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“Nice drive”
Review of Cabot Trail

Cabot Trail
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US$919.03*
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Cape Breton Island
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Scenic drive with many overlooks. Takes about six hours with stops to view and to have lunch. I have to say the views are not overwhelmingly gorgeous, just nice.

Thank Tenn4ever
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I love this drive unfortunately on one day they had thick peasoup fog so we were unable to see very much on the higher altitudes.
They continue to do improvements on their roads and they have started to include a bicycle lane.
If you drive from the ingonish to cheticamp the pulls off on the road for the vistas are on the right side.
We did the franey hike this time. Bring a sun hat,sunscreen,water and lunch.The hike is uphill for approx 4km them downhill the rest.
Vista is breathtaking.

Thank 5000traveller
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

The Cabot Trail is a 300 km loop drive over the top of Cape Breton Island with the Gulf of St. Lawrence on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It is best to take your time driving the Cabot Trail since the scenery is beautiful. There are places to stop to relax and take photos. Although it is a spectacular drive, construction will slow you down, plus there are many places where all you see are trees and more trees. Still, it is a drive I always wanted to do and I'm glad I did.

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

We spent one day touring the Cabot trail, exiting on a few trails. The scenery was beautiful. I would recommend the trail for a day or two if one has the time.

Thank nana112016
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Was an incredible experience, fairly long drive but its all worth it. There are tons of spots you just must stop and take pictures because of the captivating scenery. A must do.

Thank Malachi J
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