Cape Breton is truly a natural wonder. It's one of these wow places. Spend some time exploring--that is what we enjoyed. A lot of words have already described this beautiful area.
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Goes throw the cape Breton highlands nation park ,this is a once in a live time ride there is so much to see deer , mosses and other wild live high mountains and deep valleys .
Wow. I've seen pictures of the cabot trail, but seeing it in person was totally incredible. We went off the trail at one point and headed towards Meat Cove, which is essentially a dead end and it was well worth the views along the way....More
The 180+ miles loop requires about 8 hours with stops. Most of the driving is through the woods but there are many scenic over looks with spectacular views that make the trip worth while. My wife enjoyed the many craft and gift shops along the...More
Driving the Cabot trail is a "must-do" as the scenery is stunning and seeing how some of the communities lived in isolation from the rest of the communities in Cape Breton is surprising. The Acadians, Scots, English heritage is palpable even today--some of the signs...More
We toured the Cabot Trail counterclockwise beginning in Baddeck. We had partly cloudy skies while driving up the east side and enjoyed the views. However, the clouds, rain, and fog descended as we crossed the north side and down the west side. This made it...More
My wife, dog and I started the trail by taking the Englishtown ferry and traveling counterclockwise around the trail. Many beautiful towns, lookoffs and lousy roads along the way. Cape Smokey mountain was a little tricky to drive but not too frightening. The fun part...More
Fishing Cove trail is a difficult 12k hike which ultimately leads to a breathtaking ocean cove. This hike starts with about a 2k descent which means when you're absolutely exhausted from hiking 10k up and down, you'll have to face 2k of uphill switchbacks before...More
My mom and I drove to the East Coast in summer 2016, along our trip we drove on the Cabot Trail roads, and stopped at various lookout points and shops along the way. The view from the different lookout points is absolutely breathtaking, and the...More