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Itineraries August 5, 2020

11 Itineraries to Help You Rediscover Everything You Love About the Halifax Region

From waterfalls to water slides, white sand beaches, to walks in the park, these itineraries will inspire you to explore all corners of the Halifax region.

Rediscover all the things you already love about Halifax, and discover more than a few new favourites with 11 brand new itineraries, featuring day trips, weekend getaways, staycation inspiration, family vacations, romantic escapes and classic East Coast road trips.

Find the hidden gems and explore the unconventional with itineraries created to help you rediscover the heart & soul of Halifax.

Itinerary #1: Hidden Waterfalls of Halifax

Get out and adventure across the region, chasing the hidden waterfalls of Halifax!

DURATION: 1-1.5 days

LOCATION(S): Eastern Shore: Sheet Harbour, Musquodoboit Valley: Dean, Bedford-Sackville Region: Hammonds Plains

BEST SEASON: Summer

GREAT FOR: Adventurers / Locals / Anyone looking to experience something new in the HRM

Hidden Waterfalls of Halifax

Itinerary #2: Make a Splash Family Weekend Adventure

Take the weekend to unplug, shut off your screens, get moving, and make a splash with your family in Halifax!

DURATION: 2-3 days

LOCATION(S): Multiple locations throughout the Halifax Region: Downtown Halifax, Hammonds Plains, Spryfield

GREAT FOR: Families

BEST SEASON: Summer

Make a Splash Family Weekend Adventure

Itinerary #3: Out-Of-This-World Stargazing Adventure

Sometimes you need a little space to get away from the everyday. The Eastern Shore provides stargazers with optimal conditions for viewing billions of stars in the clear night sky.

DURATION: 1 evening

LOCATION(S): Dartmouth & Eastern Shore

BEST SEASON: Summer / Fall

GREAT FOR: Couples / Photographers / Explorers

Out-Of-This World Stargazing Adventure

Itinerary #4: Lobster Rolls & Secret Shores

Explore the Peggy’s Cove area like a local with a day at a secluded beach and a fresh seafood lunch at a locally-owned hidden gem.

DURATION: 1-2 days

LOCATION(S): Peggy’s Cove & St. Margaret’s Bay Area: Tantallon, French Village, Dover, Lower Prospect

BEST SEASON: Summer

GREAT FOR: Couples / Friends / Families

Lobster Rolls & Secret Shores

Itinerary #5: Wild Swimming Weekend

Take a weekend to relax and savour the swims – fresh, salty and wild – on this wild swimming weekend in Halifax.

DURATION: 2 days

LOCATION(S): Multiple locations throughout the Halifax Region: Eastern Shore, Purcells Cove, West End Halifax, South End Halifax

BEST SEASON: Summer

GREAT FOR: Adventurers / Families / Friends / Couples

Wild Swimming Weekend

Itinerary #6: Off-The-Grid Eastern Shore Getaway

Take a break from the day-to-day routine and unplug with an off-the-grid afternoon on Halifax’s untouched Eastern Shore.

DURATION: 1 day

LOCATION(S): Eastern Shore: Musquodoboit Harbour, Spry Bay, Sheet Harbour

BEST SEASON: Summer

GREAT FOR: Friends / Families / Anyone eager to explore a part of the Halifax region they’ve never encountered

Off-The-Grid Eastern Shore Getaway

Itinerary #7: Tea Party in the Park Afternoon Adventure

Have a fun day in the Spring Garden Area with a trip to a storybook café and a walk through the magical Halifax Public Gardens.

DURATION: 0.5 day

LOCATION(S): Downtown Halifax: Spring Garden Area

BEST SEASON: Spring / Summer / Fall

GREAT FOR: Families / Friends / Reconnecting

Tea Party in The Park: Afternoon Adventure

Itinerary #8: The Halifax Region Grand Tour Road Trip Route #1

DURATION: 2 days

LOCATION(S): South Shore: Hubbards, Mount Uniacke, Musquodoboit Valley: Wyses Corner

BEST SEASON: Any season – depending on what you want to do!

GREAT FOR: Couples / Families / Best Friends’ Road Trip

The Halifax Region Grand Tour Road Trip Route #1

Itinerary #9: Downtown Dartmouth Daycation

DURATION: 0.5 day

LOCATION(S): Downtown Dartmouth

BEST SEASON: Spring / Summer / Fall

GREAT FOR: Solo / Families / Friends

Decompress in Dartmouth Daycation

Itinerary #10: See It Again for the First Time: Rediscover Halifax

See the city through fresh eyes with this weekend itinerary created to help you rediscover Halifax – no matter how many times you’ve seen it before.

DURATION: 2-3 days

LOCATION(S): Downtown Halifax / Peggy’s Cove

BEST SEASON: Spring / Summer / Fall

GREAT FOR: Locals / Frequent Visitors / Returning Locals

See It Again for the First Time: Rediscover Halifax Weekend Getaway

Itinerary #11: Relax & Reconnect Weekend Getaway

DURATION: 2-3 days

LOCATION(S): Downtown Halifax

BEST SEASON: Spring / Summer / Fall

GREAT FOR: Reconnecting with friends, family, loved ones you may not have seen in a while.

Relax & Reconnect Weekend Getaway

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Rediscover Halifax

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