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Cape Breton Waterfalls: A stunning look at Egypt Falls on Cape Breton Island.

5 Beautiful Cape Breton Waterfalls near Cabot Shores

As one of our favorite activities, hiking aways seems to be a topic of interest for Cabot Shores’ guests. Of course, there are numerous reasons why hiking is so popular on Cape Breton, from getting good exercise to connecting with nature. Among the compelling motives for exploring the various trails, several nearby waterfalls offer an intriguing opportunity for an immersive adventure. Here, we’ll uncover five excellent options to visit during your stay.

A musician plays a lute during the Celtic Colours Festival on Cape Breton Island.

Why Stay at Cabot Shores for the Celtic Colours International Festival?

As we’ve discussed, the Celtic Colours International Festival is an exuberant celebration of Cape Breton’s rich cultural heritage buoyed by musical performances, singing, dancing, and storytelling. Unlike other festivals, visitors to our beloved island can expect to find several distinct venues to enjoy this iconic gathering. With nearly 50 concerts and over 200 community events, this unforgettable experience promises to leave a lasting impression. Here’s why Cabot Shores is the perfect place to call home during the Celtic Colours International Festival.

A pair of musicians play their instruments at KitchenFest on Cape Breton Island.

Cape Breton Events: What to Know About KitchenFest

It’s no secret that singing and dancing play a crucial role in the Cape Breton Island experience. Another cornerstone of our culture is our penchant for the culinary arts. And when you combine these two significant cultural segments of the Cape Breton lifestyle, you get KitchenFest, an enormous celebration in early July, hosted by the Gaelic College, teeming with bagpipes, songs, céilidhs, and fun.

An exterior view of the Fortress of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Things to Do on Cape Breton | Fortress of Louisbourg Tours

Located less than two hours from Cabot Shores, we know of an excellent place for a day trip, especially if you love learning. With true-to-the-time reenactors, interactive exhibits, and demonstrations, the Fortress of Louisbourg offers a unique opportunity to learn more about Cape Breton Island and its rich, colourful, and complex history. To give you …

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A group of friends clang their glasses in celebration of breweries in Cape Breton.

Say “Cheers!” to These Breweries in Cape Breton

Cape Breton Island is an idyllic destination in Eastern Canada that offers visitors abundant natural beauty, cultural attractions, and exciting activities to enjoy. One of the things that Cape Breton Island is known for is its craft beer and cider scene, which includes some of the best Nova Scotia breweries. If you love libations and …

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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 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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