Cape Breton, Canada has everything from hiking to learning about the history of the telephone and listening to live, traditional Celtic music. While in Cape Breton, you can also take day trips to other cool parts of Nova Scotia, such as Prince Edward Island or New Glasglow.
First, Cape Breton has a variety of cultural activities for you to enjoy. Visit the Celtic Music Interpretive Center where you can participate in a fiddle workshop or eat lunch while enjoying live Celtic music. Learn about the region’s history of coal mining at the Breton Miners’ Museum or visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum to learn about how the telephone was invented. Cape Breton also features many opportunities to explore the outdoors. Visit Highlands National Park to go hiking on part of Cabot Trail and look for moose, bald eagles, and whales. See more whales and dolphins on a whale watching tour with Oshan Whale Watch. If you’re craving fresh, local seafood, eat at CleanWave Restaurant. For homemade pasta, check out Amedeo’s Italian Bistro.
Explore other parts of Nova Scotia while you are staying in Cape Breton! Take a day trip to New Glasgow, which is a two and a half hour drive from Cape Breton. Visit the Crombie House, which has free admission, to see Canadian artwork from the 19th and 20th century. See a live show at the Glasglow Square Theatre or go shopping downtown. New Glasglow also has beautiful hiking trails, such as the Samson Trail and Pioneer Trail, which go along the river. Another good day trip is to the town of Antigonish, which is a two hour drive from Cape Breton. Antigonish is a great place for enjoying festivals and nature. There are plenty of places to go hiking, such as Beaver Mountain Park and the Cape George Tail. Antigonish also has over 30 restaurants to choose from, including The Townhouse Pub, Moonlight Restaurant, and Snow Queen Restaurant.
Cape Breton has a variety of cute cottages for you to rent! Many cottages are located right on the waterfront or have beautiful mountain views. Some have their own docks or private beach areas as well. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Cape Breton vacation rental today!
Once you arrive in Cape Breton, you can either rely on buses, shuttles, and taxis, or you can choose to rent a car instead. Renting a car is recommended if you are planning to take day trips. You can take a shuttle to and from the airport, or even go on a tour of the island with Tartan Tours. If you are planning to take a day trip to New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island, you can take a ferry.
Looking for a vacation rental in Cape Breton? Tripping.com has 420 vacation rental homes available in Cape Breton. You'll find 2 studios, 195 1-bedroom, 100 2-bedroom and 123 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Cape Breton is $172 while the average price of a weekly rental is $880. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Cape Breton home is $2447.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 150 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Cape Breton. In addition to accommodating pets, Cape Breton rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 369 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 319 have TV and/or cable and 39 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in Cape Breton where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor. There are 152 HomeAway rentals, 123 Booking.com short term rentals and 76 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.