Travelling to Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Baddeck cottage rentals are situated in the heart of Cape Breton Island, scattered in and around the quaint village and along the shores of Bras d’Or Lakes.
With hundreds of coves and islands, the Bras d’Or Lakes are an international sailing and yachting destination, and appeal to both local and visiting boating enthusiasts. Baddeck has long been considered the beginning and end of the famed Cabot Trail, a scenic driving route that loops around the Island’s northern end. In addition to its spectacular vistas, the Trail is also home to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, providing opportunities for hiking, cycling, fishing, paddling, golfing, and swimming at both fresh and saltwater beaches, as well as birding and whale-watching. Come winter, the terrain offers excellent cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
At the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, learn about the life and work of the scientist credited with inventing the world’s first telephone. Discover Gaelic culture at Gaelic College’s Great Hall of the Clans and experience Canada’s French heritage at the Fortress of Louisberg National Historic Site, a living history museum. Then, after a day of exploration and activity, feast on the ocean’s finest fare at Baddeck’s many seafood restaurants and pubs, which often host nightly ceilidhs and concerts.
As a long-standing vacation community, Baddeck is a popular place to rent a cottage in Nova Scotia and features attractions and activities to suit every style and budget.