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One of the most magnificent loop drives in North America treats visitors to the spectacular scenery of the Cape Breton Highlands.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Cape Breton NP, you WILL be on the Cabot Trail. It is the main road around this amazing park. You have many views of the ocean and you pass through interesting towns and good places for lunch or dinner. You will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see if you visit Nova Scotia! The view is amazing. Highly suggest to spend more time in the area so you can experience the driving clockwise and counterclockwise!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LiLi897
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is, one of the most beautiful place in Nova Scotia, Canada. We can drive to Cabot trial in a day from Sydney and it takes about 3-4 hours,moreover people who like to drive will have fabulous time, there are many places to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank saileshmenon777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cabot Trail surpasses all expectations for natural beauty. Around every curve is a lovely view and especially the colours off😍😘.I think the Fall is a spectacular time to drive the Cabot Trail, the colours are just incredible🍁.Had an unforgettable tym with my buddies and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michellemichu121212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world. You can drive the trail in a day. The road winds along the west coast of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. The contrast of ocean and mountains is a joy to the eyes,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank heartsandhumor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along the well-paved roads, breathtaking views will great you as you tour the 'cape' of northern Cape Breton Island. There are many hiking trails along the route. Camping is available and the Parks Department rent oTENTIKS which are a cross between an A-frame cabin and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Horsewoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most outstanding place ever. A must wee in the fall with the changing leaves. Drove around the entire trail. My wife was so excited and took lots of pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful drive in the early Autumn. Roads not too busy and weather and scenery great. There are lots of great stopping off places.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly spectacular! We did not see any whales during our whale watching cruise but we really went there, first and foremost, to experience the beauty and splendor of Cabot Trail. And it did not disappoint us at all. The multitude of colors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cai101965
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Breathtaking views, easy drive, even in the drizzling rain this was an awesome experience! Hope to return again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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17 October 2018|
Response from Carolvaca | Reviewed this property |
Dans la ville de Chéticamp y a beaucoup d'hotel, je ne pourrais pas vous répondres. Désolée
3 October 2018|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
I just saw your question. We were on our trip in October and there were no color changes. The drive itself beautiful though.