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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Park
“Great place to walk around and sight-see. Walk the water's edge or follow the trails to the forested interior and view some of the remaining artillery batteries on the property. This is a large park, approximately 75 hectares, and a good amount of parking. In the summer, Shakespeare by the Sea is held in the park, which is a live outdoor theater production.”
  • 127 locals recommend
Historic Site
“oldest fort in North America, fought over by the British and French. worth a visit for the view and the living history. amazing place for a concert, but this doesn't happen very often!”
  • 115 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“over 250 local artisans and food vendors right on the Halifax Waterfront. A great way to spend a few hours, tasting local foods and viewing art and local treasures.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Garden
“formal Victorian gardens, largest in North America - wander through and forget you are in the middle of the city.... you are welcome!”
  • 86 locals recommend
Campground
“Experience the world's highest tides, pristine forests, deluxe campgrounds and a taste of Atlantic Canada culture. Several hiking trails, kayaking, restaurants, and much more. This is a must visit during a vacation in New Brunswick.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Museum
“nestled on the Halifax Waterfront, this museum takes you through sea life and maritime history.”
  • 60 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This is a gem of a restaurant. Food is local, seasonal and prepared to perfection. The cocktails and wine selection are wonderful. The best staff - friendly and kind. This is a neighbourhood gem.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Nature
“Amazing place to visit - make a day of it and see it at high tide AND low tide!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Beach
“Hidden treasure! Ocean front with 3 white-sand beaches, boardwalks & hiking trail. Approximately 40 minute drive.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Enjoy world class theatre productions and gallery at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The musical Anne of Green Gables has been running for 55 years! A must see for any lovers of the Lucy Maud Montgomery book. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Exclusive shopping located in one central location. Recently named one of the best malls in the country. Over 170 stores and services. Approximately 15 minute drive into the city.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Contemporary Italian food, in Bishop's Landing right on the Halifax waterfront. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
History Museum
“exhibits of natural sciences, artifacts, and culture including Mi’kmaq artifacts.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Featured on the Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here". Nestled in the district known as the Hydrostone, with a few little shops and other restaurants.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Playground
“Less than thirty minutes drive. Visit Peir 21 immigration museum. Tasty beaver tales and poutine at one of the Waterfront Stalls our restaurants”
  • 53 locals recommend
Campground
“Beach! Extremely busy during high season. Warmest waters North of South Carolina.”
  • 28 locals recommend