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 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 Bailey House Bed and BreakfastAccommodationBailey House Bed and Breakfast

Indulge in a uniquely Canadian experience in this c1770 Georgian ... the only bed and breakfast on the water in historic Annapolis Royal.

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view listing for Ben Eoin Beach RV Resort & CampgroundAccommodationBen Eoin Beach RV Resort & Campground

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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view listing for Eagles Pitch EcocampingAccommodationEagles Pitch Ecocamping

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors.

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view listing for Comfort Inn - YarmouthAccommodationComfort Inn - Yarmouth

Free weekday Newspaper, coffee, local phone calls, business services, handicap rooms, cable TV & pay per view movies, some rooms with sofabeds.

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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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Halifax Attractions

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view listing for Lightfoot & Wolfville VineyardsAttractionLightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards

We grow HANDCRAFTED, small-lot wines in CERTIFIED ORGANIC vineyards. Our focus on classic vinifera includes CHARDONNAY, PINOT NOIR, RIESLING, and other German-styled whites specifically selected for our microclimates

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view listing for Hartlen Point Forces Golf ClubAttractionHartlen Point Forces Golf Club

This course by the sea was established in 1962 and famous for its windy conditions. One of the toughest tests of golf in the Maritimes, the front nine holes are cut through a forested area, but the back nine holes are of a links style, most

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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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view listing for Rudder's Brew PubAttractionRudder's Brew Pub

Soak up the ambience as you dine on fresh seafood and sip premium brewed beers, brewed on-site at South West Nova's only microbrewery restaurant.

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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 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 Great E.A.R.T.H ExpeditionsTravel ServiceGreat E.A.R.T.H Expeditions

Whether you want to explore a cave, feel the spray off a hidden waterfall or climb the rolling highlands of Cape Breton's Cabot Trail, we can safely guide you through all of your desired expeditions. Tours range from half-day to multi-day tours.

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view listing for Airport Thrifty Car RentalTravel ServiceAirport Thrifty 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 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 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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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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