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Fun things to do in Halifax, NS.

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This is a continuation of my article ‘Tips to enjoy winter’. I talked about how I decided to enjoy this city despite the cold weather that lingers for more than just winter. In case you missed it, please read it here:

In this article, I’m listing the things you can do in Halifax. To keep it simple, I talked about two seasons here: When it’s cold and when it isn’t.

HOW TO ENJOY LIFE IN HALIFAX

WHEN IT’S COLD

Following are my tips to enjoy life in Halifax, NS for when its cold as the winter here can last longer than other places in the world.

Grow

  • Spend a relaxing day at the Central Library or your local library.
  • Join networking groups in the city and make new friends.

Explore

Entertain

Shop

Eat

Drink

Drive

Sometimes you need an outing but don’t really want to be outside. Following are some ideas:

Sport

Trails/Walk

Following are some walk ideas in order of my preference:

  • Bedford harbor walk (entrance from De wolf park)
  • Point Pleasant park
  • Atlantic view trail on Lawrencetown Beach
  • Hemlock Ravine park
  • Long lake provincial park
  • Belchers Marsh Park
  • Go for a walk on Spring Garden Road & explore all stores.
  • Go for a walk on Quinpool Road to explore all stores.
  • Walk at the waterfront & downtown local shops with a friend.
  • Walk around fishermans cove and the local stores there.

WHEN ITS NOT COLD

Peggy’s cove definitely tops the list when it comes to places to see around Halifax. The restaurant there serves delicious food as well. Other places to visit in Nova scotia are Lunenburg and Mahone Bay.

Summer in Halifax

Summer in Halifax is truly breathtaking and blissful. I call it heavenly! Since summer is so short in Halifax, our list is full of outdoor commitments. There are so many things you can do outdoors in Halifax. Following are only some of the ideas where you can go out for a picnic:

Parks

Following are my favourite parks:

  • DeWolf park
  • Sir Sandford Fleming park
  • Oakfield provincial park
  • Scott Saunders Memorial Park
  • Horseshoe island park
  • Chocolate lake park & beach
  • Africville park
  • Sullivan’s pond
  • Dollar lake
  • Papermill Lake Beach Park
  • Stewiacke River Park

Beaches

Following is list of beaches in order of preference:

  • Crystal Crescent beach park
  • Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park
  • Conrad’s beach
  • Martinique beach
  • Queensland beach
  • Lawrencetown beach
  • List of best Halifax beaches

Other events worth attending

My Google Map location links

Thank you

If you know about other good places, please recommend them in the comments below so I can try them out and add them to the list.

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