Yarmouth Area


Yarmouth is a town and port located on the Gulf of Maine in southwestern Nova Scotia. Yarmouth is the shire town of Yarmouth County and is the largest population centre in the region. Long connected to fishing due to its proximity to Georges Bank, it's located in the heart of the world's largest lobster fishing grounds and receives Canada's largest lobster landings each year. ...
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Yarmouth Blog Posts from the Web

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Best of Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
By Julie Walters - Oct-25-2013 - yarmouthandacadianshores.com
Best of YAS is an opportunity to recognize members of our community who are the best. Travelers to our region always want to know what the locals do: where we eat, shop and sleep, and where we go for fun. We want visitors to find out about this... Read More
A beacon for visitors
By dtrefry - May-19-2012 - novascotia.com
Standing staunchly on a craggy outcrop at the entrance to Yarmouth Harbour, the Cape Forchu Lightstation is a favorite icon for residents and visitors alike. Known as the Beacon to Canada, it has been guiding vessels into Yarmouth Harbour since... Read More
Why I love the fog
By Julie Walters - Aug-1-2013 - yarmouthandacadianshores.com
Foggy days are a way of life in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores. As we are located at the meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Maine and the Bay of Fundy, it means that some serious ocean located right off of our shores. This has lead to... Read More
A Dumping Day tradition
By dtrefry - Dec-5-2012 - novascotia.com
For those in the communities of South West Nova Scotia, Dumping Day is one of the most nerve-wracking and exciting days of the year. Thousands of loved ones take to the sea before the crack of dawn aboard boats piled high with lobster traps.... Read More
Breathe the Fresh Ocean Air
By Julie Walters - Mar-20-2013 - yarmouthandacadianshores.com
I lived in Europe for one year, and there is only one time that I can honestly say that I was homesick. It was a beautiful day in March, and a group of us climbed to the top of the Säntis mountain in Switzerland. For the first time in... Read More
Year-round cycling
By dtrefry - Jan-6-2013 - novascotia.com
Outlandish as it seems, there's a place in the province where you could be shovelling your driveway one day and within the next 24-hours find yourself swinging onto the seat of your bike. Warm snaps are not uncommon during January and February... Read More
A geocaching goldmine
By dtrefry - Apr-9-2013 - novascotia.com
Yarmouth is home to the man who holds the Canadian record for hiding the most geocaches. Ervin Olsen (Ervined) likes to think of them as 1,213 different adventures and he takes pride in where he places his geocaches. He also has a particular... Read More
Treasure Troves in Yarmouth County
By callen - Apr-17-2014 - novascotia.com
"If you ever wondered why people were afraid of needles, this is why," said Kevin Selig, holding up a deadly looking syringe from the late 1890s. The curiosity from the past is one of thousands to be found at "Waterfront Antiques and... Read More
Rudders Brew Pub - Yarmouth
By The Local Traveler - Jan-15-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Rudders is a ten barrel gravity flow brew pub located in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. They are the longest running brewery on the South Shore. Rudders makes handcrafted full-bodied English style craft ales using fresh malted barley, hops, spring... Read More
The Town of Yarmouth
By Julie Walters - Apr-26-2013 - yarmouthandacadianshores.com
This is a series of four posts, focusing on the communities that make up Yarmouth & Acadian Shores : the Town of Yarmouth, Municipality of Yarmouth, Municipality of Argyle and Municipality of Clare. Check back weekly for an additional post... Read More