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The capital city of Nova Scotia has lots to offer from the freshest seafood, to lively music and splendid historic architecture. Take a flight with Swoop to visit downtown Halifax at the waterfront for one of the world's longest downtown boardwalks. If you travel east you will see the iconic red and white lighthouse in Peggy's Cove!
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Halifax has many ways to get around including public transportation, renting a car, calling a taxi, riding a bike or walking. If you wish to take a cab to your destination, Casino Taxi and Yellow Cab are the largest operators in Halifax. The public buses has several routes that travels within the city and to the outer areas. For more information on schedules and map, visit the website here.
A little tight on budget? There are abundant of free things to do in Halifax. For water activities, you can travel to the Northwest Arm harbour where you will be able to rent canoes for free on the weekends! Head to the Emera Oval to rent out rollerblades during the summer time and ice skates in the winter time for free. Lastly walk through the historic downtown with the city of Halifax that has a free walking tour you can take part in.
Looking to get out of the city to Peggy's Cove for the iconic lighthouse? Go during the weekday and beat the crowds. Another thing to know is that Donair is a main dish in Halifax, make sure this give this beef wrap a try. As well as fresh seafood, it doesn't get any fresher than this maritime city. You don't want to miss chomping down on a fresh lobster roll! Grab one and take a stroll along Halifax Waterfront even in the winter time.