222 Things To Do in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores

  1. Try authentic local and international food at The Shanty Café
  2. Grab a coffee at Sip Café
  3. Get married in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
  4. Try a beer or fill a growler at Heritage Brewing Company
  5. Wave an Acadian Flag
  6. Take a sunset photo
  7. Listen to live music every week with Music of the Bay
  8. Drink a milkshake at the Old Mill
  9. See some of North America’s darkest skies at the Deep Sky Eye Observatory
  10. Go sailing
  11. Try Stand Up Paddleboarding at Lake Milo or Lake Vaughn
  12. Go tuna fishing
  13. Experience local food & drink on our Foodie Walking Tour
  14. Take a trip on the CAT
  15. Enjoy a seaside lobster boil at Savour the Sea
  16. See a movie
  17. Learn what it takes to be a fisherman at Living Wharves
  18. See the Shantymen
  19. Interact with our fishing heritage at the W. L. Sweeney Museum
  20. See a performance at Th’YARC
  21. Engage in Acadian history at the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos
  22. Find the burnt wharf in Wedgeport
  23. Fly in a float plane
  24. Watch a hockey game at the Mariner’s Centre
  25. Experience Yarmouth’s history at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives
  26. Eat some kippers
  27. Try the poutine at Chuck’s Diner
  28. Interact with exhibits at the Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum
  29. Ride a motorcycle to the lighthouse
  30. Go to Frenchy’s
  31. Play tennis at the Hebron Rec. Complex
  32. Taste the famous lemon meringue pie at JoAnne’s Quick n’ Tasty
  33. Travel on the Tusket Island Tours
  34. Go beach combing at John’s Cove
  35. Canoe down the Tusket River
  36. Enjoy a scenic cycle the Hebron Lakes
  37. Look into your genealogy at one of our museums
  38. Play hockey
  39. Go swimming at Port Maitland Beach
  40. Enjoy a meal at the Hatfield House
  41. Go Geocaching
  42. Get a scone at Cafe x Clark’s
  43. Learn to quilt in Pubnico
  44. Try a delicious lobster roll at Dennis Point Café
  45. See fireworks
  46. Check out fishing boats at the Pinkney’s Point Wharf
  47. Visit the Marble Lady
  48. Try cross country skiing
  49. Take a tour of the Pelton-Fuller House
  50. Enjoy an ice cream at Lickety Splitz
  51. Tour a lobster pound
  52. Read a book at the IWK Library
  53. Grab lunch at the Perky Owl
  54. Try a Crêpe and see the gallery at Murray Manor
  55. Take a stroll through the Heritage District
  56. Get a tattoo
  57. Fly a kite
  58. Enjoy a walk on the waterfront
  59. Play the spoons
  60. Try curling
  61. See the oldest standing courthouse in Canada
  62. Stay in a cottage
  63. Join in on a Yarmouth Walking Tour
  64. Tour a fish plant
  65. Go antique hunting at Yaciuk’s Antiques
  66. Experience Seafest
  67. Look for periwinkles at low tide
  68. Play bingo at the AFV Entertainment Centre
  69. Enjoy boating at Lake Milo
  70. Pick up some Yarmouth & Acadian Shores slang words
  71. Try fricot
  72. Try a local oyster
  73. Go Fly Fishing with Scotian Anglers
  74. Go deer watching on Lakeside Road
  75. Skateboard at the South End Playground
  76. Meet the Mayor
  77. Have a picnic in Frost Park
  78. Try squid jigging
  79. Cycle the Chebogue Loop
  80. Buy a home
  81. Visit the churn
  82. Explore the Pubnico Point Trail
  83. Make a photo album with all your adventures
  84. Try water sports
  85. Learn about people, animals, and the environment on the Tkipok Trail
  86. Visit the 7 Fountains
  87. Spot a seal in the Harbour
  88. Get penny candy at Toot’s
  89. Grab a burger at the Red Shed
  90. Watch the sunset over the Yarmouth Harbour
  91. Try bubble tea at ICEWORKS
  92. Take a cooking class at Trout Point Lodge
  93. Browse the Style Merchant
