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A pile of apples used for cider-making in the fall.

Making Nova Scotia Cider at Cabot Shores

Fall is in full swing, so it’s time to taste the tangy sweetness of Nova Scotia cider! The refreshing coastal breeze and the transformative scenery offer an ideal backdrop for various seasonal pursuits. Among these, one truly embodies the essence of Nova Scotia—crafting cider. Nova Scotia cider is a significant attraction for those seeking a …

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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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Beautiful Nova Scotia photography at Bras d'Or Lake on Cape Breton Island.

Nova Scotia Photography: The Best of Cape Breton Island

Welcome to Cape Breton Island, one of Canada’s most beautiful destinations and a paradise for photography enthusiasts. When visiting the island, Nova Scotia photography is a must-have experience, and there are countless breathtaking spots to capture incredible Cape Breton Island photos.  If you stay at Cabot Shores on the Cabot Trail, you’re in luck! Here …

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Finding Balance | Wellness Retreats Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Wellness Retreats on Cape Breton Island

Winter is almost over, and people need a way to revitalize their minds, body, and spirit. Many studies support the idea that tranquillity and nature are natural remedies for the restlessness we sometimes feel. And Cabot Shores on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, has everything you need for a refreshing wellness retreat to activate your senses and help you relax.

A woman enjoys the view from the top of a hillside Cape Breton hiking trail.

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.

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.

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