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Destination guide

Lively Halifax will entice you

Take a holiday to Halifax and enjoy the area's museums, live music and history. This walkable city is known for its local tours, restaurants and art. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Halifax

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Halifax a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Emera Oval (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Clay Cafe Paint Your Own Pottery Studio (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Links at Montague (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Goodwood Family Golf Centre (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Halifax

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Halifax is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Public Gardens Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Royal Artillery Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Halifax North Common Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Halifax Public Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Halifax Central Common Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ferry Terminal Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Halifax

Fly into Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Halifax Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Halifax?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 174 holiday rentals around Halifax. From 95 holiday houses to 68 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Halifax is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Halifax?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Halifax:

  • North End: 50 holiday homes
  • South End, Halifax: 65 holiday homes
  • Downtown Halifax: 58 holiday homes
  • Harbourview: 16 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Halifax?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Halifax. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Exhibition Park: 240 holiday rentals
  • Pier 21 National Historic Site: 192 holiday rentals
  • George's Island Lighthouse: 191 holiday rentals
  • Point Pleasant Park: 196 holiday rentals
  • Dalhousie University: 216 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Halifax listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Halifax?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 95 Houses in Halifax. Our other popular types of Halifax holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 68 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Halifax?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Halifax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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