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 Delta BarringtonAccommodationDelta Barrington

One block from metro Centre & Convention Centre. 4-1/2 stars. Executive floor, conference & banquet rooms, beauty parlour, hairdresser, business centre, fitness centre with sauna, spa, swimming pool, jacuzzi &massage. Pets okay. Multilingual staff

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view listing for Blomidon InnAccommodationBlomidon Inn

Full service inn with modern amenities in this beautifully restored sea captain's mansion, with two dining rooms, two meeting rooms, and a beautiful terrace. Ideal for romantic interlude, weddings, relaxing getaways or corporate gatherings.

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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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view listing for Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast HalifaxAccommodationAscendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax

This Halifax B&B, Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast was formally the Caribou Lodge B & B but was recently changed and we strive to give you the very bestWelcome to our Ascendence Harbourside Mansion B&B, please enjoy your stay in Canada!

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view listing for Joyful Journeys Oceanfront CampgroundAccommodationJoyful Journeys Oceanfront Campground

Relaxed, friendly, recreational experience at our spectacular 100 acre oceanfront oasis. With access to phenomenal St. Ann’s Bay, nature is at your doorstep, offering glimpses of wildlife and the untamed world. Doggy daycare onsite!

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Airlane Golf ClubAttractionAirlane Golf Club

The course is situated on 100 acres with generous rolling fairways for easy walking and the greens are bent grass. There is a good mix of holes with two par 3's;two par 5's and five par 4's with both left and right doglegs in play. Only 30

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view listing for Brightwood Golf & Country ClubAttractionBrightwood Golf & Country Club

The course is located on a beautiful hillside overlooking Halifax Harbour with some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding area. Pro Shop: 469-7879 Starter: 464-GOLF

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view listing for Mersey Road paintball FieldAttractionMersey Road paintball Field

Jim and Howie Langlois have created a welcoming environment for any style of player, rookie or veteran, woods or speedballer, Mersey Road offers players outstanding fields and services.

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view listing for Avondale Sky Winery AttractionAvondale Sky Winery

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky. Enjoy tastings, tours and events in our award winning retail shop

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view listing for Williamsdale Winery AttractionWilliamsdale Winery

Growing only blueberries, this 18-year-old winery preses the berries, ferments the juices into seven different kinds of blueberry wine, including a sparkling wild blueberry.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Halifax Halifax Bus Terminal (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceHalifax Halifax Bus Terminal (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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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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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 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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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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