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Halifax Attractions

Halifax the capital of Nova Scotia is located on the eastern side of the Canadian map and is one of Canada's chief coastal cities in this region. Nova Scotia means New Scotland and the region was settled by Scottish immigrants in the 17th century.

Halifax was founded a century later and has been the base of many military and other coastal operations throughout its time. The monuments and historic attractions make the city a great tourist stop to visit where you'll find many things to do in Halifax.

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is one of the premier attractions in Halifax

full of artifacts and remains of ships and other things related to the sea. The Titanic exhibition is a must-see part of this museum where the 1912 events of the sinking of the unsinkable ship are relived and remnants of the ship's wreckage are on display to see. The CSS Acadia is another ship which embarked on scientific expeditions and was launched shortly after the Titanic sunk. The ship is still docked at the harbor right outside the museum today and it is one of the top landmarks of Halifax to behold.

Other Halifax activities include visiting the Halifax Memory Lane Heritage Village a living history section where the residents of the village still carry on the way of life they lived back in the 1940s. Visit the shops school houses churches and everything else preserved and used to this day. This village is one of the best Halifax tours to schedule during your stay.

Other Halifax excursions you might plan on having are trips to the Casino Nova Scotia the Discovery Centre and the Hatfield Farm Cowboy Adventures all of which are great places to take the family and have a time of fun and adventure. If you want to plan out more adventures to Halifax's local hot spots use Expedia today and book your trip.


Where to stay in Halifax

Downtown Halifax

Downtown Halifax is beloved for its captivating waterfront views. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Scotiabank Centre.

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North End

You'll enjoy the bars and live music in North End. You might want to make time for a stop at Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk or Halifax Shopping Centre.

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South End, Halifax

South End, Halifax is beloved for its captivating waterfront views. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Halifax Citadel.


Clayton Park, Nova Scotia

The restaurants and waterfront are a few reasons travellers visit Clayton Park, Nova Scotia. Though there aren't many top sights in the neighbourhood, you can visit Halifax Shopping Centre and Hemlock Ravine Park, a few notable attractions nearby.



If you're spending some time in Downtown, Ferry Terminal Park and Royal Canadian Legion Military Museum are top sights worth seeing.