Places to Visit & Things to Do - Cape Breton Island

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25 Maple Farms and Sugar Shacks to Visit in Ontario

Observing real maple syrup production is a truly Canadian experience. As the winter weather begins to warm, treat yourself and the whole family to the sweet freshness of maple syrup. Here are 25 maple farms, sugar shacks and pancake houses to visit in Ontario.

Venture out into the beautiful countryside and learn about how syrup is made by visiting one of the 25 maple sugar shacks in Ontario. Enjoy connecting with wildlife while tasting one of nature’s sweetest treats!

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15 Things to Do Outdoors During Winter in Stratford and Perth County

Just west of Kitchener, you’ll find the savoury delights of Perth County and the towns of Stratford, Perth, St. Mary’s and Listowel. In addition to tubing and trails, you’ll find a delicious Chocolate Trail. Yes, it’s time to explore this fantastic combination!

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15 of the Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Nova Scotia

We may be in winter’s grip, but it’s never too early to start planning for the summer. This is especially true for weddings, whether it’s this summer… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Places to Propose in Nova Scotia

If you’re thinking about popping the big question, but you’re stuck on the best place to do it, never fear, Nova Scotia is here! In all seriousness,… Read more »

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Places Offering Winter Trail Rides and Sleigh Rides in Nova Scotia

Whether you want to be taller and still get some great exercise, or you want to have an outdoor ride like the olden days, you need a… Read more »

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20+ Parks to Explore During Winter in Nova Scotia

Taking a stroll in the park on a winter afternoon is fun all around the province, no matter the weather (unless it’s sleeting, then stay inside if… Read more »

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15 Frozen Waterfall Hikes in Nova Scotia

Water, water, everywhere…and sometimes it is frozen. In the cold of Nova Scotia’s winters, you can find many beautiful places to enjoy the coldest of water, from… Read more »

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in Nova Scotia for Your Bucket List

Winter is upon us, and with 2021 being a brand new year, this is a great time to rediscover everything great about winter in Nova Scotia. Listing… Read more »

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25 Outdoor Family Winter Activities in and around Halifax

Wintertime is going to look different in 2021…but then again, all winters have their challenges (anyone else remember 2015 and the Wednesday Storms?) The most important thing… Read more »

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Places to See Christmas Light Displays in Nova Scotia

From sparkling Buoy trees to homes covered from the lawn to the roof with dazzling lights, Nova Scotia is home to some fantastic magical light displays. While… Read more »

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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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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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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 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 »