Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia - Anne McKinnell Photography
Ingonish Beach in the Cape Breton Highlands is covered with the most beautiful round pink stones. We had lunch at a beachside grill and spent hours searching for our favourite stone to bring home as a souvenir. It had to be not too big – just big enough to fit in the palm of my […]
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
We went to the Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone) museum in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Bell loved kids and spent a lot of time helping the hearing impaired. He had an extraordinary range of interests including aeronautics, agriculture, genetics, marine engineering, to name a few. He did a lot of experiments using kites to perfect the early airplanes. The museum has many kites the kids who are visiting can use in front of the building. What a beautiful view of Bras d'Ora Lake. St…
Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
From Wikipedia: The Skyline Trail is a 7 km (two to three hours) looping hiking trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It lies on the western side of the Cabot Trail. The trail is well-known for its scenic views. The trail consists of a loop that at about half way leads to a boardwalk. The first half of the loop is very well maintained and virtually wheelchair accessible. The second half of the loop is an easy hiking trail over stony ground and meadows. The boardwalk at the middle…
Sea Glass Nova Scotia - Walkers Beach at Inverness
~ Inverness sea glass report submitted by Christine Kennedy of Nova Scotia, Canada Sea Glass Nova Scotia - Walkers Beach at Inverness Inverness is a small
Outdoor Activities in Nova Scotia
Explore the many outdoor activities Nova Scotia has to offer on your next vacation, including whale watching, kayaking, golfing, hiking, snowmobiling and more.
Where to Stay on the Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, looks like a bagpipe on the map. Or maybe I'm influenced by the Scottish immigrants that have themselves so influenced Nova Scotia, and in particular, Cape Breton Island. Located on the northeastern end of the province, this island boasts one extraordinary view after another. It eerily looks like Scotland, and so must have felt like home to the waves of Scottish and Irish settlers. If you're visiting Nova Scotia, you must make time to explore the Cabot Trail…
Top Tips for the Cabot Trail - Nova Scotia, Canada
I have toured the Cabot Trail three times. That's how spectacular it is. It keeps drawing me back. Here are my top tips for the Cabot Trail.
WATCH: Island hopping in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick
I always think there’s something so soothing about being surrounded by water making an island vacation the ideal Travel Therapy pick when you’re looking to relax and restore your peace of mind. So how do you pick your island or islands? If you’ve always gone tropical in the past I suggest shaking th
Tips for Hiking the Skyline Trail in Cape Breton | The Planet D
The Skyline Trail of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia is the most scenic hike on The Cabot Trail.These tips will help you make the most of the experience and keep you safe.
Take the Trail - Indoor Cycle Instructor Podcast | ICI/PRO Premium Education
It is difficult to explain how iconic the Cabot Trail is to Nova Scotians and even Canadians. With six significant climbs (some of which are 13-17% for long stretches) it is notorious and glorious at the same time. The scenery is unparalleled and there is a mystique about the Highlands which captures everyone's imagination. The trail has been labeled “one of the greatest bike routes on earth” by Bicycling Magazine. Continue Reading...