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Best things to do in Halifax

“Great for a run/hike. Trails lead through woods and by the water. Very scenic by the water. ”
126local recommendations
Historic Site
“A great place for historical sightseeing. If you have time, this place is very close to my location, and it is worth to go if you are keen to know about the historic of Halifax. However, you will need to pay for a ticket to visit.”
111local recommendations
“Beautifully kept gardens in the middle of downtown. Makes for a wonderful walk and there is a little shop that sells ice cream in the summer right in the park. ”
83local recommendations
Farmers Market
“Excellent farmer's market offering local meats, cheese, wines, dairy, veggies and more! Lots of great local food vendors as well. The space is designed well and is on the waterfront - makes for some excellent photos. ”
89local recommendations
New American Restaurant
“Fancy restaurant, you won't be disappointed in the food. Go early to book a table. they don't take reservations.”
87local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Exclusive shopping located in one central location. Recently named one of the best malls in the country. Over 170 stores and services. Approximately 15 minute drive into the city.”
31local recommendations
“If you love Titantic and nautical history and artifacts, you'll love this museum! ”
57local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
“The Bicycle Thief exudes a relaxed, come-as-you-are feel, in an atmosphere that blends Old School style with New School attitude. Drop by for lunch or supper, or pull up a chair to our wicked wine bar for a fantastic glass from our titanic selection. The Bicycle Thief offers North American food with an Italian soul, and legendary cooking that will steal your heart… Has a Champagne Bar in the summer.”
60local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Located in downtown Halifax. Featuring an exhibition of Maud Lewis paintings and many other exhibits as well.”
39local recommendations
“Take a stroll along the waterfront - it is particularly lively in summer! Great spot for locals and tourists.”
47local recommendations
Pizza Place
“Hands down my fav pizza in the city! In the Hydrostone Market up in the deep north end.”
53local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“That's MicMacMall across the lake! It's a 1.5k walk on the sidewalk across the street, turn left. Or a very quick drive. Also, at the bus stop across the street get on the 55 and it will take you direct to MicMacMall ... 3 minutes tops.”
20local recommendations
History Museum
“Exhibits of natural sciences, artifacts, and culture including Mi’kmaq artifacts.”
31local recommendations
“Lion is the booze bar, bright is the barista bar, and breakfast to late night it’s all a loft-like space where the hip and non-hip sip coffee, wine or craft beer, and devour everything from French toast to haddock tacos.”
57local recommendations
“This place has the best patio in the north end. It's huge and you wont have a problem getting a table inside to eat.”
49local recommendations
Coffee Shop
“another interesting and quite different style of a coffee shop. Great croissants, and other baked goods.”
58local recommendations