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.
Unmissable stops along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, easily one of Canada's most scenic road trip routes. A day itinerary on Cape Breton Island including best hikes, activities, beaches and national parks. Travel in Canada
Nova Scotia’s distinctive unhurried vibe is like medicine for the soul. If you’re looking for a relaxing road trip to escape city life, this is the place to do it. We share the best tips on what to do and where to stay in this gorgeous Maritime province.