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Bras d'Or Lake

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Beautiful salt water lake that leads into Baddeck!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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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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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a beautiful fresh lake. There are a lot of activities to do on the water. We had planned to try some lake kayaking but the weather was to windy and cool.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Few natural sights make me as happy as seeing the Bras d'Or after a year's absence. See it from as many angles and vantage points as you can...Baddeck, Irish Cove, Big Pond...not to be missed!

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very scenic......many leisure & fishing boats.....expensive-looking cottages......Dundee Resort & Golf is at lower end.......nice course, really good food & service......situated on the lake.

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Somerset, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We drove most of the scenic roads around this lake - we left Baddeck early and finished up in Sydney at the end of the day having enjoyed all the scenery both inland, on the water and the small fishing communities on the way.

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Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It would take days to drive around this spectacular body of water..with all it's fiords, bays and islands... A must to experience..

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Tatamagouche, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

As cruising yacht people, this is the absolute pinnacle of sailing in Eastern North America. With deep, well-marked water with numerous anchorages, the friendliest people anywhere and gorgeous scenery, it is difficult to imagine how it could get any better than this. We prefer to use St. Peter's Lions Club Marina as our "home base" for the three to five... More 

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Address: Nova Scotia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island

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