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14 INSTA-WORTHY locations in Halifax

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Halifax is a city full of immense beauty any time of year. You’ll find photo inspiration around every corner, and snapping photos of Halifax’s scenic beaches, historic buildings, bustling waterfronts, stunning parks or picture-perfect landmarks is sure to garner plenty of likes on Instagram!

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Whether you’re travelling on foot, by car or even by boat, you’ll discover there’s no shortage of snap-worthy places and blogger-approved backdrops in Halifax.

Here is a list of some of our favorite Insta-worthy locations in and around the city:

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5 Best Waterfalls in the Halifax Region

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From time to time it’s nice to be able to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and the Halifax region so has much to offer in terms of outdoor adventure. Visiting the many waterfalls in the surrounding area is a great way to experience the Halifax region and inject a little adventure into your daily life!

Waterfalls can be found in an endless variety of shapes, sizes and locations! No two falls are the same, so you’re guaranteed a different experience with each fall you see.

Here are my top five waterfall walks in the Halifax region:

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Peggy’s Cove During Winter

Peggy’s Cove is one of the most popular attractions for tourists and locals alike in the Halifax region. Its classic red-and-white lighthouse marks the eastern entrance of St. Margaret’s Bay. Built in 1915, the lighthouse is officially known as the Peggy’s Point Lighthouse and today is still operated by the Canadian Coast Guard.

Peggy’s Cove is located about 40 km southwest of downtown Halifax, about an hour’s drive on Highway 333 or Highway 103. Although, only a short distance from downtown Halifax, many people don’t think of Peggy’s Cove as a winter destination, but we’re here to tell you that it’s a winter wonderland!

There are plenty of reasons to consider a visit the beautiful seaside community on a winter’s day. Here are my TOP 5 reasons for visiting Peggy’s Cove in the winter:

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