6 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

6 days in Cape Breton Island Itinerary

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1
Baddeck
— 3 nights
2
Ingonish
— 2 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Cabot Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Baddeck: Louisbourg (Louisbourg Boardwalk Park and Boat Launch, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Tuonela, look for gifts at Baadeck Yarns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Catholic Church, and tee off at Baddeck Forks Golf Course.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Baddeck route site.

Toronto to Baddeck is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Baddeck due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in March: high temperatures in Baddeck hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Ingonish.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island
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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site ©
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site ©
Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail

2
nights
Ingonish

Ingonish ©
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): hike along Middle Head Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Brook Beach, thentrek along Bog Trail, thenstroll through Dingwall Beach, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Franey Mountain.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ingonish online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baddeck to Ingonish takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Baddeck in March since evenings lows in Ingonish dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ingonish

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dingwall, Black Brook Beach
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Middle Head Trail ©
Middle Head Trail
Black Brook Beach ©
Black Brook Beach

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