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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.

St. Ann’s Bay Nabs Community Spirit Award

  You’ve got to give credit where credit is due, and in this case, its to the community of St. Ann’s Bay. The town was awarded with the 2011 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award last week, and the honor couldn’t be better placed. Cabot Shores has neighbored this shoreline town since our grand opening in …

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Cabot Shores In Top 10 All Inclusive Canadian Resorts by Canoe.Ca Travel

Whiff’s lodge at Cabot Shores is in the Gallery tomorrow of the internet portal of  Canoe.Ca Travel.   The good  news is that Cabot Shores is listed as one of the top 10 All Inclusive Canadian Resorts. We’re in good company, with Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in British Columbia, among others. Thanks are due to Travel …

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Humans in Nature: A State of Well-being

 
Set amongst some of the world’s most precious landscape, visitors to Cabot Shores often describe unique sensations of “calm” during their stays. This visceral, connected energy is part of the larger force that surrounds us- the trees, the stars, the open land and waters. Its an amazing and simple truth that we humans are so innately connected to our environments.
The pull of nature can be profound. Today’s world runs with an urban pulse. Technology has created faster, more connected modes of living, and provides accessibility that both gifts and hinders the human […]

Louisbourg on Cape Breton (A Fortress & More)

Louisbourg is a rich contributor to the culture and appeal of Cape Breton Island. A coastal community of just over a thousand residents, Louisbourg provides “Old World” emphasis, primarily through the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, the village’s driving economic force.
The site is a partial reconstruction of an 18th century French Fortress, which began construction in 1798, and became the French’s main commercial centre in the Maritimes, and a place of community. The fortress was subjected to multiple takeovers by the British, who dominated much of the maritime territory at the time. In the 1960s, the fortress was appropriated […]

Pet Friendly: Mind, Body, Spirit

Blizzards and wind-chill are the drudgery of winter months, but they don’t stop our Cabot Shores pup, Cosmo, from enjoying snow-filled frolics. As we humans retreat to the indoors, the blithe, bountiful attitude of the animal is something we can all learn from. A mind free of inhibitions and emotional hang-ups, our pets are unphased by the obstacles of life’s journey. Pets are engaged with their surroundings and live in the present– this is a practice yogis and wellness gurus preach. Its no wonder why we’re bound to their spirits. Our pets bring companionship in […]

Gaelic College, A Centre for Celtic Music & More Along the Cabot Trail

Welcome to the Gaelic College Is the kilted  man  playing bagpipes and standing in a parking lot simply  a lure for tourists into the Gaelic College of Arts and Crafts?   Possibly, but what better way to demonstrate the sight and sounds of a living culture than to enter into the gateway of this historic …

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