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Port Hood is a quiet little shire town of the Inverness County. Most of Port Hood's economic wealth is attributed to dairy farming, lobster fishing and northern bluefin tuna. Today, most Port Hood citizens commute to nearby towns for work. Port Hood is located on the Ceilidh Trail, thirty minutes north of Canso Causeway, which is a link to Cape Breton. Port Hood is 310 km (192.6 mi.) northeast of Halifax.

Port Hood is known for having some of the warmest waters in the Atlantic. As well, Port Hood is a known hotbed for Celtic music, and home to the 'Godfather of Celtic Music' in Canada, John Allen Cameron. Port Hood Island and Port Hood Harbour are both named after the town, which offers a vast playground of open water and land. Harness racing is popular in Port Hood, as well. Enjoy the open skies of Port Hood, the ocean and its beaches.

Port Hood accommodations offer bed and breakfasts, inns and cottages.

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Captain's River Cottages Long Term Port Hood 7954 Hwy 19
Ceilidh Cottages RV/Camping Port Hood 1425 New Rocky Ridge Rd
Elisabeth's Hunting Cottage Long Term Port Hood Box 268
Haus Treuburg Country Inn & Cottages Long Term Port Hood 175 Main St
Hebridean Motel Hotel Port Hood 39 Company Rd
Hillcrest Hall Country Inn Hotel Port Hood 24 Main St
Lighthouse Cottages Long Term Port Hood 8537 Hwy 19
Port Hood Place Hotel Port Hood 388 Main St

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