Halifax City Tour, Canada

About Halifax:- Halifax City is the capital of Canadian province of Nova Scotia and is located in the urban area on Halifax Harbour. The regional municipal consists of four former municipalities by the name of Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Halifax County. The major economic centre in Atlantic Canada with numerous government offices and private sector companies it makes the major employer generation city and thus helps to keep the economy stable with people coming to fulfil their needs of employment and services. The rural areas of the city has its major natural resource based industry with agriculture, fishing, mining and natural gas extraction services with the main centre being Port of Halifax for import and export of goods and services.

If we talk about the history of Halifax the city has based after the permanent European Settlement with the colonial capital being transferred from Annapolis Royal. The Government within Halifax county created Halifax regional municipality and the regional council approved the implementation of new branding campaign by the local firm Revolve Marketing with other communities in municipality focusing on Metropolitan Halifax only. The geographical area around the central municipality with community of Spryfield, mainland South Area with large rural commutershed encompasses half of the city landmass. The sea being near to the land or the coastline which is a part of the city has many harbour which facilitates the moving of ship easily and various isolated sand beaches attracts tourists as well as there are number of islands along with peninsulas which also affects the climate of the city.

Halifax City Culture:- The Halifax, Nova Scotia looks urban to the core and with regional landmark buildings and retains significant historic buildings with downtown office towers which overlooks fortress of Citadel Hill. The iconic Halifax Town Clock sets tempo to the architecture of the city and most of the heritage style buildings are located around this tower with many blocks of well-preserved wooden residential houses with notable features such as the “Halifax Porch”. The Dalhousie University at halifax is often featured in films and documentaries with surrounding areas of municipality that includes Dartmouth and Bedford with the historic neighbourhood and properties based in this area.

The tourism industry in Halifax has come up with numerous reasons to visit Halifax:

. Every year restaurants in Halifax showcase best of Nova Scotian cuisine with attractive price along with dining around from one food outlet to other.

. The color purple at Neptune Theatre makes it the award winning musical The Color Purple.

. The ice hockey memorial cup is the most visited of the tournaments.

. HFX Wanderers FC inaugural season with entry of brand new premium league soccer team.

. Exploring Halifax Eastern Shore makes the outdoor adventure a perfect destination for surfing, swimming, strolling and soaking up in summer sun.

The Halifax area with variety of public spaces and gardens along with public squares and expansive forested lands make it one of the best city to visit. The historical monuments add to the beauty of the city along with the pleasant weather adds to the enjoyment of the people with also scenic wilderness which is at close proximity to the city.

Tourists attractions:- Fort George (Halifax Citadel) - National Heritage Site; Pier 21 - Immigration Museum; Old Burial Grounds - historic graveyard; Province House - opened in 1842; Public Gardens; Point Pleasant Park and Halifax Common.

Things to do:- Waterfront - Historical Buildings; Harbour Hopper - harbour tour by vehicle; Boat Tour; Canoe the Northwest Arm; Dartmouth Ferry; Winter Activities (skiing, skating, sledding and snowshoeing); Busker Festival - August Month; International Air Show - September month; Tall Ships Festival etc.

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -8.2 -7.5 -3.9 1.0 5.8 10.7 14.4 15.1 11.8 6.4 1.5 -4.3
Average High (℃) -0.1 0.4 3.6 8.7 14.4 19.6 23.1 23.1 19.3 13.4 8.1 2.8

Accommodations:- The Westin Nova Scotian, The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, The Garden South Park Inn, Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax, Courtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown, Four Points by Sheraton Halifax, Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown, The Hollis Halifax, Prince George Hotel, The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown, Hotel Halifax, Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, Jonathan McCully Mansion, Halifax Backpackers Hostel, Commons Inn, Glubes Lofts, Atlantic Corporate Suites, Point Pleasant Lodge, Braeside Court Bed & Breakfast, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Jonathan McCully Mansion, Wedgewood Motel.

Distances from Halifax city:-

Toronto City : 1114.4 Mile (1793.6 KM)

Montreal City : 773.5 Mile (1244.9 KM)

Vancouver City : 3599.6 Mile (5793.1 KM)

Calgary City : 2964.7 Mile (4771.3 KM)

Ottawa City : 891.2 Mile (1434.4 KM)

Edmonton City : 2988.1 Mile (4808.9 KM)

Nearest Major Airport:- "Halifax Stanfield International Airport" provides domestic and international flights services which is just 32 KM distance from Halifax centre. Tourists can get flights here to Canada and foreign countries.