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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…

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Map of the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Highlands National Park |The Cabot Trail loops in either direction, you should allow at lest 8 hours to drive around the Cabot Trail, starting from Baddeck or the Trans Canada Highway, this will give you time for some stops.

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

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Skyline Trail, Cape Breton- Nova Scotia. This looks like a postcard but is for real! Best seen via bike ride...

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Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, accommodations, lodging, real estate, travel information, Cabot Trail, businesses, Cape Breton Showcase

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Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. A lot of the music I play is from this area, so I have always wanted to visit and maybe pick up a few tips while I'm there.

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