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Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

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Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

Hello:

I will be travelling to Cape Breton for Thanksgiving this year. I am just starting to plan now- does anyone have any key suggestions?

I would like to do some hikes to see the fall colour, go to a celtic concert, and find somewhere to eat a festive Thanksgiving meal (not necessarily traditional)

I would appreciate any and all tips!

Thanks

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1. Re: Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

My key suggestion would be to make your reservations for places to stay right away. You are visiting during the Celtic Colours festival. Many of the concerts are sold out but there may be some spaces left at the larger venues.

http://celtic-colours.com/

The festival also includes some traditional community suppers, including some Thanksgiving meals.

You will find the colours all over. During the days you can drive around the Cabot Trail and around other areas.

See if you can get concert tickets and places to stay and come back here if you have more questions.

http://bit.ly/2ltXQbm Planning your trip

http://bit.ly/2mfOrsd Trip Reports Look here for reports on being in Cape Breton for Celtic Colours

https:/…Learning.About.Cape.Breton.html

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2. Re: Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

1. How many days do you have on the ground when on CB ?

2.Yes, if you can , make reservations as it is a busy weekend .

3.Check Celtic Colours schedule and then usually music on weekends in Cheticamp ands Mabou for sure .

4 Hiking is best in Highlands park. Allow 1/2 day at least .

5 Most restaurants will have a turkey dinner so what you get will be based on what they charge .l

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3. Re: Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

Thankyou for your suggestions.

Do you recommend any must see/do autumn experiences? In terms of scenic spots or time specific activities.

With thanks

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4. Re: Thanksgiving in Cape Breton

The whole of Cape Breton is scenic. Drive up the west coast and around the Cabot Trail. Explore the Bras D'Or Lakes area. Check the last link in my post above.

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