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

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Halifax area:

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view listing for Cambridge SuitesAccommodationCambridge Suites

4 star downtown all-suite hotel with business centre, gift shop, health club, lounge, meeting rooms, fitness centre & sauna,. Rooms with mini-bar, movie channels, free parking. Room service. Free continental breakfast, daily newspaper & parking.

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view listing for Four Points HalifaxAccommodationFour Points Halifax

AAA 3 diamonds completely smoke free downtown hotel with business ctr, handicap fac, health club, restaurants, swimming pool, high-speed internet access in all guest and meeting rooms

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view listing for Osprey Shores Golf ResortAccommodationOsprey Shores Golf Resort

Described by The Chronicle Herald as having “views to rival those at Chester or Northumberland”, this nine-hole course has earned a reputation as one of Atlantic Canada's most picturesque golf resorts. Clubhouse with lounge, pro shop and rentals.

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view listing for Coastal Inn, Dartmouth, Nova ScotiaAccommodationCoastal Inn, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Centrally located on the Dartmouth side of Halifax Harbour. Fast, easy access to Burnside and Bayers Lake Business Parks, Mic Mac Mall, the new Dartmouth Crossing and downtown Halifax

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view listing for Salmon River House Country Inn & The Lobster Shack RestaurantAccommodationSalmon River House Country Inn & The Lobster Shack Restaurant

The Romance of the Sea at your doorstep. Unique Country Inn & Lobster Shack, only 45 min outside Metro Halifax. Fresh seafood every day, walk on Martinique Beach, Enjoy the sunsets.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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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 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 Eileanan BreaghaAttractionEileanan Breagha

On Cape Breton's Bras D'Or Lakes, we are Nova Scotia's northernmost estate winery (Scottish Gaelic for 'beautiful islands'). The vineyard was named in homage to the owner's Gaelic heritage and for the majestic view of the numerous small islands

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view listing for Paddy's Brewpub AttractionPaddy's Brewpub

Paddy's always has something special to offer. Seasonal ales from Blueberry ale to Hefeweizen to Honey Ale. Ask about our latest brew.

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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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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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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 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 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 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 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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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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