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Outdoor Escapes: Cape Breton Hiking Trails near Cabot Shores

Amid the ruggedly beautiful reaches of eastern Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island is an outstanding destination for discerning outdoor enthusiasts. As we inch closer to winter’s end, many such folks hastily plan their spring and summer adventures. And with its picturesque ocean-side vistas, serene forests, and abundant wildlife, Cape Breton hiking is one of the island’s most precious gifts.

"Glamping Cape Breton with Cabot Shores."

Glamping Cape Breton | Winter Experiences from Cabot Shores

If you love spending time with the great outdoors during winter but are a bit turned off by the idea of “no-frills” camping in the cold, glamping “Cape Breton style” at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort is worth considering. In 2019, Chateline Magaize labeled Cabot Shores as one of the “coolest places to go glamping in Canada.” And winter is no exception!

Music Festivals Nova Scotia at Cabot Shores

Authentic Nova Scotia Music at the Cabot Trail Acoustic Festival

To say that music is woven into Cape Breton’s cultural heritage is somewhat of an understatement. For centuries, the isle’s inhabitants have shared songs about everything from their homeland to everyday life. In modern times, one of the best ways to celebrate these longstanding traditions is to come together for singing and dancing at Cabot Shores for the Cabot Trail Acoustic Festival on March 18th.

Cape Breton cabins with a hot tub at Cabot Shores.

A Cabot Shores Honeymoon: Cape Breton Cabins with a Hot Tub

Winter honeymoons are an extraordinary experience. Cold moonlit nights and bright snow-covered days undoubtedly lend themselves to reaffirming your love. And on Cape Breton, cabins with a hot tub can add another layer of romance. So if you’re looking for a place to celebrate your new life together, Cabot Shores invites you to make yourself at home and relax after each day of fun-filled winter activities with one of our chalets, yurts, or geodesic domes for an intimate winter honeymoon.

Group doing yoga on an outdoor deck

Wellness Retreats in Canada: Rejuvenate at Cabot Shores

Cape Breton Island is a Canadian hidden gem if there ever was one. The island has dramatic seaside cliffs that rival Midcoast Maine, California’s Big Sur, and even stretches of Hawaii. Martens, moose, lynx, and snowshoe hares frolic the land, unstirred by our presence. A rising, homegrown culinary scene continues to blossom along the Atlantic …

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