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A beautiful vista of the Atlantic Ocean as seen from Cape Breton Island.

Exploring Nova Scotia | Things to Do in Cape Breton

With its craggy cliff sides, captivating waterfalls, and beloved Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island is quite possibly Nova Scotia’s most picturesque and alluring vacation spot. Add to that a rich history, deep-rooted societal relevance, and world-class outdoor recreation opportunities along the Atlantic Ocean and in the mountainous Highlands, and Cape Breton is the ideal destination …

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A wide angle shot of a geodesic dome for camping Nova Scotia style.

Cape Breton Adventures | Camping in Nova Scotia

Over the years, Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort has become widely recognized as one of North America’s premier retreat destinations. Part of that is because of the work we’ve put into weaving our passions throughout the property. Furthermore, Cape Breton Island’s natural beauty has also played an integral role in achieving such an honourable status amongst …

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Huffing and Puffin’: Bird Island and Puffin Tours

I’ve been asking myself how puffin’s have the time to do such intricate beak-art and unique eye-liner—I mean, to be able to perfect that kind of art while floating in an unforgiving and constantly moving ocean is impressive and a skill many of us humans would love to acquire. In all seriousness, the puffins have arrived …

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Glooscap Cave, une randonnée que vous ne regretterai pas!

[slickr-flickr tag=”glooscap1″ type=”galleria” size=”m640″] Vous voulez vivre une expérience hors de l’ordinaire? Venez faire la randonnée du Glooscap Cave sur l’Île du Cap-Breton, située à moins de 1 heure de Cabot Shores. En famille, entre amis ou même seul, cette excursion vous donnera définitivement le goût d’en faire d’autres, encore et encore. L’histoire dit qu’un héro …

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Top 3 Cape Breton Waterfalls

 

Okay, I have a bias towards waterfalls, spectacular trail-side views of water, and old growth forests. Duration: 25 minutes to 5 hours. So here they are: #1 Indian Brook Falls; # 2 North River Falls, #3 Black Brook/Falls.
1. Indian Brook Falls Hike (challenging)
 
 
The Cabot Trail goes along the coast on the east (Atlantic) side of Cape Breton Island.
Take the Cabot Trail to the village of Indian Brook. A landmark the bridge over Indian Brook. The Trail starts on the northwest side of the Brook.
During the heat of summer, you can do the hike in and alongside the Brook. In early […]