Yarmouth, NS, Canada

Yarmouth, NS, Canada

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Where to stay around Yarmouth?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Yarmouth. From 8 houses to 2 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Yarmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent houses in Yarmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 houses in Yarmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yarmouth include:

  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

Can I rent golf rentals in Yarmouth?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 6 golf rentals in Yarmouth. You have also many other possibilities in Yarmouth area, including:

  • Near the ocean rentals: 3 rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 3 rentals

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Laid-back living in Yarmouth

Set on the Bay of Fundy, Yarmouth is a characterful port town known for its friendly locals and world-class lobster. While Halifax tends to steal the spotlight, there's something special about this slice of Nova Scotia. It was once one of North America's wealthiest shipbuilding ports and is filled with handsome Victorian houses. You'll also find quirky museums, cozy cafes and some of Canada's best whale-watching opportunities. A speedy ferry service from Maine makes Yarmouth vacation rentals eternally-popular with Americans in search of laid-back vibes and fresh salty air.

Famous lobster dinners in Yarmouth

Thanks to its seafaring history, Yarmouth is dotted with Victorian houses that were once owned by wealthy ship captains. A stroll around the Heritage District will take you past some of the town's most-impressive architecture, including Lovitt House. While Yarmouth is dotted with cafes and brew pubs, nothing says "Nova Scotia" quite like a perfectly-cooked lobster dinner. So why not head down to the docks, pick out a beauty and cook it up in the kitchen of your Yarmouth vacation rentals property? Whale watching is big in the Bay of Fundy, with plenty of local operators offering ocean safaris.

Discover Yarmouth's seafaring past

If you're interested in local history, Yarmouth is a goldmine. Housed in a 19th-century cottage, Pelton-Fuller House showcases period antiques, gleaming silverware and a beautifully-kept English-style rose garden. The neighboring Yarmouth County Museum is also packed full of maritime memorabilia. For a culture fix, don't miss the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. It's located in a sleek contemporary building and is filled with works from local Maritime artists. Perched on a lonely headland, the Cape Forchu Lightstation is a local icon. The red-and-white-striped lighthouse is almost 200 years old and offers sweeping views over the Bay of Fundy.

Long days and sunshine in Yarmouth

With cool summers and fresh sea breezes, Yarmouth's climate is heavily-influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. High season spans from June through August, when Nova Scotia enjoys long days and plenty of sunshine. As well as Yarmouth vacation rentals, you'll also find characterful properties in nearby towns like Port Maitland, Tiverton and Weymouth. If you like the idea of windswept walks on the beach and cozy nights by the fireplace, winter can be a great time to visit. Winds can be bitterly cold, but thanks to a maritime climate, temperatures in Yarmouth rarely drop below freezing.

Whale watching and wildlife in Yarmouth

Tucked away in south-west Nova Scotia, Yarmouth is just a stone's throw from Georges Bank. The continental shelf sits between the Gulf of Maine and the Atlantic Ocean, and is considered one of the most-bountiful fisheries hubs on the planet. The lobster is legendary, with Yarmouth boasting Canada's largest annual catch. Every summer, 100s of whales migrate through the Bay of Fundy. Whale-watching safaris offer a unique chance to spot humpbacks, finbacks and rare Atlantic right whales.