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 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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Cape Breton Family Retreats | Nova Scotia Winter Fun

Known for its awe-inspiring beauty, rugged coastal backdrops, and old-world charm, Cape Breton Island offers an unforgettable escape when many families need it most. Although spring, summer, and fall are delightful times of the year for a retreat, family winter getaways in Nova Scotia present a refreshing opportunity to explore one of Canada’s most beautiful …

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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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