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Explore Annapolis Royal!
With a beautiful natural setting, and hundreds of years of history and culture there is no shortage of things to explore in and around Annapolis Royal. Look through our list below to get started!
Find the Fundy shore, the fertile farm land of the Annapolis Valley, and our exceptional Tobeatic wilderness all within a short driving distance.
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens – Explore 17 acres of themed gardens telling the history of the local area through a horticultural perspective. The Victorian garden, Acadian House and Rose Garden are special features not to be missed in this world class garden. Link.
Fort Anne National Historic Site – Stroll through Canada’s oldest national historic site. This park played a very important role in Canadian history acting as a battleground between Europe’s empire builders. Explore the uniquely star shaped grounds overlooking the Annapolis River and visit the exhibits displayed in the museum. link.
Port Royal Habitation – One of North America’s earliest settlements discovered by the French in the 17th century. This national park features costumed interpreters, period demonstrations and visitors can explore the reconstructed museum.Link.
Kejimkujik National Park – This national park is a nature lovers paradise featuring campsites, walking trails, canoe routes and warm lake swimming. This park is a 45 minute drive inland from Annapolis Royal. Link.
Annapolis Royal Farmers and Traders Market – This outdoor market is not to be missed by visitors wanting to buy local goods and produce. Open every Saturday from 8am – 1pm (May-October) and Wednesday’s 10am-2 pm (July & August). Link.
Tidal Power Generating Station – Visit North America’s only tidal generating station absorbing power from the large Annapolis Basin tides. This station also serves as the towns visitor centre and features an exhibit. Link.
Shopping and Restaurants – Enjoy a walk exploring Annapolis Royal’s historic downtown lined with unique shops, galleries and restaurants. Circle back by taking the waterfront boardwalk
along the Annapolis River. Link.