Experience - Cape Breton Island

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




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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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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 Evergreen Screen Live… Read more »

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Christmas & Holiday Activities in Cape Breton Island

Get ready for the holiday season on Cape Breton Island. You can choose to continue family traditions or start some new ones this year. Here is a list of activities that are going on this Christmas Season around beautiful Cape Breton island.

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14 Family Winter Getaways in Nova Scotia

Wintertime vacations are a cherished child memory for many, so when you have kids of your own you want to get it right. Luckily, Nova Scotia has… Read more »

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15 Resorts and B&Bs for Christmas or Winter Getaway in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is full of winter fun all around the province, and you can enjoy whatever kind of getaway you fancy. Whether you’re looking for an adventure or a place to hibernate, a weekend escape or a mid-February week away, you’ll find your perfect destination on this list.

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25 Must-Visit Lighthouses in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula only by a few miles—it’s much closer to being an island. With coastlines known for being rugged and dangerous, lighthouses became a necessity. Lots of lighthouses. There are over 170 lighthouses around Nova Scotia, so you never have to go far. The 25 below are especially cool examples either for their history, their location, or their modern incarnations.

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Spooky Ghost Walks and Haunted Places to Visit in Nova Scotia

It is now officially Fall, and that means sweaters, beautiful fall colours, and spooky vibes. Now I’m not a big horror fan, but ghost stories are awesome,… Read more »

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15 Things to Do This Thanksgiving Weekend in Cape Breton

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to get together with your family and friends to have memorable times with them, while you all enjoy great food and… Read more »

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25 Fall Resort Getaways Nova Scotia

Once you’re out of school, fall is actually a great time to get away in Nova Scotia. The cooler weather brings lots of new activities, cozy nights,… Read more »

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25 Fall Activities and Getaways in Nova Scotia

Fall is the absolute best time of the year to explore Nova Scotia. From, the beauty of the vibrant autumn colours to amazing harvest celebrations, towns, and… Read more »

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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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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.