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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.

An exterior view of two luxury yurts used during Nova Scotia winter getaways.

Cape Breton Family Retreats | Nova Scotia Winter Fun

Known for its awe-inspiring beauty, rugged coastal backdrops, and old-world charm, Cape Breton Island offers an unforgettable escape when many families need it most. Although spring, summer, and fall are delightful times of the year for a retreat, family winter getaways in Nova Scotia present a refreshing opportunity to explore one of Canada’s most beautiful …

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Participation in Nova Scotia’s “proof of vaccine” policy and other public health measures

COVID-19 presents challenges for all of us. We are taking precautions to ensure Cabot Shores is a safe place for both our guests and our staff. All our staff are fully vaccinated and expected to follow current Nova Scotia Public Health guidelines. As a non-essential service, we are following Nova Scotia’s “proof of vaccine policy,” requiring all …

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A young boy playfully runs away from his father during a winter getaway in Nova Scotia.

Cape Breton Escapes | Family Winter Getaways in Nova Scotia

No matter the season, arguably one of Cape Breton Island’s most remarkable features is its elite status as an ideal family vacation spot. And while winter is still a few months away, we’re never surprised at how quickly it seems to arrive each year. As such, we’ve already begun taking reservations from those wishing to …

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A joyous woman holds up a handful of delectable apples to make into Nova Scotia cider.

Unique Fall Getaways | Nova Scotia Cider Making Getaway

The crisp, coastal air and transformative setting graciously lend themselves to a bevy of seasonal activities, but perhaps none are as quintessentially Nova Scotian as making cider. After all, Nova Scotia cider is a big draw for many fall visitors. As such, Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort invites you to experience this cultural event on Cape Breton Island with a cider-making getaway.

The Red Island Trail: Perfect for Swimming, Family Walks, and Trail Running

The Red Island Trail is a close-to-home trail located about 3km from Cabot Shores. Only 4km in length and set up as a loop, Red Island Trail is easy to access, marked with a large entrance sign beside St. Ann’s United Church and Community Centre.  Wonderfully accessible, the path is wide enough to walk side …

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