staging and all entertainment production related to your event.

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view listing for Glen Arbour Golf CourseAttractionGlen Arbour Golf Course

The Course's bent grass tees, greens, and fairways wind their way in and around Sandy, Beaver and Bottle Lakes to offer both spectacular views and challenges Glen Arbour is a world class golf course designed by Graham Cooke for the Annapoli

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Travel Services

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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 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 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 MacAulay's Ultramar (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceMacAulay's Ultramar (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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