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 Berwick United Church Camp GroundsAccommodationBerwick United Church Camp Grounds

There are spaces for tenting, smaller trailers and drive through spaces for RV’s. Many spots have 30 amps. Dorms and cottages also available.

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view listing for Travelodge Suites DartmouthAccommodationTravelodge Suites Dartmouth

AAA 2 diamonds inn with country decor, close to Burnside Industrial Park, 10 minutes from Mic Mac Mall. Complimentary continental breakfast and 24 hour, coffee, tea, candy and cookies.

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view listing for Waterview Rooms & RestaurantAccommodationWaterview Rooms & Restaurant

We offer well-appointed roomswhich will greatly add to your comfort whether travelling for pleasure or for business. Full Breakfast includet. SaTV, Free Internet. We serve German & Austrian Couisine and Seafood, Homemade Desserts

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view listing for Loyalist InnAccommodationLoyalist Inn

The Loyalist Inn rooms have all been updated. new 16" deep beds.

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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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Halifax Attractions

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

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view listing for Dartmouth Heritage MuseumAttractionDartmouth Heritage Museum

Come and visit the homestead of a Quaker Whaler and learn all about the development of Dartmouth and the whaling industry circa 1785. Our costumed guides will gladly show you around their house and garden.

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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 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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view listing for Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesAttractionMaritime Mobile DJ Services

Dj Halifax

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view listing for Glen Arbour Golf CourseAttractionGlen Arbour Golf Course

The Course's bent grass tees, greens, and fairways wind their way in and around Sandy, Beaver and Bottle Lakes to offer both spectacular views and challenges Glen Arbour is a world class golf course designed by Graham Cooke for the Annapoli

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Travel Services

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view listing for Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)Travel ServiceHalifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)

opened in 1960. The airport is named for Robert L. Stanfield, who was born in nearby Truro, was Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Halifax International Airport operates 24 hours per day

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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 Hertz Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceHertz Car & Truck Rentals

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 Barney's River Fire Hall (Acadian Bus Depot)Travel ServiceBarney's River Fire Hall (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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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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