Halifax in Canada has an amazing maritime history as well as natural harbors. It is the capital city of Nova Scotia and is in possession of some of the most stunning beaches in the world, featuring nice sand and clear blue waters. If you are the outdoor type, you will find a lot of fantastic things to do in Halifax as it is a nature lover’s paradise and a place not to be missed.
If you are an art fan, visit the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia before heading over and spending time at the beaches. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia displays art works from reputable local and international artists, ranging from aboriginal to North American folk arts. If you prefer your art in performance form, there are numerous theaters that perform musicals, plays and more. Check local area listings for current offerings.
Enjoy shoreside activities at Nova Scotia beaches such as at Clam Harbor which has a beautiful white sandy beach embracing crystal clear blue waters. Choose to travel to other places such as the Taylor’s Head Beach that is overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in order to get a tan, go for a quick swim or just to enjoy the vibrant landscape.
The climate of Halifax is humid continental. The weather there is usually milder or cooler than that of central Canada, with the temperature remaining between about −15 °C and 25 °C (5 °F to 77 °F).
If you are traveling to Canada on a budget and do not like crowds, choose to travel between March and April. This is the period where the prices are lower compared to other times of the year. You might get a chance to go for a little skiing in Halifax if you go on holiday here between November and February, as this is their winter period.
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