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 - YarmouthAccommodationComfort Inn - Yarmouth

Free weekday Newspaper, coffee, local phone calls, business services, handicap rooms, cable TV & pay per view movies, some rooms with sofabeds.

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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 Heritage Hideaway Bed and BreakfastAccommodationHeritage Hideaway Bed and Breakfast

Our Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn is centrally located only a 15 minute hassle free drive from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. We are also located only 15 minutes away from downtown Halifax.

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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 Clyde Farm CampgroundAccommodationClyde Farm Campground

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

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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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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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view listing for Jost Vineyards LtdAttractionJost Vineyards Ltd

Nestled in the gentle hills & sheltered coastal inlets of the Northumberland shores, our winery is Nova Scotia's largest. A pioneer of the Nova Scotia wine industry, and won hundreds of national & international awards.

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view listing for Overkill Sportz / Hyper SportzAttractionOverkill Sportz / Hyper Sportz

Formerly OVERKILLSPORTZ, conveniently located 8 minutes outside of Lower Sackville. Whether you are a novice or a professional paintballer, a woodsballer or a speed baller, come on out and enjoy all the fun and excitement that paintball has to offer.

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view listing for Camp Debert Army Paintball Field43 Forrester StreetAttractionCamp Debert Army Paintball Field43 Forrester Street

The camp was a major Canadian military installation from its inception in 1940 during the Second World War, to its time as a government nuclear fallout bunker in the 1960s, lessening in importance until its decommissioning in 1998.

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Travel Services

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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 Hertz Rent A CarTravel ServiceHertz Rent A Car

Great cars. Great rates. Great Srvice. Hertz is the preferred car rental company of CAA. Free customer pickup & return, Unlimited km rates. One-way rentals. daily, weekly, weekend rates.

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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 Hertz Rent A CarTravel ServiceHertz Rent A Car

Great cars. Great rates. Great Srvice. Hertz is the preferred car rental company of CAA. Free customer pickup & return, Unlimited km rates. One-way rentals. daily, weekly, weekend rates.

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view listing for Atlantic Marketing With A-PeelTravel ServiceAtlantic Marketing With A-Peel

We offer fundraising programs to suit any groups' needs. Peeler Mini-Coupon Cards, Gourment Lollipops and other quality items to help you achieve your fundraising goals. We also print business cards and other great business retention products.

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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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