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Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

Join the conversation on the Cabot Shores blog! Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to tell us what interests you most.

Photo of the Mountains on the Franey Trail, Home to Some of the Finest Cape Breton Hiking.

An Autumn-Inspired Cape Breton Hiking Guide

We’re officially on the cusp of yet another vibrant autumn here on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s crown jewel. There are several ways to relish fall’s arrival here at Cabot Shores, including kayaking, cycling, and, of course, hiking. Every autumn, leaf-peepers, outdoor enthusiasts, avid hikers, and self-proclaimed “autumnophiles” flock to our remote, 55-acre wilderness resort. …

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Photo of a Winding Road on the Cabot Trail Cycling Loop.

Scenic Cabot Trail Cycling Adventures

Nova Scotia’s 298-kilometre Cabot Trail remains one of the world’s most beloved (and toured) cycling trails. There’s no better way to survey Cape Breton Island’s rolling hills than atop a bicycle. Every summer, hundreds of cyclists drive through the heart of Nova Scotia en route to Cabot Shores, an idyllic Cabot Trail cycling basecamp. Cabot …

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Photo of Mary Ann Falls, One of the Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton.

The 10 Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton Island

There are over two dozen well-documented waterfalls on Cape Breton Island, each one with its own distinctive allure. Some Cabot Trail waterfalls are more about the rugged, undeniably serene trip than the destination. Others have the ability to stop you in your tracks upon first sight. Cabot Shores, one of the premier Nova Scotia resorts, …

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Which Yurts, Domes and Chalets Have Hot Tubs at Cabot Shores?

Are you planning a long day exploring the beautiful Cabot Trail? Enhance your experience at Cabot Shores by adding a hot tub to your stay! The question we get asked the most is which yurts and domes have hot tubs at Cabot Shores? The next question is usually which options have hot tubs on their …

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Photo of One of the Finest Cape Breton Chalets.

Cabot Shores: Home to the Finest Cape Breton Chalets

Finding the perfect chalet in Canada that fits your family’s size, style, and budget like a puzzle piece is no small task. However, a trip up to Nova Scotia’s award-winning Cabot Shores will assuredly be the best decision that you make this summer. Cabot Shores is widely celebrated for its environmentally-conscious practices, geodesic domes, and …

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Cabot Shores Newsletter for May

Cabot Shores is still open and the May newsletter from Cabot Shores is bitter sweet with news of the Covid-19 pandemic with a Family Profile In Courage, a snapshot of life at Cabot Shores, a new contest, a special gift certificates offer and , as well as a handy recipe.   Corona Virus Close to …

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