Traveling is all about being inspired, making new discoveries and collecting unforgettable memories. And all of that begins with learning a little about your destination! Ready to find out a few key facts about Halifax?
From Halifax, Canada's capital, Ottawa, is 590 miles (950 kilometers) to the west.
This area of Nova Scotia is home to approximately 110,000 people.
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With so many accommodations in Halifax, finding somewhere to sleep is simple. Take your pick of 58 properties with Travelocity. Before you know it, you'll be experiencing the true essence of Nova Scotia's provincial capital!
Treat yourself to a touch of luxury at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel (1919 Upper Water St) or the Prince George Hotel (1725 Market St). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! If you're the sort of wanderer who prefers to spend all their time out and about, a deluxe suite may not be to your taste. Some terrific budget accommodations are the Chebucto Inn (6151 Lady Hammond Road) and the Coastal Inn Dartmouth (379 Windmill Road).
Hoping to stay nearby Halifax Citadel? Now's the time! The Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown and the Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown are easily accessible and are only a stroll away.
Put your seat in the upright position, stow your tray table and prepare to explore Halifax! Once you disembark at Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), the main streets will be only 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south of here.
Wander through Halifax and experience its unique culture. If you intend to explore a little further out, renting a car via Travelocity will definitely help.
Leave Stanfield International Airport as soon as you arrive by renting a ride from a nearby outlet. Dollar Rent A Car and Budget are just a hop, skip and jump away.
In the main area of the city, you'll find Enterprise at Scotia Square Mall-Suite 0110. Its handy location makes for a straightforward pick up. Why not also try Avis? They can be found at 1717 Grafton St.
You won't need to turn the place upside down to find the magic in Halifax. It's right there waiting for you at Halifax Citadel. This world-famous attraction lures travelers from all four corners of the earth.
You wouldn't want to stay in this happening city without exploring some of its significant attractions. Public Gardens Park should be at the very top of your must-see list.
Kids and adults alike will experience a learning adventure about life, past and present, at Museum of Natural History. Like some more ideas? Explore the city's cultural scene and attend a play at Neptune Theatre. And that's not all. Cemeteries aren't just settings for ghost stories. Visitors to Fairview Lawn Cemetery discover history, art, landscaping and more at this fascinating spot.
If you've got a couple of spare days and don't mind traveling 16 miles (26 kilometers), check out Prospect. This nearby area is teeming with things to see and do. Begin delving into the culture and character of the region at Peggy's Point Lighthouse. If you're itching to discover more, head to the Granite Springs Golf Club and Terence Bay Lighthouse too. If this isn't what you're after, try Tantallon. Just 16 miles (26 kilometers) away, this area is home to other notable attractions such as Cleveland Beach Provincial Park, Lewis Lake Provincial Park and Saint Margarets Bay Look Off Park. Spend a day or two here to check them all out!
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This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 7 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.
This hotel features an indoor pool, a health club, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. You'll appreciate the sauna, bar/lounge, and snack bar/deli.
A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. You'll appreciate the health club, bar/lounge, and concierge services.
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 7 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the health club and perks like free WiFi.
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