THINGS TO DO IN OUR AREA
Take a Nature Tour at the TOYMAKERS MARSH - a 75+ acre marsh only minutes from Digby
• Bird Watching on Digby Neck or in the Bear River
• Hike the Balancing Rock, the natural phenomenon on Digby Neck
• Kathleen’s shuttle and tours offer several tours of the area exploring
• Visit the Upper Clements Theme Park for hours of fun and thrill for the whole family.
• Winery Trip – check out the two Wineries in Bear River and sample their excellent products.
• Kejimkujik National Park, only one hour away, offers days of nature trails, canoeing, and Kayaking for the nature lover.
• The HABITATION AT Port Royal on the north shore of the Annapolis Basin will take you back in time to the days of Samuel de Champlain and the early settlements of Canada.
• Explore Bear River, the Switzerland of Nova Scotia, and home to many craftspeople and artisans.
• Travel the longest main street in North America, our French Shore, and experience the culture and dining experiences of our Acadian peoples.
• While there take a break and enjoy the hot sands of Mavilette Beach and watch the seabirds cavorting overhead while you feel the crisp breezes coming off St. Mary’s Bay.
• Take a trip to the several Lighthouses in the area, at Point Prim, Gilbert’s cove and on Digby Neck.
• Drop by what is known as “Jerome’s Beach” in Sandy Cove, where the legless Jerome was found in 1863. He lived in the area the rest of his life, but no one ever learned his name or where he came from.
• Visit the replica of the home of Maud Lewis, the famed folk artist of the area.
• View the Annapolis Basin from Fishermen’s Memorial Park, a memorial to those lost at sea over the years.
• Enjoy a round of Golf at the championship course at Digby Pines, or at the Annapolis Royal or Clare Courses, or even all three!
• For the Historian in you, travel to the Electric Village of New France, where the Stehlin family settled in the late 1800’s
• Genealogists will enjoy the many older cemeteries in our area, for both loyalist and settlers. Another good source of information is the Admiral Digby Museum, next door to the motel.