16 days in Sydney & Pleasant Bay Itinerary

16 days in Sydney & Pleasant Bay Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney & Pleasant Bay Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pleasant Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Sydney


12
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Baddeck (Uisge Ban Falls, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, & more), Ingonish (Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Highlands Links Golf Course, & more) and Louisbourg (Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, Stella Maris Rectory, & more). And it doesn't end there: hike along Skyline Trail, see the interesting displays at Cape Breton Miners' Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dalem Lake Provincial Park, and contemplate the long history of Highland Village.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney attractions planner .

In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ingonish, Baddeck, Louisbourg, Highland Village, The Lakes Golf Club
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3
nights
Pleasant Bay

Pleasant Bay ©
Pleasant Bay is a community on the western coast of Cape Breton Island, on the shore of the Gulf of St. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Les Trois Pignons, then take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Lone Shieling. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at North Highlands Community Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then examine the collection at St. Paul Island Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pleasant Bay travel planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Pleasant Bay takes 3 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pleasant Bay, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 39°F. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pleasant Bay

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Paul Island Museum, Les Trois Pignons, Cabot Trail, North Highlands Community Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail
Les Trois Pignons ©
Les Trois Pignons
Dolphin & Whale Watching