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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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7 Ideas for a Cape Breton Valentine's Day!

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Canada's Musical Coast , Culinary , Festival & Events , Uncategorized , Winter

There is no better place to celebrate love than on Cape Breton Island. Want to impress your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Of course, you do! Here are some ideas for organizing a Cape Breton Island Valentine’s Day that is sure to impress.


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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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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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7 Places for great Winter Eats

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Cape Breton's South Coast , Culinary , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail , Winter

It’s time to find the heartiest, homemade meal on Cape Breton Island this winter.  Our Island offers many options to chase away the chill. 


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Winter Gem - Wild(life) Weekends!

by: Chris Van Den Berg

Bras d'Or Lake , Louisbourg and area , Winter

When you think of a “weekend getaway” you don’t have to travel very far as there are so many incredible places to find adventure in Cape Breton.


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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 - Port Hawkesbury Community Trails

by: Tammy Aucoin

Cape Breton's South Coast , Winter

Looking to reconnect with nature while on Cape Breton Island? Or have supper by a fireplace on a cold winter’s night? Did you know that Port Hawkesbury has both of these along with some amazingly delicious food?


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Winter Gems - Adventures on Cape Smokey!

by: Davey and Sky

Cabot Trail , Outdoor Adventure , Winter

Here’s an idea, let’s get excited about winter again, just like when we were little kids! That’s pretty easy to do here on Cape Breton Island because there are a lot of winter things to get excited about.


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Winter Gem - Stargazing on the Mira

by: Ashley George

Louisbourg and area , Sydney Area and Marconi Trail , Winter

Looking for a relaxing winter getaway with a warm country feeling while still being close to the heart of downtown Sydney, Nova Scotia? Mira River Cottages is an ideal place for recharging, adventure, exploring the beauty of Cape Breton Island.


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