Downtown Halifax Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Halifax, step out and discover nearby areas such as Halifax, Dartmouth, and Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.
Savvy travelers in Downtown Halifax, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Museum of Natural History, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Discovery Centre. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the gorgeous cultural performance centers such as the Neptune Theatre, the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium and Alderney Landing in Dartmouth. If you enjoy art, enjoy the collections at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Halifax, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Enjoy some of the scenic urban parks such as the Point Pleasant Park, the Fort Needham Memorial Park and the Halifax Central Common Park.
While you are in and around Downtown Halifax, treat yourself with a visit to Grand Parade. To get a little closer to Halifax’s heart and soul, pay a visit to the area’s most sacred sites, such as the St. Paul's Anglican Church. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge.
If you love to shop, visit the various stores of the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market.
A prominent feature on the Halifax skyline is Halifax Metro Centre, which is home to the Halifax Rainmen basketball team in winter and the Halifax Mooseheads ice hockey team. Halifax Metro Centre is also a premier live venue for local and touring performers and bands.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags close to Downtown Halifax is a breeze. 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 popular Four Points by Sheraton Halifax.