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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 woman practices Qi Gong during a wellness retreat amid the shore of Cape Breton Island.

Mind, Body, and Soul | A Wellness Retreat in Nova Scotia

To say the last few months have been stressful certainly seems like an understatement. Current events and the demands of our modern lifestyles can sometimes leave us feeling bogged down and disconnected from our environment. The trapeze act we call life is no easy task, so it’s understandable why so many people are yearning for …

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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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Geese on Cabot Shores Beach

Birders Unite at Cabot Shores: See at least 42 Local Species

Rinchen Boardman is a professional birder. Usually during April, he is doing extensive birding projects in Ontario: he is Programme Coordinator for Thunder Cape Bird Observatory. In June, he then  coordinates projects in eastern Newfoundland. This year, due to Covid-19, he is enjoying a long term stay on Cape Breton, at Cabot Shores. Daily he …

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An Island of Wildflowers

  One of the things that most impresses me about exploring a new place in our vast country is the diverse wildflowers. While there are many flowers that can be found in multiple provinces, the distinctions are rather fascinating. Many of the flowers I have discovered growing wild on Cape Breton I am accustomed to …

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Watching Moose and Eagles at Sunrise

There are many benefits to rising early in the morning and getting a peaceful, quiet start to your day. At Cabot Shores we look forward to the sun rising over the ocean, illuminating the Bird Islands and casting beautiful pink and purple color across the sky. Another reason to get up early is to watch …

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