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 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 Marriott Residence Inn Halifax DowntownAccommodationMarriott Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

Residence Inn by Marriott,Halifax Downtown.Brand new hotel, 2004. All Suites, all the comforts of home. Full Kitchens.

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view listing for Surfside InnAccommodationSurfside Inn

Overlooking the golden sands of Queensland Beach, the Inn is located 30 minutes from Halifax, Peggy's Cove, and Lunenburg. Built by a sea captain circa 1880, the Inn has been restored keeping the Victorian elegance while providing modern amenities.

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view listing for Keltic Lodge Resort and SpaAccommodationKeltic Lodge Resort and Spa

Surround yourself with the rugged glory of Cape Breton. High on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Keltic Lodge commands a view like no other.

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view listing for Paul Bunyan's Cottages & Campground LtdAccommodationPaul Bunyan's Cottages & Campground Ltd

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors. Sites for tents and RVs.

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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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Halifax Attractions

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view listing for Anchorage House & CottagesAttractionAnchorage House & Cottages

With vacation accommodations including 12 cottages and 3 rooms, in Hubbards, Nova Scotia on the beautiful South Shore Lighthouse Route. 35 minutes from Halifax, Peggy's Cove and Lunenburg, and only 40 minutes from the Annapolis Valley.

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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 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 Rines Creek VineyardAttractionRines Creek Vineyard

Grape Stomp charity fund raiser, honey sales, wagon rides, pumpkin hunt, beef and sheep, vineyard walk, raised bed vegetable gardens, wine tasting and sales.

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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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Travel Services

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck Rental - Reservations & InformationTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rental - Reservations & Information

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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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 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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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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