There’s something extremely charming about Halifax, Nova Scotia. It could be the hustle and bustle of the waterfront that’s buzzing with activity during summertime, the vibrancy of the local people or the fact that this city has a very strong historical significance.
Regardless of the reason, this maritime city has evolved in a big way since the time it used to be one of the busiest trading hubs on the Atlantic. Visitors throng to this city at different times of the year and Halifax never disappoints. There are a number of things to do in Halifax such as:
- Take a leisurely walk along the beautiful waterfront
This is probably one of the best ways to start your visit to Halifax. The 4-kilometre Harbourwalk, meanders along the colorful waterfront. You can start looking at the Historic Properties here. You can see three entire blocks of Victorian-era buildings and warehouses dating way back to the 1700s. All of these structures have been restored beautifully.
- Book a tour to Alexander Keith’s brewery
If you like a bit of history with your beer a tour of the famous Alexander Keith’s brewery located on the Lower Street (a short distance from the waterfront), is one of the interesting things to do in Halifax. This brewery was founded by Alexander Keith in 1820. He served three terms as the mayor of the city.
- Don’t miss the King of Donair experience
Halifax’s King of Donair is a very famous restaurant chain. There are a number of locations in Halifax and you can enjoy their meaty wraps at any one of them. They opened shop in 1973 and have been blazing trails in this space since then. The wraps are a delectable combination of onion, meat, tomato and their special sauce that is no less than a legend in Halifax area.
There are a number of other things to do in Halifax and you will never run short for choice.