Yarmouth can be found on the southern tip of Nova Scotia and thus, you will be treated to fresh lobster, carefully restored lighthouses and beautiful coasts. There are unique galleries, beautifully restored buildings and great paths all for you to explore.
Yarmouth received international recognition from the impressive ships it once built. The Killam Brothers Shipping Office, located along the waterfront, showcase this history and stands today as Canada's oldest shipping office. The Marine History of Yarmouth continues to tell of Yarmouths role in the shipping industry. Learn about the ships, its captains and their crews as you explore all that it has to offer.
The annual sailboat race begins in Bar Harbour and ends in Yarmouth. Even though the event draws out sailor enthusiasts it also draws out those eager to celebrate a race well won. Rather have someone captain the ship for you? Climb aboard the whale watching tours and catch a glimpse of these beautiful mammals. The Historic Acadian Village transports you back to the 1600s. Traditions begun centuries ago are showcased today providing you with a glimpse of what life was like back then. You can even enjoy a tasty authentic meal all the while learning about Nova Scotias history.
The miles of hiking and bike paths, outdoor markets and interesting sites are sure to work up a healthy appetite. With its history so intertwined with the sea, you will love eating in Yarmouth. Enjoy the fresh catch of the day and learn all the amazing ways it can be prepared.