Caving in Cape Breton: Glooscap and Cape Dauphin

  The Glooscap Cave is a fantastic Cape Breton excursion that takes explorers through both a land and water sites. The sea-cave, also referred to as “The Fairy Hole”, holds roots with the local Mi’Kmaq culture. The story says that a hero named Glooscap was sent from the Great Spirit to protect his people, the […]

Cycling in Cape Breton

  There are many ways to see the spectacular views of the Cabot Shores, and cycling is a popular one. Seacoast mountains, untouched waters, ocean breezes, and wildlife provide a natural hybrid alongside the Island’s unique culture and local experience. Now that Spring has sprung, cyclists far and wide are planning their Cabot Trail excursions, and […]

What Kids Do At Cabot Shores

Cabot Shores is for kids of all ages, but since summer is coming sooner than you think, let’s start with Real Kids…   And here is a quick video showing some of their adventures…   Tweet

Golfing in Cape Breton

Rated #l by Golf Digest at the village of Ingonish)
 
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Cape Breton Events: Reasons to Wander

Cape Breton’s events calendar is packed full of rich, cultural adventures and festivities throughout the next few months. I’ve profiled the Island’s lengthy line-up, including some of the most popular annuals. Take a peek below:

Ongoing, Mabou Family Square Dances
Gitty up, and ho down! Every Friday night, The West Mabou Sports Club offers family square dancing from 10pm-1am.
Mar 11-13, Cabot Shores: March Madness
Celebrate the season with our inclusive outdoors adventure weekend. $125 gets you one night’s stay, 2 meals from the bistro, bonfire and festivities, and an escape from the every day! (We welcome you [...]

Lobster Fishing in Cape Breton

(Written by Dr. Paul)

Many of us enjoy a good lobster dinner, and travel to coastal spots like Cape Breton and Maine  for the authentic experience. I live on Cape Breton Island where there is an abundance of fresh lobster. First day of the season, around Mid May of last year, I asked my local distributor and neighbor, Merrill MacInnis, the difference between “Canners and Market Lobster”. His answer helped me understand the history of lobster fishing on Cape Breton Island and which lobster to order.
Merrill  has deep family roots in the lobster business, fishing for over 80 years off the [...]