Travel Itinerary for Margaree & Area

Make the most of your stay in Margaree on the Cabot Trail.

The Margaree Valley is an amazing place to visit. If you have a day, start out early in the day with coffee and juice and a pastry from  Dancing Goat Bakery and Cafe. Then head out for a day filled with lots of fun with the family take a drive down to the Margaree Valley to visit the Margaree Salmon Museum (the history of salmon fishing in the area is over 100 years old, visit the Margaree Fish Hatchery (the 2nd oldest in North America).

Take the gravel road  the Big Intervale Fishing Lodge for some amazing European style food in a relaxed ambiance. The road seems to bring you further and further back in time, passing by  beaver ponds, huge trees, farms and relics of the past. But drop by Anne Morrell Robinson's studio. The walls and floors are covered with amazing, colourful, handmade quilts and hooked rugs.

After a suculent meal at the Big Intervale Fishing Lodge, take a walk along the river. Enjoy the peace and quiet as well as an opportunity to watch salmon or salmon fishers. By late afternoon, head back through the Margarees, stopping for a browse at  Cape Breton Clay, view pottery  which brings sea creatures alive. Then head to the Margaree Lodge for a evening of music and great foof or head to the Normaway for a Dance and Cape Breton Fiddle Music at the Barn.