Come visit Halifax, the provincial capital of Nova Scotia. Full of maritime excitement, the city is a must see for any visitor in Nova Scotia. The heart of Halifax is perfect for exploring on foot, with tree-lined streets, international restaurants, galleries, libraries and museums. Treat your taste buds along your stroll and stop into a small sidewalk café, or perhaps venture into an old-style pub and put back a tall pint. There is much to do in Halifax.
Halifax has been a significant port city ever since its founding in 1749. Halifax of course is most widely known for its busy harbour that hosts ships from all over the world. The waterfront continues to be a hot spot, boasting some of the city's most stimulating entertainment and most fascinating historical landmarks. Stroll the boardwalks and see ships from around the world, watch fishermen at their timeless tasks or sail or kayak among the many islands of the beautiful bays.
Halifax is also brimming with culture. Spend the day listening to buskers, jazz musicians, storytellers or fiddlers. From there, treat yourself to a fresh lobster dinner, mixing sips of wine with the salty tang in the air. Finish the night at the theatre, or perhaps hidden in the corner of a sultry jazz bar. Just across the MacDonald Bridge lies Dartmouth, home of some great B&Bs. Many of the properties listed below are members of one or both of: