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Cape Breton Island overview

Cape Breton Island is a relaxing place, distinct for its live music and natural features, and known for its casinos and ferry. You'll enjoy the area's beaches, scenic landscape and dancing. Spend a relaxing day at Uisage Ban Falls Provincial Park and St. Anns Provincial Park when the weather is nice. A stop at places like Bell Bay Golf Course and Bell Bay Golf Club will create some memories. A family-friendly area, Cape Breton Island also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cape Breton Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cape Breton Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cape Breton Island with by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Cape Breton Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cape Breton Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Cape Breton Island

Fly in to Sydney, NS (YQY), 31.2 mi (50.3 km) from central Cape Breton Island.

What to see around Cape Breton Island

Outdoor activities are on hand like taking a ferry and sightseeing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kidston Island Beach Ferry
  • • St. Anns Provincial Park
  • • Coxheath Hills and Trails
  • • Ben Eoin Provincial Park
  • • Trout Brook Provincial Park
Live music and museums stand out, with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • • Highland Village Museum
  • • Margaree Salmon Museum
  • • North Sydney Historical Society
  • • Polycarpe Glass Art
Its beaches, lakes and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty. Favourite spots include:
  • • Uisage Ban Falls Provincial Park
  • • Ross Ferry Provincial Park
  • • North River Provincial Park
  • • Barachois Provincial Park
  • • Dalem Lake Provincial Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Bell Bay Golf Course
  • • Bell Bay Golf Club
  • • Baddeck Forks Golf Club
  • • Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre
  • • Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall

When to visit Cape Breton Island

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 4°C day, -12°C night
  • April-June: 22°C day, -4°C night
  • July-September: 24°C day, 5°C night
  • October-December: 14°C day, -8°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 9 cm
  • April-June: 6 cm
  • July-September: 6 cm
  • October-December: 9 cm
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  • Family-friendly
  • Beaches
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