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Photo of a Woman Skiing on Cape Breton Island.

Nordic Skiing Adventures: Stride through Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton Island, most notably the 300-kilometre Cabot Trail, is where nature enthusiasts go to escape the city’s boisterous streets and stressful workplaces. Much of the year, Nova Scotia’s prized island attracts hikers, paddlers, and cyclists. However, once winter arrives, most travellers seek out Cabot Shores’ 55-acre wilderness estate to wholly unplug, restore balance, and …

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Photo of Cape Breton Island's Oceanic Shoreline. Click Here for the Very Best of Cape Breton!

The Very Best of Cape Breton Island

Nova Scotia’s 10,000-square-kilometre Cape Breton Island is packed full of surprises, ranging from an ice cream parlour hidden inside a seaside lighthouse to a non-profit Nordic ski trail system and an 80-year-old Scottish-style sheep crofter. Picturesque Cape Breton Island, which is currently transforming from autumn to winter, is the 77th largest isle on the globe. …

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Photo of the Mountains on the Franey Trail, Home to Some of the Finest Cape Breton Hiking.

An Autumn-Inspired Cape Breton Hiking Guide

We’re officially on the cusp of yet another vibrant autumn here on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s crown jewel. There are several ways to relish fall’s arrival here at Cabot Shores, including kayaking, cycling, and, of course, hiking. Every autumn, leaf-peepers, outdoor enthusiasts, avid hikers, and self-proclaimed “autumnophiles” flock to our remote, 55-acre wilderness resort. …

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