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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford

LOCAL AREA

Explore Halifax

Don't Go Home Without

Cross Halifax Harbour to a 200-year-old restored fishing village at Fisherman’s Cove. Head out to St. Margaret’s Bay & paddle the scenic coastline with its islands & secluded coves. Take a drive along the beautiful shoreline, from the South Shore to the quaint towns of Mahone Bay & Blue Rocks. If visiting with the kids, play at Atlantic Splash Adventure which features fun family attractions.

Must See

Enjoy the scenery and culture of the Halifax Waterfront, one of the world’s longest urban boardwalks with museums, restaurants, shops, and attractions. Walk to the Queen’s Marque district in the cultural heart of downtown.

Must Do

Learn about the history of Halifax at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. See Citadel Hill come to life with re-enactments and the firing of the guns by the Royal Artillery at noon. Tour the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 or take a boat ride to the Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax Harbour. Stroll through the Halifax Public Gardens and see what’s blooming.

Local Tips

Located in the Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax is a playground for sightseeing. Always pack for the seasons, from July’s sunny days to colder times in December. The best time for outdoor activities is late Spring and Summer. Bring walking shoes to stroll along the Halifax Waterfront or bike along the boardwalk at DeWolf Park along the Bedford coast with views of the ocean.

Nearby Attractions

  • Peggys Cove
  • Citadel Hill
  • Discovery Center
  • Nepture Theatre
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  • Historic Downtown Halifax
  • Scotia Speedworld Racing
  • BMO Centre 4 Pad Arena
  • Canada Games Centre
  • Bayer's Lake Shopping and Dining District
  • hop! skip! jump! Indoor Play Space
  • Hatfield Farms
  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
  • Halifax Waterfront
  • Alexander Keith's Brewery
  • Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
  • Atlantic Splash Adventure