Cabot Trail is a very popular sightseeing highway located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. The sightseeing loop route explores the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Margaree River and the Salmon River. The route measures 298 kilometres (185 miles). The community of Baddeck, NS, Canada is the entry point to the Cabot Trail. The village of Cheticamp is the largest community on the route. Some of the other communities along the route include St. Anns, Ingonish, Belle Cote, Pleasant Bay, Dingwall and Cape North.
Cabot Trail adventures, and activities most enjoyed along the route includes sightseeing, hiking, beachcombing, wildlife watching, camping, fishing, ocean kayaking, golfing, horseback riding, xc skiing, zip lining, cycling, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and spa experiences.
Because it is named as one of the best road trips in Canada, if not the world. The stunning cliffs, the amazing sights, the wildlife sightseeing, endless activities and the eclectic small villages along the route will leave lasting memories. This is a "bucket list" road trip if you ask most people who have completed the adventure route. Time your trip for the Fall season and the colors will astonish you.
The more important, some would say only, features, amenities, services located in and around Cabot Trail includes gas stations, restaurants, hiking trails, lookouts, beaches, interpretive signs, marinas, parks, guided tours, art studios, picnic areas, and historic sites and accommodations.