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Halifax, the provincial capital, is situated about 170 miles (274 kilometers) southwest of Cape Breton Island, while Moncton is 190 miles (306 kilometers) to the west.
One of the nicest ways to experience the natural environs of Cape Breton Island is to book a round at one of the area’s best-loved courses. To experience to this region’s leafier side, book a few holes at Bell Bay Golf Club or the equally well equipped Bell Bay Golf Course.
Get active in the outdoors by exploring the local protected parks, such as Cape Breton Highlands National Park or Uisage Ban Falls Provincial Park. Go for a hike through the park and go birdwatching, then stop for a snack in the preserves’ pristine grounds.
Among the more interesting historic attractions in this region is the Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall. Atmospheric and fascinating, it is well worth taking the time to explore. Enquire about a guided tour, get some pictures and deepen your knowledge of the local history.
The Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is an excellent destination to go to learn about the city’s compelling history. Enjoy the collection’s fascinating exhibits and view the centuries-old relics throughout this reflective space.
Adrenaline junkies keen on skiing and snowboarding, can carve up the runs at Cape Breton Island’s ski fields and resorts. Cape Smokey features the area’s most acclaimed runs.
Head to Doyles Bridge Pool, an idyllic place where people love to slip away to enjoy the scenery. Follow the water’s edge and listen to the birdsong or merely embrace the unique beauty.
One of the most illuminating attractions in this coastal destination is the Kidston Island Lighthouse. The structure’s outline and setting offers plenty of opportunities for camera buffs, particulary when the seas and skies are moody.
Discover new worlds in Cape Breton Island by spending some time at the Margaree Salmon Museum. Take advantage of the peaceful atmosphere, ask about any temporary displays, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just admire the well-curated displays.
This family-friendly Membertou hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of World's Largest Fiddle and Cossit House Museum. North Sydney Historical Society and Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site are also within 25 mi (40 km).
This family-friendly Sydney hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, St Patrick's Church Museum and Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science. Bethel Presbyterian Church and World's Largest Fiddle are also within 10 minutes.
This family-friendly Sydney hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, St Patrick's Church Museum and Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science. Cossit House Museum and Jost House Museum are also within 10 minutes.
Situated on the waterfront, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Membertou Heritage Park and Bethel Presbyterian Church. Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design and Centre 200 are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Situated near the beach, this inn is 0 mi (0 km) from Highland Village Museum and 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from Gillis Point Lighthouse. Orangedale Railway Station Museum and Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre are also within 25 miles (40 km).
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre and within 6 miles (10 km) of Port Hasting Museum and Port Hastings Historical Society Museum and Archives. Mulgrave Heritage Centre and North Canso Lighthouse are also within 12 miles (20 km).
This family-friendly Ingonish Beach resort is located in a state park, within a 15-minute walk of Middle Head Trailhead and Highlands Links. Acadian Trail and Franey Mountain are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Situated in Baddeck, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kidston Island Beach Ferry and Kidston Island Lighthouse. Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Uisage Ban Falls Provincial Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).