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“Adventure Drive with unbelievable scenery” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Meat Cove

Meat Cove
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North Sydney, Canada
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Adventure Drive with unbelievable scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

We had been camping around Cape Breton for a couple of weeks and decided to take an adventure drive to Meat Cove. We were amazed at the scenery and the small village was quaint. We decided to have lunch at the only restaurant and because they don't have debit or credit machines, they actually said we could pay the bill at the local co-op in town. HONOUR SYSTEM. Never hear of that anymore. Luckily we had cash. So, as much as they are kind enough to offer that service, I would bring cash.

Visited July 2012
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English first
New Westminster, Canada
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wild !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

What an amazing place ! The drive in was a "challenge", but all things considered, the road was in pretty good shape after the non-stop rain. The views were outstanding and there were lots of local eccentricities to see. Loved it !

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Canada
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“DO NOT PASS THIS BY!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

Best scenery on the island and I've seen it all!! I ventured in on a motorcycle and it was well worth the trip! Don't pass by this little nook, you'll regret it!

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West Newbury
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64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“well worth the effort”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

This was one of the highlights of 2 weeks in the Maritime Provinces. We were there on a stormy, windy day in October, and it was beautiful to see. The drive off the Cabot Trail is a little rough, but don't give up.The views are fantastic.A great feeling of respect for nature, especially in those conditions. A little better weather and we would have camped there.

Visited October 2012
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Alpena, Michigan
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261 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“If You Do the Cabot Trail--Go All the Way!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Meat Cove is truly the end of the road. Like most of the Cabot Trail, the seashore views are spectacular and even more impressive when you realize how remote this location is and how few people get to experience it. The folks in the general store/restaurant/info center are extremely friendly and helpful. Ask them about the hike "up the mountain" that starts just a couple of hundred yards up the road from the general store. If you've made the trip to the Cabot Trail--you owe to yourself to go all they--to Meat Cove!

Visited August 2012
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