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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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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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Explore the Bras d'Or - A Fall Gem

by: Tammy Aucoin and Chris van den Berg

Bras d'Or Lake , Culinary , Fall , Hiking , Outdoor Adventure

Tammy Aucoin and Chris van den Berg are both local hiking and adventure ambassadors and nature lovers who reside in Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island. @capebretonhiker & @keepexploringcapebreton


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Exploring the Island, on the Island

by: Riley Beaton

Cape Breton's South Coast , Coastal Adventure , Culinary , Outdoor Adventure , Spring

My name is Riley Beaton and I am from Mabou, Cape Breton Island. I’ve always had a deep passion for adventure, the outdoors, and photography so getting to explore hidden gems on the Island that I love was very suiting and enjoyable. @rileybeaton2


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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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5 Picture Perfect (Easy!) Fall Hikes

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Outdoor Adventure

Are you looking for some easy hikes to try out this fall? Well we've got just the five for you to add to your must-dos during your trip to Cape Breton Island this fall!


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10 Reasons to Fall for Cape Breton Island

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 , Coastal Adventure , Fall , Golf , Hiking , Motorcycling , Outdoor Adventure

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