Fresh breezes blowing in off the Atlantic and rugged shorelines cut by glaciers combine with Nova Scotia’s global city to give you the best of both wilderness and city life. Visit incredible Halifax today!
The Nova Scotian Coastline
Storybook lighthouses, scenic harbor-front drives, and rustic villages of white-picket houses are what you can expect when you drive the coast near Halifax. This idyllic city is located within just a few kilometers of three impressive wilderness areas for the outdoorsman in you to explore.
Check out eastern hotels near Halifax airport to be close to the Waverley-Salmon River Long Lake Wilderness Area. This area will satisfy your desire for rugged, barren hills and granite ridges with pockets of old-growth hemlock and pine. To stay closer to the heart of Halifax, head to Terence Bay Wilderness Area to the south to explore 4,507 hectares of rocky coastal areas and woodlands of spruce, fir, birch, and maple. Head north for views of the glacier-cut valleys of Tangier Grand Lake.
Things to Do in the City
The location of Halifax has given it several lucky opportunities to make history. As one of the eastern-most cities in the country, Pier 21 is the Ellis Island of Canada, accepting more than a million immigrants from 1928 to 1971. Halifax also served as a rescue base of operations for the Titanic. Now, on Expedia.ca, you can book Halifax hotels in Nova Scotia, Canada near the Fairview Lawn Cemetery (where many Titanic victims were buried) and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 without turning your pockets out.