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Olympic Torch at North Star Inn (click on photos to see enlargements)
We were so fortunate to have had three torch carriers stay here at the hotel while it was traveling through Cape Breton. It was such a pleasure to be part of such a memorable event.
                                
The Canadian Hot Rod Club - The Atlantic Tour (click on photos to see enlargements)
There were over 50 cars here at the hotel from all over Canada and the US The group traveled from Ontario to Cape Breton over the course of a coupe of weeks. What a super group of people. While they were here they traveled around the Cabot Trail. They also held their banquet here at the hotel.                                               
                                
                                
                                
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FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park is the largest historical reconstruction in Canada. The Fortress offers a unique window into our past and our 18th century colonial history with costumed interpreters re-creating the life at the fortress 250 years ago.

www.louisbourg.ca/fort
THE HIGHLAND VILLAGE
The Highland Village overlooks the spectacular Bras d'Or Lakes and depicts the life of Gaelic-speaking Scots in Nova Scotia.

www.highlandvillage.museum.gov.ns.ca
CABOT TRAIL
The Cabot Trail is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the world. Named for the famous explorer John Cabot, the Cabot Trail winds ascending to the incredible plateau of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

www.cabottrail.com
BIRD ISLAND BOAT TOUR
The Bird Island Boat Tour is a unique nature adventure, which is both fun and educational. The tour will take you along the rugged coastline to reach the seabird colony, just a mile offshore.

www.birdisland.net
GAELIC COLLEGE
The Gaelic College is dedicated to the preservation of the Gaelic Language and Celtic Arts and Culture and is the only institution of its kind in North America.

www.gaeliccollege.edu
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM
The Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is a must-see during your Cape Breton visit. The museum houses artifacts and photographs from the inventor?s life.

www.visitbaddeck.com

MARCONI NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

The Marconi site marks the place from which Guglielmo Marconi sent the first wireless transatlantic signal in 1902.

www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/marconi/natcul/index_E.asp
MINERS' MUSEUM & MINERS' VILLAGE

The Cape Breton Miners' Museum is located on a 15 acre site, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Take a guided tour of the underground coal mine located beneath the museum. The Miners' Museum is open year round and welcomes group tours.

www.minersmuseum.com
NORTH SYDNEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The North Sydney Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history and culture of the town of North Sydney. Drop by and experience the rich history of this town, a friendly seaport since 1785.

SYDNEY MINES HERITAGE MUSEUM

Housed in the former railway station, the Sydney Mines Heritage Museum works to preserve the area?s heritage and history. Some of the heritage includes steel making and coal mining. In July 2001, the museum opened its fossil center which offers guided tours of the fossil rich coastline of the Sydney Coalfield.

www.sydneyminesheritage.org
MARITIME HOLISTIC INSTITUTE OF HOLISTIC ESTHETICS

Located a very short distance from our hotel is a beautiful and very reputable full service day spa.

www.maritimeartinstitute.com

 
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