Highlands Hostel

Year round accommodations We are open 11 months of the year,so you can take in the summer hiking and swimming plus The Celtic Colours,the skiing,snowshoeing , plus many other winter activities. We are located at the top of the Cabot Trail. Use us as your base camp to explore the Highlands National Park, remember One night stay is never enough to take in all the highlands has to offer. Here’s what Joshua wrote “This place…

Telephone 902-383-2371

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North Highlands Community Museum & Culture Centre Summer Concert Series 2019

Our concert series takes place from July 5th - August 31st, and includes the following lineup for the 2019 season: Summer Concert Series 2019 Schedule: July 5th – Jordan Musycyn July 11th – Colin Grant & Jason MacDonald July 18th – Maxim & Gervais Cormier July 25th – Local Talent ($400) July 28th – Rosie MacKenzie _________________________________________________ August 1st – Deron Donovan (John Prine Tribute Show) August 4th - Maxim and Andy Cormier August 8th…

Date Friday, July 5, 2019 12:00 am - Saturday, August 31, 2019 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2579

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Atlantic Fisheries Cycling Tour

From lobster to snow crab and mussels to oysters, you’ll connect with locals and their active fisheries on this half day cycling tour, while enjoying incredible coastal views of the Northern Cape Breton highlands. Peddle along the level, coastal roadways of Aspy Bay, while getting an insider look at the area’s active fisheries from your local guide. The different fishing techniques and gear are explained as you cycle along the beaches and quaint fishing harbours. The…

Date Sunday, July 15, 2018 12:00 am - Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Bike the Best of the Cabot Trail; then Hike, Kayak, Whale Watch

Bike the Best of the Cabot Trail Five Day Cycling Package Cycle the best of the Cabot Trail, then hike, sea kayak and whale watch.   Base yourself in comfort on the northern coast of the Cape Breton Island and bike the best routes in the Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail.  Spend two to three days cycling the challenging Cabot Trail.  Ride the western and eastern coastlines of the National Park, then explore the roads heading north to quaint…

Date Tuesday, June 26, 2018 12:00 am - Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Cabot Trail Adventures

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Outdoor Adventure

Cabot Trail Adventures is a year-round outfitter located at the northern tip of Cape Breton Island … the Top of the Island region.Cabot Trail Adventures offers guided and self-guided day tours and multi-day packages, with summer offerings featuring biking, kayaking, and hiking.    Winter day tours and multi-day outdoor packages are available featuring guided cross-country snowshoe tours.  All tours may be purchased as single activities or custom-combined with other activities into multi-day packages.   Most popular…

Telephone 902-383-2552

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North Highlands Community Museum & Culture Centre Summer Concert Series

Concert Series Schedule 2018: July 2018              July 5th:  Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach July 12th Maxim & Gervais Cormier (Celtic Guitar)  July 19thth Dave Gunning July 24th:  Local Entertainment Ceilidh (Norm Macdonald, Bruce Courtney, Danny Usifer, Davey Fraser) August 2018 August 3rd: None (Barra MacNeil’s at the Markland) August 8th: Deron Donovan’s John Prine Tribute Show August 16th: Pretty Archie August 24th : Goodbye Blue (bluegrass style) (Unconfirmed) August 31st: Local Entertainment Ceilidh # 2…

Date Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:00 am - Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00 am

Telephone 9023832579

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North Highlands Nordic Cross-Country Ski Facility

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Outdoor Adventure

North Highlands Nordic, situated on the Cabot Trail near the northern tip of Cape Breton, is a premier winter destination for cross country ski and snow shoe enthusiasts.  A network of approximately 12 kms of trails is mechanically groomed on a regular basis with a Pisten Bulley grooming machine for both classic and skate skiing. There are trails for all levels of ability. North highlands Nordic operates out of a staffed, heated  room in the…

Telephone 902-383-2479

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Arts North

Gift-shop Studio

Artisans & Craft

Arts North, located near the northern tip of Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail, is an artisan’s consignment gallery retailing only high quality arts and crafts produced exclusively on Cape Breton Island.Designed, constructed and managed by professional artisans, Arts North has, since its founding in 1978, adhered to its “Cape Breton only” philosophy, maintaining only two overriding criteria for inclusion in its retail display.  Work exhibited and retailed through Arts North must:•    Be produced on Cape Breton…

Telephone 902-383-2911

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North Highlands Community Museum

Genaeology Industrial-heritage Interpretive-centre Learning Musuem

Culture & Heritage

Interpretive exhibits illustrating lifestyle experienced by early settlers of northern Cape Breton. Exhibits include gypsum quarry, stores, church histories, shipwrecks, furnishings, school and transportation, forge, settlers’ garden. Extensive genealogy centre and archives, visitor information centre, c@p site. Weekly concerts and events.

Telephone 902-383-2579

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Cape North Farmers’ Market

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Artisans & Craft Culinary

Our region – the northeast Highlands of Cape Breton Island – is a mountainous, rocky one, with harsh weather and many, if small, pockets of arable land. One of the primary goals of the Cape North Farmers Market is to bring about a resurgence in growing, selling and eating local food. The fresh produce, fish, maple syrup, honey, preserves and baked goods at the market may be limited in quantity but they are unsurpassed in…

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