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Yarmouth, referred to by many as the gateway to Nova Scotia, was first laid out in 1759, but incorporated in 1890. At one time Yarmouth was home to the most productive shipbuilding centre in the world until wooden ships became outdated. With a decline in shipbuilding production, investors transferred their time and money into factories, railways and steamships. Today, Yarmouth's ferry services continue to connect to important cities such as Boston and New York. Yarmouth is still a prominent fishing port.
During WWII, Yarmouth was a top training centre for the Navy. In fact, in 1942, local Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron 113 became the first in Eastern Air Command to strike down an enemy U-boat, just 160 km (100 mi.) south of Yarmouth.

Yarmouth County Museum and Archives, a museum that preserves Yarmouth's own rich history, offers visitors insight into Yarmouth and its county. Yarmouth is home to several beaches and about twenty summer festivals. Two art galleries, three golf courses, various historical sites, almost twenty lighthouses and plenty other attractions fill Yarmouth's rich tourism market. For those interested in winter travel, Yarmouth averages 191 days of fog, creating an eerie, unique feel.

Yarmouth accommodations include bed and breakfasts, inns and cottages, as well as fishing lodges and campgrounds.

Yarmouth Accommodations Listings

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Murray Manor B&B
Murray Manor B&B
225 Main St
Yarmouth
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This historic Yarmouth bed and breakfast is situated on an acre of landscaped gardens. Free Wi-Fi is included in all guest rooms. The charming rooms at this hotel feature cable TV. Comfortably furnished, all rooms include a dining and seating area. A bathrobe and slippers are provided. The hotel features a guest living room complete with plush seating. There is also a garden terrace.
Best Western Mermaid
Best Western Mermaid
545 Main Street
Yarmouth
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We are conveniently located with easy access to the Yarmouth Airport, bay ferries to Maine, USA, the historic downtown district and the Yarmouth Lighthouse Museum. Hotel guests will appreciate the variety of nearby dining and shopping options, all within walking distance of the hotel.
Distances To...
Ferry - NB:  103km
Ferry - Maine:  1.6km
Comfort Inn Yarmouth
Comfort Inn Yarmouth
96 Starrs Rd.
Yarmouth
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We are conveniently located near Yarmouth Mall, Mariners Centre arena and the Yarmouth Arts Regional Centre. Exhibition Park trade show and exhibition centre, also near this Yarmouth hotel, hosts the Western Nova Scotia Exhibition.
Distances To...
Ferry - Maine:  2.9km
Ferry - NB:  102km
Lakelawn Motel
Lakelawn Motel
641 Main St
Yarmouth
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This Yarmouth hotel is just steps from Lake Milo and a 5-minute drive from the Yarmouth Ferry Terminal. It features a café and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. This hotel includes A microwave and fridge in the traditionally decorated rooms. There is a cable TV along with a seating area. Tea-coffee-facilities, ice, cutlery, a hairdryer, a fan and iron are available upon request.
Rodd Grand Yarmouth
Rodd Grand Yarmouth
417 Main St
Yarmouth
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This hotel in Yarmouth is just 2 minutes’ walk from Firefighters Museum of Nova Scotia & National Exhibition Centre. The hotel features on-site dining, an indoor pool and a gift shop. Guest rooms include free Wi-Fi. A cable TV and a work desk are furnished in each room at the hotel. The traditionally styled rooms also include a clock radio and coffee-making facilities.
Charles C. Richards House Historic Accommodations B&B Yarmouth 17 Collins St
Clementine's Bed & Breakfast B&B Yarmouth 21 Clements St
Guest-Lovitt House B&B B&B Yarmouth 12 Parade St
Harbour's Edge Bed & Breakfast (c 1864) B&B Yarmouth 12 Vancouver St
MacKinnon-Cann House Historic Inn Long Term Yarmouth 27 Willow St
Midtown Motel Hotel Yarmouth 13 Parade St Request Info
Yarmouth Backpackers' Accommodation Long Term Yarmouth 6 Trinity Place Request Info

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