Places to Visit & Things to Do - Halifax

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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.

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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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50 Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Trip to Nova Scotia

If you’re looking for adventure, beauty, relaxation, history, incredible food, and interesting stores, you will find all these and more in Nova Scotia. From Yarmouth to Meat… Read more »

Visit Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax This Summer

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.