You don't have to know everything about the place to have an amazing time in Halifax, but you will need to know a few basic details before you jet off.
Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is 590 miles (950 kilometers) to the west of Halifax.
There are around about 110,000 locals that call this part of Nova Scotia home.
It's not every day you take off on vacation, so why not treat yourself to a bit of luxury? The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel (1919 Upper Water St) and the Prince George Hotel (1725 Market St) are some of the top upmarket properties here. That being said, you don't plan a getaway to stay in your room all week. If you're searching for a more wallet-friendly option, try the Chebucto Inn (6151 Lady Hammond Road) or the Coastal Inn Dartmouth (379 Windmill Road).
There's nothing greater than being just a stone's throw away from a world-renowned sight. Luckily, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown and the Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown are only a short walk from Halifax Citadel. Book now and get your favorite one!
You wouldn't want to stay in this happening city without seeing some of its significant attractions. Public Gardens Park ought to be right at the top of your to-do list.
Our planet is full of fascinating creatures, plants and discoveries. A tour of Museum of Natural History will shine a light on the science of our natural world. Want some more ideas? Live theater challenges our way of thinking and asks us to aspire to greater things. Get tickets to a production at Neptune Theatre and open your mind to another way of thinking. But that's not all there is. You don't need to be a grave hunter to appreciate a stroll around Fairview Lawn Cemetery. Why not see if you can join a tour and listen to some of the tales behind this compelling open-air museum?