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Things to do in Cape Breton Island

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“Beautiful historical fortress of louisbourg is a must see while in CapeBreton. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Museum
“Most visitors enter the museum knowing Alexander Graham Bell as the inventor of the telephone, and leave in awe as they discover so much more. Well worth a visit to learn about the Bell family and the impact on life in Baddeck and society at large. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Lodging
“World renowned golf course in Inverness. Epic views and just a couple hours from us ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Wonderful restaurant in downtown Sydney on the waterfront. During the summer months, you can sit out on the patio and enjoy your meal with views of the harbour! The menu is wonderful, and they offer many different dietary options as well as local beverages and seafood!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
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“A famous Mabou establishment, on every Celtic music lover's hit list for traditional fiddle music and great food.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“A drive through the park will leave you with an appreciation for this geographical area. The views are astounding and unforgettable. There are many hiking trails for all levels of fitness. Explore nature in it's finest. My cottage is right i the middle of the east and west side of the Park which makes it a great location for hikes and scenic drives.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Distillery
“The one and only single Malt distillery in canada 🇨🇦. With tours and fine dinning. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“historical museum which highlights under ground mining industry of our area. The museum is located 2 minutes away from my Airbnb. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“A must trail to hike if that's what you like to do. The views are spectacular and a good chance to see wildlife.”
  • 11 locals recommend
History Museum
“Wonderful recreated historic village representing early Scottish settlements in Cape Breton. Interactive staff, themed events, and Indoor interpretation as well. Great to spend a whole day with the family or a few hours. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Take a Drive into our National Park where you can find out interesting information about cape breton and the animals that live around us! Take the kids to the Play ground! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You can sit on the rooftop patio overlooking Sydney Harbour and the Big Fiddle. The food is good and sometimes there are ships in the harbour. 60 Esplanade, Sydney”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Fantastic live demonstrations offered daily, short drive from Baddeck, learn about our Celtic roots and the living culture that continues today. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“A great place to visit, well worth the 20 - 25 minute drive to Margaree from Inverness. The bustling roadside café, Dancing Goat Café and Bakery, is a favourite stop along the Cabot Trail for locals and visitors alike. With delicious sweet treats, fresh breads, artisanal sandwiches and soups, and lattes that would rival any top coffee house, the Dancing Goat is a culinary gem tucked in the hills of the Margaree Valley. After lunch be sure to buy a package of Goat Cakes (oatcakes) and a Margaree Valley Fog for the road!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“The fortress and town were partially reconstructed in the 1960s and 1970s, using some of the original stonework, which provided jobs for unemployed coal miners. The site is operated by Parks Canada as a living history museum. The site stands as the largest reconstruction project in North America.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“The Old Triangle in Sydney has Friday Lobster and Ceilidhs in the summer. They feature local music , trivia nights, wing nights, and brunch. Check out their website or Facebook page to see what's happening. 424 Charlotte Street”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Wonderful restaurant in downtown Sydney on the waterfront. During the summer months, you can sit out on the patio and enjoy your meal with views of the harbour! The menu is wonderful, and they offer many different dietary options as well as local beverages and seafood!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
“A famous Mabou establishment, on every Celtic music lover's hit list for traditional fiddle music and great food.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“historical museum which highlights under ground mining industry of our area. The museum is located 2 minutes away from my Airbnb. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You can sit on the rooftop patio overlooking Sydney Harbour and the Big Fiddle. The food is good and sometimes there are ships in the harbour. 60 Esplanade, Sydney”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“The Old Triangle in Sydney has Friday Lobster and Ceilidhs in the summer. They feature local music , trivia nights, wing nights, and brunch. Check out their website or Facebook page to see what's happening. 424 Charlotte Street”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Lobster lobster lobster and all you can eat mussels. Not fancy but very tasty.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“ While I do not usually like pizza, I did try the pizza here twice, and it is very good! This place is the last to close in the village of Baddeck, and it closes at 11 pm. The pizzas are all made fresh in front of customers. There are a wide range of sizes and toppings, as well, and thick or thin crust. The atmosphere inside is very fun and lively and great for groups and families. Parking is usually available on the street in the evenings or in a parking lot next door. Both outdoor and indoor seating are available.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ “It is a place where golf and landscape blend seamlessly to assure memorable shots—with clubs or camera.” -Rick Young SCOREGolf One of Cape Breton Island’s premier golf courses, Bell Bay overlooks the Bras d’Or Lakes in beautiful Baddeck. This Thomas McBroom masterpiece has incredible views from virtually every hole. The course was sculpted into the natural features of the land to make each hole very distinctive.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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