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Cape North is a small village located on the northeast shoulder of Cape Breton Island in Victoria County. Cabot Trail runs through Cape North as well, making the town a popular stop and tourism market. Cape North derives its name from a cape of the same name. By the start of the 20th century, Cape North had already constructed two saw mills, as lumber was the most commanding industry in Cape North. Cape North is located 181 km (112.5 mi.) northwest of Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Cape North is home to the North Highlands Community Museum, an interpretive centre that delves into the history of the early settlers, genealogy and various other intriguing exhibits. Cape North offers various tour guides, including boat trips to the whales, or to spot rare birds. Cranberry Patch Fine Arts and Gifts is a unique store offering various unusual but memorable gifts. In winter months, Cape North is a great choice for anyone interested in cross-country skiing.

Cape North accommodations include bed and breakfasts and inns.

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Country Haven Bed & Breakfast B&B Cape North 49 Courtney Rd
Four Mile Beach Inn (c 1898) Hotel Cape North Aspy Bay
MacDonald's Motel and Cabin Hotel Cape North 2 Bay St Lawrence Rd
Oakwood Manor B&B Cape North 250 North Side Rd

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