There are so many reason why people love living in Halifax. From the food, beer, and bars all the way to the beautiful scenery and events. Halifax is sure to keep you busy and will never let you forget the beauty on living on the east coast. Here are just a few photographs that prove just how amazing of a place Halifax is to call home:
1) Citadel Hill
Photo Credit: @james.turnham
Whether you are looking for a place to learn about the history of Halifax or you are just looking for a place to sit, relax and have a picnic. This is a great spot to kick it on a sunny afternoon!
2) The Waterfront
Photo credit: @elysiamariee
Though it can be very cold at times. The views and the historic building will be sure to warm you up. Grab a bite and a drink and enjoy the views of the Harbour.
3) Theodore Tugboat
Photo Credit: @larrygunslinger
This little tugboat is sure to put a smile on kid’s faces.
4) The Halifax Library
Photo credit: @minerempire20
You can do a lot more then just check out books at this new piece of architectural genius. This amazing building opened in late 2014 and without doubt made CNN’s “Top 10 Eye-Popping new building of 2014”
5) Garrison Brewery
Photo credit: @garrisonbrewing
The Garrison Brewery is one of the most iconic breweries in Halifax. Craft beer is big on the east coast and Garrison Brewery is a must visit spot for tourists and natives of Halifax. Located by Pier 21 this brewery is one of a kind and supports what Halifax is truly all about.
6) Duncan’s Cove
Photo credit: @hilaryhendsbee
A explorer’s dream. Once a small finishing community in the 1800’s this amazing spot has one of the most amazing views of the Atlantic.
7) That was a Cold One
Photo credit: @chaseinthecrowd
Nothing goes better with a nice cold beer then live music! Halifax has plenty of both. No beer is more recognizable for being from Halifax then Alexander Keith’s. Go on a tour of the Keith’s brewery and then sit down for a bite to eat at the Red Stag Tavern and enjoy some more cold beer and some live music!
8) Snip Snip
Photo credit: @sailorbupsbarbershop
You’ll notice some crazy haircuts floating around Halifax and that has a lot to do with the amazing Barbershop’s we have locally. If you really want to fall in love with Halifax, talk to a local barber and they will tell you exactly how amazing it is while you get a nice cut and a hot shave.
9) The Gahan House
Photo credit: @gahan.halifax
10) Go Moose Go
Photo credit: gomoosego
We may not have any NHL teams on the east coast but we sure do love our hockey. Any night of the week you can watch up to 20,000 Haligonians cheering on their prized MooseHeads
11) Donair Everything
Photo Credit: @ficklefroghalifax
Donair is the official food of Halifax. However is Halifax getting just a donair doesn’t cut it. Donair Pizza, Donair Egg Rolls, Donair Burgers and last but not least Donair Poutines. The ultimate drunk food can be found on pretty much every corner in Halifax.
Photo credit: @efraser1o3
13) Peggy’s Cove
Photo credit: @elysiamarlee
Peggy’s cove might be the most iconic spots in Halifax. The infamous light house draws people in no matter what time of year. It is a absolutely beautiful spot and a must see for everyone!
14) Point Pleasant Park
Photo credit: @tsimony
190 Acres of beautiful trees, trails and amazing views of the Atlantic. A park dedicated to the history of all the service men that served during all of the wars, this park stretches up and down the northwest arm of Halifax
15) DOWNTOWN HALIFAX
Photo Credit: @matthewjohnmcneil
Halifax is a absolutely beautiful city on the East Coast of Canada. With a population of roughly 390,000 there is always lots to do. A lot of us residence of Halifax take for granted just how beautiful of a city it truly is. Get out and explore, there is always lots to do.