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“One of the best drives in Canada!”
Review of Cabot Trail

Cabot Trail
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: One of the most magnificent loop drives in North America treats visitors to the spectacular scenery of the Cape Breton Highlands.
Arviat, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“One of the best drives in Canada!”
Reviewed 23 February 2017

There's not a lot to say about the Cabot Trail that hasn't already been said! Great drive with lots of hills and twists and turns to keep it interesting. There are some great campsites on the way, lots of restaurants, craft shops, artisan workshops, etc. Spectacular views to be found and lots of great hiking and outdoor activities.

Visited July 2016
1 Thank Keith C
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Ingersoll, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cabot Trail”
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I grew up in Nova Scotia. That being said, every time we had visitors' we did the tourist things. As I kid I wasn't impressed. It wasn't until I moved away and come home to visit that I truly appreciate all the beauty Nova Scotia has to offer. The Cabot Trail is beautiful anytime, but the fall is my favorite. The leaves are changing and vibrant with color, the smell of the salt water in the air and whales off the coast.

You can't come to Nova Scotia and not do the trail.

Visited October 2016
5 Thank so_bold
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Busan, South Korea
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A great summer drive”
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Long scenic stretches of the local area. Passes through forest and coast. If you're in the area it's a great little drive with many interesting local shops and eateries

Visited January 2017
3 Thank Nathan M
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Montegabbione, Italy
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“one of the most spectacular itineraries anywhere !”
Reviewed 16 January 2017

For more than 4 decades I am a "summer settler" of Cape Breton Island and cannot count how many times I have shared this magnificent itinerary with friends from around the world. There are so many "lookout points", short side trips to see water falls, that no matter what the season, nature is endlessly variable and no two trips are alike.
Its unspoiled natural beauty is timeless.

Visited August 2016
5 Thank angelikaweller1
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenic drive”
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed in Baddeck and did the whole drive in one day, including quite a few stops and 2 walks - skyline Walk and Middle Head Walk. Very enjoyable and didn't feel rushed.

Visited July 2016
2 Thank Margaret H
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