Canada's historic gateway to North America is a city that thrives with culture and history. Halifax is truly the place you dreamed of. From the tranquility of a peaceful hike along a sandy beach to crashing surf at the most photographed lighthouse in Canada to fine dining and bustling nightlife, take your time experiencing Halifax. Life here revolves around the sea. Tour the second largest natural harbour in the world by tall ship, tugboat or amphibious water craft. Or put on your most comfortable walking shoes and follow in the footsteps of princes, privateers and press gangs as you walk through more than 250 years of Halifax history. Make sure you include a stroll along the waterfront boardwalk of this safe, compact and walkable downtown core.