Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada rests on the shores of (north side) Bras d'Or Lake on Cape Breton Island. The village is referred to as the "Birthplace of Canadian Aviation", the home of Alexander Graham Bell and the doorway (start and finish) of the famous Cabot Trail sightseeing driving route.
Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include golfing, sightseeing, hiking, boating, fishing, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, wildlife tours, birding and waterfalling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region includes Egypt Falls, St Ann's Provincial Park, (1912) Kidston Island Lighthouse, Bras d'Or Lake, Uisge Ban Falls, and the famous 297 kilometre (184 mile) Cabot Trail.
Some of the attractions, museums and cultural venues in Baddeck, Nova Scotia and the surrounding regions include the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts, (1889) St. Mark's Masonic Lodge, (1885) Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall, (1889) Victoria County Court House, and the Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre.
Services important in and around the community of Baddeck include accommodations (hotel, motel, inn, cottage, vacation home, bed and breakfast), campground, pubs, gift shops, restaurants, gas stations, grocery store, liquor store, cell service, and internet, and transportation services including marina, taxi, and community airport.