22 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

22 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

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22 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Indian Brook
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mabou
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Seoul

6
nights
Indian Brook

Indian Brook ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indian Brook: Ingonish (Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Green Cove Trail, & more), Dingwall (Dingwall Beach, St. Paul Island Museum & Lighthouse, & more) and Margaree Salmon Museum (in Margaree Valley).

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Indian Brook trip itinerary maker .

Seoul, South Korea to Indian Brook is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Seoul to Indian Brook due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seoul in February; daily highs in Indian Brook reach -5°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Mabou.

Things to do in Indian Brook

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Baddeck, Ingonish, Cape Breton Island, Dingwall, Margaree Valley
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail
Margaree Salmon Museum ©
Margaree Salmon Museum

5
nights
Mabou

Mabou ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mabou: Margaree Harbour (Egypt Falls & Margaree Harbour Craft & Gift Shop), Doug Fraser Art Gallery and Sculptural Garden (in Inverness) and Port Hawkesbury Community Park (in Port Hawkesbury).

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mabou trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Indian Brook to Mabou takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Mabou

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Inverness, Cape Breton Island, Margaree Harbour, Orangedale Railway Station Museum, Port Hood Station Provincial Park
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Bras d'Or  Lake ©
Bras d'Or Lake
Cabot Cliffs Golf Course ©
Cabot Cliffs Golf Course
Port Hawkesbury Community Park ©
Port Hawkesbury Community Park

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Louisbourg (Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, & more), Ski Ben Eoin (in East Bay) and Battery Provincial Park (in St. Peter's). There's still lots to do: stroll around Petersfield Provincial Park, get engrossed in the history at Membertou Heritage Park, see the interesting displays at Whitney Pier Historical Society Museum, and appreciate the history behind Sydney Merchant Mariners Memorial.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mabou to Sydney in 2 hours. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Louisbourg, Glace Bay, Point Michaud Beach, Ski Ben Eoin, Battery Provincial Park
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Petersfield Provincial Park ©
Petersfield Provincial Park
Cape Breton Regional Library ©
Cape Breton Regional Library

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