Welcome to our web site, all about Nova Scotia. Our site is a photographic tour of Nova Scotia. You will see many wonderful places and attractions to help you plan your next vacation to Nova Scotia.. From the highlands of Cape Breton to the Annapolis Valley, vacationing in Nova Scotia is a thrilling experience. Walk on the bottom of the ocean at The Bay of Fundy or climb over the rocks at Peggy’s Cove.
Go swimming in the ocean at one of our Ocean beaches or find a lake side secluded spot in the wilderness,it’s all here for you to enjoy.
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Annapolis Royal is a small town located in the Annapolis Valley area of Nova Scotia. Â With nearby Port Royal being the first permanent settlement in North America, north of St. Augustine Florida, established in 1605, the area is steeped in history.Â Today, the town still feels like a step back in time with preserved architectural details evident in the many historic houses located here.
The Town of Annapolis Royal is a picturesque jewel that offers visitors stunning streetscapes, panoramic views, and a culture steeped in history and vibrant in the arts.Â Â Seldom will you find a town as dedicated to the preservation of history, with such a wealth of National Historic sites and historic properties.Â One look at the beauty of the streetscape that has been designated a National Historic District will tell visitors that they have arrived someplace unique in both beauty and substance.Â Â Within comfortable walking distance are: Â The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, Fort Anne National Historic Site, Candlelight Graveyard Tours, Museums, Art Gallery, Kings Theatre, Artisan shops, cafes, restaurants, a farmers market, Sinclair Inn National Historic Site, Historic District Tours, Acadian Heritage Tours, a waterfront boardwalk, and world class accommodations. Â Â Located on the edge of town is the Annapolis Tidal Power Generating Station which offers a look the only tidal generating power station in North America.Â The site hosts an interpretive centre for visitors open from June to September.
Nearby destinations of interest include:Â Port Royal National Historic Site, Melanson Settlement National Historic Site, Lequille Grist Mill, Upper Clements Park, Kejimkujik National Park, and the Town of Bear River.
One of the oldest tombstones is from 1720, an english stone dating to before the City of Halifax was discovered.
What better way to spend a summer evening than walking through a graveyard by lantern light and learning about it’s residents. If you drop by the Fort Anne National Historic Site at around 9:30pm, Alan Melanson will ensure the tour is a memorable evening. MORE
Five Islands Provincial park is located on Route 2, approximately 32 km (20 mi) east of Parrsboro and 57 km (35 mi) west of Truro along the Glooscap Trail. Highway 2 can be accessed via highway 104 in Glenholme, Springhill and Amherst. MORE
Annapolis Royal is a small town located in the Annapolis Valley area of Nova Scotia. With nearby Port Royal being the first permanent settlement in North America, north of St. Augustine Florida, established in 1605, the area is steeped in history. MORE