8 days in Dartmouth & Halifax Itinerary

8 days in Dartmouth & Halifax Itinerary

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8 days in Dartmouth & Halifax Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Drive:  15 min
1
Dartmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
2
Halifax
— 6 nights
End: Halifax

1
night
Dartmouth

Dartmouth ©
Dartmouth is a community and former city in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Martinique Beach Provincial Park, then see the interesting displays at Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at Maritime Reptile Zoo Limited. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Quaker House, contemplate the waterfront views at Sullivan's Pond, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lawrencetown Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dartmouth trip planner.

Halifax to Dartmouth is an approximately half hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Halifax.

Things to do in Dartmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, Lawrencetown Beach, Martinique Beach Provincial Park, Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
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Lawrencetown Beach ©
Lawrencetown Beach
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum ©
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum ©
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum

6
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Visit Peggy's Cove Lighthouse and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Ironworks Distillery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Grand Pre (Domaine de Grand Pre & Grand Pre National Historic Site) and Lunenburg (Knaut-Rhuland House, Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Province House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church.

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Halifax is just a stone's throw from Dartmouth. In August, daytime highs in Halifax are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Grand Pre, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Grand Pre National Historic Site ©
Grand Pre National Historic Site
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church

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