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Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia
With an area as big as Cape Breton National Park, you need to establish a good base of operations and settle in for a few days. I’d strongly recommend you look at Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia. It’s on the west coast of Cape Breton Island, and within an hour’s drive of just about all of the park’s attractions. Accommodations are not plentiful, but they are affordable. Pleasant Bay is located on the Cabot Trail, at approximately the 11 o’clock position on the loop. It’s about 40 kilometers to the park’s southwest entrance at Chéticamp, and 70 kilometers from the Middle …