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Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia: Canada 150 Spotlight

Halifax Nova Scotia featured on Globetrotting Mama

Located on the Eastern Coast of Canada, Halifax Nova Scotia is a beautiful town in the maritimes, luring visitors with fresh lobster, delicious beer and a renaissance city with plenty to see and do.  Travel to Halifax is great at anytime of the year but fall offers a colourful scene to catch the eye. Between the changing trees, thebrisk air as you walk downtown and the views across the water, you’re sure to fall for the city.

To get you started on planning your Halifax vacation, here are a few hotels and sites to mark your trip with:

 

Hotels

Lord Nelson Hotels & Suites

Located: A historic building overlooking downtown. 1515 South Park Street.

Offers: Pet-friendly accommodations, concierge service, transportation service, dining, parking and a fitness facility.

Current Deal: Autumn is Suite – Special rate on a suite.

Learn more: https://lordnelsonhotel.ca/

 

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Located: Right on the harbour in downtown.

Offers: Spa, dining and fitness facilities.

Current Deal: Family Fun in Halifax – Accommodation in a deluxe guest room, Breakfast for two adults and two children, internet access and parking.

Learn more: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yhzmc-halifax-marriott-harbourfront-hotel/

 

Westin Nova Scotian

Located: 1181 Hollis Street, Downtown and steps from the harbour.

Offers: Pet-friendly accommodations, New Balance gear lending, Spa, Comedy Club, fitness studio.

Current Deal: Pay rates equal to your birth year. Stay the first night for regular price (from $199), your second and third night equals your birth year (ie. 1968 = $68).

Learn more: http://www.thewestinnovascotian.com/

 

Sites and Attractions:

Halifax Public Gardens: Victorian-era public gardens worth a stroll to enjoy right in the downtown core.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic: A museum near the harbour that tells the story of Halifax and the maritime history of the region.

Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk: A 4km boardwalk along the harbour.

Alexander Keith’s Brewery: Take a tour through this Canadian icon – the Alexander Keith’s Brewery, located in downtown and steeped in history. This brewery was founded in 1820, making it one of the oldest in Canada.

To plan your trip to Halifax, visit: http://www.destinationhalifax.com/

 

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