The Cabot Trail.
The Cabot Trail winds around the northern end of Cape Breton Island. Drivers or hardy cyclists begin and end at many points in the circuit, but typically do so at the town of Baddeck.
The Fortress of Louisbourg.
The Fortress of Louisbourg is an unexpected treasure for visitors to Cape Breton. One of the busiest harbors in North America during the 18th century and one of France’s key economic and military centers in the New World, today the Fortress of Louisbourg is North America’s largest historical reconstruction.
Check out a Ceildh.
(Pronounced Kay-lee). Visit Cape Breton, you'll understand how big a role music plays in the lives of its residents. Popular acts like Rita McNeil, Stan Rogers, and Ashley McIsaac were either born in Cape Breton or lived there and became influenced by the music.
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Breton waters are some of the best places to catch sight of a whale or go on an organized tour, in Cheticamp.
Feast on Lobster.
If you like lobster, you can eat it morning, noon, and night in Cape Breton. Lobster is caught fresh daily in Cape Breton May through July. You'll see lobster dinner signs across the island.
Of the many memorable experiences available in Cape Breton, one of the most striking is our range of beautiful coastal walks. Some of island’s best and most bracing walks can be found along the Cabot Trail. Whether you’re looking for a casual stroll or an invigorating extended hike, you’ll find both here.
As work proceeds on upgrading the Cabot Trail, every effort possible to provide a paved shoulder for cyclists is being made. Road inclines are marked in steeper areas and bike stands have been installed at several locations in the