Greater Halifax

Peggy's Cove

15 Don’t Miss Experiences

  1. Become a soldier for a day at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
  2. Visit a 200-year-old restored fishing village at Fisherman’s Cove
  3. Hear captivating sea stories from small to the Titanic at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  4. Discover the stories of over 1 million immigrants who landed in Halifax at Pier 21
  5. Explore the new Halifax Cental Library, named as one of CNN's 10 eye-popping new buildings in 2014. 
  6. Skate or bike The Emera Oval. The long-track speed skating oval on the Halifax Commons is an outdoor activity destination in summer and in winter.
  7. Stroll through the beautiful Victorian flower gardens and grounds at Halifax Public Gardens
  8. Take in one of Canada’s best walks along the Halifax Waterfront
  9. Be inspired by Atlantic Canada’s largest art collection at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  10. Ride the oldest running saltwater ferry service in North America (second oldest in the world) when you take the ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax.
  11. Experience the craftsmanship of Canada's only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal maker, NovaScotian Crystal on the Halifax Waterfront.
  12. Venture to McNabs Island, located at the mouth of the Halifax Harbour, for secluded trails, a beautiful beach, and a historic fort.
  13. Explore the oldest continuously running farmers' market in North America at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market.
  14. Visit Alderney Landing on the Dartmouth Waterfront and peruse the shops, art gallery, community theatre, and restaurants.
  15. For the golfer - you have plenty of golfing choices to make while golfing in Halifax Metro.