  94. Get a pastry from Bailey’s Bakery
  95. Climb a tree
  96. Order pizza from Pizza Villa
  97. Cook a traditional Acadian meal
  98. Play pool at Dooly’s
  99. Order a donair at Jake’s Diner
  100. Go digging for clams at low tide
  101. Walk along the old train tracks
  102. Shop at Every Bloomin’ Thing
  103. Go to kitchen party
  104. Find the lava tube on the Leif Erikson Trail
  105. Get up early to watch the fishing boats leave
  106. Grab a beer at Rudder’s
  107. Play radio bingo on Monday night
  108. Check out the Runic Stone
  109. Go deep sea fishing
  110. Walk your dog on the Forchu River Trail
  111. Meet a Little River Duck Dog
  112. Do yoga on a stand up paddleboard
  113. Stargaze on the Wedgeport Nature Trail
  114. Go mackerel fishing
  115. Grab a sundae at Honey Bee’s
  116. Explore the Tittle
  117. Visit the Abuptic Festival
  118. Watch the Shark Scramble Weigh-Ins
  119. Build a sandwich at Old World Bakery & Deli
  120. Sit in the big chair in Tusket
  121. Try the soup of the day at Cafe du Crique
  122. Go for a scenic drive along the ocean
  123. Test your luck at trivia on Thursday nights
  124. Paint pottery at Ceramic Village
  125. Watch a boat be built or moved
  126. Try the clams & chips at Mern’s
  127. Go kite surfing
  128. Blow the fog horn at the lighthouse
  129. Visit Ste-Anne Church, the oldest in Nova Scotia
  130. Watch a highland dance performance
  131. Pay a visit to La Barge
  132. Learn how to boil a lobster
  133. Remember our lost fishermen at the Lost to the Sea Memorial
  134. Try fring frangs
  135. Walk through the Old Acadian Cemetery
  136. Get beef jerky at Emin’s Meat Market
  137. Explore the barn at the Antique Picker
  138. Try yoga on the beach
  139. Try surfing
  140. Admire the art at Galerie Beaucoop
  141. Go bird watching
  142. See the folk art at Hubert & Belle’s
  143. Spend the day at a local event
  144. Meet a fisherman on the Dennis Point Wharf
  145. Have a bonfire on the beach
  146. Go four-wheeling on the rail trail
  147. Experience Dumping Day
  148. Try a flatbread pizza at the Seaglass Cafe
  149. Check out the root cellar in Pubnico
  150. Take a ride on a lobster boat
  151. Watch the CAT leave
  152. Have a picnic on a beach
  153. Visit the Acadian Odyssey Monument
  154. Get a half & half at La Tchuisine
  155. Learn to make Acadian candy
  156. Grab lunch at the Keeper’s Kitchen
  157. Take your dog for a walk
  158. Go to Green Island to see puffins
  159. Spend Christmas in Yarmouth
  160. See the lights in Frost Park
  161. Learn to play the fiddle
  162. Visit the Rodd Grand hotel where “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas” was written
  163. Hike in the Tobeatic Wilderness
  164. Experience the Santa Clause Parade
  165. Try apple pie moonshine at the Yarmouth Farmer’s Market
  166. Have a mackerel toss competition
  167. Attend the kayak symposium
  168. Visit the Red Hatters
  169. Check out the Maud Lewis exhibition
  170. Watch the parade of lights
  171. Have a conversation in french
  172. Go on a date at Rudder’s
  173. Shop at Carl’s Store
  174. Try the Chinese Food at New Century
  175. Taste Emilia’s Smoothies
  176. Grab a drink on one of our many patios
  177. Visit the animals at the Acadian Village
  178. Jump off the wharf at high tide
  179. Rock climbing at Cape Forchu
  180. See the Lochness Monster in Darling’s Lake
  181. Find the “Will You Marry Me?” rock on the Leif Erikson Trail
  182. Listen to Concert of the Bells
  183. Attend Summer Sounds in Frost Park
  184. Cook a meal with all local ingredients
  185. Craft with the women at the Musée des Acadiens
  186. Learn a sea shanty
  187. Dance at the Red Knight


It's never a dull moment in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores