Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

Join the conversation on the Cabot Shores blog! Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to tell us what interests you most.

Photo of Mary Ann Falls, One of the Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton.

The 10 Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton Island

There are over two dozen well-documented waterfalls on Cape Breton Island, each one with its own distinctive allure. Some Cabot Trail waterfalls are more about the rugged, undeniably serene trip than the destination. Others have the ability to stop you in your tracks upon first sight. Cabot Shores, one of the premier Nova Scotia resorts, …

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A lovely summer vista showcasing the coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

5 Reasons to Visit Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, this Summer

With its oceanside cliffs and a seemingly endless array of outdoor recreation, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, offers an excellent summer getaway experience. The weather is comfortable, the people are friendly, and its storied past lends itself to an imaginative journey. Combine those aspects with eclectic lodging options from Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, and you’ll …

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A large piece of driftwood rests upon a wave tattered beach on the coast of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia.

3 Things to Do in Cape Breton During Your Spring Getaway

There is an understandable connection between watching the last bits of snow melt away like a receding glacier and a renewed desire to enjoy the weather. As one of the more transformational seasons, we often think of spring as a time for revitalization and progress. Whether you’re a birdwatcher hoping for a glimpse at the …

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An amateur photographer sets out on a chilly Cape Breton morning to capture some of winter's most captivating sights.

Winter Photography Tips for a Cape Breton Getaway

Before Instagram and digital photography, taking pictures has been an integral part of creating a memorable vacation. And thanks to smartphones and compact digital cameras, catching intimate moments and awe-inspiring landscapes has never been easier. Our modern age allows us to capture images without worrying about film degradation or a stray finger obstructing the lens. …

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A small kettle hangs over a camp fire during an early winter morning on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Winter Camping in Nova Scotia | Snowy Adventures in Cape Breton

Every season is a great time to escape from it all with a camping trip to Nova Scotia, and winter is no exception. Located along the Indian Brook river, the campsites at Cabot Shores Wilderness Retreat are the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing escape. Breath in the crisp winter air while exploring the stunning …

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