Places to Visit & Things to Do - Halifax

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25 of the Best Vineyards and Breweries You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is known for its farmlands, its fisheries, and its forests, but over the last forty years you’ll find that there’s been a growing local beer… Read more »

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25 Lakes For Fun Water Activities in Nova Scotia

The waters of Nova Scotia are not all saline, and there are plenty of places to swim that don’t involve the open ocean. Nova Scotia is home… Read more »

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25 Islands You Should Explore in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula, not an island, but it has plenty of orbiting islands to explore. Some islands are huge, like Cape Breton Island, but the… Read more »

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25 of the Best Places to Go Camping in Nova Scotia

With so much of the great outdoors to explore in Nova Scotia, it makes sense to make your base in the great outdoors. The camping sites on this list range from provincial parks to glamping to wilderness camping, which gives you the option to start at your comfort level. Start a new tradition, find a new place, or revisit an old favourite, especially if you’re reuniting with friends and family. If you’ve got your heart set on a particular place, I suggest you book soon—summer is on its way, even if it doesn’t feel like it yet!

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25 Must Visit Beaches in Nova Scotia

As a peninsula only by a relatively slim connection to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia has miles and miles of coastland. So, naturally, there are several dozen beaches… Read more »

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25 Ways to Explore the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

The Bay of Fundy is one of the natural wonders of the world, so it’s no wonder that there are plenty of ways to experience its majesty…. Read more »

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Must Visit Antique Stores in Nova Scotia

Antique shops allow us to do something very few museums can. They let us touch the items and even for a price, take a piece of history… Read more »

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Must Visit Local Thrift and Consignment Stores in Nova Scotia

Thrift shopping has grown in popularity because there are more people who want to save money and lessen their environmental impact. Luckily, Nova Scotia is home to… Read more »

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25 Things to Do During Spring In Halifax

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate! It’s time for rain, flowers, rain, longer days, warmer air, and rain! Alright, there might not… Read more »

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12 Places to See Apple Blossoms in Nova Scotia

April showers bring May flowers and apple blossoms. The Annual Apple Blossom Festival in the Annapolis Valley has been delayed until 2022, but you can see the… Read more »

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15 of the Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Nova Scotia

We may be in winter’s grip, but it’s never too early to start planning for the summer. This is especially true for weddings, whether it’s this summer… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Places to Propose in Nova Scotia

If you’re thinking about popping the big question, but you’re stuck on the best place to do it, never fear, Nova Scotia is here! In all seriousness,… Read more »

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Places Offering Winter Trail Rides and Sleigh Rides in Nova Scotia

Whether you want to be taller and still get some great exercise, or you want to have an outdoor ride like the olden days, you need a… Read more »

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20+ Parks to Explore During Winter in Nova Scotia

Taking a stroll in the park on a winter afternoon is fun all around the province, no matter the weather (unless it’s sleeting, then stay inside if… Read more »

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15 Places to Go Cross-Country Skiing Around Halifax

Walking around in the winter can get difficult with snowdrifts and ice, so you need to get creative about outdoor exercise. And if you want a versatile… Read more »

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15 Frozen Waterfall Hikes in Nova Scotia

Water, water, everywhere…and sometimes it is frozen. In the cold of Nova Scotia’s winters, you can find many beautiful places to enjoy the coldest of water, from… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Nova Scotia for Your Bucket List

Winter is upon us, and with 2021 being a brand new year, this is a great time to rediscover everything great about winter in Nova Scotia. Listing… Read more »

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Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Annapolis Valley

The Annapolis Valley is one of the warmest places in Nova Scotia during the winter months, but it doesn’t stop the snowy fun. The valley becomes a… Read more »

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25 Outdoor Family Winter Activities in and around Halifax

Wintertime is going to look different in 2021…but then again, all winters have their challenges (anyone else remember 2015 and the Wednesday Storms?) The most important thing… Read more »

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Outdoor Winter Adventures In and Around Halifax

Halifax has plenty to offer in terms of outdoor adventures for all tastes, from activity to beauty to special winter experiences. It’s going to be cold and wintry for quite a few months—use the spirit of adventure to enjoy it!

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Restaurants to Order Christmas Dinner Takeout in Halifax Metro

Halifax Metro is home to plenty of options where you can get a delicious Christmas dinner for your family during these trying times. So, skip cooking this… Read more »

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Places to See Christmas Light Displays in Nova Scotia

From sparkling Buoy trees to homes covered from the lawn to the roof with dazzling lights, Nova Scotia is home to some fantastic magical light displays. While… Read more »

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15 Places to Go Winter Walking in Halifax

Whether it’s a winter wonderland or a dreary brown landscape, getting out for a walk in Halifax is a great way to get some exercise even in… Read more »

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24 Winter Day Trips from Halifax

Enjoying the winter beauty of Nova Scotia is as easy as going outside some days…or finding a fun place to hang out inside. There are plenty of places to enjoy a winter’s day quite close to Halifax. If you’re looking for an exercise filled day, an adventure to break up the monotony, a place to enjoy the winter beauty, or a place to shake off the winter blues, you’ll find what you’re looking for in and around the HRM.