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Sydney Mines for a day or two

May 21, 2006  Hometown Pride
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An old coal town situated on beautiful Cape Breton island. Just moments from, North Sydney, your gateway to Newfoundland, you can enjoy all this little town has to offer and then some.

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  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • 1. Gowrie House Country Inn
    Gowrie House Country Inn, Sydney, Cape Breton Island

    In Sydney Mines, this is where you want to stay. Beautifully situated with a view of the Sydney Harbour, this old inn has charm and comfort all in one. Beautiful rooms, a lovely garden area and delicious gourmet eats are just a few reasons to make this an obvious choice.

  • 2. Sydney Mines Historical Society: Heritage Museum

    This should be your first stop to get to know the little town your're staying in. Further, you can get all the information you need so you don't miss any historic sites and tourist attractions.

  • 3. Marine Atlantic

    After touring the small town, why not head to North Sydney? It's only moments from the Gowrie House but also your pass to Newfoundland. Not up for the ferry crossing to Newfoundland? Not to worry, you will be entertained on site by free ceilidhs and performances as well as frequent jet ski and sail boat races in the harbour. As well, you can tour the beaches, relax in the sun, and savour the fresh scent of the salt air.