Trying to figure out all the places you want to bring your friends from out of town can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Between shops, restaurants, cafes and tourist attractions, you want to ensure there's enough time to show them everything. 

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Obviously, you want to make sure their time here in Halifax is perfect, so we thought we could help you out at little.  We've picked activities that you can do in rain or shine, so you won't have to worry about our crazy weather. Below is a list of fun places to bring your friends in the city that you, as a local, will enjoy as well. 

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Biscuit General Store // 1661 Argyle Street

The perfect stop to pick up a quirky new piece of clothing! And they have an adorable dog to visit too!

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Coburg Coffee // 6085 Coburg Road

If the weather is rainy and gross, grab a Power Chai and one of Coburg's  delicious sandwiches. 

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Captured Escape Rooms // 1684 Barrington Street

Why not try to make a grand escape! Captured Escape Rooms have Halifax themed rooms, where you can try to solve a murder from 1943 or find some secrets about the Citadel. 

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Niche // 1505 Barrington Street

Stop in for Happy Hour from 4-6:30 for cheap drinks and delicious half-price appetizers, like Nachos Grandes or Perogies.

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Inkwell Boutique // 2011 Brunswick Street

The perfect stop to get some local artwork and mementoes from a fun trip to Halifax. From prints from local artists to funky candles, Inkwell is a great place to pop in. 

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Steve-O-Renos // 1536 Brunswick Street

Delicious London Fogs and such cozy place to sit and catch up. A definite favourite among the locals.

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7 Bays Bouldering // 2019 Gottingen Street

Test your bouldering skills and get some exercise! If you're there on a Tuesday, be sure to grab Tacos at the cafe for only $2.61 after your climb!

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The Marquee Ballroom // 2037 Gottingen Street

Perfect for an evening of live music and drinking. A local tradition. 

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Duly Noted // 104-5431 Doyle Street

Perfect for unique stationary, giftware and so much more. 

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Scanway Bakery // 1567 Grafton Street

For unique donut flavours (and sometimes the occasional cronut) get your daily donut fix at Scanway!

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The Boardroom Game Cafe // 1256 Barrington Street

Withover 500+ Boardgames, you'll never get bored! Not to mention their milkshakes and pretzels are the best. 

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2 Doors Down Bars+Bites // 1533 Barrington Street 

With Daily Specials from Wine Wednesday to $8 Saturday Cocktails, you shouldn't miss out on this dining drinking experience. 

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Brilliant Clothing Boutique // 1539 Birmingham Street

Consignment at its finest! Find beautiful items for your closet from brands like Vince, Kate Spade, Jimmy Choo and so much more. 

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Humani-T Cafe // 1451 South Park Street

You can't pass on introducing your friend to Humani-T's delicious, house made Gelato. 

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Point Pleasant Park // 5718 Point Pleasant Drive

The perfect place for a classic maritime instagram pic and the perfect place for a walk. 

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Stillwell // 1672 Barrington Street 

With so many selections from all over Nova Scotia and PEI, it would be a great place to introduce someone to local brews. 

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The Black Market Boutique // 1545 Grafton Street

With unique, handmade jewellery and stunning textiles, there's always something to find when you stop into the Black Market. 

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The Old Apothecary // 1549 Barrington Street

If you need to satisfy a sweet tooth, head to the Old Apothecary for incredible desserts, like their MASSIVE Cinnamon Buns. 

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Alexander Keith’s Brewery Tour // 1496 Lower Water Street

The perfect touristy tradition. The brewery tour is fun for any participant AND you get free beer!

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Field Guide // 2076 Gottingen Street

A small, casual and fantastic place to grab dinner and drinks. 

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Halifax Seaport Famers' Market // 1209 Marginal Road

Another perfect place to bring a visitor! Especially on a Saturday!

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Waffle Love // 5530 Kaye Street

Cozy into this little waffle house for a scrumptious breakfast. 

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Harbour Hopper // 5050 Salter Street

How could you not go on the Harbour Hopper, especially with an out-of-towner. A definite must. 

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Lucky Penny // 6440 Quinpool Road

A great new place to grab a pick me up. We highly recommend trying their Kitchen Sink Cookies and Avo-Toast. 

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Clay Cafe // 6413 Quinpool Road

Paint your own Pottery and enjoy some downtime!

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