Whether you are passing through Digby to see its breathtaking sights, or in town on business, there is plenty to do and see just steps away from our Bed & Breakfast.
Check out some popular guest choices below or visit www.digby.ca to learn more and see the local events!
"Housed in a mid-1800s Georgian home, the museum features period rooms containing artifacts, and archives that relate to the interesting Maritime & Pioneer history of Digby/Digby County, its people and industries. Explore the Town or County history or research your own Digby County roots in our Genealogy Department." - admiraldigbymuseum.ca
Visit http://admiraldigbymuseum.ca/ for tickets and more information!
Welcome to the Scallop Capital of the world, Digby, Nova Scotia!
We are located just a skip away from the World Famous Scallop fleet in the beautiful Digby seaside community. Shipped worldwide and accredited by many, enjoy the scallops fresh at any one of the local restaurants in Digby.
Welcome aboard Fundy Rose, the new ferry replacing Princess of Acadia. With daily crossings between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick, Fundy Rose transports all types of vehicles including cars, RVs, trucks, tour buses, and motorcycles, as well as walk-on passengers and four-legged friends—plus travel times are now reduced by an additional 45 minutes per crossing. She also offers an improved journey, all daytime sailings, and a host of new and improved amenities.
Take advantage of Fundy Rose’s outdoor seating and viewing area to feel the wind in your face and search the Bay of Fundy for sightings of whales and other sea life. Enjoy better onboard accessibility with two elevators, an escalator, and ramps throughout. And during your cruise, pop by the Mid Ship Café for a Starbucks coffee and lighter fare, grab a drink at the Crow’s Nest, or visit the Acadia Eatery, featuring a full daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.
Use our Business Centre or free Wi-Fi to catch up on work while we do the driving, watch live entertainment (on scheduled occasions), or catch the latest flick in one of Fundy Rose’s two movie lounges. There’s even a children’s play area, trucker’s lounge, tourist information centre, gift shop, and animal shelter, so everyone is taken care of on Fundy Rose! For our schedule click here!
Many guests take the half hour drive from our Bed & Breakfast to absorb the breathtaking Sandy Cove beach. With a uniquely stretched beach front and an unbeatable scenic view, enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in Nova Scotia.
Just 8.9 km's from Come From Away Bed and Breakfast, The current Point Prim Lighthouse is the fourth in a line of lighthouses built at Point Prim since 1804. The lighthouse is a spectacular sight to see but most guests enjoy the beautiful view that overlooks the bay of fundy.
Considered one of the natural wonders of Nova Scotia, "Nature's Time Post" is a vertical column of basalt, balanced on its very tip. Enjoy a long 2.5 km trail and 235-step staircase leading up to this narrow wonder and a beautiful view of St. Mary's Bay.
Petit Passage Whale Watching - The “Passage Provider 04” is a fiberglass Cape Island style boat. Launched in the spring of 2004, this blue and white vessel is 45ft long and 17ft wide. A permanent roof that covers half of the deck allows passengers to get out of the sun and wind. There is comfortable padded seating for 45 people and a washroom on board for your convenience.
Ocean Explorations - Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises is run by Marine Explorations and Research Ltd. Tour director, biologist Tom Goodwin, has overall training and experience in the fields of marine and wildlife biology and has undertaken graduate studies in environmental education. Not for the weak-hearted, Ocean Explorations are usually conducted in a large rigid hull inflatable, Zodiac™ or other brands, similar to those used by marine biologists, whale-watchers, and charter operations all over the world (even Antarctica).The Maritimes' original ocean rafting whale/seabird tour!! It makes a cruise -- an adventure!!
Freeport Whale & Seabird Tours - is a family owned business started in 1994 and operated by Tim and Karen Crocker. We are located in Freeport, Long Island, NS on the Bay of Fundy, which is known around the world for its high tides and it’s many different species of marine life. During the summer months, we are visited by Humpback Whales, Fin Whales, Minke Whales, endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, Sei Whales and Blue Whales. We also see Harbor Porpoise, North Atlantic White Sided Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Grey Seals and Harbor Seals. Seabirds number in the hundreds with daily sightings of Puffins, Shearwaters, Storm Petrels, Gannets, Kittiwake, Terns, Phalaropes and more!
Annapolis Royal is home to the first and only modern tidal power plant in North America. THE ANNAPOLIS TIDAL GENERATING STATION employs the largest straight-flow turbine in the world and is capable of producing more than 30 million kilowatt-hours per year - enough electricity to power 4,500 homes. The Station attracts more than 35,000 visitors a year
Nova Scotia Power’s Annapolis Generation Station is one of only three tidal power plants in the world. Concerned with renewable energy for Nova Scotia.
Delve into Canadian History visiting the Port-Royal National Historic Site. Costumed staff will have you and your family/group captivated as they walk you through the tremendous challenges French Settlers faced in the early 1600s. Be prepared to embark on an unforgettable journey walking along the shore Annapolis Basin!
Visit Canada's most charming villages at Bear River. Experience rural living firsthand by visiting the Bear River Community. You'll be enraptured by the authentic artisan's fine art, unique shops like The Flight of Fancy, home-made food, campgrounds and lovely vineyards. Don't miss out on any of the mentioned activities for an unforgettable experience!
Watch the best Independent Films at Kings Theatre! Feel moved by a wide selection of independent and international cinema series Western Annapolis Valley has to offer!
Bring home a custom-made Moose River Rug souvenir put together by your own handiwork! Join the Moose River Rug's workshops and learn how to hook. You can also purchase locally designed hooked rugs in a variety of sizes and designs to hang on the walls of your own home!
Explore Canada's oldest National Historic site and become well-versed in Canadian culture and history. For centuries, Scottish, French, First Nations and English settlers fought over this prized on the banks of Nova Scotia - now is your chance to walk the land marked with a remarkable background.
Visit Nova Scotia's Historic Gardens showcasing advanced gardening methods, designs and materials representing over 400 years of local history. You'll feel absolutely elated breathing in the fresh and aromatic fragrances of the colourful blossoms and inspired by their Innovative Urban Garden.
Get exceptional service at the Fort View Golf Club whether you choose to dine, host a Tournament or both! This exclusive and esteemed golf club offers members and visitors high-end dining at the Founder's House restaurante. Lounge on their deck area while luxuriating in their dining services, or set out to the golf course with drinks and friends for a relaxing retreat.
Partake in some of Nova Scotia's more recognised activities snowshoeing, hiking or walking while breathing in the fresh air. No matter the season, Nova Scotia's hiking trail offers an unsurpassed natural beauty leaving you in awe of its beautiful landscape filled with tall trees and twinkling streams.
Come visit one of Canada's finest golf courses designed by well-known Canadian architect, Stanley Thompson. With scenic routes and an eighteen hole course winding through lush areas, you're sure to be enraptured by Digby Pines natural beauty.