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

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view listing for Waterview Rooms & RestaurantAccommodationWaterview Rooms & Restaurant

We offer well-appointed roomswhich will greatly add to your comfort whether travelling for pleasure or for business. Full Breakfast includet. SaTV, Free Internet. We serve German & Austrian Couisine and Seafood, Homemade Desserts

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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 Days Inn - DartmouthAccommodationDays Inn - Dartmouth

Five superb meeting rooms including boardroom & banquets for 60 people, all with internet access. Coffee shop, restaurant, lounge, pets okay, copy & fax service, some connecting rooms

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view listing for Orchard Queen MotelAccommodationOrchard Queen Motel

just 10 km from the Bay of Fundy Worlds Highest Tides, rests your destination, your Home away from Home, the Orchard Queen Motel & RV Park. 8 air conditioned units, including 2 kitchenette units.

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view listing for Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast HalifaxAccommodationAscendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax

This Halifax B&B, Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast was formally the Caribou Lodge B & B but was recently changed and we strive to give you the very bestWelcome to our Ascendence Harbourside Mansion B&B, please enjoy your stay in Canada!

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Halifax Attractions

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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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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 ViewFinders International Film Festival for YouthAttractionViewFinders International Film Festival for Youth

ViewFinders is a five-day celebration of film, video and media geared towards youth ages 3-18.

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view listing for Chedabucto Bay Brewing CompanyAttractionChedabucto Bay Brewing Company

The Chedabucto Bay Brewing Co. continues the centuries old craft brewing tradition begun in Guysborough in 1659 by Nicholas Denys, the first commercial brewery in Atlantic Canada. Chedabucto Bay brews premium ales using deep artesian well.

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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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Travel Services

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view listing for MacFarlands Courier Inc. (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceMacFarlands Courier Inc. (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 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 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 Thrifty Car Rental -Travel ServiceThrifty 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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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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