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7 Unique Places to Stay This Winter

Winter

Many marvel at the breathtaking views Cape Breton has in the summertime, but have you ever truly appreciated unwinding in our gorgeous winter? These snowy escapes could become your new favourite way to recharge this season.


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Cape Breton Fall Culinary Guide

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Culinary , Fall

Looking for somewhere to eat this fall in Cape Breton? Looking for an authentic experience or simply want to try some locally inspired dishes? Here is a culinary guide for your fall trip to Cape Breton that will have you coming back again and again!


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10 Unforgettable Experiences in Cape Breton Island

by: Adam Hill

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Coastal Adventure , Culinary , Fortress of Louisbourg , Golf , Hiking , Living Culture , Music & the Arts , Outdoor Adventure

10 Cape Breton Island experiences: the Cabot Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg, ceilidhs, seafood, golf and more.


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Last Call for Fall

by: Michael Dwyer

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Culinary , Fall

This fall, explore Cape Breton's variety of breweries and distilleries found all over the island.


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Uisge Ban Falls + Herring Choker Deli

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Culinary , Fall , Hiking

Gaelic for “white water”, Uisge Ban (ish-ka-ban) Falls is by far the most popular hike in the Baddeck area. This 4 km, 1.5 hour hike complete with picnic facilities attracts local and visitors all season long. Those visiting via the many cruise ships


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Franey Mountain + The Dancing Moose Café

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

Once again, your heart is pumping, you’re amazed and invigorated as you ascend to the top of Franey Mountain and your reward… a 360° view of the entire Clyburn Brook canyon and the Atlantic coastline from Cape Smokey to Ingonish! Simply breath-taking


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North River Falls + Restaurant 100KM

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

You may want to work your way up to this hike! So consider conquering North River Falls as something to aim for as you build your hiking repertoire. The hike is a well-maintained trail, part of the North River Provincial Park and Wilderness Area. Of


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Ben Eoin + The Mermaid Kitchen

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

A nice steady climb along a well-worn path, Ben Eoin Trail leads you through large old Birch and Beech trees. At the top of the small mountain, the look-off offers views of East Bay of the Bras d’Or Lakes like no other. The 1.7 KM hike starts at the


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Cape Mabou Highlands + Clove Hitch Bistro

by: Alicia Lake: Local Culinary Ambassador

Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

The Cape Mabou Highlands should be on everybody’s list. It’s not your typical tourist route and the trail offers dramatic vistas over the Gulf of St. Lawrence. You can get your heart pumping or take a leisurely stroll through remnants of Acadian old


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