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 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 Old Shipyard Beach CampgroundAccommodationOld Shipyard Beach Campground

When the tide is in, the ocean will be within 50 feet of your campsite. When it goes out (every six hours), you can walk out on the ocean floor up to 1/4 of a mile.

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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 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 Sunnyvale Estate RV Park & Family CampgroundAccommodationSunnyvale Estate RV Park & Family Campground

35 overnight sites (E,W,Se,U) + 24 seasonal. Open & wooded campground on private lake. Washrooms, FT, showers, DS, wood, ice, Washer and Dryer. Swimming. VS, MC.

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Grandview Golf & Country ClubAttractionGrandview Golf & Country Club

The course was designed by Bill Robinson of Cornish &Robinson Golf Course Designers, and has hosted a number of Nova Scotia Golf Association Provincial Championships. The sparkling ponds reflect the well-groomed bentgrass greens and tee

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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 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 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 Granite Springs Golf ClubAttractionGranite Springs Golf Club

Close to Peggy's Cove, you'll find this green haven cut into the rugged bush and granite rock, providing a picturesque course with 200 acres of rolling green hills, stands of evergreens, maple and birch trees, dotted with 26 spring fed pond

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Travel Services

Here are some featured travel agencies, trnapsortation and attractions:

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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 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 Great E.A.R.T.H ExpeditionsTravel ServiceGreat E.A.R.T.H Expeditions

Whether you want to explore a cave, feel the spray off a hidden waterfall or climb the rolling highlands of Cape Breton's Cabot Trail, we can safely guide you through all of your desired expeditions. Tours range from half-day to multi-day tours.

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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 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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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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