Halifax is the provincial capital of Nova Scotia and also serves as the center of commerce for the whole of Atlantic Canada. Halifax has the second largest natural harbor in the world; it extends for 10 miles (16 km) and is home to North America’s oldest yacht club.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)
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Halifax experiences less extremes in its climate compared to inland Nova Scotia. Summers are mild and winters are cold and wet with both rain and snow.
Old Town Clock, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, Grand Parade, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Museum of Natural History, Point Pleasant Park, Province House, York Redoubt National Historic Site, Uniacke Estate Museum Park