Cape Breton Island has been ranked #1 on the list of Top Island Destinations in Continental US & Canada by the 2011 Travel & Leisure Magazine Readers Survey, and #3 on the list of Top Islands in the world. In Baddeck, you’ll be right in the middle of the Island and in the center of all its best attractions.
When you step off the ship, get yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of iced tea and find a comfy spot to sit and admire the unpretentious beauty of this charming resort town, tucked away on the shores of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes which have been romantically described as a basin ringed by indigo hills laced with marble. Islands within a sea inside an island...
When you’ve soaked up some of the scenery, stroll along the town’s charming Main Street, lined with quaint little shops and restaurants and surrounded by fresh flowers. But there’s more to Baddeck than just a pretty face—this town is quite historically significant, too. It was here that the first powered flight in Canada took place in 1909 with the
Silver Dart. Learn all about the story of this amazing flight and more discoveries at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.
Love hitting the links? Don’t miss playing a round at the Bell Bay Golf Club offering spectacular views with every swing. Baddeck is the starting and end point for the world famous Cabot Trail. While you’re in this part of the world, you must explore the trail with its catch-your-breath vistas of land, sea, and sky. Moments spent in Cape Breton will stay with you long after you return home.
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