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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New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Winery and Craft Brewery Attractions and ToursNew Web PageWinery and Craft Brewery Attractions and Tours (1/10/2017 to 1/24/2017)

Find tourist attractions in FoundLocally.com's Halifax and area directory of Craft Breweries, Brew Pubs, Vineyards, Wineries, and Craft Distilleries

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Rating & Reviews

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Travel News

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Halifax Savings

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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 Antigonish, Nova ScotiaAccommodationCoastal Inn Antigonish, Nova Scotia

We have 35 air conditioned drive-up units, beautifully decorated, 2 level family units available (it's like having 2 rooms for the price of one).We also have economical, clean, single rooms

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view listing for Ramada Plaza Dartmouth Park PlaceAccommodationRamada Plaza Dartmouth Park Place

Executive class service with 178 elegant guestrooms and suites in AAA 3 diamonds hotel. Free parking, daily newspaper, in-room coffee, local calls, and wireless high speed internet. Pool/spa, meeting rooms, business centre.

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view listing for Sunset SandsAccommodationSunset Sands

72 full service RV sites, 12 unserviced tenting sites and a park owned rental RV. Laundromat and bathroom facilities are centrally located in the RV Park. From mid-June to mid-September, guests have complimentary use of our pool complex

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view listing for Cambridge Suites Hotel HalifaxAccommodationCambridge Suites Hotel Halifax

First class hotel with complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, welcome basket with tea/coffee cookie/popcorn, summer use of rooftop BBQ , daily newspaper, and use of rooftop fitness center.

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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 Muir Murray Estate Winery AttractionMuir Murray Estate Winery

Permanently Closed

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view listing for Paddy's Brewpub AttractionPaddy's Brewpub

Paddy's always has something special to offer. Seasonal ales from Blueberry ale to Hefeweizen to Honey Ale. Ask about our latest brew.

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view listing for Indian Lake Golf CourseAttractionIndian Lake Golf Course

This executive 18 hole course appeals to all levels and has a log Clubhouse well finished to provide snacks and light "soup and sandwich"type meals in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.

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view listing for Bear River VineyardsAttractionBear River Vineyards

Bear River is a maritime climate paradox. There is calm air, exceptional summer sun and no fog. These conditions create a vineyard climate found in few areas of eastern Canada.

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view listing for Grandview Golf & Country ClubAttractionGrandview Golf & Country Club

The course was designed by Bill Robinson of Cornish &Robinson Golf Course Designers, and has hosted a number of Nova Scotia Golf Association Provincial Championships. The sparkling ponds reflect the well-groomed bentgrass greens and tee

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Travel Services

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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 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 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 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 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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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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