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Destination guide

Lively Halifax will entice you

Take a holiday to Halifax and enjoy the area's museums, live music and history. This walkable city is known for its local tours, restaurants and art. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Halifax

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Halifax a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Emera Oval (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Clay Cafe Paint Your Own Pottery Studio (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Links at Montague (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Goodwood Family Golf Centre (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Halifax

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Halifax is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Public Gardens Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Royal Artillery Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Halifax North Common Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Halifax Public Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Halifax Central Common Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ferry Terminal Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Halifax

Fly into Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Halifax Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Halifax?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 159 vacation rentals near Halifax. From 95 houses to 53 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Halifax for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Halifax?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Halifax:

  • South End, Halifax: 50 vacation rentals
  • North End: 36 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Halifax: 44 vacation rentals
  • Harbourview: 16 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Halifax?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Halifax. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Needham Memorial Park: 179 vacation rentals
  • Cornwallis Street Baptist Church: 175 vacation rentals
  • Nova Scotia Archives: 184 vacation rentals
  • Prince of Wales Tower: 177 vacation rentals
  • Park Place Theatre: 171 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Halifax listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Halifax?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 95 Houses in Halifax. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Halifax include:

  • Flats: 53 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Halifax?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Halifax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.