Spirited Nova Scotia

Halifax's rich history means there's plenty to explore over a long weekend. (Just watch out for ghosts.)


  • Halifax's Waverley Inn 1266 Barrington St., 800/565-9346, from $115


  • Economy Shoe Shop 1663 Argyle St., 902/423-7463, lobster $13
  • The Five Fishermen 1740 Argyle St., 902/422-4421, scallops $36
  • Little Fish Restaurant & Oyster Bar 1740 Argyle St., 902/425-4025, seafood plate $22


  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada Sackville St. and Brunswick St., 902/426-5080, citadel, $6.50, free Nov.-early May
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic 1675 Lower Water St., 902/424-7490,, from $4.25
  • Fairview Lawn Cemetery 3720 Windsor St., 902/490-4883
  • Halifax Public Gardens Spring Garden Rd. and S. Park St., 902/490-3995
  • The Haunted Hike of Halifax 902/444-1945,, $9


  • The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse 5136 Prince St., 902/492-4900,

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