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Cross-Country Skiing in the Highlands of Cape Breton

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Outdoor Adventure, Winter

Cross country skiing in the highlands is definitely unlike any skiing we had done before. There’s no groomed track or perfectly flat terrain to ski, instead it’s an adventure in its own right every time we venture into the snowy highlands.


A couple cross country ski with snowy mountains in the background

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Warm Up to Winter: Hot Tub & Jacuzzi Edition

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Uncategorized , Winter

Not ready to welcome the winter just yet? Destination Cape Breton has you covered. Why not check out a local accommodation with a hot tub or a jacuzzi?


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Suas e!

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

The Gaels celebrated their culture not in huge buildings or sculptures but in their songs. Their songs told the stories of the people, the land, good times and bad, love's lost and yearned for.


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Two of a Kind

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Festival & Events , Music & the Arts

There’s nothing better than watching two musicians who just love playing music together.


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Dance Dance, Wherever You May Be

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

It is well-established that dance tradition is an important, if not defining, influence on Cape Breton's traditional music.


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7 Places to Square Dance with Locals

by: Yvette Rogers

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton's South Coast , Festival & Events , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

While in Cape Breton, if wanting a real slice-of-life night out, be sure to check out one of our dandy dances.


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Fall for Cape Breton Photo Contest

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Culinary , Fall

Do you love Cape Breton in the Fall? Are you active on Social Media? Then what are you waiting for, share with us your best fall photos by using the hashtag #FallforCapeBreton for a chance to win a stunning fall Weekend Getaway.  


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