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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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
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
Fright Delights
By dtrefry - Oct-23-2012 - novascotia.com
Daylight hours are for admiring spectacular autumn foliage in Southwest Nova but for after-dark activities in October you might want to consider a visit to one of these Halloween events. For the past three years the Recreation Department for... Read More
The Muse des Acadiens des Pubnicos - Pubnico
By The Local Traveler - Oct-2-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
In the next few posts, we'll be taking you on a virtual tour of the eight locations that make up The Acadian Passport. Here in Nova Scotia, we all learn the story of the Acadian Deportation in school. This summer, we learned there was a whole lot ... 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
Dumping Day in Southwest Nova
By suzya - Nov-26-2010 - novascotia.com
Experience "Dumping Day" first hand in the Lobster Capital of Canada, the Municipality of Barrington. The largest lobster fishing industry in Canada opens on the last Monday in November each year and while the majority of us are making our... Read More
To market, to market
By dtrefry - Mar-12-2012 - novascotia.com
Simply watching John Robert prepare the crepe you ordered is worth the price. He pours the buckwheat batter onto the hot griddle with a flourish, carefully folds it to the other side once it is toasted golden then brushes melted butter on top.... 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
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
Wordless Wednesday
By jcyr - Nov-17-2010 - novascotia.com
(Acadian Pubnico Middle West School 1912) Discover Your Nova Scotia Roots Contest Read More