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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New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Travel News

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Halifax Savings

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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 Eagles Pitch EcocampingAccommodationEagles Pitch Ecocamping

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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view listing for Keltic Lodge Resort and SpaAccommodationKeltic Lodge Resort and Spa

Surround yourself with the rugged glory of Cape Breton. High on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Keltic Lodge commands a view like no other.

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view listing for Bailey House Bed and BreakfastAccommodationBailey House Bed and Breakfast

Indulge in a uniquely Canadian experience in this c1770 Georgian ... the only bed and breakfast on the water in historic Annapolis Royal.

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view listing for Travelodge Suites DartmouthAccommodationTravelodge Suites Dartmouth

AAA 2 diamonds inn with country decor, close to Burnside Industrial Park, 10 minutes from Mic Mac Mall. Complimentary continental breakfast and 24 hour, coffee, tea, candy and cookies.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Atlantic Film Festival AssociationAttractionAtlantic Film Festival Association

The Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA) brings the world to Halifax with exciting international cultural events throughout the year that provide a platform for showcasing Atlantic Canadian talent.

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view listing for Rines Creek VineyardAttractionRines Creek Vineyard

Grape Stomp charity fund raiser, honey sales, wagon rides, pumpkin hunt, beef and sheep, vineyard walk, raised bed vegetable gardens, wine tasting and sales.

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view listing for Lightfoot & Wolfville VineyardsAttractionLightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards

We grow HANDCRAFTED, small-lot wines in CERTIFIED ORGANIC vineyards. Our focus on classic vinifera includes CHARDONNAY, PINOT NOIR, RIESLING, and other German-styled whites specifically selected for our microclimates

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view listing for Midgrad MeaderyAttractionMidgrad Meadery

The farm meadery resides next to the churning Georges River which is dwarfed by the natural beauty and peace of the Barrachois Hills. We've been producing honey since 2002 and meade since 2006 using organic methods.

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view listing for Chedabucto Bay Brewing CompanyAttractionChedabucto Bay Brewing Company

The Chedabucto Bay Brewing Co. continues the centuries old craft brewing tradition begun in Guysborough in 1659 by Nicholas Denys, the first commercial brewery in Atlantic Canada. Chedabucto Bay brews premium ales using deep artesian well.

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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 Central Equipment Inc.Travel ServiceCentral Equipment Inc.

Central Equipment Inc. is a dealer of agricultural and industrial equipment located in Central Nova Scotia, serving Atlantic Canada's equipment needs since 1958.

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view listing for Enterprise Rent-A-Car - AmherstTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Amherst

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 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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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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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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