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Top 5 HIKES in the Halifax Region

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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:
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9 BEST routes for Canoeing and Kayaking in Halifax!

In the Halifax region, there are over 1,000 lakes, 20 rivers, countless streams and 23 major coastal areas, providing those of us living in or visitng the region amazing opportunities for canoeing and kayaking.

Before a canoe or kayak adventure, make sure to plan your route! Water conditions change frequently with the weather, so always check water levels and the local forecast. I recommend reviewing the Canoe/Kayak Nova Scotia website for route information and maps.

Some of my favourite locations for canoeing and kayaking in Halifax include:  Continue reading