Dartmouth Vacations

Dartmouth is part of Halifax. It makes up part of a dynamic city that is home to 110,000 inhabitants. Dartmouth is approximately 1 mile (2 kilometers) from Halifax’s heart. If you are flying in, Dartmouth is about 16 miles (26 kilometers) away from Stanfield International Airport.

To feel the real pulse of Halifax, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby neighborhoods like Halifax, Downtown Halifax, and Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of the Museum of Natural History, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Discovery Centre. Book in for a live show at the Neptune Theatre, Alderney Landing and the OneLight Theatre. Visit the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, to get your fill of art.

There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Visitors of all ages love to hang out in places like the Fort Needham Memorial Park, the Halifax Central Common Park and the Royal Artillery Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and pretty garden beds and trees. Enjoy the waterfront at the Albro Lake Park.

Attractions like Grand Parade make great places to visit while you are in the area. The St. Paul's Anglican Church offer visitors to Halifax the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area. Learn about Halifax’s past at the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge.

If you could do with a spot of retail therapy, amble through the boutiques, stores and stalls of the Mic Mac Mall and the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market.

A local icon is Halifax Metro Centre, home to the Halifax Rainmen basketball team in winter and the Halifax Mooseheads ice hockey team. Halifax Metro Centre also hosts local and touring performers and bands.

Finding somewhere convenient to stay around the Dartmouth area couldn’t be easier. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Atlantica Hotel Halifax, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, and the Four Points by Sheraton Halifax.

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