Explore Halifax Outdoor Activities this Spring

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Spring calendar of active events feature Halifax outdoor adventures

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The sandy beaches of the Eastern Shore have some of the best surfing waves in Canada. Check out a Halifax Visitor Guide to discover the many great surfing spots or where to go tidal bore rafting along the highest tides in the world.

Spring is in the air in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With a roster of Halifax outdoor events promoting healthy active living, it’s easy to find new ways to enjoy the fresh ocean air in Halifax.

Runners of all levels can take part in the Credit Union Atlantic Lung Run (April 09) along the Halifax waterfront, raising funds for the Lung Association of Nova Scotia.
Halifax outdoor adventures also include an eco-adventure in the Hubbards area, the 2011 Eco-Endurance Challenge (April 30 - May 01), a challenging navigational event through trails and forests. All profits will go to the Halifax Regional Search and Rescue. One of Halifax’s marquee annual events is the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon (May 20 - May 22) where as many as 10,500 runners and walkers will take to the streets of Halifax and Dartmouth in a celebration of healthy active living.

Easy access to nature is one of the joys of visiting Halifax. Looking for more Halifax outdoor adventure? The sandy beaches of the Eastern Shore have some of the best surfing waves in Canada. Check out a Halifax Visitor Guide to discover the many great surfing spots or where to go tidal bore rafting along the highest tides in the world. If you’re planning a more low-key activity, try sea-kayaking along the tranquil shores of St. Margaret’s Bay, hiking the wooded trails of the many provincial parks or hitting the links at some of the Halifax area golf courses. Halifax is the perfect home base for a Nova Scotia vacation with many day-trip outdoor activities within an hour of the city.

Destination Halifax’s itinerary builder makes it easy to plan a trip to Halifax this spring. Scroll through upcoming events, attractions, Halifax vacation packages, restaurants and Halifax hotels on Destination Halifax’s website and add to a shareable online itinerary that also includes a customized event option. During a visit, finding out where to go and what to do is simple. Visit Destination Halifax’s mobile site http://www.halifaxmobi.com on any smartphone or pick-up a Nova Scotia Travel Guide to discover all the activities in Halifax.

For more information about visiting Halifax Nova Scotia, visit http://www.destinationhalifax.com or http://halifaxmobi.com.

About Destination Halifax
Destination Halifax is a partnership of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia, the World Trade and Convention Centre, and participating industry members. Since its inception in 2002, Destination Halifax has operated with a goal of promoting the Halifax Regional Municipality as a year-round destination of choice for business and leisure travelers.

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Emily Kimber
Destination Halifax Communications Manager
P: 902-423-1133 E: ekimber(at)destinationhalifax(dot)com

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