Travel Itinerary for Ingonish & Area

Make the most of  your time in Ingonish on the Cabot Trail with this itinerary.

Every minute will count as another memory as you uncover the key to the beauty of Ingonish and area on the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Begin your day with a stop by one of our small cafés or bakeries to enjoy a freshly baked pastry and coffee as you take in the fresh salt air. Climb on board with our lively Fiddlin’ Whale Tours or Sea Visions Whales by Sail and we’ll take you alongside the majestic whales that visit our shores. Once you return, waste no time finding a beach – we have both fresh and salt water – as the sun rises high above. Spend your afternoon swimming in the clean waters along our shores or head out kayaking along the shores to take part in some bird watching. 

In the afternoon, grab your gear and discover the lake and stream fishing our areas offer.If you love golfing, you’ve come to the right place! Ingonish is home to the world renowned Highlands Links Golf Course – one of Canada’s best courses. Come enjoy the spectacular views from the top of the course as you hit a few rounds. 

When you’re ready for dinner, there’s a place for everyone. Take the family for a casual and entertaining meal at the Thirsty Hiker Pub or get intimate as you enjoy a romantic evening at the Keltic Lodge’s Purple Thistle Dining Room. But the night doesn’t end here… 

In Ingonish, when the sun goes down, we keep going! Bring along the family to a ceilidh and get your feet moving to the music as we celebrate our rich culture. When you’re tired, head back and rest your body at one of our great accommodations, knowing that tomorrow will bring just as much excitement and just as many possibilities!