4 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

4 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

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4 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Baddeck
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Halifax

3
nights
Baddeck

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Ski Tuonela has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baddeck: Louisbourg (Stella Maris Rectory, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Spruce Brewing, steep yourself in history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Catholic Church.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Baddeck itinerary planner.

Halifax to Baddeck is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February, Baddeck is a bit cooler than Halifax - with highs of -2°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baddeck

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island, Hall of the Clans
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Ski Tuonela
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Cabot Trail

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