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Cycling in Cape Breton

  There are many ways to see the spectacular views of the Cabot Shores, and cycling is a popular one. Seacoast mountains, untouched waters, ocean breezes, and wildlife provide a natural hybrid alongside the Island’s unique culture and local experience. Now that Spring has sprung, cyclists far and wide are planning their Cabot Trail excursions, and …

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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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Geocaching Along Indian Brook, Cape Breton

Treasures Along The Trail A geocacher calling himself “TooColdInCanada” heard about the Indian Brook Falls Trail and suggested we do the hike and add geocaches along the way. So we headed off one December morning, with his two sons and a guest from Germany–for an early winter wilderness hike.  Called by geocacher,  Ian, the Cabot …

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Pet Friendly Accommodations

Is Your Dog Part of the Family?
Would it just be easier to bring your pet along?

Cosmo Welcomes Your Pet

Cosmo here,  official guide and greeter at Cabot Shores.  I welcome you and your companions, as long as they’re friendly (and don’t take my food!)
Call toll free 866 929 2584, say “pet friendly Cosmo and your pet stays free  (instead of $15-$25 a night).
We’ve got many special places a pet can stay at Cabot Shores, with our own separate entrances:
Bunk With Your Dog Whiff’s Lodge:

Room 5 has separate entrance outside and entrance to room from hallway
Room 6a has separate entrance outside and entrance […]