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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New Listings

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New Listing: Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesNew ListingNew Listing: Maritime Mobile DJ Services (added 8/12/2017)

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Updates & Stories

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Travel News

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Halifax Savings

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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 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 Holiday Inn Express - Halifax-BedfordAccommodationHoliday Inn Express - Halifax-Bedford

Complimentary newspaper and breakfast buffet. Enjoy our refreshing pool or hot tub in this all non-smoking hotel. Easy access from all highways in Halifax yet close to shopping, theatres, and many restaurants.

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view listing for Land Of Evangeline Family Camping ResortAccommodationLand Of Evangeline Family Camping Resort

83 overnight sites and 140 seasonal. Open & wooded campground near beach; panoramic view, spectacular sunsets. FT, washrooms, pay showers, DS, laundromat, firepits, wood, ice, campers’ store. Pool, arcade, mini-golf, rec hall.

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view listing for Holiday Inn Hotel in TruroAccommodationHoliday Inn Hotel in Truro

Hotel has handicap facilities, lounge, meeting rooms, restaurants, swimming pool, free newspaper & local calls

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view listing for Future Inns HalifaxAccommodationFuture Inns Halifax

first class hotel with 127 rooms/8 suites, adjacent to Bayers Lake district. Complimentary parking, high speed internet access, local calls, newspaper, health club

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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 Lightfoot & Wolfville VineyardsAttractionLightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards

We grow HANDCRAFTED, small-lot wines in CERTIFIED ORGANIC vineyards. Our focus on classic vinifera includes CHARDONNAY, PINOT NOIR, RIESLING, and other German-styled whites specifically selected for our microclimates

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view listing for Garrison Brewing CompanyAttractionGarrison Brewing Company

Garrison Brewing Company is following in this tradition by producing premium ales of distinction for the local market. With our inaugural batch of 'Irish Red Ale' in 1997...

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view listing for Never Blink Twice Outdoor Paintball GamesAttractionNever Blink Twice Outdoor Paintball Games

Enjoy playing paintball at our facility. Groups welcome!

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view listing for Gaspereau VineyardsAttractionGaspereau Vineyards

Situated in the romantic, rolling hills of the sun-kissed Gaspereau Valley we are a boutique winery situated on a picturesque, 50 acre vineyard close to Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We create award-winning, premium, estate-grown, limited edition wines.

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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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 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 SearsTravel ServiceSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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view listing for Central Equipment Inc.Travel ServiceCentral Equipment Inc.

Central Equipment Inc. is a dealer of agricultural and industrial equipment located in Central Nova Scotia, serving Atlantic Canada's equipment needs since 1958.

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view listing for Enterprise Rent-A-Car - SydneyTravel ServiceEnterprise Rent-A-Car - Sydney

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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Travel Information & Links

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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