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 Rose and  Thistle Bed and BreakfastAccommodationRose and Thistle Bed and Breakfast

Whether you're staying for a day or longer you will enjoy our modern home overlooking beautiful Antigonish Harbour.

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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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view listing for Larinda's landing Oceanfront CottagesAccommodationLarinda's landing Oceanfront Cottages

Larinda's Landing oceanfront property has six gorgeous, well-appointed ocean front cottages,just a half hour drive from beautiful downtown Halifax

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view listing for Digby Pines Golf Resort and SpaAccommodationDigby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is located in Digby near the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia and overlooking the beautiful Annapolis Basin.

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view listing for Best Western Micmac HotelAccommodationBest Western Micmac Hotel

Exit 6A off Micmac Parclo.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Splatz Insane Paintball FieldAttractionSplatz Insane Paintball Field

Splatz Paintball is located in beautiful Pictou County, approximately 15 minutes from the Highland Square Mall in New Glasgow

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view listing for Airlane Golf ClubAttractionAirlane Golf Club

The course is situated on 100 acres with generous rolling fairways for easy walking and the greens are bent grass. There is a good mix of holes with two par 3's;two par 5's and five par 4's with both left and right doglegs in play. Only 30

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view listing for Formation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)AttractionFormation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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view listing for Boxwood FestivalsAttractionBoxwood Festivals

Boxwood will inspire your creative spirit with concerts, dances, sessions, classes & lectures. Bringing together traditional musicians from all over the world & creating lasting friendships, Boxwood is a unique, non-competitive festival and workshop.

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view listing for Alderney LandingAttractionAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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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 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 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 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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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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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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