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 Atlantic puffin or a hiker searching for magnificent waterfalls, there is no shortage of things to do in Cape Breton. This year, let Cabot Shores be your basecamp to experience and rediscover what makes our beloved island an intriguing spring getaway destination.

Cape Breton Island: A Unique Nova Scotia Vacation

From outdoor recreation to culinary excellence, it’s easy to understand why CNN named Cape Breton Island one of the world’s best destinations to visit in 2022. Still, with so many things to do, deciding how to spend your time can feel somewhat overwhelming. That’s why Cabot Shores is here to give you a few ideas on making the most of your spring retreat. 

TNT Outdoor Adventures

You may want to expand your horizons after having a chance to explore our section of Cape Breton Island. TNT Outdoor Adventures offers guided trail ATV tours that promise to show you the “Cape Breton you’ve never seen” via their impressive fleet of side-by-sides. The “Day-Tripper” tours come in two flavours. The Coastal Trail Tour to Creignish Mountain is rife with ocean vistas, outstanding waterfalls, and historical landmarks for those wanting to cruise along the seaside. Otherwise, The Great Trail Tour puts you on the world’s longest recreational trail to find awe-inspiring views of Lake Ainslie.

Amoeba Sailing Tours

Amoeba Sailing Tours offers a scenic educational tour from the comfort of a 67-foot, two-mast sailboat. Discover Bras d’Or Lakes’ biological importance, the history of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, and the summer mansion of the famed inventor, Alexander Graham Bell. They also have an onboard bar serving beer, wine, and specialty cocktails.

Atlantic Salmon Fly-Fishing

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to catch a massive fish in the remote wilderness? One of Nova Scotia’s premier fishing guides, Robert Chiasson, will take you under his wing as you explore the Margaree River and other iconic waterways in search of Atlantic Salmon. Fly-fishing for “the king of freshwater game fish” is available from June 1 to October 31.

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A picture of the main lodge at Cabot Shores.

There are so many unique and exciting things to do in Cape Breton that we could probably write a book! Whether you’ve been here before or are reliving a previous adventure, Cabot Shores invites you to transform moments into memories this spring. Choose from a remarkable collection of seasonal and year-round packages or simply make your reservations and let your imagination guide you. We’ll welcome you with open arms and warm hospitality no matter what you decide.