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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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 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 Plage Saint PierreAccommodationPlage Saint Pierre

106 overnight sites (E,W,Se,U) + 44 seasonal; 3 rental trailers. Open & wooded campground on ocean inlet on Cheeticamp Island. FT, showers, washrooms, fireplace, wood, ice, ATM, laundromat. Beach swimming, playground, horseshoes, volleyball,

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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 Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, CanadaAccommodationHomewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Homewood Suites Halifax Downtown is conveniently located downtown boasting modern suites, and only walking distance from dining, shopping and entertainment.

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view listing for Comfort Inn HalifaxAccommodationComfort Inn Halifax

This EconoLodge features handicap facilities, movie channels, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted, restaurants, swimming pool, complimentary coffee, fitness, indoor pool, cable/satellite TV.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Sackville Golf CourseAttractionSackville Golf Course

A public course with nine well-groomed fairways nestled in a natural setting. Constantly expanding and improving the course makes it different each year, and puts the fun back into golf. Located just minutes from anywhere in Metro Halifax.

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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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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 Benjamin Bridge AttractionBenjamin Bridge

We are located off the Bay of Fundy, where the cool climate bears an uncanny affinity with the Champagne region of France. Our experienced winemakers produce world-class Méthode Classique sparkling wines and limited edition luxury wines.

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view listing for Ste. Famille Wines LtdAttractionSte. Famille Wines Ltd

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd. is an award winning winery that is 25 years old. Our vineyard is situated on a gently sloping hill overlooking the Avon River Valley. It is one of the warmest vineyard sites in Nova Scotia.

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Travel Services

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view listing for St Francis Xavier University (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceSt Francis Xavier University (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 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 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 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 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".

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  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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