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Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

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Scenic Drive · Hiking Trail
Take a scenic drive on Cabot Trail, a 298 km (185 mi) loop around the island's northern section. Named after famed explorer John Cabot, the roadway was built in the 1930s. Drive or cycle through the picturesque Cape Breton Highlands, a route offering a staggering amount of stunning viewpoints overlooking mountains, undulating green hills, the ocean, and quaint, sleepy hamlets. With our international travel planner, Indian Brook attractions like Cabot Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I suppose this drive might be spectacular if you are used to the desert (for example). But if you have driven along heavily forested and waterside ( big lake or ocean) roads then this is really not...  more »
  • This scenic drive should be planned out well and your stops prioritized if you only have one day but you should not miss doing this drive if you are in Cape Breton. Make sure your car is in good...  more »

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