Things to Do

St. Anns Provincial Park

St. Anns Provincial Park

Community: St. Ann's

St. Anns Provincial Park is a small picturesque picnic park, with tables under softwood trees, on the shore of North Gut along the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island.  The…
Cape Smokey Provincial Park

Cape Smokey Provincial Park

Community: Cape Smokey

A trail, 5 km (3.1 mi) each way, offers even more spectacular views. Rest stops are provided along the way.  Allow 4 hours for this hiking trail.
Baddeck Forks Golf Club

Baddeck Forks Golf Club

Community: Forks Baddeck

9-hole, par 36, 3000 yd. Rating 68.2; Slope 106. Gentle course with views of Baddeck River, valley and mountains.
Cabots Landing Provincial Park

Cabots Landing Provincial Park

Community: Sugarloaf

The Park also features a National Historic Site cairn commemorating the landfall of John Cabot. Cabots Landing was formerly a launching site for Mi’kmaq to paddle to Newfoundland. The park…
Big Spruce Brewing

Big Spruce Brewing

Community: Nyanza

Big Spruce Brewing is Atlantic Canada's only organic, on-farm craft brewery and hop yard.  We brew only unfiltered, unpasteurised, unbelievably good beer and seltzers.  Drop by our sprawling outdoor patio…
Iron Art & Photographs

Iron Art & Photographs

Community: Tarbot

In this eclectic "Roadside Attraction," artists Gordon and Dominique show their one-of-a-kind work. Intriguing metal sculptures are made on-site; colourful knits and striking photographs are also offered.
Groovy Goat Farm & Soap Company

Groovy Goat Farm & Soap Company

Community: Ingonish

A beautiful trip around one of Cape Breton Island’s gems, the scenic Cabot Trail. What could make an adventure like this even more memorable? Goats of course! No “kid”ding.  No…
Glass Artisans Studio & Gallery

Glass Artisans Studio & Gallery

Community: North Shore

A glass gallery featuring over 40 glass artisans. Visit our glass-blowing studio and watch how it's made. We also offer a class for you to try.
Capt. Cox’s Whale and Bird Watch

Capt. Cox’s Whale and Bird Watch

Community: Bay St. Lawrence

Daily 2-hr tours on 7.5-m (24-ft) Zodiac (10:30, 1:30, 4:30). Experienced guide. Pilot, minke, humpback, finback and sei whales; seals, seabirds, dolphins, moose, bear; shipwrecks, seacaves, waterfalls, spectacular geological formations.…
Colouratura Art Gallery and Cabotto Chocolate Shop

Colouratura Art Gallery and Cabotto Chocolate Shop

Community: Indian Brook

The Gallery continues to offer top quality Cape Breton  Artists' work in our lovely former church building. The well-known wildlife photographer Kris Tynski 's work will amaze! Diana Morrissey's precious…
North Highlands Community Museum

North Highlands Community Museum

Community: Cape North

Interpretive exhibits illustrating lifestyle experienced by early settlers of northern Cape Breton. Exhibits include gypsum quarry, stores, church histories, shipwrecks, furnishings, school and transportation, forge, settlers’ garden. Extensive genealogy centre…
Flying Kite Artisan Shop

Flying Kite Artisan Shop

Community: Baddeck

Flying Kite Artisan Shop, formerly Victoria County Creates - Studio & Gallery, is a place where over 70 local artists and craftspeople of all kinds sell, work and teach others…