To Tour the Shore!
Halifax to Cape Breton
Below is Highway 7's list of recommended accommodations
as you Tour the Shore
on your way to Cape Breton Island (or on your return). You
could easily spend your entire vacation at these unique
destinations. Just head down Marine Drive from the Airport
or Greater Halifax (Bedford or Dartmouth), travelling east
to Cape Breton. Jeddore, Ship Harbour, Port Dufferin, Sherbrooke,
Canso, Guysborough and on to Cape Breton.
Tell 'em Highway 7 Sent You
Murphys Camping on the Ocean in Murphys
Cove has a number of new packages for 2013, including
a 'gather your own mussels' and mussel boil with overnight,
and an 'island drop-off' for the adventurous.
of Dufferin Seaside Inn
A tradition in the Bay of Islands region, the Marquis of
Dufferin offers spectacular views of Beaver Harbour from
its deck! Friendly Eastern Shore hospitality and and "park
at your door" CAA/AAA approved accommodations. Just
east of Sheet Harbour in Port Dufferin.
'Authentic Seacoast' group of companies has transformed
this delightful coastal town on the way to Cape Breton.
If it's the comfort of a resort you seek, enjoy a relaxed
stay at Desbarres
Manor, take in a few rounds of golf the Osprey
Shores Golf Resort, hike the trails, kayak, canoe,
sun and swim (ocean or poolside), shop at the Skipping
Stone Crafts and Gallery, then unwind at the Rare
Bird Pub. Not all under one roof, but within a stone's
throw of each other.
Chat, meet new friends, share your views, ask questions, find out what
others are saying about life on Highway #7. Here's
what people are talking about:
Beaches of Antigonish
A short drive from St. George's Bay beaches to those on
the Northumberland Straight, take a virtual tour of Antigonish's
10 beautiful beaches.
All Beaches and Parks
in Nova Scotia
Here's a handy search tool from NS Natural Resources. Lets
you click to Marine Drive or another tourist route and find
saltwater and fresh water beaches, or any of 128 parks in