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#1 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
It has lots of comfortable searing, the staff are very helpful, there are lots of computers, programs for kids, musical concerts, lots of light, great views, it even has a pretty good selection of everything you m...
... program rooms, multimedia collection, languages and magazines, reading and study space Level 2 Children and teen library, program rooms, creative and media space, computers, study space, play area, family read...
#8 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Take advantage of the the canal and lakes , if you have kayaks this is a great spot for families, A kayak rental is available for all levels of experience and provided at an affordable price.
It was a great place for a nice walk along the water where various plaques told about the history of the canal .The older folks enjoyed sitting by the water while the younger kids fed the ducks !
#2 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Beautiful flowers and trees throughout the park, a small bridge ....nearby which you may find two swanky swans snoozing.....a safe oasis where kids can play; a stroll that delights, among the posies and ponds.
With a large pond in the middle where the kids loved seeing the ducks to the variety of trees providing shade to escape the sun the park is a truly beautiful place and one of the gems in the city.
#10 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Whether it be for adventure hikes with children to see the ponds, forest, waterfront, streams, and historic monuments, to enjoy a long dog walk, to run and train at any pace, to find a peaceful corner to practice...
This park is perfect for runners, walkers, families, dogs, yoga, reunions, weddings, relaxing, beach glass, nature, trees, ocean, ...ohh I could go on and on.
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#12 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
From cute little gift shops, restaurants, outdoor seating, great views of all the ships and cruise ships, a play area for children, cows ice-cream (which is so so yummy!), a sea bridge, and further down the boardw...
What a wonderful walk - places to eat, things for kids to play on, ice cream, crafts, boat tours, market, historic properties, maritime museum and wonderful cool breezes on a hot day.
#15 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
... of the best wooden artifacts from the ship, including an iconic deck chair and a pair of the “Unknown Child’s” shoes – perhaps the most powerful and heart-wrenching of all the Titanic artifacts on exhibit here.
Excellent exhibits, family friendly layout, time sensitive videos, and guided tours.
#11 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
A must see! Excellent place to bring your children/ A great place for the history buff.
Super visit, guided by wonderful local kids, and well-explained by a great 20min historical film about the 4 forts at the Citadel.
#7 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
On every visit to Halifax, we try to get in a ferry ride across the harbour to Dartmouth, just for the ride (which the kids love).
Our family loves to take in the Alderney market on the weekends and take the ferry to Halifax for the harbour walk.
#26 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
my family and I love this place.. you can go in casual dress and relaxed clothing and footwear...It is so informative and so interesting and they keep adding to it so going twice is still exciting...a family event...
First time to the new spot and it was a lot of fun ,great for learning and we'll thought out.Large space with 3 floors of activities that are both physical and phonic.Go explore whether your a adult or a child.We...
Emera Oval Halifax
#18 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
It included free use of roller skates, inline skates, helmets, elbow, knee and wrist pads, scooters, two wheel bicyles, trikes for kids and adults, fun little wheely carts, skateboards....and the best part is that...
Excellent For Those that cannot enjoy a rink,as they rent skates an you can enjoy or learn to skate on ice outside,Great for Families,an Schools,also RollerBlading in summer as well,an large field close by for rel...
#16 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Great Hour on the Waterfront, Educational and Fun for Kids
Our young kids also loved coming on this ship, roaming around and discovering the different rooms.
#3 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
For those unfamiliar, Tattoo is a military-themed celebration with military bands, bagpipers, and several other performers including a strings group from Calgary, kids in formation on motorbikes, etc.
We are anxiously awaiting the DVD of this summer's performance so we can share it with our friends and family.
#5 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Even with tourists around, you can hike out onto the rocks and sit quietly enjoying the surroundings... Great little village with great history... Good fun for couples, families and just about anybody...
Kids love to climb on the rocks to reach the lighthouse and the areas along the coast; on a sunny day, the area is just amazing.
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Dartmouth Crossing Dartmouth
#21 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Great for kids to go play and take a break from shopping!
Watching the children waiting to go see Santa made it a great experience.
#25 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
It is a statue that truly depicts what an immigrant goes thru when making the decision to leave home and venture to another place, the sacrifice of leaving family behind to try a new way of life
This statue really hit home for me as it depicted my family history of my father leaving my mother and sister to seek a new life in Canada.
Lake Banook Dartmouth
#34 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Lake Banook is a great place to go with your whole family or just by your self, the beaches as the best and the scenery is out of this world.
Great for families, couples or a stroll alone.
Sullivan's Pond Dartmouth
#42 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Watch the wildlife, take a stroll around the pond, quite reflextion on a bench at the beutiful tribute to children and I get to do this everyday!
Sullivan's Pond is a great place to bring the kids to see the ducks and geese.
Lawrencetown Beach East Lawrencetown
#29 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
sunshine, wind, fog, rocks, kite surfers, surfers, families, great beach walk.
Great for everyone from young families with young children and pet owners to photographers looking for the great shot.
#31 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Great for the kids also!
Great place to take the kids .
#38 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
... You can handle a wide variety of animals including skunk Chinchilla Snakes Turtle Parrot Friendly informative staff Observation tower... great views In sum a great stop for those people travelling with children.
The kids loved petting the ferret, snakes, bunny and tortoise (now I know the different between a turtle and a tortoise!).
#37 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
The museum may be on the small size for people used to US Natural History museums, but it has some very good exhibits and is great for a family that wants a short visit before the kids are overwhelmed.
Wonderful adventure for children of all ages.
Clam Harbour Beach Clam Harbour
#41 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Clear, clean, quiet, views, waves gently lapping, seagulls playing along the shore, hang gliders enjoying the breeze, children enjoying the open area to run and laugh and scream with joy.
There is a sandy bottomed brook that runs through it on its' way to the sea where the water is shallow and warm that is great for young children, Changing rooms are there and outdoor showers to wash off the sand.
#44 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
our Ontario and NS families came together and enjoyed surfing and seafood and a wonderful time together.
The waves were great for the kids to play in with there “boogie boards”.
#60 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
My first visit to this nice park with my family and my friend family was great , it was end of summer time , the location is great , the wild life in the park is gorgeous and the fishing there is fabulous also .
Wonderful family oriented park, perfect for a summer picnic.
#6 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Interactive displays and knowledgeable tour guides help the visitor learn the history of immigration and offers glimpses of the human experience - families and children (now grown) return to relive theirs and thei...
Fantastic venue for a wedding!! Incredible view of the harbor, I would highly recommend friends or family in the Halifax area.
Fisherman's Cove Eastern Passage
#48 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
I got some fudge and homemade bread and butter pickles Awesome stuff !! Supporting the small businesses and family run shops is always good to do.
Its a great place to go solo or as a family with kids of all ages.
Peggy Of The Cove Glen Margaret
#36 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
The proprietor, Ivan, gave us a personal tour through his home and detailed his family history.
The kids had a great time scrambling over these.
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#40 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Great for couples, foodies and families
Halifax farmers market is a good place for weekly family activities.
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#47 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
While visiting family from Montreal had the wonderful opportunity to attend their production of Alice in Wonderland.
They run 2 Shakespeare plays and one non-Shakespearean, usually child-themed play each summer.
#33 of 253 things to do in Halifax Region
Local bands and a lot of people even families.
For the kids, there are outside structures for them to play.