Ideally one would be able to spend days, even weeks hanging out in Halifax and exploring everything the city has to offer.  Should you briefly pass through the HRM on your next road trip, or get stuck here on an extensive layover, this is the comprehensive list of twenty-four things you have to get done during your limited time here.

The following is a list of the most fun things to do in our amazing city – a brief summary, if you will, of all the things that make Halifax great.  There’s something on here for everyone, so be sure to try as much as you can during your next visit out east!

1. Climb Citadel Hill


2. Walk along the Historic Halifax Waterfront


3. Get dessert at Scanway


4. Ride the Alderney Ferry to Dartmouth


5. Eat some fish and chips at The Five Fishermen


6. Visit the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia


7. Walk along Young Street and check out the South End


8. Take in the beautiful Public Gardens


9. Hike along the Northwest Arm to Dingle Tower


10. Jam out with The Mellotones at The Seahorse


11. Embark on a harbour kayaking tour


12. Explore the Halifax Central Public Library


13. Grab a pint at the Old Triangle


14. Head up to Dalhousie, SMU, Mount Saint Vincent or King’s campus


15. Walk through Shubie Park in Dartmouth


16. Explore Halifax’s North End neighborhood


17. Get lost in Point Pleasant Park


18. Try some Donair from King of Donair


19. Catch a blues set at Bearly’s


20. Tour the Alexander Keith’s Brewery


21. Drive out to nearby Conrad’s Beach


22. Learn about Halifax’s origin at Pier 21


23. Fill up your glass at the Garrison Brewery


24. Try the delicious seafood at Press Gang


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