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5 Must See Waterfalls in Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Fall, Hiking, Outdoor Adventure, Spring

Looking to visit some super epic waterfalls this summer as part of your safe escape to Cape Breton? Well we’ve got just the five for you to explore.


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A Winter Getaway on Cape Breton Island

by: Kyler McGregor

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Winter

Have you wanted to take a weekend trip to Cape Breton in the winter but don’t know where to start? Here's an itinerary from our ambassador Kyler's visit to Cape Breton Island to help guide you on your next Cape Breton Island adventure!


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Take a Bite out of Winter in Chéticamp!

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Culinary , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Winter

In the last few years, winter culinary offerings have expanded greatly, and there are so many delicious ways to take a bite out of winter!


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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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14 Places To Rent Snowshoes On Cape Breton Island

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton's South Coast , Outdoor Adventure , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail , Winter

Why not give snowshoeing a try this winter. Check out our list of places to rent snowshoes so you can test out this winter sport before committing to purchasing any gear.


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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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Mabou, My Home - by Heather Rankin

by: Heather Rankin

Canada's Musical Coast , Living Culture , Music & the Arts , Outdoor Adventure

Heather Rankin is a singer, songwriter, actor and member of the 6X Juno Award winning band The Rankin Family. As a solo artist she has released two albums, A Fine Line (ECMA/Juno Nom.) and Imagine (ECMA Nom.).


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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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Chasing Waterfalls, Fall Colours & More!

by: Chuck Wrathall

Bras d'Or Lake , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure

I’m Chuck Wrathall, a woodsman & photographer. I’m normally found hiking, camping, and practicing wilderness skills in the Cape Breton Highlands. Coffee in one hand, camera in the other. @chuckwrathall


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