Local Area Attractions Near North Sydney / Cabot Trail KOA
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
Cape Breton Island, is where Alexander Graham Bell, mostly famed as the inventor of the telephone chose to build his Canadian residence. This complex, with its three exhibit halls, contains the largest collection of Bell's artifacts and inventions, including replicas of the first telephones and a full scale model of the HD-4 hydrofoil craft.
Welcome to the Highland Village , a living historic museum and cultural center that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia. On a 43 acre hillside overlooking Bras d' Or Lakes, Nova Scotia's rich Scottish Gaelic culture comes alive with costumed staff, farm animals, period buildings and artifacts.
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park is the crown jewel of the Canadian Park Service and the largest historical reconstruction in Canada. The Fortress offers a unique window into our past and our 18th century colonial history.
Whale Interpretive Centre
The Whale Interpretive Centre offers a unique experience, opening a window on the world of the whale. See Hook, a life size model of a Pilot Whale, exhibits, interactive media, saltwater tank, and book / gift shop.
The Gaelic College
The Gaelic College was founded in 1938 by Rev. A.W.R. MacKenzie as a school devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic language and Celtic arts and culture. Situated in the heart of the earliest Scottish settlement in Cape Breton, the College began as a school of Gaelic language in a small log cabin overlooking St. Ann's Bay. From its humble beginnings, this unique institution has expanded and gained an international reputation for its contribution to the maintenance and preservation of the language and culture.