Accommodations

Pet Friendly Accommodations

July 5, 2010

Is Your Dog Part of the Family?
Would it just be easier to bring your pet along?

Cosmo Welcomes Your Pet

Cosmo here,  official guide and greeter at Cabot Shores.  I welcome you and your companions, as long as they’re friendly (and don’t take my food!)
Call toll free 866 929 2584, say “pet friendly Cosmo and your pet stays free  (instead of $15-$25 a night).
We’ve got many special places a pet can stay at Cabot Shores, with our own separate entrances:
Bunk With Your Dog Whiff’s Lodge:

Room 5 has separate entrance outside and entrance to room from hallway
Room 6a has separate entrance outside and entrance [...]

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Camping at Indian Brook

June 3, 2010

“Where Else Can You Camp Comfortably at the Edge of Wilderness?” Have old-fashioned grass and ground underneath you and still be near the Cabot Trail. At the edge of the Indian Brook Wilderness, along the Indian Brook River, just below the Indian Brook waterfalls, you’ll have access to tent sites, fire pits, picnic tables, Church […]

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The Cape Breton Yurt is in Season at Cabot Shores for 2012

February 16, 2010
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Become A Yurt Lover
What’s a Yurt?
The Yurt or Ger is a kind of Mongolian-styled structure, comparable to a First Nations Tipi.  Used by nomadic peoples, it was originally made of felt and furs.  Now, after being westernized by folks from Oregon and British Columbia, it is transformed to be:

Complete with windows looking out on the lake, Atlantic Ocean & Bird Islands
16.5 feet in diameter
Equipped with a skylight
An interior that has beds and conveniences (minus electricity and plumbing, but you’re near the Lodge)

You can get to the Yurt either by foot or by car, across the bridge from the lodge or [...]

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The Cabot Trail Tipi

February 14, 2010

Go To The Video Showing The Tipi Setup
Showing The Tipi Going Up
To Look Like…?
Well, a Tipi…

Tipi

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“Something So Magical About Circular Dwellings – Especially the Tipi”
So said a family with a 9 year old from Halifax, even though there was a rainstorm they slept through during a chilly October night. But, I digress into a story, here are the facts:
A Gathering Place
Who: You!
The tipi is perfect in any arrangement, whether you’re a couple, a family or group. The tipi comfortably sleeps up to 12 adults, with enough room for you and your backpacks.
What: A Plains Tipi
Sitting around a wooden platform [...]

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