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Shelburne to Yarmouth Road Trip


Shelburne to Yarmouth Road Trip

Tour the Lobster Capital of the world in one of Nova Scotia’s richest and most historic regions, the Yarmouth & Acadian Shores. From fish & chips to seaside lobster feasts, with craft beer in between, this is a road trip to remember!


Mr. Fish

Indulge in one of Nova Scotia’s most famous offerings – delicious fish & chips and lobster burgers. Huge portions and delectable sides make this spot a must visit for any food-loving traveler.

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Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours

Hop on and off the boat to start exploring Shelburne Harbour, including views of McNutt’s Island, Cape Roseway Lighthouse, Sandy Point Lighthouse and the Historic Waterfront.

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Shelburne Harbour

Get lost in time at the Shelburne Harbour, an artfully restored 18th century Historic District that boasts a Dory Shop, shipyard, authentic general store, and much more – including a royal history!

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Boxing Rock Brewing Company

According to local folklore, Boxing Rock is where bickering seamen were left by their captain to sort out their differences. Come see how things are done nowadays and learn how local beer is currently brewed here instead. Don’t forget to stay for the samples!

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Black Loyalist Heritage Site

Stroll the on-site trails and commemorate the history and contributions of the Black Loyalists in Canada. Visit St. Paul’s Church, Old School House Museum, and National Historic Monument of Canada, and use interpretive plaques to learn about an important part of our heritage.

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Barrington Woolen Mill Museum & The Old Meeting House Museum

See how things were done in amore simple time with demonstrations of handspinning, dyeing, processing, and weaving. Packed with history, the museums even have a mural on site includes the first piece of Nova Scotia tartan ever made.

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Seal Island Lighthouse

One of Nova Scotia’s most intriguing historical recreations, the 35-foot replica of the 67-foot original lighthouse situated on Seal Island has a museum houses the Fresnel lens and lanterns from the original lighthouse.

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Dan’s Ice Cream Shoppe

Grab a cold scoop of some of the finest ice cream around! Dan’s is the proud to be one of the top 5 Atlantic Canada’s People’s Choice Ice Cream Shops in Saltscapes Food & Travel Magazine.

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The Hawk Beach

Located at the tip of Cape Sable Island, the most southerly located community in Nova Scotia, you can enjoy a pristine, beautiful protected area. Perfect for bird watching and unwinding on a lovely beach.

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Shag Harbour Incident Interpretive Centre

Location: Shag Harbour

Go out of this world with stories of the unknown as you experience the famous UFO sighting of 1967 at Shag Harbour. Get artifacts, historical facts, and take a detailed tour of the area and decide for yourself what’s really out there.

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Argyle Township Courthouse & Gaol

Location: Argyle

Visit the oldest standing courthouse, and National Historic Site, which was built in 1805. And authentic old-time cell-block, jail-keeper’s quarters, courtroom, grand jury room, judge’s chambers and more can be viewed on an informative tour.

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Sea Captains’ Walking Tour

Location: Yarmouth

Take this self-guided walking tour in the heart of Yarmouth and see Captain’s homes from the 1800’s. See different architectural styles ranging from Eclectic, Second Empire, Greek Revival, Queen Anne Revival, Gothic Revival, Georgian, Italianate and Vernacular.

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Stanley Lobster Co.

Location: Yarmouth

Enjoy a seaside lobster meal, explore the epic beach, or sit around a campfire at the Stanley Lobster Company. Choose your lobster to eat or take with you and experience a feast you won’t soon forget!

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Trout Point Lodge

Location: Kemptville

Experience kayaking, a barrel hot tub, wonderful hikes, wilderness safaris, stargazing, lake or river swimming, and foraging for your own food in Nova Scotia’s only member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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