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 Holiday Inn Sydney - WaterfrontAccommodationHoliday Inn Sydney - Waterfront

First class hotel with meeting rooms, business centre, health club, swimming pool & 55 foot waterslide, PC hookups & movie channels in rooms. Pets okay. Handicapped accessible.

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view listing for Ridge Valley CampgroundAccommodationRidge Valley Campground

Sites: 56 overnight (E,W,Se) + 13 seasonal; 8 cabins. Open campground with spacious sites; pull-throughs. FT, washrooms, free showers, laundromat, free Wi-Fi, canteen, firepits. Pool (out), kiddie pool, playground, bandstand, bounce castle

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view listing for Best Western Chocolate Lake hotelAccommodationBest Western Chocolate Lake hotel

Best Western Chocolate Lake hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia is newly redesigned, offering you exceptional comfort in a gorgeous, convenient location.

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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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view listing for Blue Shutters Bed & BreakfastAccommodationBlue Shutters Bed & Breakfast

Welcome to our home located in the Annapolis Valley'spicturesque and historic town of Wolfville, home of Acadia University, Kings County, the Land of Orchards and Tides and Vines.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Storm warning paintballAttractionStorm warning paintball

Our employees and referees are highly trained on the sport of paintball & have almost 40 years of combined experience in the paintball business

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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 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 Eaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country ClubAttractionEaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country Club

The natural beauty of Nova Scotia is on display throughout the 18 holes at Eaglequest Grandview Golf & Country Club, with undulating terrain, majestic trees lining the fairway,and a championship layout to challenge any player.

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view listing for Dartmouth Heritage MuseumAttractionDartmouth Heritage Museum

Come and visit the homestead of a Quaker Whaler and learn all about the development of Dartmouth and the whaling industry circa 1785. Our costumed guides will gladly show you around their house and garden.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)Travel ServiceHalifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)

opened in 1960. The airport is named for Robert L. Stanfield, who was born in nearby Truro, was Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Halifax International Airport operates 24 hours per day

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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 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 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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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".


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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