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 Comfort Inn - TruroAccommodationComfort Inn - Truro

Hotel has 81 rooms, convenience store, business centre, handicap facilities, pets okay. Complimentary weekday newspaper & coffee, cold weather plugins, lobby computer with internet,

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view listing for Travelodge Suites New GlasgowAccommodationTravelodge Suites New Glasgow

AAA 2 diamonds close to golf courses, salt-water beaches & shopping, has guest laundry, and complimentary continental breakfast, wireless high speed internet access, outdoor parking & local calls,

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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 Cove Oceanfront CampgroundAccommodationCove Oceanfront Campground

Nova Scotia's only Four Star oceanfront campground! Located directly on the beautiful Bay of Fundy, this clean, quiet & secure campground is the perfect base camp location for your Fundy Coast vacation.

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view listing for Commons InnAccommodationCommons Inn

Commons Inn is a centrally located and family operated Inn with 40 comfortable rooms just a 10 minute walk north of Citadel Hill and Metro Centre.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Ground Zero Climbing GymAttractionGround Zero Climbing Gym

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 Blomidon Estate WineryAttractionBlomidon Estate Winery

We are located in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, in the community of Habitant, just outside of Canning. Come say hi to our friendly staff, walk through the vineyards, and taste our wines.

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view listing for Atlantic Film Festival AssociationAttractionAtlantic Film Festival Association

The Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA) brings the world to Halifax with exciting international cultural events throughout the year that provide a platform for showcasing Atlantic Canadian talent.

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view listing for Lost Creek Golf ClubAttractionLost Creek Golf Club

Lost Creek Golf Club opened in 1999, and is surrounded by a development, Lost Creek Village only 20 minutes from Halifax. This golf course spreads over 180 acres of mature forest and rolling hills beside a lake with several streams, brooks

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view listing for Beaver Creek Winery AttractionBeaver Creek Winery

Making wine from locally grown fruit can produce some delicious tasting wines. Fruit is a first choice as winemakers everywhere bring out the delicious essence of the natural berries, fruit

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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view listing for Avis Rent A CarTravel ServiceAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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view listing for Halifax Airport  (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceHalifax Airport (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 Barney's River Fire Hall (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBarney's River Fire Hall (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 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 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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