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 Listing: Macdonald MuseumNew ListingNew Listing: Macdonald Museum (added 11/8/2017)

features a collection of antique clocks and pocket watches, a circa 1940 classroom, a depression era general store, a community art display, art gallery, natural history exhibit, and more

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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 Digby, Nova ScotiaAccommodationCoastal Inn Digby, Nova Scotia

36 spacious air-conditioned units (housekeeping available), Flat screen T.V., Laundromat, Conference room, wheelchair access, High speed internet access, Children`s Play Area.

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view listing for Hearthstone Inn Halifax/DartmouthAccommodationHearthstone Inn Halifax/Dartmouth

Our pet friendly, intimate hotel boasts 54 rooms with a staff dedicated to the highest level of service for every guest. Bordering Graham's Grove on Lake Banook in Dartmouth

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view listing for Trenton Park CampgroundAccommodationTrenton Park Campground

Trenton Park is a great location for family fun with a playground, a 3000 square foot family swimming pool and water splash pool for visitors to cool down in the summer months! A picnic area, Trenton Park Canteen, open daily in the summer.

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view listing for Burnside Hotel -DartmouthAccommodationBurnside Hotel -Dartmouth

3 star hotel with 83 tasteful ooms and 11 suites, including large one bedroom units, and drive-up rooms. Banquet/meeting rooms, seasonal outdoor pool, satellite TV, in-room mini-bar, complementary parking, free local calls.

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view listing for Courtyard by Marriott Halifax DowntownAccommodationCourtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown

Courtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown is an award winning hotel located in the heart of the city on Halifax's beautiful waterfront. The courtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown is with in walking distance to everything you want and need.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Benjamin BridgeAttractionBenjamin 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 Methode Classique sparkling wines and limited edition luxury wines.

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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 Shakespeare by the SeaAttractionShakespeare by the Sea

A theatre company serving Halifax since 1994, presenting family entertainment and the works of William Shakespeare in Point Pleasant Park. We have opened Park Place Theatre in the lower parking lot to extend the season beyond July through Sept.

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view listing for Eaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country ClubAttractionEaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country Club

The natural beauty of Nova Scotia is on display throughout the 18 holes at Eaglequest Grandview Golf & Country Club, with undulating terrain, majestic trees lining the fairway,and a championship layout to challenge any player.

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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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Travel Services

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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 Enterprise Rent-A-Car - AntigonishTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Antigonish

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 Barney's River Fire Hall (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBarney's River Fire Hall (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 Auld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceAuld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (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 Rent A CarTravel ServiceAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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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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