Welcome to Halifax

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!

5 Places to Go Apple Picking Within a 1-Hour Drive From Halifax

Discover 5 places to pick a perfect apple this autumn – all within a 1-hour drive from Halifax.

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5 Family-Friendly Fall Activities in Halifax

Are you searching for some fun family activities to do this fall? Look no further than this list of fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy in Halifax this fall!

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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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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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Experience Refuge Canada at Pier 21: 6 Things You Should See Before It’s Gone

No one wants to be a refugee. Anyone can become one.

Come see Refuge Canada, the powerful exhibition that everyone is talking about at Halifax’s Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

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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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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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New & Now in Halifax

Stay up-to-date on exciting new attractions and newly-opened bars & restaurants, to cool nightlife, seasonal guides, upcoming events, and blogs written by locals!

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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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Halifax Attractions

Attractions in Halifax are plentiful! From iconic lighthouses to urban gardens, stunning galleries and museums, a waterfront science centre, and so much more.

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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

We are your online resource for exploring all things Halifax - but it definitely doesn’t hurt to plan ahead when you decide to make the trip here!

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!

Download Our Visitor Guide

Click here for the first Official Halifax Highlights Visitor Guide!

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