See Which Canadian “City On The Rise” Is A Pedestrian’s Paradise

Every year, TripAdvisor announces its Travelers’ Choice Awards, highlighting the top picks in all things travel with categories such as destinations, hotels, vacation rentals, experiences, airlines, beaches, and more. Below, we’re highlighting the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia which ranked #4 on the World’s “Top Destinations On The Rise.” See the full list at our Travelers’ Choice Awards page on TripAdvisor! 

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Without further ado, lets take a closer look at Halifax!

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Travelers say Halifax is best seen on foot, so park the car and start walking. Immerse yourself in Halifax’s rich history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and be sure to survey the city from the 18th-century Citadel National Historic Site. Then walk into any of Halifax’s great bars and restaurants and catch some live music to round out your day.

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Top Activity in Halifax:

Halifax Harbour Hopper Sightseeing Tour by Land and Sea

Overview: On this 1-hour Harbour Hopper tour, you’ll travel on both land and water aboard a nifty, renovated amphibious Vietnam War vehicle. The unconventional method of transportation gives you an overview of some of Halifax’s key landmarks: First, drive by St Paul’s Cathedral, Citadel Hill and Halifax Public Gardens, then splash into Halifax Harbour for panoramic views of the waterfront.

“The tour guide and driver were delightful. Lucked out and had perfect weather in Halifax. Beautiful city – short tour with just enough information to not bore you with history details. Would suggest to others with a short time in Halifax.” — TripAdvisor Reviewer

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Top Hotel in Halifax:

Comfort Hotel Bayer’s Lake

“I have visited the Comfort Hotel a couple times and it never disappoints. This time I was upgraded to an executive suite. It was a large well equipped room. Breakfast is always excellent. Even with a full house this time the owner opened up one of their event rooms and the flow of breakfast was smooth as usual. Always my favorite hotel to stay in Halifax!” — TripAdvisor Reviewer

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