Introduction to Cabot Shores’ Blog:

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What adventures engage you on Cape Breton Island? What special events? What wildlife surprises you or Art, Music, stories around the fire?

See through pictures and videos special off the beaten spots along the Cabot Trail. And hear stories from guides like Dr, Paul, “B”, Cosmo and John Henry…And guests and guides from the world over…

Eg. first Post: Cape Breton Featured on ABC News, Good Morning, America

(Will Fame Spoil Cape Breton Island?)

Not likely, but 7 million eyeballs just saw Cape Breton featured on Good Morning, America, according to Angelo Spinazzola of sea-kayaking. Let us know what you think.

Will fame spoil Cape Breton? Check out the video and let us know what you think….read more & go to Cape Breton Featured on ABC

Cabot Trail Annual Acoustic Festival

July 31, 2014

August 22-24 at Cabot Shores Click for Special Early Bird Weekend Pass with Camping Included   In support of the Good Health Festival Society Musicians and music lovers gather together for a weekend of all acoustic music, concerts, open mikes, song writers workshops and open air jams at Cabot Shores. Folk music of several cultures […]

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Slowing down with Yoga and Meditation

June 19, 2014

I’m not a yoga person.  I haven’t done yoga in any serious way since I was 16.  In truth, I feel intimidated by yoga.  I can’t do most of the poses (or is it postures?) and thus push myself beyond my limits.  I’m afraid I’ll hurt my back.  I don’t have the right language, the […]

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Family Adventure Camp at Cabot Shores

June 19, 2014
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Family Adventure Camp When: July 11-18, 2014 There is a 3-day (July 11-14) and a 7-day (July 11-18) option Where: Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort and Retreat Centre, Cape Breton Who: Grandparents & Grandchildren, Parents & Children, Adults & Children          (related or not), Aunties/Uncles & Children          Children’s ages: 5-14 What: 2 […]

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“Singing Bowl Sound Massage”: Weeklong Intensive at Cabot Shores

June 4, 2014

A  Peter Hess Sound Massage 7 day Training Intensive program  will be held at Cabot Shores starting on September 12th, the first to be held in Canada with guest instructor Simone Westholt-Smith. Details about the program, background and application follow:   Tweet

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FREE Tipi Special

June 3, 2014


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10th Anniversary Chalet Special

June 3, 2014

Wow! It’s been 10 years since we first opened our doors. And everyone that’s enjoyed staying here helped make this happen. To say “Thank You” to you, our wonderful guests, we’re offering you this limited time offer: Stay in a Private Chalet at 2004 Prices! Yep, stay 6 nights for the same price you would’ve […]

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“Dare to Go…” : Cape Breton one of 10 Spots Chosen by CNN

May 30, 2014
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“Dare to Go To…” spots include Cape Breton Island in its list of 10 spots worldwide, the CNN10. Some other  locations mentioned include  the Artic Circle, Bhutan, Bolivia,  Idaho, Malawi, Mongolia,  North Island New Zealand, Romania, and outer space as a frontier. The  CNN article describes Cape Breton as “real and rugged”. Natalie MacMaster, a […]

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