Reasons to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2016
Surrounded by nature
In search of new and unique ways to explore the Halifax region while getting active in the great outdoors? Here are a few options that are sure to make for great travel stories and pictures:
- Get a new view on Halifax by taking a McNab’s Island Tour with Great E.A.R.T.H. Expeditions.
- Experience outdoor adventure with I Heart Bikes or East Coast Balloon Adventures.
- Watch a beautiful sunset in Lower Prospect on an East Coast Outfitter kayak tour followed by a BBQ on the wharf.
- Try wakeboarding and waterskiing at the Scotia Sessions Wakeboard Park.
- Take in the rugged coastal scenery from a 4x4 jeep with Open Top Tours.
- Get the inside scoop on the region’s history and culture from the people who know it like the back of their hand - the taxi drivers of Halifax Tour Guys.
- Take a guided Segway tour from Segway Nova Scotia along a closed route on the boardwalk from The Cable Wharf to the Seaport Farmers' Market.
- Visit the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame and see the Sidney Crosby exhibit, including the famous dryer that Crosby used to practice his slapshot skills.
The flavour of Halifax
- Take a tour of the many wineries in Nova Scotia's wine region, the Annapolis Valley, called "The Napa of the North" by the Napa Valley Register.
- Have dinner at EDNA, one of En Route Magazine's 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014 or Stillwell, one of WHERE Canada's 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014.
- Sample the scrumptious side of the city on a Local Tasting Tour or a Taste Halifax Food Tour.
- Take the Nova Scotia Chowder Trail and learn why east coast chowder is so famous!
- Sip your way through Canada's first winery, craft brewery and distillery trail, The Good Cheer Trail.
- See lobster make an appearance in everything from lobster poutine to lobster-stuffed Digby scallops.
For more information or high resolution images contact:
Katie Conklin, Online Communications Coordinator, Destination Halifax