Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Before You Go:

Currency: 1 Canadian dollar= approx .7 USD

Plugs:  US plugs work (The standard voltage is 120 V)

Time zone: Atlantic Standard Time

When to visit: May-October.  Many of the resorts are closed during winter.

How many days?: 3-4

Language: English

Nearest airport: Halifax Stanfield International Airport is 3 hours away. There are two closer airports for private planes: The first is Sydney J.A. Douglas McCurdy (2 hour drive), and the other is Allan J. MacEachen Regional Airport (1 hour drive).  Both airports offer helicopter transfers. 

Getting around:  A car is a necessity in order to explore the hikes and different towns.   

Local history: The Mi’kmag people were the first known inhabitants before the English arrived, and before the French later colonized the first settlement in 1605.

Fun fact: No location in Nova Scotia is farther than 60km from the sea.

Where I Roamed:

July 9, 2020 12:23 pm

Northern Nova Scotia- Cabot Links

  • Distance Instructions
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  • Distance 248.74 miles
  • Time 5 h 48 min
  • Speed 45 mph
  • Min altitude 0 ft
  • Peak 558 ft
  • Climb 8,412 ft
  • Descent 8,789 ft

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