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 Fox Harb'R ResortAccommodationFox Harb'R Resort

Fox Harb'r Resort offers classic elegance on a grand scale with a variety of activities including the award-winning championship golf course, the par 3 course, a luxury spa and wellness centre, a private 4885 foot airstrip,

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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 Comfort Inn - TruroAccommodationComfort Inn - Truro

Hotel has 81 rooms, convenience store, business centre, handicap facilities, pets okay. Complimentary weekday newspaper & coffee, cold weather plugins, lobby computer with internet,

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view listing for Paul Bunyan's Cottages & Campground LtdAccommodationPaul Bunyan's Cottages & Campground Ltd

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

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view listing for Ridge Valley CampgroundAccommodationRidge Valley Campground

Sites: 56 overnight (E,W,Se) + 13 seasonal; 8 cabins. Open campground with spacious sites; pull-throughs. FT, washrooms, free showers, laundromat, free Wi-Fi, canteen, firepits. Pool (out), kiddie pool, playground, bandstand, bounce castle

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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Bear River VineyardsAttractionBear River Vineyards

Bear River is a maritime climate paradox. There is calm air, exceptional summer sun and no fog. These conditions create a vineyard climate found in few areas of eastern Canada.

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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 Bay of Islands Sustainable Living CentreAttractionBay of Islands Sustainable Living Centre

Bay of Islands Sustainable Living Centre is a 50 acre facility on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. 'Trail Stop' on Highway 7, open mic music & stories, nature & heritage trails, rough camping, low-impact forestry & horse-logging, tours, etc

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view listing for Skipping Stone Crafts & GalleryAttractionSkipping Stone Crafts & Gallery

Unique gifts, crafts and gallery in restored historic building on scenic Guysborough Harbour. Authentic Seacoast™ line of products. Seaside patio with ice cream and bicycle rentals to explore the charming seacoast village.

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view listing for Bayers Road Bowlarama Bowling CentreAttractionBayers Road Bowlarama Bowling Centre

We offer all the entertainment you could ever want from bumper and cosmic bowling to competitive league play all in a safe, secure environment. Bowlarama also provides food/bar services, special event hosting for fundraisers and birthdays.

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Travel 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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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 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 Auld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceAuld's Cove Irving Causeway Big Stop (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 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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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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