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"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
From $54.00
 
Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Waterfront / Historic Properties

Most of the best attractions are within walking distance of each other. The Maritime Museum, the Citadel, Historic Properties and the restaurants and shops along the waterfront can all be accessed by...
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Downtown Halifax

VYTAIEMO is an Ukrainian greeting after which a statue is named placed in the Coastal Park opposite the Westin Hotel. It is dedicated to the centenary celebration of the Ukrainian immigrants that...
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Halifax Harbour

The Halifax Port Authority key facilities are: -Fairview Cove Container Terminal -South End Container Terminal -Richmond Terminals -Ocean Terminals, piers A - A1 and piers 23-24 -Halifax Seaport....
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Historical Halifax

There are many universities in Halifax (e.g. Dalhousie University, University of King's College) and you can see students of many races along the streets of Halifax, making this a really cosmopolitan...
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Halifax Citadel

The Halifax Citadel is where I would take a visitor first. Not only for the Citadel itself, but for the view of the city and the harbor from its high vantage point. My best memory of Halifax was...
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Taverns, Pubs & Clubs

Halifax's downtown is small and perfect for strolling around. It makes for the perfect pub crawl. It's also home to CFB Halifax, where sailors from all over the world come to. You'll meet them in all...
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Public Gardens

1.Alfredo's wine and Ho restaurant 2.the ice cream parlour on the Halifax boardwalk 3.King of Donairs restaurant (the best donairs in the know world) 4.of course the 'Gazebo' 5.my favorite fishing...
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Autumn Colours

One of my fondest memories of Halifax is the beautiful autumn colours of the trees and leaves. Usually autumn will reach full height in mid-October, but some leaves can still be seen till end of...
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Cape Breton

A trip around the Cabot Trail encompassing the tip of Cape Breton Island is well worth it. We had been on the coast of Ireland only two months earlier and were amazed at the similarities in the...
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Point Pleasant Park

Even in winter there are plenty of ways to enjoy outdoor activities. Some of the beaches have hiking trails, you can cross-country ski on the Common, or take a walk or run in Point Pleasant Park. Grab...
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Peggy's Cove

My fondest memory is of the very first time my dad took me to Peggy's Cove. My older brother teased me the whole way -- I was terribly upset. Then when we got up to the lighthouse and I saw the...
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Internet Access

Halifax Public Libraries have free internet access terminals *for patrons with a library card* at most of their 14 locations. If you have a library card, you can prebook a terminal online. Most...
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Jul 08, 2015

This amused me.

I have mentioned many times her on VT on many different pages about looking up as you walk round any given city, you will be amazed what you see. I was walking through downtown Halifax and I looked up...
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Nov 27, 2014

USEFUL LINKS and INFORMATION

Searching for information is rather simple at Halifax: just follow the ?-signs.Useful links:HalifaxHalifax AirportHalifax weatherHarbour Waterfront webcamFerry Terminal webcamHarbour Hopper webcamNS...
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Aug 05, 2010

Top Hotels in Halifax

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1725 Market Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3N9, Canada
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1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3P5, Canada
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1919 Upper Water Street, (formerly Casino Nova Scotia), Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3Y5, Canada
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1266 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y5, Canada
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1515 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2L2, Canada
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1649 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1V8, Canada
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Top Things to Do in Halifax

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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

It is literally impossible to go anywhere in downtown Halifax and not notice the Citadel as it is the most prominent feature in the city, set on a height which, I suppose, is why it is there in the...
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Waterfront

I am no stranger to a drop of drink or a pub / bar as regular readers of my tips will attest and my preferred tipple is cider (Strongbow for preference and which I was glad to find readily available...
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

As part of the Museum of the Atlantic, which I have dealt with in a separate tip here and thouroughtly recommend, the traveller can also visit the CSS Acadia, which is an old sea-going vessel, the...
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Public Gardens

One of the most famous gardens in Canada is Butchart Gardens near Victoria, BC. The Halifax Public Garden is not a private enterprise, and yet the quality of the display really warrants it to be one...
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Pier 21

The term "Pier 21" will probably not mean much to anyone outside Canada and indeed it meant absolutely nothing to me prior to visiting recently but to Canadians it is almost a symbol of nationhood as...
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St Mary's Basilica

St. Mary's is at the heart of Halifax, where many students and visitors flock around on Staturdays. Construction started in 1820 and lasted till 1899. Mass times: Mo-Fr: 12.15PM and 5.15PM Sa:...
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"WE ALTERNATE"
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"Where Tvor Lives"
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"Halifax MY Home Town"
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"Fantastic Halifax"
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"What an excellent city."
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