Places to Visit & Things to Do - Halifax

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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.

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15 Places for Unique Christmas and Holiday Gifts in Halifax

With two months left until Christmas, it’s time to start thinking about your gift list. You’ve probably got a good idea of who you’re giving gifts to,… Read more »

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25 Must-Visit Lighthouses in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula only by a few miles—it’s much closer to being an island. With coastlines known for being rugged and dangerous, lighthouses became a necessity. Lots of lighthouses. There are over 170 lighthouses around Nova Scotia, so you never have to go far. The 25 below are especially cool examples either for their history, their location, or their modern incarnations.

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10 Reasons to Visit Kentville During October

Often called the Heart of the Annapolis Valley, Kentville is a Breath of Fresh Air. Close by to New Minas, Wolfville, and many other small communities, Kentville… Read more »

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Most Haunted Places to Visit in Halifax

It’s officially Halloween month, so to get into the spirits, let’s take a trip into Haunted Halifax! Halifax is one of the oldest cities in Canada, so… Read more »

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Spooky Ghost Walks and Haunted Places to Visit in Nova Scotia

It is now officially Fall, and that means sweaters, beautiful fall colours, and spooky vibes. Now I’m not a big horror fan, but ghost stories are awesome,… Read more »

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20 Haunted Halloween Attractions in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has a dark past that is filled with maritime accidents, wars, betrayals, and murders. So, it is no surprise that October brings an array of… Read more »

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25 Fall Resort Getaways Nova Scotia

Once you’re out of school, fall is actually a great time to get away in Nova Scotia. The cooler weather brings lots of new activities, cozy nights,… Read more »

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25 Fall Activities and Getaways in Nova Scotia

Fall is the absolute best time of the year to explore Nova Scotia. From, the beauty of the vibrant autumn colours to amazing harvest celebrations, towns, and… Read more »

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U-Picks Apple Orchards in Nova Scotia

Fall is here and it is the best time to celebrate the season by picking apples with your family and friends. Apple season is here, so take… Read more »

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25 of the Best Fall Hikes in Nova Scotia

The seasons are changing, and fall brings new hiking aesthetics to the province of Nova Scotia. Every season has its own pros and cons for hiking, and… Read more »

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25 of the Best Hikes to Enjoy Fall in Halifax

Halifax in fall is a tremendous place to be. The City of Trees has plenty to offer in terms of fall colour and activities, but if you… Read more »

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25 Fall Day Trips From Halifax

Fall is just around the corner, and Nova Scotians will shift from going to the beach to going to the parks. There are beautiful places to see,… Read more »

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Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Wondering where to have some family fun time this fall? Check out this list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Halifax.

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50 Bucket List Ideas for Nova Scotia Staycation

If you’re looking for adventure, beauty, relaxation, history, incredible food, and interesting stores, you don’t have to leave the province. From Yarmouth to Meat Cove, Nova Scotia… Read more »

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Visit Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax This Summer

Georges Island National Historic Site, located in the middle of Halifax harbour is going to open to the public on a regular basis for the first time this summer. The first fortifications were established in 1750 and the island was used for military purposes until the end of the Second World War.

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25 Outdoor Things to Do this Summer in Liverpool and Queens County

Hail to the Queens—well, Queens County. Nestled beside several counties, Queens holds a special place in southern Nova Scotia. They’ve got a bunch of parks, a few… Read more »

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Top Things to Do Outdoors this Summer in and Around Shelburne

Home to Cape Sable Island, several beaches and trails, and some unique outdoor adventures, there’s never a dull moment in Shelburne. It’s one of the smaller Nova Scotia counties, so with a bit of careful planning, you could explore this whole list over a long weekend trip.

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25 Things to Do This Summer in and Around Windsor

Hants County is an interesting part of Nova Scotia. It holds history going back to the American Revolution, and it has new spaces to explore nature. It has places that transform from winter to summer, providing different kinds of adventure. It’s along the Bay of Fundy, but it also touches the edge of the HRM County. Wherever you go in Hants County, you’re sure to enjoy its natural beauty in a meaningful and memorable way.

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25 Outdoor Things to Do This Summer Lunenburg County

The human settlements in Lunenburg show the history and creativity of the region, but their true riches lie in the natural spaces they’ve created. Whether it’s six trails that connect in various points, blue rocks in the water, mountain biking or going to an art park, Lunenburg County’s got it, and just looking at the places will be enough to put your soul at ease.

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50 Things to Do at Fundy GeoPark

Cliffs of Fundy GeoPark was just designated UNESCO site. The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark stretches 125 kilometres, with about 40 designated sites from Debert to the Three… Read more »

25 Outdoor Things to Do this Summer in and Around Guysborough

25 Outdoor Things to Do this Summer in and Around Guysborough

Named after Sir Guy Carleton, the history of Guysborough county can be explored through several of the outdoor sites mentioned below, stretching back almost 300 years. There’s… Read more »

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25 Things to Do Outdoors This Summer in Halifax & HRM

Halifax Regional Municipality is the most densely populated in Nova Scotia, and there are tons of outdoor places to explore. These places also have the benefit of… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Antigonish County

Antigonish County is perhaps best known for being home to St. Francis Xavier University (St. FX), but there’s so much more to do here. You can find whatever part of the outdoors you love best and have a tremendous time exploring it. From 4 million-year-old-rocks to a modern day amusement park, you’ll become part of the story of the county, and it will become part of your story too.