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The true definition of the open road, the Cabot Trail is best experienced with ocean air
flooding your senses and a panoramic view of its unique landscape. It’s a true rider’s paradise.

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Touring the Cabot Trail

Lean into the coastal curves of the Cabot Trail, one of North America’s premier motorcycle touring routes. Sweeping curves lead to spectacular look-offs and pass through fishing villages and historic townships. It is just you, your bike, the road, and the Atlantic breeze. Ride high in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

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Other Touring Routes

Other popular touring routes include the hills and lakeside views of the Bras d’Or Lake Scenic Drive, the Gaelic culture and music of the Ceilidh Trail, the sandy beaches and historic lighthouses of the Fleur-de-Lis Trail, and the history and coal mining towns of the Marconi Trail.

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Featured Motorcycle Events

Cape Breton Bike Rally

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Membertou

Date: July 29th - August 1st

The Cape Breton Rally is a fun and event filled weekend for motorcycle riders to enjoy the scenery, roads, culture and hospitality of Cape Breton Island. There will be guided rides including a ride around the f...

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Storm the Fortress: Motorcyclists Invade the Fortress at Dusk!

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Date: August 5th

Ride your bike into the Fortress of Louisbourg and prepare to be entertained the 18th century way. The ride through the Fortress starts at 5:15pm and ride out together at 7:00pm. Tickets are $20/person and wil...

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“187 miles of stunning mountain and sea vistas, fishing villages and delightfully twisty pavement. Off the bike, the island offers a rich Celtic heritage (complete with foot-tapping tunes) and an excellent series of hiking trails to explore.”

Dale Coyner
USA Today - Reader's Choice winner for Best Motorcycle Trip in North America.

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