Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
Seventeen acres of theme gardens and displays reflecting more than four hundred years of local history. Special features include Victorian Garden, Governor’s Garden, Rose Collection, Innovative Garden, and the Acadian Cottage & Garden.
Fort Anne National Historic Site
Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada is Canada's oldest - a present day reminder of a time when conflict between Europe's empire builders was acted out on the shores of the Annapolis River. It offers a sweeping view of the beautiful Annapolis Basin from the centre of Annapolis Royal. Museum exhibits highlight the history of the fort.
Kejimkujik National Park
Kejimkujik, the only inland national park of Canada in the Maritimes, features abundant lakes and rivers ideal for canoeing. The lush woodlands and gently rolling landscapes are home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors will find historic canoe routes, portages and many beautiful hiking trails in the park.
North Hills Provincial Museum
North Hills Museum is located in Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the historic Annapolis Basin. The museum is housed in a 200-year-old "salt box" house originally known as Rumsey Farm.
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.
Oaklawn Farm Zoo
Nova Scotia’s largest zoo, we provide an up-close-and-personal experience with nature so you can gain an appreciation for our planet's diversity. Located in Aylesford, Nova Scotia, in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, we are just minutes from freshwater beaches, shopping, golfing, U-picks and the Bay of Fundy’s World’s Highest Tides. So come and enjoy the fun, and learn all about our amazing animals!
Port Royal National Historic Site
This national historic site features a reconstruction of early 17th century buildings representing the former colony of the French who settled for a time along the Nova Scotia coast. Costumed interpreters and period demonstrations help recreate the look and feel of Port-Royal, one of the earliest settlements in North America. Visitors can also take in the panoramic view of the Annapolis River and Basin.
Valley View Provincial Park
Valley View Provincial Park offers visitors a spectacular view overlooking the Annapolis Valley. On a clear day you should be able to see almost all the way from Middleton to Digby!