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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
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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
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FRED the Bus

FRED stands for Free Rides Everywhere Downtown Halifax. It's a free bus service operated by the Downtown Halifax Business Club.Bus service:July to the end of October, seven days a week from 10:30AM to...
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pieter_jan_v
Jul 30, 2014

Public Transportation

Public transportation is limited to the bus and the harbour ferry. It's not too bad a system for the most part though weekends and holiday service is a bit sparser. Main routes are serviced regularly...
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tvor
Jul 08, 2015

Public Transport in Halifax

Although Halifax has a reasonable bus service, it is very difficult to find the necessary information. Even the bus stops are difficult to spot, and when you have found one there is no information on...
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deptlads
Nov 29, 2003

~ Metro Transit ~

If you're not interested in driving in the city, you can always take the bus. There are buses that cross the bridges between Halifax and Dartmouth daily. I found the best way to figure out how to get...
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RavensWing
Jul 08, 2014

MetroTransit: The Halifax buses

1 Mumford Terminal-Spring Garden-Darthm. Br2 Wedgewood-Bayers-Mumford-Scotia3 Manors-Bayers-Point Pleasant4 Sherwood Heights-Lacewood-Rosedale-Bayers-Mumford-Scotia5 Fairmount-Mumford-Chebucto-Scotia6...
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pieter_jan_v
Dec 11, 2014

well bus 12 takes you to the...

well bus 12 takes you to the Bayers Lake shopping District just off highway 103....... it has lots of big cool stores like Costco, WalMart, IMAX theatre and tons more.....other buses that are cool are...
Hot-Holly
Aug 26, 2002

I travelled around Nova Scotia...

I travelled around Nova Scotia using the SMT bus www.smtbus.com and using a private shuttle van (to get to PEI) and by taking trips organized through the hostel.In Halifax take the Halifax to...
PrairieDee
Aug 25, 2002

Taking the bus

There is a bus station in Halifax. From Halifax, you can take a bus to any place in the Maritimes, and some places outside too. Within the Maritimes, the bus ride usually takes anywhere from 1 to 6...
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fairy_dust
Jun 22, 2015

MetroTransit bus

The bus was convenient because the terminal was right across the street from my hotel in Dartmouth - the Harborview Holiday Inn. Also, crossing MacDonald Bridge offered a great view of Halifax Harbor....
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davidjoha
Apr 20, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Halifax

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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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Royal NS Tattoo

I know the title of this tip may make the reader raise an eyebrow so please let me explain. I live in London and have been lucky enough to have seen some wonderful West End shows which I thoroughly...
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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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Public Art

One of the more interesting sculptures located on the Boardwalk was that entitled, “The Emigrant”. Based on what I learned of Halifax, I thought this sculpture was a particularly relevant and poignant...
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HMCS Sackville

HMCS Sackville is the last remaining WWII corvette in the world. Based on a British Admiralty design, these seaworthy, relatively inexpensive, and quickly-constructed bathtubs were built in large...
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Fairview Lawn Cemetery - RMS Titanic Burial Ground

The sinking of the RMS Titanic may well have put Halifax in the world news when it became the final resting place of those who perished as a result of the RMS Titanic sinking . However, in just over...
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