If your idea of a good city tour is one that involves ghosts, you’ll want to check out one of the city’s haunted tours. A number of companies, including The Halifax Ghost Walk and Tattle Tours, will take guests on a journey to the city’s most haunted spots! Most tours run from May-October.
Located at the entrance of the Halifax Harbour, McNab’s island is just a 25-minute boat ride from downtown. A trip to the island makes for a wonderful day, and you can visit on your own or take a free guided tour, courtesy of the Friends of McNab’s Island Society. Learn about the island’s history, explore the natural surroundings and take in the wildlife.
If you’re into exclusivity you need to check out Noble, a hidden bar tucked under the Middle Spoon Desserterie & Bar. Sign up for the mailing list through the Middle Spoon’s Facebook page and you’ll receive the week’s password every Thursday. Go to the Middle Spoon and, after grabbing a slice of their delicious cheesecake!, give one of the waiting staff the password to be led downstairs to Noble.
1563 Barrington St, Halifax, Canada, +1 902 407 4002
Sauna Nova Scotia is a mobile sauna service that sets up at different locations around the province. A great way to rejuvenate and relax on your trip!
Current location – Lawrencetown, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 305 0330
Explore the Halifax Harbour by kayak with a Kayak Halifax tour! Choose between two hour and full day tours and get ready to paddle, hike, explore, and enjoy Halifax’s beautiful scenery.
1521 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS, Canada +1 902 210 7728
If sailing is more your thing, you can enjoy the harbour by boat instead. Choose from a variety of adventures including booze cruises, pirate adventures, and Halifax’s own Theodore Tugboat.
While this isn’t an experience we can guarantee, there have been many accounts of haunted activity at the Five Fisherman, a popular downtown seafood restaurant. Staff, locals, and tourists have all recounted paranormal activity, so if this is up your alley it may be worth a dinner reservation!
1740 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 422 4421
Originally built to defend the city from invaders, Citadel Hill is now a popular and fascinating historic site open to the public. With activities and tours for all ages and re-enactment interpreters, this is a must visit for history buffs.
5425 Sackville St, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 426 5080
Halifax’s food truck scene is hot right now and offers tourists and locals the perfect on-the go meal. Favourites include Halifax Press for gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, Ol’ School Donuts, and the classic Bud the Spud, which serves up killer fries.