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For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island. Thanks to its location on the popular drive, this settlement of just 1,000 residents offers an impressive selection of lodgings, shops, and restaurants, catering to motorists and cyclists beginning or finishing their Cabot Trail journey. Water lovers take a trip to Baddeck for a chance to sail on Bras d'Or Lake, an inland saltwater sea that attracts varied wildlife like eagles and puffins. Baddeck is in Cape Breton Island. To personalize your trip to Baddeck, create itinerary details specific to you using our Canada online trip itinerary builder .
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Most of the town's quaint inns and bed and breakfasts line Margaree Road. Harbor views are almost guaranteed, and you can cover the small, low-rise town easily on foot, no matter where you choose to stay. Look even closer to the coast, along Water Street, to enjoy prime views of the town's iconic lighthouse.
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