Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish

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Enjoy the outdoors with tranquil walks around picturesque mountains, scenic beaches, and the famed landscape of the highlands at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. You can go for a drive or a hike on one of many trails passing through the park, featuring ocean and mountain views from above. Observe the steep cliffs and river canyons winding through the forests near the Atlantic Ocean, with waterfalls and tundra-like plateaus also forming part of the scenery. You can also test your skills at an 18-hole golf course marked as the best public course in Canada. Wildlife in the area includes bears, birds, and whales, which can often be seen from the park’s coastal trails. Wear appropriate clothing, as the weather often gets cold and wet. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cape Breton Highlands National Park and many more Ingonish attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ingonish trip planner .
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  • The center of the Highlands Cape Breton Highlands National Park is the National Park Visitor. This is quite a large Visitor Center. They even have a bookstore and souvenirs. It’s in this Center that w...  more »
  • I've seen the West and East coasts. My first trip into the park was nothing less than awe inspiring! I've seen the postcards, but when you see with your own eyes.... WOW!  more »
  • Attended a wedding in Bar Harbor and tacked on a visit to Cape Breton in mid October. Fabulous coastal views, fall foliage spectacular, numerous hikes to fit any schedule or exercise regimen. So glad ...  more »

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Most options cluster along the coastal road of Cabot Trail, where you'll find many comfortable cottage-style accommodations. Complimentary breakfast is standard there, as is a parking space and easy access to the local beach. Regardless of whether you opt for budget, mid-range, or higher-end accommodations, you'll likely enjoy pleasant views over the sea.
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