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 Fox Harb'R ResortAccommodationFox Harb'R Resort

Fox Harb'r Resort offers classic elegance on a grand scale with a variety of activities including the award-winning championship golf course, the par 3 course, a luxury spa and wellness centre, a private 4885 foot airstrip,

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view listing for Ashlea House Bed and BreakfastAccommodationAshlea House Bed and Breakfast

We are a beautifully restored Victorian B&B in the UNESCO town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, just an hour's drive from Halifax

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view listing for Rodd Grand YarmouthAccommodationRodd Grand Yarmouth

Downtown Yarmouth across from ferry terminals, with 65 extra large guestrooms & 2 room suites. Meeting rooms for up to 100, pool, gym..

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view listing for Orchard Queen Motel & RV Park LtdAccommodationOrchard Queen Motel & RV Park Ltd

he RV Park consists of 64 sites: 60 sites are Three Way, Full Hook-Up, 30 amp on Town sewer & water, in a peaceful setting with 50 of these Seasonal Sites and 10 Pull-Through Overnight Sites, all sites are dog friendly.

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view listing for Travelodge Suites New GlasgowAccommodationTravelodge Suites New Glasgow

AAA 2 diamonds close to golf courses, salt-water beaches & shopping, has guest laundry, and complimentary continental breakfast, wireless high speed internet access, outdoor parking & local calls,

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for South Centre Bowlarama Bowling CentreAttractionSouth Centre Bowlarama Bowling Centre

We offer all the entertainment you could ever want from bumper and cosmic bowling to competitive league play all in a safe, secure environment. Bowlarama also provides food/bar services, special event hosting for fundraisers and birthdays.

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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 Rudder's Brew PubAttractionRudder's Brew Pub

Soak up the ambience as you dine on fresh seafood and sip premium brewed beers, brewed on-site at South West Nova's only microbrewery restaurant.

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view listing for Prospect Short Game GolfAttractionProspect Short Game Golf

Prospect Short Game Golf is a 9-Hole Pitch &Putt, with each hole being 40-80 yards. Greens are constructed with high quality synthetic turf. 18 Hole Mini Golf played on Pro Turf.

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view listing for Beaver Creek Winery AttractionBeaver Creek Winery

Making wine from locally grown fruit can produce some delicious tasting wines. Fruit is a first choice as winemakers everywhere bring out the delicious essence of the natural berries, fruit

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Travel Services

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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 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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view listing for Elmsdale Petro Canada (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceElmsdale Petro Canada (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 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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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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Travel Information & Links

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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