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The 106-kilometer long paved road that meanders through Cape Breton Island, The Cabot Trail was named after the famous explorer John Cabot, who was the first European to visit Cape Breton in 1497.
The northern section of the Cabot Trail passes through Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the western and eastern sections follow the coastline providing gorgeous ocean views and the southwestern section passes through the Margaree River valley before passing along Bras d'Or Lake. The Cabot Trail is a must for any traveller to Cape Breton with it's breath taking scenery, rugged coastlines and winding roads.
How to get there
There are four main ways to get to the Cabot Trail, after you cross the Canso Causeway.
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