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 DesBarres Manor InnAccommodationDesBarres Manor Inn

DesBarres Manor Inn is Nova Scotia's gourmet getaway destination. Nova Scotia's 2008 Cuisine of the Year, this 10 room bed & breakfast inn combines the luxury of a boutique hotel with warm Maritime hospitality.

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view listing for Louisbourg Motor Home RV Park & CampgroundAccommodationLouisbourg Motor Home RV Park & Campground

RV & Campground owned & run by town's merchants, very friendly,helpful staff. Open campground on mostly gravel lot overlooking Louisbourg Harbor, across the bay from Louisbourg Fortress

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view listing for Joyful Journeys Oceanfront CampgroundAccommodationJoyful Journeys Oceanfront Campground

Relaxed, friendly, recreational experience at our spectacular 100 acre oceanfront oasis. With access to phenomenal St. Ann’s Bay, nature is at your doorstep, offering glimpses of wildlife and the untamed world. Doggy daycare onsite!

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view listing for Berwick United Church Camp GroundsAccommodationBerwick United Church Camp Grounds

There are spaces for tenting, smaller trailers and drive through spaces for RV’s. Many spots have 30 amps. Dorms and cottages also available.

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view listing for Anchorage House & CottagesAccommodationAnchorage 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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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 Avondale Sky Winery AttractionAvondale Sky Winery

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky. Enjoy tastings, tours and events in our award winning retail shop

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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 Granite BreweryAttractionGranite Brewery

For over 30 years the Granite Brewery has been producing award winning ales in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We specialize in English style real ales.

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view listing for Ashburn Golf ClubAttractionAshburn Golf Club

The Ashburn Golf Club has two 18 hole courses that combine convenience, variety and challenge. The old course with its undulating fairways within the city of Halifax, was designed by the noted Canadian golf architect Stanley Thompson and op

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Travel Services

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view listing for Boucher Gary's Groceries (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBoucher Gary's Groceries (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 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 Airport Thrifty Truck RentalTravel ServiceAirport Thrifty Truck 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 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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