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Effective March 18th, The Government of Canada has imposed travel restrictions for all flights entering Canada to reduce the spread of COVID-19. While provincial borders and airspace remain open, we are providing essential travel for those who need to get to where they need to go. Starting on April 9, we will begin offering through-flights from Halifax to Abbotsford with stops in Hamilton and Edmonton. Click here for details.
Halifax is the perfect starting point for any East Coast adventure. With an abundance of coastal terrain, you can spend days exploring seaside towns and breathtaking drives like the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton. Check out neighbouring provinces New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, just a few hours' drive away. Make sure to spend some time enjoying all that the city of Halifax has to offer: fine dining, fresh seafood, and a fantastic live music scene.
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.