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Halifax isn’t just about its downtown core, its amazing events, unique shopping, or its world-class culinary scene (although let’s be honest, those are pretty fantastic too). The Halifax region is home to some incredible hiking trails, and get this – they can be accessed within a 30-minute drive from downtown Halifax!
The variety of landscapes, scenery and terrain includes lakeside trails, ocean-side cliffs, serene woodland and secluded coves. And to top it all off, there’s no shortage of breathtaking views and vistas.
No matter what kind of hiking you want to do, throw on some layers to keep you warm, grab some snacks and enjoy the scenic trails of Halifax!
Here are my top 5 hikes within 30 minutes of downtown Halifax:
Who doesn’t love a good sunset?
Here is a list of the TOP 10 places in the Halifax area to watch the sun go down – ENJOY!
1 – Dartmouth Waterfront, Dartmouth
Hop on the Dartmouth ferry and enjoy a stunning view as you ride across the harbour on the oldest continuously-running salt-water passenger ferry service in North America (say that 10 times fast…).
When you’re on the Dartmouth side, you can sit close to the harbour looking out towards the Halifax waterfront and watch the sun come down over the city.
🚗~10 minute drive from Downtown Halifax (or 15 minute ferry ride!) – directions
There are many things that make the Halifax area an amazing place to live and visit, but for me, the one that stands above all else is the ocean.
The diverse coastline includes many incredible beaches, several of them within minutes of downtown Halifax. So get your friends together, pack some snacks, bring a bathing suit and don’t forget your camera. Let’s explore some of the BEST BEACHES in the Halifax region!
Halifax is an ideal place for any adventure seeker. There are countless places to explore and discover, whether you’re just visiting or living in Halifax. Here is a top-10 list of adventures you can try this summer around the Halifax area to keep your adventure spirit alive. With so many types of adventures to do, this list wasn’t easy to compile. Grab a calendar and start planning your next adventure!