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Named one of the Top 10 Global DESTINATIONS ON THE RISE in TripAdvisor's 2018 Travelers' Choice Awards, come see what all the buzz is about!

30 Things To Do in Halifax This November

Bring on the chilly weather, the craft fairs, the comedy shows, and the Christmas trees – we’re ready for November in Halifax!

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7 Interesting Facts About Nova Scotia's Tree for Boston

When the Halifax Explosion devastated the city in 1917, Boston, MA sent medical personnel and supplies to relieve the city’s rescue efforts.

For decades Nova Scotians have commemorated Boston’s kindness by sending a Nova Scotian Christmas tree to our southern neighbours.

Here are a few interesting facts about Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston.

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5 Places to Drink Nova Scotian Cider in Halifax

Move over beer, there’s a new drink in town! Cider has been having a moment the last couple of years, and luckily for us, it’s led to a boom in local Nova Scotia cider production and even the opening of two new cideries right in the city.

Discover our picks for some of the BEST places in Halifax to enjoy a local cider.

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5 Reasons to Visit Halifax As Soon As Possible!

We’ve narrowed down 5 (of the many!) reasons to get yourself to Halifax as soon as you possibly can!

Find out what they are!

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Fall for Halifax!

Discover tips and inspiration for your autumn trip to Halifax, including pumpkin picking, corn mazes, fall hikes, and more!

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The ultimate tool for planning your trip to Halifax: The Official 2018 Halifax Highlights Visitor Guide

Start planning your next or first trip to Halifax using our BRAND NEW 2018 Halifax Highlights Official Visitor Guide

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Ideas & Inspiration to Plan Your Trip

There’s no shortage of things to do in Halifax!
If you aren’t sure what to do, where to stay or where to eat in Halifax, we've got you covered here!

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Things to Do

Discover all the things to do in Halifax and find out what makes it a truly unique destination.


Plan Your Trip

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Getting Here & Around

Find out all ways to get to and around Halifax during your next vacation!

Explore the Regions

Discover everything each region is known for, and decide where you want to spend your vacation!

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