Outdoor Adventure August 26, 2017

Things To Do In & Around Halifax – Outdoor Edition

Header image: East Coast Outfitters

Calling all nature lovers! If you’re planning a trip to Halifax then this is the list for you!

From kayaking through bays and inlets to hiking our coastal trails, get ready to explore with the help of this list of 10 things to do outdoors in the Halifax Region.

1 – Learn to surf on the Eastern Shore.

READ MORE: 5 Reasons to Give Winter Surfing a Chance in Halifax

2 – Explore the Halifax Region’s many farmers’ markets.

READ MORE: Explore the vendors at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market

3 – Hike one of the fantastic local trails in the Halifax Region.

READ MORE: Top 5 Hikes In The Halifax Region: Part 1 & Top 5 Hikes in the Halifax Region: Part 2

Photo: @janickdaigle /IG

4 – Visit Hope for Wildlife, a local animal rehabilitation center.

📍 Seaforth, Eastern Shore Region
🚗 ~45 minutes from downtown Halifax

5 – Go on a hot air balloon adventure beyond the Halifax Region!

📍 Windsor, NS
🚗 ~1 hour from downtown Halifax

6 – Take a guided tour of McNab’s Island.

READ MORE: Top 10 Guided Tours of Halifax

7 – Rent a sea kayak and paddle the 100 Wild Islands.

📍 Tangier, Eastern Shore Region
🚗 ~1.5 hours from downtown Halifax

8 – Experience one of Canada’s most iconic sites, Peggy’s Cove.

📍 St. Margaret’s Bay, NS
🚗 ~45 minutes from downtown Halifax

Further reading: How to Get to Peggy’s Cove From Downtown Halifax

9 – Stroll McCormack’s Beach and explore Fisherman’s Cove

📍 Eastern Passage, NS
🚗 ~45 minutes from downtown Halifax

10 – Explore Taylor’s Head on the Eastern Shore

📍 Spry Bay, Eastern Shore Region
🚗 ~1 hour from downtown Halifax

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