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    Autumn Adventures Await

    Fall has arrived in Nova Scotia. Begin planning your getaway today.

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    Stars Light…
    Stars Really, Really Bright

    Yarmouth & Acadian Shores: Designated the First Starlight Reserve in North America

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    Culture & Heritage

    Yarmouth & Acadian Shores: Distinct Communities, Diverse Stories

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    Local Flavours

    Yarmouth & Acadian Shores: Savour the Flavours of Our Region

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Welcome & Bienvenue to
Yarmouth & Acadian Shores

Picture this. A remote land tucked away on the tip of Nova Scotia, surrounded by vast expanses of green and the deep blue sea. It’s a charming gem of a place that’s definitely off the beaten path. Where Main Street is still, well, the main street. And where the folks are friendly, the fish are plentiful, and having a good time is always on the menu. You’ll find all of this, and so much more, in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores.

Two Provinces. One Convenient Crossing.

Sail the breathtaking Bay of Fundy in just over two hours between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the MV Fundy Rose. Upon arrival, you’re just a scenic one-hour drive away from Yarmouth & Acadian Shores.

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Try Our Signature Experiences

  • Yarmouth Heritage District

    Culture & Heritage

    Take a walk through our local lore and seafaring heritage, from historic French Acadian villages to Acadia First Nation communities.

  • Living Wharves

    Living Wharves

    Join fishermen (and women) at community wharves throughout the region to learn their stories and try your hand at fishing skills.

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    Tusket Island Tours

    Get ready for an adventure through the Tusket Islands as you embark on a real lobster fishing boat and learn about the region’s Acadian culture and fishing history.

Find the Perfect Place to Stay

Are you into inns or prefer camping under a starry sky?

Cottages and campgrounds. Inns and B&Bs. Plus, hotels, motels, condos, and apartments. No matter your preference, we have the right accommodation for you.

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Dive into a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

See how we’re dedicated to conservation and sustainability.

Only 18 ecosystems in Canada have been specially designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve — and one of them can be found right here in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores.

Ready to Start Planning?

Get trip ideas, get answers to FAQs, and get inspired!

Plus, find out more about the region and its culture, view the inspiration gallery, and navigate your way around Yarmouth & Acadian Shores with our interactive map.

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