Cape Breton Island, is rated the #1 Island to visit in continental North America - Travel & Leisure Magazine -
The Cabot Trail is considered one of the World's Most Scenic Destination Areas. Participate in all of the special Musical Events, Ceilidh's and Festivals that happen around the Cabot Trail regularly. Enjoy fabulous seafood at many of the great restaurants.
Cape Breton Island is easily accessible by land, air or sea. Once you're here, you'll see that this winding scenic trail has lots of things to do and see.
Throughout the summer months the Cabot Trail is alive with great activities. Join us in the first week of August for the Bras D'Or Yacht Clubs Annual Regatta, in
September for the Hike the Highlands Festival and Celtic Colours has a great line up of events and activiites in October on the Cabot Trail, Why not try to see a musically event every night of the week? and enjoy great hospitality! .
Lobster is a specialty in many restaurants around the Cabot Trail, check out the fine dining at The Bell Buoy Restaurant in Baddeck or the Island Sunset Restaurant in the Margarees.
The Cabot Trail Artisans are unique and awarding winning. Leather Works, Glass Artisans and Piper Pewter are just a few located on the Cabot Trail.
If you're looking for outdoor adventures, try one of the manny opportunities around the Cabot Trail. Check out the listings on the Interactive Map. From hiking, to kayaking to whale watching, there are lots of outdoor activities to enjoy. If you'd rather sit back and enjoy the views, go to Cape Breton Highlands National Park for some of the Island's most spectacular scenery. Or if you prefer something a little more lively, tap your toes to our local Cape Breton music which can be enjoyed at festivals and events around the Cabot Trail.
After your long days of exploring the Cabot Trail and its communities, check in to one of our many cabot trail accommodations. Our cozy inns, bed and breakfasts, cottages, hotels, motels and five-star suites at our resorts will offer you a comfortable place for a restful night's sleep.
The Cabot Trail will offer you a journey that you will want to savour again and again.
Along your journey The Cabot Trail Companion CD driving guide introduces you to unforgettable attractions, from well-known favourites to secret gems.