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Bras d'Or Lake

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I Left My Heart in Baddeck at Bras d'Or

Oh, how I love Bras d'Or Lake, especially in Baddeck. The incredibly refreshing lightly salted water (brackish just sounds negative to me), the greenery surrounding its shores... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Oh, how I love Bras d'Or Lake, especially in Baddeck. The incredibly refreshing lightly salted water (brackish just sounds negative to me), the greenery surrounding its shores, the flights of the bald eagles and the relatively sparse population within the surrounding towns. With all that said, I would only venture out to Bras d'Or during late Spring, Summer and early... More 

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Avon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very pretty. Stayed on East Bay right on the water! Camped on family property. All in all wherever you go on Cape Breton Island you will enjoy the scenery.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The lake is large with many views from ,towns around lake. Stayed in Baddeck for one night ,ate dinner and had lake view.Very pretty and adds a lot of interest to the surrounding areas with this unique saltwaterc lake. Would have liked to try a lake cruise or water sports,didn't have time though.

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is your typical lake. Not sure what the big deal is about it. We are staying right across it, so had the opportunity to visit it multiple times

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was a real surprise on our trip around Cape Breton. We had not expected the lake to be as spectacular and we enjoyed the opportunities to stop and take the views.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It is impossible to separate this saltwater inland sea from the Island that surrounds it. The UNESCO designation of the watershed as a biosphere reserve is the International recognition of the uniqueness of the lakes and their surrounding land masses. There are many ways to get to know this area: by foot, by bicycle, by car, by boat, and by... More 

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Bridgewater NJ USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A beautiful lake that takes you right into Baddeck. Lots of water activity and hotels along the shore. A salt water lake that is a wonderful place to visit. Lots of eagles too!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Peaceful drive along the lake with some great views. We will have to spend more time in the area during our next visit.

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Christmas Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There are beautiful sights from every angle around the Bras d'Or lakes. There are a host of great events and places to discover. Even in Winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great Lake!! Great Views And Very Scenic! we have a cottage on this lake and it is simply breathtaking!! if your in the area definitely drive by the shoreline! stop by the Alexander Gramm Bell museum while your there

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