See the Cabot Trail with Halifax Motorhome Rental

Posted on 12 April 2010

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It's easy to see the picturesque Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island by motorhome. Are you looking for a great deal on motorhome rental in Nova Scotia, Canada? Check out the range of comfortable motor homes available and get out on the Cabot Trail for the drive of a lifetime. For Halifax Motorhome Rental head to Halifax RV rental

The following information about the Cabot Trail is sourced from Wikipedia:
"The Cabot Trail is a highway and scenic roadway in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in northern Victoria County and Inverness County on Cape Breton Island.

The route measures 298 km (185 mi) in length and completes a loop around the northern tip of the island, passing along and through the scenic Cape Breton Highlands. It is named after the explorer John Cabot who landed in Atlantic Canada in 1497, although most historians agree his landfall likely took place in Newfoundland and not Cape Breton Island. Construction of the initial route was completed in 1932.

The northern section of the Cabot Trail passes through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The western and eastern sections follow the rugged coastline, providing spectacular views of the ocean. The southwestern section passes through the Margaree River valley before passing along Bras d'Or Lake.
Communities along the Cabot Trail include:
  • Baddeck, the gateway to the Cabot Trail
  • St. Ann's, home of the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts
  • Ingonish, a fishing village and one of the first areas settled on Cape Breton
  • Belle Cote, a small picturesque fishing village at the mouth of the Margaree River
  • Chéticamp, an Acadian fishing village famous for its hooked rugs and fiddle music
  • Dingwall, Nova Scotia- a small fishing village located in the highlands of Cape Breton Island
  • Cape North, Nova Scotia - the northernmost point of the Cabot Trail; home to the North Highlands Community Museum
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Video: the Cabot Trail

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