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Ceilidh Trail

Nova Scotia, Canada
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Type: Scenic Drives, Hiking Trails
Traveler Description: The Ceilidh Trail is dotted with tiny fishing villages, beautiful beaches, and rugged scenery. The Ceilidh Trail is a beautiful destination in its... more »
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

If you want to hear Fiddle Music you have come to the right place. The Ceilidh trail will lead you into the heart of Cape Breton Music. Stop into anyone of the CoOps or other small stores along this trail, and you can find postings on the info wall for a Ceilidh(gathering) happening somewhere. Better yet ask at the tourist... More

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Maidstone, Kent
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19 reviews 19 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A lot of time and energy has been spent trying to make what is basically a road into 'The Ceilidh Trail'. Some stretches have nice views, but this is Nova Scotia, so really that's a given. It's not that it's terrible, just that it doesn't live up to the PR hype. That said, It's a good (if at times bumpy)... More

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thunder bay ontario
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Drive the whole trail and take in every moment. The scenery is breathtaking. Bring your camera and stop at all the wonderful places. they are all small towns with a lot of charm.

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Quite a quiet patch. Lots of beautiful views to see and plenty if stops / beaches. Good to stop at Judique- often have musical events.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

If you take this trail immediately after crossing the causeway to Cape Breton you will have a nice drive along the coast clear to Cheticamp where the Cabot Trail and Highlands Nat. Park begin. The road is a bit rough in a few places. Our climate is hard on asphalt, with much freezing and thawing in the winter. An alert... More

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Sydney, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I love this drive along the south east part of Cape Breton. Ocean views and scenic Acadian villages are the norm. A great, late summer beach for the whole family is Point Michaud. It is all sand and shallow for a great distance from the shoreline. The waves are big and fun for the older "kids" as well

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Portland & Medford Oregon
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

In October, there is no better place to see "Fall Colours." One of the most beautiful drives anywhere, ever. Rank it with the Amalfi Coast; Highway 1 through Big Sur in California, and the best in the world.

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Truro, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Great views, some good hiking... camped at Sunset Sands RV Park in Port Hood, the campground was pretty crowded and nothing special, but the beach next door is spectacular!!!!!

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Nova Scotia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

A great way to experience the Gaelic culture and the music! There is also some pretty amazing hiking and scenery around Mabou.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

God's country! Scenery is amazing. People are genuinely friendly. Countryside and Northumberland strait go on forever. Sunsets are truly awesome.

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