Halifax, Nova Scotia is a growing mecca for tourists from all over
the world. Here's help in a central accommodation database, attractions,
festivals, events, tours and all you need to know to plan your great
Nova Scotia getaway.
10 Romantic Getaways in Nova Scotia
The magic of the sea adds to the romance. Here are our picks for
the top 10 romantic escapes in Nova Scotia. Choose a private little
cabin by the sea, or spend the day pampering your loved one in
a 'spa for two'.
Here's your Highway7 guide to hotels, historic inns, bed and breakfasts,
and places to sleep by the sea in Nova Scotia, Canada
From amusement parks to museums, here's a list of attractions that just
keeps on growing.
If you're coming to Halifax on one of the many cruise ships, you have
little time to waste. Here's a whirlwind tour of the highlights of Halifax.
There's so much to see and do in Halifax you never have to leave the
city, but here are some 'must see' local spots. Most of these destinations
are within an hour's drive of Metro, so enjoy a true Nova Scotian welcome
in the rest of the province.
A modern harbour rich in history, a lively harbourfront redevelopment,
container terminals, cruise ships, offshore oil and a busy Naval base
comprise the busy Port of Halifax, on the second deepest harbor in the
In case you're wondering where Halifax is located in relation to the
main entry points, the airport or any of the other cities and towns
in Nova Scotia, World Web Halifax provides this easy to use interactive
map, showing attractions and highlights.
Halifax Tours and Charters
The City of Halifax's official site for tourism, culture and heritage",
offers a list of unique tours and charters in and around the city. For
take home memories, try a double decker to Citadel Hill, an 'amphibious
tour' of the city and harbour, a 'ghost walk' of our haunted houses
or a rickshaw ride along the historic waterfront.
Nova Scotia Journals
IgoUgo collects travel experiences from real travellers to various places.
Here's what people are saying about Halifax. Be sure to do a search
for Dartmouth, Annapolis Royal, Cape Breton, Digby, more.
NS Government Tourism Links
This Nova Scotia government page is a bare bones text listing of the
major tourism sites. Here you'll find the province's 'offical' tourism
site, travel, events and festivals, maps, outdoor links, community networks
and more. Don't forget to come back here for help from a real Haligonian!
Request A 'Doers and Dreamers'
Halifax is the starting point for most tourists, but you can do some
armchair planning this winter with this guide. A 400 page guide that
will have you smelling the ocean breeze.
Maps, Tips and a friendly staff will provide helpful suggestions to
help you find your way around Halifax and other places in Nova Scotia.
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Official site of the St. Mary's Tourism Association, featuring
a business directory, accommodations, events, coupons and packages.
When Stan Rogers sang "I Wish I Was in Sherbrooke Now", he was
thinking of one of the hidden gems of Nova Scotia - a picturesque
village on the Eastern Shore, nestled on the banks of the St.
Mary's River (one of the finest salmon streams in the province),
and, for many years, a prosperous gold mining and lumbering town.