Cape Breton Island

This island is a highlight of Nova Scotia not to be missed. After exploring along its shores and mountains you will understand how this island became known as “Nova Scotia’s Masterpiece”, and was recently rated the most beautiful island in the world.

To begin your journey, you will cross the Canso Causeway. This link to the island was completed in 1955 and is the world’s deepest causeway. The island is divided into several trails, which are indicated on road signs throughout.

This island has everything and features magnificent mountains, beautiful beaches, historical sites and vast wilderness areas. Enjoy your stay amid the various cultures and partake of the many local festivals and activities hosted though out the island.


Aberdeen Motel Affordable Drive-Up Units, 3-Star (Open Apr 1-Nov 30)      902-756-2331
10293 TCH #105, Whycocomagh, NS; 1-888-286-8886,

At the Harbourfront B&B Inn  Just minutes from shopping mall & Nfld. Ferry      902-241-3001
123 Pierce St, North Sydney, NS; Breakfast, Free Parking & WiFi, 8 Rooms w/Ensuite

Auberge Bay Wind Suites Themed Ocean View Suites 902-224-3800
15299 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS;

Cabot Trail Motel overlooking Bras D’Or Lake 902-295-2580
8450 TCH #105, Baddeck, NS;;
40 A/C ground level rooms, laundry – (Open May-Oct)

Cabot Trail Sea & Golf Chalets Fully Equipped 1, 2, 3 bedroom 902-224-1777
71 Fraser Doucett Lane, Cheticamp, NS; 1-877-224-1777,, bilingual service

Cambridge Suites Hotel Sydney (Open Year Round) 902-562-6500
380 Esplanade St., Sydney, NS; 1-800-565-9466,, Harbourfront Spacious Suites

Ceilidh Country Lodge (Open May-Oct) 1-800-565-5660
Baddeck, NS;,
Use of Inverary Resort’s Spa & Pool, Pub with Entertainment

Cheticamp Motel By the Sea overlooking Mountains    902-224-2711
14764 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS1-866-721-2711;  Open May 1-Nov. 30
A/C Drive-Up Units, Laundry, Wash Station

Clansman Motel 46 Modern Units 902-794-7226
9 Baird St., North Sydney, NS; 1-800-565-2668,,
A Great Place to Eat (Open Year Round)

Cornerstone Motel “We know riders” 17 Drive-Up Units        1-844-224-3232
16537 Cabot Trail Hwy, Cheticamp, NS;
Special rider amenities available – (Open Apr 30-Oct 16)

Dundee Resort & Golf Club (Open May-Oct) 1-800-565-5660
West Bay, NS;, On the Bras d’Or Lakes,
Indoor Pool, entertainment, Cottages with BBQ and Large Deck

Fair Isle Motel Beautiful View (Open May 15-Oct 31) 902-756-2291
9557 Hwy #105, Whycocomagh, NS; 1-877-238-8950,, 20 Drive-up Units, Laundry, Pool

Glenora Inn & Distillery Resort– 9 Rooms & 6 Chalets      902-258-2662
Licensed Dining Room, Pub, Tours

Hampton Inn by Hilton Sydney (Open Year Round)      1-902-564-6555
60 Maillard St. ( Membertou) Sydney,; Clean Rooms, Free Hot Breakfast, Host Hotel for Cape Breton Bike Rally

Hearthstone Inn–Port Hawkesbury        902-625-2480
388 Hwy #4, Port Hawkesbury, NS, 1-800-422-8025,
Microwave & fridge in rooms, Home-style dining at Country Kitchen

Hearthstone Inn–Sydney        902-539-8101
560 Kings Rd., Sydney, NS; 1-800-422-8025, Microwave & fridge in rooms, Free Hot Breakfast • WiFi • Parking • Guest Laundry

Hebridean Motel Near beaches & town centre  (Open Year Round)   902-787-3214
39 Company Rd., Port Hood, NS;  Link, 16 A/C Drive-ups,
Cable TV, WiFi, Housekeeping Suites

Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront (Open Year Round)      1-877-336-5797
300 Esplanade, Sydney,;
Harbourview Rooms, Wifi, Restaurant, Parking

Hunter’s Mountain Chalets (Open May-Oct) 902-295-3392
562 Cabot Trail, Hunter’s Mountain, NS; 1-800-996-3392,

Inverary Resort Only waterside resort in Baddeck  1-800-565-5660
Baddeck, NS;, Open Year Round
Drive-up Rooms & Cottages, Spa & Pool, Pub with Entertainment

Keltic Quay 4 1/2 Star  Shoreline Luxury Cottages/Suites     1-877-350-1122
90 Main St. (Off TCH #105), Whycocomach, NS;,
Your Destination for Exploration  (Open Year Round)

Lynwood Inn & Restaurant Luxury suites & cottages  902-295-1995
441 Shore Road, Baddeck, NS; 1-877-666-1995,,
Lodging Year Round, Restaurant Seasonal

MacNeil House (Open May 19-Oct 15) 1-888-662-7484
257 Shore Rd, Baddeck, NS;,
6 Suites overlooking the magnificent Bras D’Or Lakes

McIntyre’s Housekeeping Cottages (Open Year Round) 902-295-1133
8908 Hwy 105, Baddeck, NS; 1-866-566-1133,,
1 & 2 bedroom units

Maritime Inn Port Hawkesbury (Open Year Round) 1-888-662-7484
717 Reeves St, Port Hawkesbury, NS;,
Cabot Trail Headquarters

MidTrail Motel & Inn & Fully Licensed Restaurant 902-224-2529
23475 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, NS, 1-800-215-0411
(Open May 15-close)

