Just a short ferry ride from Halifax lies Dartmouth, another part of the HRM with tons of sweet coffee shops, fun bars, great shopping and delicious food!

Next time you get the chance whip over to Dartmouth with your friends and spend the day exploring. We put together a list of twenty-four things you have to do next time you find yourself on the other side of the harbour.

1. Shop ‘till you drop at the Mic Mac Mall

2. Take in the Christmas Tree at Sullivan’s Pond

3. Get some air at the Nova Scotia Indoor Trampoline Park

4. Hike through Shubie Park and the Dartmouth Commons

5. Drive to the beach at nearby Lawrencetown

6. Try Canada’s best fish & chips at John’s Lunch

7. Grab a snack at Anchored Coffee or Café 98

8. Browse through records at New Scotland Yard

9. Enjoy a nice dinner at Battery Park

10. Wash it down with a pint at Celtic Corner

11. Browse organic produce at the Norman Newman Farmer’s Market

12. Check out some local art at The Dart Gallery

13. Do some thrifting at Value Village

14. Get some work done at the NSCC waterfront campus

15. Go back in time at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum

16. Try some rock climbing at the Ground Zero Climbing Gym

17. Explore the Shubenacadie Canal

18. Visit the Shearwater Aviation Museum

19. Catch Atlantic Fashion Week at Dartmouth Crossing

20. Step into the wild at the Maritime Reptile Zoo

21. Treat yourself at Bliss To Beauty Esthetics Spa

22. Get some sushi at Genji Sushi

23. Host a kegger with the help of the Mooseheads Cold Beer Store

24. Try some authentic Canadian poutine at Cheese Curds

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