6 days in Cape Breton Island, Wentworth & Halifax Itinerary

6 days in Cape Breton Island, Wentworth & Halifax Itinerary

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6 days in Cape Breton Island, Wentworth & Halifax Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  11​h 15​min
1
Ingonish
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Wentworth
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Calgary

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Ingonish

Ingonish ©
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Lighthouse Ice Cream Parlour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Brook Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ingonish trip itinerary planning site .

Calgary to Ingonish is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Calgary to Ingonish. Traveling from Calgary in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Ingonish. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Wentworth.

Things to do in Ingonish

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Breton Island
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail
Black Brook Beach ©
Black Brook Beach

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Wentworth

Wentworth
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Explore your travel options from Ingonish to Wentworth with the Route module. August in Wentworth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Halifax on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Wentworth

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then explore the galleries of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and finally admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and then enjoy the sea views from Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Halifax trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Wentworth to Halifax takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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