A musician strumming a lute at the Celtic Colors Festival on Cape Breton Island.

The 2022 Celtic Colours International Festival

From cherished Mi’kmaq history to Acadian fiddle jam sessions, there are endless ways to immerse yourself in the isle’s heritage. One way we’ll commemorate Cape Breton’s history and heritage this year is the Celtic Colours International Festival.

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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Photo of Mary Ann Falls, One of the Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton.

The 10 Prettiest Waterfalls on Cape Breton Island

There are over two dozen well-documented waterfalls on Cape Breton Island, each one with its own distinctive allure. Some Cabot Trail waterfalls are more about the rugged, undeniably serene trip than the destination. Others have the ability to stop you in your tracks upon first sight. Cabot Shores, one of the premier Nova Scotia resorts, …

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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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An exterior view of two luxury yurts used during Nova Scotia winter getaways.

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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