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 Prince George HotelAccommodationPrince George Hotel

AAA four diamond with complimentary fitness center, use of business center, in room coffee & tea, and on Crown Floor: free in room hot breakfast & morning newspaper.

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view listing for Best Western MermaidAccommodationBest Western Mermaid

AAA 2 diamonds, minutes from Maine ferries, conference room for 50 & outdoor heated pool, 45 rooms with cable TV & dataport, some with king beds, Captain Kelley's seafood restaurant, sports pub & lounge open 07:00 22:00 daily, short walk from hotel

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view listing for Holiday Inn Sydney - WaterfrontAccommodationHoliday Inn Sydney - Waterfront

First class hotel with meeting rooms, business centre, health club, swimming pool & 55 foot waterslide, PC hookups & movie channels in rooms. Pets okay. Handicapped accessible.

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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 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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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Macdonald MuseumAttractionMacdonald Museum

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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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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view listing for Gaspereau VineyardsAttractionGaspereau Vineyards

Situated in the romantic, rolling hills of the sun-kissed Gaspereau Valley we are a boutique winery situated on a picturesque, 50 acre vineyard close to Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We create award-winning, premium, estate-grown, limited edition 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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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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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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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 Boucher Gary's Groceries (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBoucher Gary's Groceries (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 Thrifty Car RentalTravel ServiceThrifty Car Rental

Join our Blue Chip Rewards program & get a free rental after every 16 rental days. Plus, enjoy perks like express lines & expedited counter service.

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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 Truro Bus Terminal (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceTruro 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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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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