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Scenic and easy trail

My family, ages 15 to 65, walked 2 to 3 hours on this trail. I am admittedly a bit out of shape... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AllisonCW
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Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Very nice senery when you are on the seat

Very nice ride but very slow. We want slow but sometimes it was ruff. Slow, how else would you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chuck B
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Yuma, Arizona
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Following the shore of western Cape Breton, this 67-mile-long trail offers magnificent views of dramatic coastline, bays, inlets and rolling farmlands.
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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family, ages 15 to 65, walked 2 to 3 hours on this trail. I am admittedly a bit out of shape, but because it was pretty flat, I have no problem with it. It is a very scenic Trail with ocean views and pretty...More

Thank AllisonCW
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ride but very slow. We want slow but sometimes it was ruff. Slow, how else would you enjoy the view? This ride goes by some great ocean beach views. We drove it in mid June and the road was a mess. We have...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The road could be a lot better but the scenery and the opportunity to stop at beaches or sea vistas mostly makes up for the lack of government support for this highway.. this is the more interesting way to get to the eastern entrance to...More

1  Thank fishingdavep
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were on the Eastern Leg of a Cross Canada Road Trip and decided to drive the Ceilidh Trail. We started at Port Hastings and drove Route 19 till it joined the Cabot Trail at Route 219. It’s a very good road with several villages,...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Not to be missed trail and make sure you stop at the Judique Music Centre for lunch and entertainment. The local Celtic culture is alive and well and to be enjoyed. We enjoyed the views!

Thank Christena I
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Perhaps a bit overlooked compared to its more famous sibling (The Cabot Trail) this trail is just as enchanting with coastline that is as beautiful and untamed. Those who bypass the rest of Cape Breton to head straight for the Cabot Trail are missing something.

Thank Edward W
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We especially enjoyed our stop for an excellent lunch accompanied by excellent live Celtic music at the Celtic Music Interpretative Center in Judique

1  Thank Freqytraveler T
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I play the fiddle so this place is heaven to me. Fantastic scenery, great food and amazing music. Check out a few dances and concerts and you won't be disappointed.

Thank fiddlertwin
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This drive up the west coast of Cape Breton has great views of the ocean and coastline, as well as several places to hop on the coastal hiking trail. Lovely!

Thank Julie E
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

So many little towns to visit with great restaurants. Coastline views are incredibly beautiful. Don't just drive thru, stop and spend some time.

1  Thank thegrandstan
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