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Nova Scotia, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Dining
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St Albert AB Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This is a pretty village in Acadian Cape Breton. Well worth a visit - take time to visit some of the museums and sea shore. Try an Acadian meal - enjoy!!!

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Experience real Acadia with friendly folks in a quiet town that makes a perfect hub for the national park. We liked Merry's Motel, a very clean place run by the friendly, professional Suzanne. For dinner try the place that looks like a big lighthouse

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We drove through Cheticamp on our way to the the Cape Breton National Park for a couple of nights of camping and hiking. It is a beautiful town with awesome views. After a long day on the Cabot Trail we came back into the town for dinner. We ate at the spot in the center of town with the lighthouse.... More

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Cary, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Tried equipped camping at Chéticamp camp ground. If you like camping, but you are not carrying the gear or if you want to learn to camp or if you don’t want to go through the hassles of camping, then this is good.Parks Canada provides Tent, Sleeping Pads(NOT bags), stove, propane cylinders, lantern, plates, utensils, pots, pans, cups, skewers, grilling equipment... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We wished we had stopped here for an overnight stay on our Cabot Trail trip. It is a wonderful town with lots to do and great places to eat. We ate at Harbour side Restaurant with a beautiful view. Would definitely stay here next time.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Cheticamp is conveniently located to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the reason why we chose to stay in that area. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, a grocery store and 2 convenient stores. You should be aware that the grocery store closes at 6:00pm during the summer. So if you need to do some grocery shopping, you should... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Cheticamp is a small town, about 10 minutes from Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It was the perfect location for us to stay in while exploring the spectacular scenery of the park. Though small, Cheticamp has a variety of restaurants, a co-op grocery and hardware store, and several gift shops. Cheticamp has much more to offer in terms of convenience... More

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Great Sparsely Populated beach crossing over to Cheticamp Island. Drive to the top of the road if you dare! Some of the most beautiful places to sit and watch the sun set while you hear the ocean thunder below. Spot the large humpback whale or pods of smaller whales. Sea birds delight in the abundance. Awesome photo ops! Cheticamp is... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We spent 2 nights here, whilst travelling the Cabot Trail. Excellent base for doing some of the main hikes. Very friendly people and lots of eating places to try.

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Orlando, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This village is a little gem! So cute with an assortment of restaurants, shops, activities, and even a few pubs. We stayed overnight here during our tour of the Cabot Trail and really enjoyed the overall charm of this seaside town. We stayed at Auberge Doucet Inn on the hill overlooking the water. The sunset was breathtaking!!! Our hosts were... More

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