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Renowned for its scallop fishing fleet and the MV Fundy Rose Ferry linking to Saint John, NB, Digy is town in southwestern Nova Scotia. The town is housed on the western shore of the Annapolis Base near the entrance to Digby Gut which bridges the basin to the Bay of Fundy. Digby is known for being home to the biggest fleet of scallop boats in the planet.
Kick-start the trip by heading over to the Bay of Fundy for it is one of the finest places in the planet to witness whale watching. The Bay is the ideal feeding ground for the whales and as a result a fantastic number of whales belonging to different species spend their summer in the Bay. When you're over there, do spend some time talking to the crews of the whale watching tours for they are extremely knowledgeable about the varied types of whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds that are part of the extensive marine ecosystem that surrounds Digby Neck.
Don't forget to visit the Admiral Digby Museum. It is a mid-19th century Georgian home that comprises of exhibits of the town's marine history and early settlement. Do make it a point to stay at the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa. It is a seasonal coastal resort hotel perched on shores of the Annapolis Basin. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to find out that the hotel comes with a 18-hole golf course. Other highlights includes a huge outdoor pool, 30 cottages and offers a fantastic view of the Annapolis Basin and Digby Gut.
Drive down to the Kejikujik National Park to enjoy the extensive flora and fauna housed there. The park's name is derived from the Kejimikujik Lake, the biggest lake within the main section of the park. The huge main section of the park is a forested upland plain housed about 50 kms inland from the South Shore and Annapolis Valley. The smaller Kejimkujik Seaside comprises of pristine white sandy beaches and coastal wetland areas. The park is home to the endangered piping plover and other coastal birds.
When it comes to cuisine, most of the locally owned restaurants serve seafood delicacies with scallops being the focus. The stay options in Digby are abundant with the best luxury hotels, cheap accommodations and rental apartments available for the tourists to decide which kind to opt for depending on their budget and taste. The best time to visit Digby is during the summer for the temperatures are relatively pleasant during this time.