Smiths Cove is a part of Digby County, alongside the Evangeline Trail. Smiths Cove is located on the shores of the Annapolis Basin. Smith's Cove was at one time known by the Mi'kmaq as Seegeeguneegunk, which means "place of canvas tents." In 1783, British settler Joseph Potter Jr. exchanged grants with Joseph Smith, after whom the village is named. Local resident John Austin, in 1858, smoked finnan haddie for the first time commercially in Canada. Decades later in the 1880s, he began a factory and sold finnan haddie, smoked herring and apples. Today, Smiths Cove is mostly a tourism destination, and resides just 10.9 km (6.8 mi.) to the west of Digby.

The Smiths Cove Old Temperance Hall Museum is an informative museum of historical facts regarding past Smiths Cove residents, genealogical records and the overall history of Smiths Cove. The Smiths Cove Lookoff provides a glorious view of the Annapolis Basin and Bear River. Of course, Digby is a well known tourism hotbed situated just down the street from Smiths Cove, and provides an economic boost to the Smiths Cove economy. Smiths Cove is a delightful, scenic getaway.

Smiths Cove accommodations include inns, bed and breakfasts, cottages and campgrounds.

This Smiths Cove property offers access to a private sandy beach and features a private oceanfront patio with each room. Whale watching cruises depart from Digby’s Marina, 9 km away. This hotel offers a playground, flower gardens and barbecue facilities. An area transfer service is available and there is also a guest launderette on site. Upper Clements Amusement Park is 19 km away.

This Smith-Cove pet-friendly bed and breakfast s 1 km from the Bay of Fundy and 9 km from downtown Digby. The hotel features an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.Each homey room has cable TV and a private bathroom. This hotel offers antique furniture and a seating area. Breakfast is served in the mornings and guests can play a game of tennis. Bear River Winery is a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

This Smiths Cove hotel is set on the shore of the Annapolis Basin. It features an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool and a chapel that overlooks the property. Rooms offer an en suite bath with toiletries. In the hotel a cable TV and a clock radio are included in all rooms, and many of the simply styled rooms also include a work desk and a private entrance. A business centre is on site with Wi-Fi.

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