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are hotel reservations needed in july

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are hotel reservations needed in july

Greetings all , I'll be arriving into Halifax on or around July 30th and flying out early August 5th .I have no plans yet and sometimes just like to drive around and stop as the spirit moves me .Maybe circle N.S. ? Will I be able to find places to stay without reservation? Thanks for your input .

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1. Re: are hotel reservations needed in july

It's a long weekend here, so you might have problems. I think you'll be able to find a place to stay, but you'll end up paying a fortune for it.

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Hi, Glenn from Nova Scotia tourism here.

The entire month of July has and will continue to be busy in Halifax. Due to certain festivals and events, some days are very tight for accomodations. As mentioned the dates you have asked about are a long holiday weekend. Also, there are a lot of events going on in Halifax as well as around Nova Scotia in general.

To have some idea what may be going on, you can check;


take a look at the festival and event listings. You can also check for accomodation options.

Hope this helps.

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Other than right in Halifax you should be OK so long as you don't wait until too late in the day. Watch for Visitor nformation centers and about noon start to decide on a destination.

On Cape Breton, and aimed for the Cabot Trail, look at your map when you arrive on the Island and pick a couple of villages and you can check at VIC at the Island entrance and they can tell you about availability but you can still take that info and then could call the place to book direct, might get a better deal.

See www.Cabottrail or MargareeNS.com website

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