Having lived in Canada my entire life and not hearing about the incredible beauty of Cape Breton island in Nova Scotia, Canada, I knew I needed to explore it for myself. With rolling red hills covered in dense green trees, and fog rolling over the hillside into the depths of the ocean, it's hard to imagine why Cape Breton isn't on an international radar. Here is a 3-day itinerary to Cape Breton!

How to Get The Most Out of Cape Breton

Having lived in Canada my entire life and not hearing about the incredible beauty of Cape Breton island in Nova Scotia, Canada, I knew I needed to explore it for myself. With rolling red hills covered in dense green trees, and fog rolling over the hillside into the depths of the ocean, it's hard to imagine why Cape Breton isn't on an international radar. Here is a 3-day itinerary to Cape Breton!

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11 Not To be Missed Stops on the Cabot Trail

cabot trail cape breton

Cape Breton Island's 10 Best Restaurants To Try

Cape Breton Island's 10 Best Restaurants

Cape Breton Island's 10 Best Restaurants To Try

The beginning of our Cape Breton adventure was in Baddeck, nested mid island along the channel waters of the Bras d’Or Lake (translated as Arm of Gold Lake, named by the French undoubtedly for the reflection of the sun off the water).  At first blush, Baddeck is a sleepy little waterside town bearing the distinction of the official start and end point of the Cabot Trail (the famous driving loop through Cape Breton Highlands National Park).  However it was also home to Alexander Graham Bell…

48 Hours on Cape Breton Island

The beginning of our Cape Breton adventure was in Baddeck, nested mid island along the channel waters of the Bras d’Or Lake (translated as Arm of Gold Lake, named by the French undoubtedly for the reflection of the sun off the water). At first blush, Baddeck is a sleepy little waterside town bearing the distinction of the official start and end point of the Cabot Trail (the famous driving loop through Cape Breton Highlands National Park). However it was also home to Alexander Graham Bell…

Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island Canada BoulderLocavore.com

48 Hours on Cape Breton Island

Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island Canada BoulderLocavore.com

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: 32 Tips for a Great Trip http://solotravelerblog.com/cape-breton-nova-scotia-32-tips-for-a-great-trip/

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: 32 Tips for a Great Trip

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: 32 Tips for a Great Trip http://solotravelerblog.com/cape-breton-nova-scotia-32-tips-for-a-great-trip/

The Ultimate 1 Week Cape Breton Itinerary                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The Ultimate 1 Week Cape Breton Itinerary

The Ultimate 1 Week Cape Breton Itinerary More

Sightseeing map of Cape Breton Highlands National Park; this page has sights along the trail and in the park

Sightseeing map of Cape Breton Highlands National Park; this page has sights along the trail and in the park

Red River Beach, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada; photo by .Sandra Westbrooks

Red River Beach, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada; photo by .Sandra Westbrooks

Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

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