Things To Do Near Halifax - Dartmouth

Your Starting Point - Hearthstone Dartmouth

We are located across from Lake Banook, which connects to three public lifeguarded beaches and the Shubie Park Trail System with an off-leash dog park. You can try out a dragon boat at Lake Banook for $5 per person Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. No experience and no equipment required. We are 2 minutes from Mic Mac Mall and Dartmouth Crossing for shopping and you can walk to the ferry to get to downtown Halifax. Make us your home base for your Halifax adventure. Day trip to Peggy's Cove and enjoy the festivals and history of Halifax.

If you're looking for great things to do during your stay in Dartmouth and Halifax, look no further! Scenic lighthouse walks, museums, historical sites, parks, shopping, fine dining and much more are all close to the Hearthstone Hotel in Dartmouth. We are your perfect starting point for a fun-filled day in the Halifax - Dartmouth area. Find directions and contact information for our HRM hotel. There is much to see and do near our accommodations.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

Halifax features some of the best shopping in Atlantic Canada. Dartmouth Crossing and Mic Mac Mall are just minutes from our front doors.

Within 5 Minutes

  • Shubenacadie Canal
  • Sullivan’s Pond
  • Lake Banook
  • World Peace Pavilion
  • Dartmouth Heritage Museum
  • Mic Mac Mall
  • Burnside Industrial Park
  • Dartmouth Crossing
  • Penhorn Mall


Within 10 Minutes

  • Halifax Public Gardens
  • Historic Properties
  • Halifax Waterfront
  • Seaview Park/Africville
  • Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia
  • Discovery Centre
  • Bedford Institute of Oceanography
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Shearwater Aviation Museum and Airbase

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Within 15 Minutes

  • Fisherman’s Cove
  • Province House
  • Government House
  • McNabs Island
  • Pier 21
  • Halifax Citadel National Park
  • Prince of Wales Martello Tower
  • Point Pleasant Park
  • Murphy's on the Water
  • Bedford Place mall

Citidel Hill

Within 15 Minutes

  • Maritime Command Museum
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Halifax Shopping Centre
  • Sunnyside Mall
  • Scottish Factory Outlet
  • Nova Scotian Crystal
  • Halifax International Airport
  • Casino Nova Scotia
  • Grandview Golf and Country Club
  • Hartlen Point Forces Golf Club

Maritime Museum

Within 30 Minutes

  • Peggy’s Cove
  • York Redoubt National Historic Site
  • Lost Creek Golf Club
  • Granite Springs Golf Club

Peggys Cove

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