The closest campground to Annapolis Royal is on a handsome 9-hectare (22-acre) waterfront property, just across the embayment from the famed tidal generating station. This facility, the privately owned Dunromin Campsite (tel. 902/532-2808; www.dunromincampsite.com), has full hookups for trailers and RVs and attractive tenting sites along the water's edge, plus high-speed Internet access, an on-site cafe, and a few cabins. Tent and RV sites cost C$27 to C$40, while the cabins are available for C$65 to C$110 per night. The campsite is open from May through mid-October.

For more modern, motel-like accommodations near town, try the Annapolis Royal Inn (tel. 888/857-8889 or 902/532-2323), south of town on Highway 101, exit 22. Doubles are C$120 to C$148 in high season, lower in off seasons.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.