Cape Breton Backcountry Adventures

Date: Thursday, June 1 2023 to Wednesday, November 15 2023

At Cape Breton Backcountry Adventures we offer exciting on/off-road Jeep tours giving you the opportunity to see areas of the island only accessible with local guides and expert drivers. Our tours allow adventure seekers and tourism lovers alike to experience Cape Breton Island like never before. With endless terrain to explore on Cape Breton Island, it can be difficult to access all that the island has to offer without proper guides, gear, and experience. Cape Breton Backcountry Adventures provides experienced guides,…

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Blue Barn Cottage

Date: Friday, April 1 2022 to Wednesday, November 30 2022

4-bdrm home (Q,D,T) with two 4-pc baths, SaTV, DVD, VCR, washer, dryer, electric heat, woodstove in living room, air conditioning. Optional additional bedroom with two beds, whirlpool tub and fireplace. Converted traditional barn on 25-acre property; adjacent to brook, 1-km walk through fields to river. Bookings through Normaway Inn.

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Margaree Salmon Museum

Date: Thursday, June 15 2023

“Cape Breton offers a surprisingly large number of wonderful quirky museums.  My favourite, by far, was the Margaree Salmon Museum.” Alan Burdick, The New York Times.Established in 1965, The Margaree Salmon Museum is located beside the Cabot Trail in Northeast Margaree, Cape Breton.  This historical gem connects the people of the area to its natural resources and highlights their contribution to the history of the famed Atlantic Salmon.  Local guides made early angling icons famous through their river knowledge, often shared…

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Lake O’Law Provincial Park

Date: Wednesday, May 17 2023 to Saturday, October 14 2023

Lake O’Law Provincial Park is an inland park on the shore of Lake O’Law on the Cabot Trail (24 km / 15 mi north of Highway 105) on Cape Breton Island. The park features picnic areas in fields and mixed-wood stands and a boat launch – a great location for boating and swimming.

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The Dancing Goat Cafe & Bakery

Date: Sunday, January 1 2023 to Sunday, December 31 2023

The bustling roadside café, Dancing Goat Café and Bakery, is a favourite stop along the Cabot Trail for locals and visitors alike. With delicious sweet treats, fresh breads, artisanal sandwiches and soups, and lattes that would rival any top coffee house, the Dancing Goat is a culinary gem tucked in the hills of the Margaree Valley. After lunch be sure to buy a package of Goat Cakes (oatcakes) and a Margaree Valley Fog for the road!Open Year-Round.

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