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    Cabot Trail , Cape Breton Island
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    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 r
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    4.8
    Enjoy the outdoors with tranquil walks around picturesque mountains, scenic beaches, and the famed landscape of the highlands at Cape Breton
    Tours from $790
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    Skyline Trail , Cape Breton Island
    4.7
    Take in the scenery during a hike on Skyline Trail, a 7 km (4.3 mi) round walking route in a national park. The trail's highlights include co
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    4.7
    Take things down a gear during a relaxing stroll through Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens. Established in 1986 in a scenic position overlooki
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    4.7
    A popular recreation spot for locals, Point Pleasant Park boasts well-maintained trails and scenic harbor views. Established in 1866, the 75
    Tours from $70
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