Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Halifax

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Halifax. This city has something for everyone. Hershey's Chocolate World and Pennsylvania State Capitol are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Halifax

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Halifax a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hershey's Chocolate World (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Spring Gate Vineyard (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Deer Valley Golf Course (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Kohl Memorial Park (14.8 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Swatara State Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Halifax

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Halifax is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Fort Hunter Mansion and Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Wildwood Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Kohl Memorial Park (14.8 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Swatara State Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Hershey Gardens (16 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Halifax

Fly into Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), the closest airport, located 18.6 mi (30 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), which is 20.6 mi (33.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Halifax?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10 holiday lettings around Halifax. From 4 Houses to 4 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Halifax?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Halifax. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carlisle Theatre: 73 holiday lettings
  • Hersheypark: 184 holiday lettings
  • Lake Tobias Wildlife Park: 75 holiday lettings
  • National Civil War Museum: 158 holiday lettings
  • Wildwood Park: 155 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Halifax listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Halifax?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Halifax. Our other popular types of Halifax holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Halifax?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Halifax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.