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10 Unforgettable Experiences in 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, ceilidhs, seafood, golf and more.

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Waterfall Chasers - Dome Sweet Dome!

by: Katherine MacLeod

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , Uncategorized

There are 1,000,000 reasons why you should visit Cape Breton Island but in case you needed one more - waterfalls.

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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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Winter Gem - I'd rather be fishing!

by: James Forsey

Cabot Trail

When you walk out onto the ice in South Harbour, flanked by the Cape Breton Highlands and one of the nicest beaches in Atlantic Canada and the Atlantic Ocean, catching a fish is simply a bonus.

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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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Where to Enjoy Celtic Music this St. Patrick's Day

by: Team Destination Cape Breton


St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and what good is celebrating this festive day without listening and dancing to Celtic music. Luckily Cape Breton Island is home to some of the best Celtic music out there. Let the fiddle get you out on the dance

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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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