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10 Unforgettable Experiences on Cape Breton Island

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, cèilidhs, seafood, golf and more.


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4 Winter Days Along the Cabot Trail

by: Ashley MacDonald: Local Outdoor Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Winter

Join Ashley MacDonald, one of our Adventure Ambassadors, on her latest outdoor adventure along the Cabot Trail this winter. If you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or just the sound of nature you'll enjoy this blog!


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History and Unspoiled Natural Beauty at Louisbourg

by: Chris Bellemore

Coastal Adventure , Fortress of Louisbourg , Hiking , Louisbourg and area

When you get to a certain point, you look to your left and you see a towering lighthouse and you look to your right and you see this fortress, which is unlike being anywhere else, at least in Canada.


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A Winter Snowshoe Getaway

by: Tammy Aucoin & Chris van den Berg: Local Hiking Ambassadors

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

Calling all snowshoeing fans! Read where our Local Ambassadors Tammy Aucoin and Chris van den Berg have snowshoeing lately, and when you can grab a drink or find a place to stay after a long day hiking.


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10 Unforgettable Experiences on 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, cèilidhs, seafood, golf and more.


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Safety Tips for Hiking and Chasing Waterfalls

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Cape Breton's South Coast , Hiking , Louisbourg and area , Outdoor Adventure , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail

While chasing waterfalls is good for the body, mind and spirit there are a few things you should remember before hitting the trails to ensure you have a great time and make it back home safely!


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5 Most Instagrammable Hikes

by: Ashley MacDonald: Local Outdoor Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

You’ve probably seen some incredible Instagram posts from the end of the Skyline Trail or the winding Cabot Trail road.


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Five Easy Hikes in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park

by: Éric Le Bel: Local Outdoor Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

We all need some motivation to leave the house, put our boots on and hit the trails. Some do it to stay in shape, some do it to meet fellow hikers and some do it just to reconnect with Mother Nature.


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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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Winter Gem - Chasing Frozen Waterfalls

by: Wallace Bernard: Local Hiking Ambassador

Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Culinary , Hiking , Winter

Waterfalls are one of the natural wonders that remain epic to even the casual adventurer. Cape Breton Island has an awe-inspiring variety of waterfalls that will leave you wanting to search for more!


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Winter Gems - Paradise Found in Pleasant Bay

by: Chuck Wrathall

Cabot Trail , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure , Winter

Have you been looking for a way to get out and enjoy this winter season? Well, how about a day snowshoeing in the mountains or along the coastline and then warming up next to a wood stove inside a cozy cabin with a hot cup of coffee?


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