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Halifax Itineraries

Planning a trip to Halifax? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 4
  • 1 Take a trip out to Peggy’s Cove.
  • 2 When you get back, wile away an hour or so at the Hydrostone and get your fill of East Coast-style sushi at Hamachi Kita.
  • 3 Head downtown to the Carleton for a cocktail and some laid-back live music.
  • Day 5
  • 1 Start off with breakfast at the Coastal Café, and then peruse the stores along Agricola Street to get a feel for Halifax’s North End.
  • 2 Check out the Titanic artifacts at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
  • 3 Eat delicious wood-fired pizza at Morris East.
  • Day 6
  • 1 Walk up to the Citadel, take in the views and check out this national historic site.
  • 2 Take the ferry to Dartmouth to catch a view of Halifax and the Citadel from the water.
  • 3 Stop at Two If By Sea for coffee and cakes, and then explore downtown Dartmouth.
  • 4 Catch the ferry back to do the Alexander Keith’s Brewery tour, then carry on the party at the Lower Deck.
  • Day 7
  • 1 Take a Harbour Hopper Tour of the City to get a fun history lesson.
  • 2 Grab a pub lunch at Durty Nelly’s and soak up the Irish-inspired atmosphere.
  • 3 Drive out to Lunenburg to explore an authentic Nova Scotian fishing village.
  • 4 Treat yourself to a gourmet fish dinner at the Five Fishermen.


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