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Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island

Categories: Scenic Drives, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
Take a scenic drive on Cabot Trail, a 298 km (185 mi) loop around the island's northern section. Named after famed explorer John Cabot, the roadway was built in the 1930s. Drive or cycle through the picturesque Cape Breton Highlands, a route offering a staggering amount of stunning viewpoints overlooking mountains, undulating green hills, the ocean, and quaint, sleepy hamlets. Arrange your visit to Cabot Trail and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pleasant Bay using our Pleasant Bay tourist route planner.
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  • What can be said about such natural beauty. Stunning. Saw my first end to end rainbow. The trail is a must see in the autumn. We went around counter clockwise. So very glad to have done this. There co...  read more »
  • A must if you have a day available. The views are magnificent. You will love!
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  • Beautiful, slow drive A little early to have the full color but saws lots on way to and from Cape Breton.. Allow 6 or more hours to fully enjoy the look -offs, trails etc. Some construction but nice t...  read more »
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