Local Attractions

Within walking distance of your site:

  • Bay of Fundy coastline
  • Walk on the Bottom of the Ocean
  • 30 foot (10 metre) tides
  • Nautical Seafood Market – fresh lobsters
  • Bird-watching
  • Wharf fishing
  • Unlimited opportunities for photography

5 - 20 minute drive time:

20 - 45-minute drive:

  • Port George - lighthouse, museum
  • Margaretsville - lighthouse, Artist's Circle craft cooperative
  • Middleton - water clock, railway museum, farmer's market
  • Bear River - active artists colony, wineries, farmer's market
  • Digby – Point Prim lighthouse, scallop fleet, waterfront boardwalk
  • Digby Pines Golf Course
  • Kejimkujik National Park – hiking, canoeing

Day-trip range:

  • Digby Neck, Long Island, Brier Island – whale watching, hiking, birding
  • Hall’s Harbor – scenic lunch spot
  • Annapolis Valley wineries
  • French Shore – Acadian treats
  • Yarmouth
  • Mahone Bay
  • Lunenburg

fortanne Fort Anne National Historic Site
Step foot onto Canada’s oldest National Historic Site and one of the most hotly contested pieces of land on the entire continent at Fort Anne. For centuries, a succession of Scottish, French, First Nations and English settlers clashed over this prize on the banks of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis River. Today, you can walk the earthen walls, explore the 1797 Officers’ Quarters Museum and soak up centuries of Canadian history.

historicgardens Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
Fifteen acres of cultivated grounds offer a retreat from the hectic pace of everyday life. In a beautiful setting overlooking a tidal river valley, the prize-winning Historic Gardens is a premiere Nova Scotia attraction showcasing gardening methods, designs and materials representing more than four hundred years of local history.

portroyal Port Royal National Historic Site
Port-Royal National Historic Site features a reconstruction of the Habitation, where, in 1605, Samuel de Champlain established one of the earliest European settlements in North America. Costumed interpreters help you understand the challenges faced by the French as they carved out a new life, and your imagination will soar as you walk the shore of the Annapolis Basin, gazing at the same horizon Champlain viewed.

delapscove Delap's Cove Hiking Trail
Delap's Cove Wilderness Trail System is located along the shores of the Bay of Fundy about 8 km away from the Cove Oceanfront Campground. The trail complex offers two loops for hiking, one of which runs along the shore and features a forty-foot waterfall. Trailhead area provides parking, trail map and pit toilets.

annapgolf Annapolis Royal Golf & Country Club
18 Hole Par 70 Course with beautiful views of the Annapolis Basin. Also Available for play and laid Out within the normal Course - 18 Hole Par 3 Course 2167 yards.

odell O'Dell House Museum
Located on the Annapolis Royal waterfront in a circa 1869 stagecoach inn and tavern, the O’Dell House Museum is the former home of Nova Scotia Pony Express rider Corey O’Dell and his family. The ground floor of this period Victorian structure allows you to step back in time and explore the inn’s parlour, dining room, kitchen and small office. The second floor houses several rooms of interpretive displays which document the sea-faring and ship-building past of the Annapolis Royal area and the everyday lives of its citizens. The O’Dell House Museum also houses the Annapolis Heritage Society’s Genealogy Centre and its Archives and Collections Centre.

northhills North Hills Museum
Located in a circa 1764 farmhouse on one of the most historic roads in Canada, North Hills Museum features Georgian décor assembled by the late antique collector Robert Patterson. His collection of 18th-century paintings, ceramics, glassware and furniture is one of the finest in Canada. This charming house, which Mr. Patterson left to the Nova Scotia Museum in his will, overlooks the waters of the Annapolis Basin.

whale Whale Watching Trips
The Bay of Fundy attracts a multitude of whales, dolphins, birds and other marine life. Take an interactive tour on a whale-watching boat or even a zodiac, and get up close to nature. There are plenty of great whale watching companies just a short drive and a day trip away.

annaptours Annapolis Royal Tours
There are a variety of interesting and informative tours available in Annapolis Royal, including graveyard tours, and historic site guided tours.

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