A father and son learn about Cape Breton Island's First Nation history at Membertou Heritage Park.

An Unforgettable Day Trip to Membertou Heritage Park

Anyone who has spent time on Cape Breton Island will tell you it offers an eclectic cultural expedition. One of the most enriching destinations for learning about Cape Breton’s rich history is the Membertou Heritage Park, just over an hour’s drive from Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort. Not only can you better understand the ancient Mi’kmaq …

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A man pumps his fist in jubilation as he sinks a putt at a Cape Breton golf course.

Cape Breton Golf Near Cabot Shores

Although Cabot Shores is far from a golf resort, we’re proud to embrace a vast array of interests shared by our many guests. Not too often will you grasp the unique opportunity to wake up in the wilderness and find yourself swinging away after a serene countryside drive. Whether you’re a novice golfer or a long-time participant, the Cape Breton golf experience is brought to you by some of the best courses in Nova Scotia.

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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A young boy playfully runs away from his father during a winter getaway in Nova Scotia.

Cape Breton Escapes | Family Winter Getaways in Nova Scotia

No matter the season, arguably one of Cape Breton Island’s most remarkable features is its elite status as an ideal family vacation spot. And while winter is still a few months away, we’re never surprised at how quickly it seems to arrive each year. As such, we’ve already begun taking reservations from those wishing to …

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Unique Fall Getaways | Nova Scotia Cider Making Getaway

The crisp, coastal air and transformative setting graciously lend themselves to a bevy of seasonal activities, but perhaps none are as quintessentially Nova Scotian as making cider. After all, Nova Scotia cider is a big draw for many fall visitors. As such, Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort invites you to experience this cultural event on Cape Breton Island with a cider-making getaway.

A beautiful vista of the Atlantic Ocean as seen from Cape Breton Island.

Exploring Nova Scotia | Things to Do in Cape Breton

With its craggy cliff sides, captivating waterfalls, and beloved Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island is quite possibly Nova Scotia’s most picturesque and alluring vacation spot. Add to that a rich history, deep-rooted societal relevance, and world-class outdoor recreation opportunities along the Atlantic Ocean and in the mountainous Highlands, and Cape Breton is the ideal destination …

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