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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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6 Snowshoe Packages

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Winter

Grab a pair of snowshoes and trek on over to one of these beautiful destinations. Whether you want a guided tour or plan on self-guiding we have you covered.


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Warm Up to Winter: Hot Tub & Jacuzzi Edition

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Bras d'Or Lake , Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Uncategorized , Winter

Not ready to welcome the winter just yet? Destination Cape Breton has you covered. Why not check out a local accommodation with a hot tub or a jacuzzi?


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Snowmobile Packages

by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Winter

Enjoy snowmobiling across the Cabot Trail or near the Bras d'Or Lake. Meet up with old friends or meet new ones along the Great Trail. Pull up next to restaurants with delicious homemade food and sleep in accommodations you hand select.


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Celtic Hearts : Dé tha thu 'g ràdhainn? | What are you saying?

by: Shannon MacMullin

Bras d'Or Lake , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

Shannon MacMullin is a Gàidhlig learner, singer and storyteller; a community educator, and the Cultural Experiences Co-ordinator at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village. She loves dancing, making beauty in the world & bringing people together.


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Suas e!

by: Celtic Colours International Festival

Cabot Trail , Canada's Musical Coast , Fall , Living Culture , Music & the Arts

The Gaels celebrated their culture not in huge buildings or sculptures but in their songs. Their songs told the stories of the people, the land, good times and bad, love's lost and yearned for.


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