Having lived in Canada my entire life and not hearing about the incredible beauty of Cape Breton island in Nova Scotia, Canada, I knew I needed to explore it for myself. With rolling red hills covered in dense green trees, and fog rolling over the hillside into the depths of the ocean, it's hard to imagine why Cape Breton isn't on an international radar. Here is a 3-day itinerary to Cape Breton!
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…
How's this for unique travel accommodations? This is a cocoon in Cape Breton Highlands National Park along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, Canada, and guests can stay in the cocoon overnight and enjoy an ocean view!
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: 32 Tips for a Great Trip