Tourism information

Halifax

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View the Greater Halifax Visitor Guide as a PDF


Halifax, Nova Scotia is an ideal conference venue. It is a modern port city with a population of approximately 370,000 people that is filled with historic sites, museums and galleries, pubs and fine restaurants, lively night life, shopping, outdoor adventures and summer festivals.

Steeped in history and culture, life in Halifax revolves around the sea. But there’s so much more! From bustling city streets to leisurely strolls through the magnificent Public Gardens, to sailing tours of Halifax Harbour, to exploring the Pier 21 or Halifax Citadel National Historic Sites – there are so many things to do in Halifax.

Not only is Halifax, Nova Scotia the quintessential Maritime destination—where you can tour a natural harbour via a Halifax tall ship or relax on the waterfront, soaking up sea air—it’s also the cultural hub of Atlantic Canada. Come to Halifax for an evening stroll along our breathtaking harbourfront; discover shopping, entertainment, and restaurants all within walking distance from the downtown core; and get a dose of Maritime history at attractions like the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Halifax Citadel. Real people, rich culture and music, historic architecture, and natural maritime beauty – these things leave visitors to Halifax with a lasting desire to return.

For more information on the city of Halifax please visit: www.DestinationHalifax.com

The Greater Halifax Visitor Guide has great ideas for planning your visit to Halifax.

Nova Scotia

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View the Nova Scotia Doer’s and Dreamers Guide as a PDF


The province of Nova Scotia is an internationally recognized tourist destination known for rugged coastlines, national parks, beautiful beaches and historic locations including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Old Town Lunenburg—home of the world-famous Bluenose II—and the Joggins Fossil Cliffs. Delegates are encouraged to experience the natural beauty and thriving culture throughout the province by visiting famous tourism destinations such as the idyllic fishing village of Peggy’s Cove or the beautiful highlands of Cape Breton Island.

Visitors to Nova Scotia enjoy the scenic beauty, rich heritage and vibrant culture of one of the friendliest places on earth. Nova Scotia’s blend of dramatic seas, scenic lands, Celtic music and friendly people shape a maritime culture like no other. Witness the world’s highest tide ebb out of the Minas Basin and beachcomb the ocean floor for treasures. Drive, bike or hike the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Canada’s great ocean highway. From the gracious Victorian architecture, to the excitement and fun found around every corner, our cities and towns are going to surprise and delight you. There is no shortage of ways to discover our natural beauty and enjoy our renowned hospitality and charm.

For more information on Nova Scotia please visit: www.NovaScotia.com

If you plan to spend time visiting the province before or after Digital Earth 2015 a great place to start planning your trip is the free “Doers’ & Dreamers Nova Scotia Travel Guide” which can be requested online here.