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Address: Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 9022953310
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Activities: Group tours/bus tour, Whale watching, Kayaking, Driving, Camping, Hiking
Description: One of the most magnificent loop drives in North America treats visitors...
One of the most magnificent loop drives in North America treats visitors to the spectacular scenery of the Cape Breton Highlands.
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A must do if you drive motorcycle !

This is our second time around the trail on a bike. We always go the counter-clockwise way so that we are on outer edge but this time once we got to the top of Old Smokey we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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HAMPTON
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is our second time around the trail on a bike. We always go the counter-clockwise way so that we are on outer edge but this time once we got to the top of Old Smokey we turned and went back down to see it from the opposite way as well. Glad we did. We did the same at opposite... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We have one more night on the Cabot Trail. The scenery is breathtaking. Every corner brings something new. So glad we picked this drive for our vacation.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We had lovely weather for our drive. From start to finish we were gone almost 6 hours. This included stopping at a number of the pull over spots for photos, taking a break to have lunch by the water and checking out a couple gift shops along the way. If you're in Cape Breton for a couple days pick a... More 

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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Driving this trail is a spectacular experience. The vistas are great. The road is not always at its best. Also a great trail for motorbikes and bicycles.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My second time around the trail and I still get nervous on some of the switchbacks. The scenery is amazing with lots of lookouts. Allow lots of time.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It's a nice drive with great scenery, especially in the northern parts of the Trail. There are quite a few hiking trails to choose from with parking nearby, if you want to stop and go for a walk. Lots of places to eat or grab a snack. I want to return someday to see more of the area. A one-day... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The 8 hour Bannockburn bus tour of the Cabot trail was excellent. I saw the most amazing scenery, and a moose! Our bus driver was a local, well informed man who shared his love of this famous trail with us. It was a remarkable experience in one of the most scenic places I have ever visited.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful trail. Easy to drive and so many beautiful turn offs. We drove the trail counterclockwise always having the ocean views on our right. Nature abounds, right off we saw a moose and her baby, followed soon by spying a bald eagle. Take your time on this trip and see all. This rivals the coastal route Ireland

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Cabot Trail is an absolutely beautiful experience. It's about 181 miles to drive. With stops to take in the breathtaking views from the many overlooks and beaches plan on an 9-9 hour day to do it all comfortably. We did it clockwise starting in Baddeck where we stayed ( Broadwater Inn and Cottages) on rt 105. As you drive... More 

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Richland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We started in Cheticamp at the visitors center. Learned about the people and the area before going on the trail. Plan on a lot of time as there are many stops for photos and hiking. The views are amazing on the west side. This is an area I would definitely come back to and spend more time. The people are... More 

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Address: Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 9022953310
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island

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