If you like the mix of an energetic city and beautiful coastal scenery, Halifax is the perfect place for your next vacation. Check out our Halifax Travel Guide for details on what to see and do on your visit.
Found on Canada's Atlantic coast, this modern, bustling port city has it all:
Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, has 7 universities, 8 hospitals and 171 parks. For the person who enjoys the outdoors, Halifax also offers the beauty of sandy beaches, rocky shores and amazing ocean waters.
Because of its prime location, Halifax stands as the most populous city on Canada's east coast and the 11th largest city in Canada. Its 385,000 residents enjoy the combination of rural and urban living offered, with charming fishing villages, farming communities and Atlantic Canada's largest city all in one!
Halifax with Dartmouth forms the urban core of the Halifax Regional Municipality. The HRM stretches both west and south along the South Shore, and east through the coastal villages of the Eastern Shore and the serene landscape of the Musquodoboit Valley.