Halifax Travel Guide


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Plan Your Halifax Vacation

It was Halifax’s natural harbor—the second largest in the world after Sydney, Australia’s—that first drew the British here in 1749, and today most major sites are conveniently located either along it or on the Citadel-crowned hill overlooking it. That’s good news for visitors because this city actually covers quite a bit of ground.


Halifax Hotels

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Halifax Restaurants

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Halifax Experiences

  • A Good Walk

    Starting your walk at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site is practical because, as the city’s highest point, it puts... Read more

  • Halifax and the Titanic

    When the Titanic sank in 1912, Halifax became, in a sense, the fabled ship's final destination. Being the closest major port, it... Read more

  • Local Flavors

    Nova Scotia's verdant landscapes and churning seas provide a feast for the eyes and one for the table as well. Residents contend that the... Read more


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