Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island

4.6
Must see · Scenic Drive · Hiking Trail
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. With our international travel planner, Indian Brook attractions like Cabot Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Doing the trail is an incredible experience. The twists and turns up and down the hills are interesting but the views are what it's all about. Allow enough time to stop for pictures because you will.....  more »
  • They are doing such amazing work in this area! The roads look great! Not as good as the views! And very clean area!  more »
  • We did the entire cabot trail today from one end to the other. Lots of great picture opportunities. Definately worth the trip and visit. You will not regret it!  more »

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