Ocean View Motel & Chalets (Open May 1-Oct. 31)     902-224-2313
15569 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS;; 1-877-743-4404; Ocean views & nightly bonfires

Pilot Whale Chalets and Bed & Breakfast (Open All Year)     902-224-1040
15775 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp,,
Modern log cabins, Stunning coastal views

Silver Dart Lodge (Open May 19-Oct 15) 1-888-662-7484
257 Shore Rd, Baddeck, NS;,
Overlooking the magnificent Bras D’Or Lakes

Skye Lodge Overlooking the Strait of Canso (Open All Year ) 902-625-1300
160 Hwy #4, Port Hastings, NS; 1-888-832-7593,,
Licensed Fine Dining

Soleil Chalets (Open Year Round)     902-224-2822
15775 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp,; Cozy chalets near National Park, mountain views

Thriftlodge Cape Breton Previously Causeway Inn      902-625-0460
21 Old Victoria Rd., Port Hastings, NS1-800-578-7878,,
Free WiFi & Parking, 68 A/C Rooms

Trailsman Motel 1km from Cabot Trail  1-888-245-LAKE(5253)
10003 TCH#105, Baddeck, Victoria Co., NS,,
Lakeview Drive-up rooms, Bike Wash Station, WiFi, Pool (Open May 15-Oct 15)

Travelodge Sydney  Free Continental Breakfast, Parking & WiFi  902-539-6750
480 Kings Rd., Sydney, NS; 1-800-578-7878;; Near downtown attractions & restaurants


Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada 902-295-2069
Chebucto St, Baddeck, NS;, Open year round,
Explore the life & legacy of a genius

Bird Island Boat Tours See colourful Atlantic Puffins       1-800-661-6680
(Exit #14 off TCH #105) 1672 Old Rte #5, Big Bras D’Or, NS,
Open May 12-Sept 30; 2-3/4 hr. Boat Tours; Cottages & Campground,

Casino Nova Scotia Sydney (Open Year Round) 902-563-7777
525 George St., Sydney, NS;,
Daily Lunch Specials 11am-2pm $8.99+tax

Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College Daily Ceilidhs     902-295-3411
St. Ann’s, NSwww.gaeliccollege.eduGreat Hall of the Clans Museum,  Cultural Demonstrations, Craft Shop

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada 902-733-2280
Louisbourg, NS;, Open May 1-Oct 31,
Experience the excitement of life in the 18th century!

Glenora Inn & Distillery Tours Available, Free Daily Ceilidhs      902-258-2662
, NS 1-800-839-0491,
North America’s 1st Single Malt Whisky Distillery 

Highland Village Museum/Baile nan Gàidheal      902-725-2272
4119 Rte #223, Iona, NS; 1-866-442-3542Daily: June 1-Oct. 15, Gaelic Folklife Centre

Les Trois Pignons Visitor Centre & Gallery        902-224-2642
Cheticamp, NS;; Open mid-May to mid-Oct
Showcasing a unique collection of masterpiece tapestries

Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre & Restaurant  902-295-2999
Hwy #105 (10 mi. west of Baddeck), Wagmatcook, NS;, Craft Shop, Tour Packages  (Open Year Round)

MOTORCYCLE – Dealerships, Parts, Access.

Cabot Power Sports H-D, Honda, Yamaha 902-539-1730 or 539-7644
formerly Ramsay’s Harley-Davidson Cycle & Sport

616 Keltic Dr., Sydney, NS;,
Parts, Service, Repairs, Motorclothes, Collectibles

Gord’s Sports Centre Racing Ltd. (Open Year Round) 902-539-4673
44 Reeves St., Sydney, NS;,
Authorized dealer of
Suzuki and Kawasaki

MacKenzie Motorsports a division of Gasit Enterprises Ltd.      902-295-3221
2211 Cabot Trail, Middle River, NS; Open Year Round, Facebook
• Tires • Oil Filters • Service • Emergency Pick-Up


Cabot Power Sports Rent a H-D 902-539-1730 or 539-7644
formerly Ramsay’s Harley-Davidson Cycle & Sport

616 Keltic Dr., Sydney, NS;

MOTORCYCLE – Safety Courses

Safety Services Nova Scotia Learn The Skills You Need! 902-454-9621
Register for 20 hr Motorcycle Safety Course, go-to
for locations & dates


Baddeck Lobster Suppers (Open Daily 4-9pm, Jun-Oct) 902-295-3307
17 Ross St, Baddeck, NS;;
Atlantic Lobster, Planked Salmon, Local Snow Crab or Grilled Steak+ extras

Glenora Inn & Distillery Resort       902-258-2662
Licensed Fine Dining, Outdoor Patio, Cozy Celtic Pub

Harbour Restaurant & Bar Oceanview Dining 902-224-1144
15299 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS; Fresh Seafood, Steak, Pastas and more! website

The Rusty Anchor Restaurant Specializing in Seafood      902-224-1313
23197 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay, NS(Open May-Oct)
Enjoy fantastic ocean views from our restaurant and patio WEB


Cabot Trail T-Shirt only available at Coastal Waters Restaurant 902-285-2526
36404 Cabot Trail, Ingonish, NS; Ride it to Get it!
The One. The Only. The Original Cabot Trail T-Shirt. Web.

Cardinal Points Gift Shop & Ice Cream Parlor       902-224-1364
23324 Cabot Trail, Pleasant Bay,
Biker T’s, Pins & Patches;
Visit us on Facebook

Wreck Cove General StoreGAS BAR • (Open All Year)     902-929-2900
42470 Cabot Trail, Wreck Cove,
Ice Cream • Sundries • Lobster Sandwiches

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