Experience - Cape Breton Island

Best things to do, activities, family fun, date ideas, and events in Cape Breton Island.




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U-Picks Apple Orchards in Nova Scotia

Fall is here and it is the best time to celebrate the season by picking apples with your family and friends. Apple season is here, so take… Read more »

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25 of the Best Fall Hikes in Nova Scotia

The seasons are changing, and fall brings new hiking aesthetics to the province of Nova Scotia. Every season has its own pros and cons for hiking, and… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, September 18… Read more »

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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50 Bucket List Ideas for Nova Scotia Staycation

If you’re looking for adventure, beauty, relaxation, history, incredible food, and interesting stores, you don’t have to leave the province. From Yarmouth to Meat Cove, Nova Scotia… Read more »

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Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

A group of Canadian artists, writers, technicians and performers is calling on Ottawa to guarantee a basic income for anyone in need. Novellist and screenwriter Emma Donoghue, poet… Read more »

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25 Things to Do this Summer in Richmond County

Richmond County is the smallest in Cape Breton, but there’s still plenty to do outside. With a variety of activities on land and sea, Everything being close means you can hit as many of these locations as you want in just a few days!

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Top Outdoor Things to Do this Summer in Sydney and Cape Breton County

Cape Breton County is the most populated part of Cape Breton Island, with the capital city of Sydney in the middle (almost). This is a county rich in diverse history, and the names and locations of outdoor places reflect this history. Here is a list of 25 places to enjoy summer outdoors in and around Sydney.

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25 Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Nova Scotia

Offering beaches, forests, wineries, and so much more to see and do, why would you need to leave Nova Scotia for a vacation? Take a staycation and… Read more »

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25 Outdoor Summer Adventures in Inverness County

Inverness County is known for great golfing, great music, and the Great Outdoors. Inverness has a distinct look and feel, even to the rest of Cape Breton,… Read more »

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25 Things to Do this Summer in Baddeck & Victoria County

Victoria County encompasses some of the wildest places in Cape Breton. The Cape Breton Highlands Park is the major feature, but you’ll also find adventures on the… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Antigonish County

Antigonish County is perhaps best known for being home to St. Francis Xavier University (St. FX), but there’s so much more to do here. You can find whatever part of the outdoors you love best and have a tremendous time exploring it. From 4 million-year-old-rocks to a modern day amusement park, you’ll become part of the story of the county, and it will become part of your story too.

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25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Pictou County

Pictou County can be distinguished by its variety of stories. You’ve got stories of peoples coming together and learning how to live with each other, stories of people creating spaces to live and learn together outside, and stories of the natural world all over the county. Wherever you spend your time in Pictou, you’ll hear these stories and watch them play out. Come visit, and add your own stories to the tapestry.

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

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10 Places to Go Picnicking or Walking on the Ocean Floor in Canada

Selling out within minutes in 2019, The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery’s Dining on the Ocean Floor event at Burntcoat Head Park took beach picnicking to a… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

A list of music performances to live-stream today.

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25 of the Best Waterfalls to Visit in Nova Scotia

With the unique landscape of Nova Scotia, it is no wonder that there are so many waterfalls across the province. Many waterfalls are located in provincial parks,… Read more »

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25 Must Visit Natural Attractions in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s natural beauty can be found in every corner of the province. The coasts show off stunning oceanic sights, while inland Nova Scotia has woods and… Read more »

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25 Scenic Hikes and Lookouts in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a beautiful province in so many ways, so there have to be many ways to enjoy these beauties. From the Halifax Regional Municipality to… Read more »

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May Supermoon: Don’t miss the last Supermoon of 2020 – Super Flower Moon

This year’s last super moon will appear on Thursday, May 7th, 2020. The moon will appear full for about 2 – 3 days around this time, i.e.,… Read more »

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15 Ideas for Mother’s Day in Times of COVID-19

Mother’s Day can be a hard one to get right in the best of times, let alone with such a different landscape. Check out these 15 ways… Read more »

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Places to Buy Face Cloth Masks in Nova Scotia

Cloth mask faces have become the ‘must-have’ accessory for many people during COVID-19. Masks do not necessarily help the person wearing it from getting the illness, but… Read more »

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Audio Editions of 10 Giller Prize-Winning Books Available for Free for 2 Months

Audio editions of 10 award-winning books will be available for free over a two-month period as part of an initiative to encourage Canadians to enjoy top storytelling during the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Canada’s Territories Online

Although we are facing limited travel opportunities at the moment, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy museums and sites without leaving the comfort of your… Read more »