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The world's greatest roads

Microsoft IES Logo By Mark Atkinson, MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 10

The Cabot Trail

Completed in the mid-'30s, the Cabot Trail boasts some of the most spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean in all of Canada. It packs together 300 kilometres of fishing villages, nature preserves, coastal views, cliffs and challenging drives with the most incredible scenery compressed in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, which takes up most of Nova Scotia's eastern tip.While those who wish to camp can stretch the Cabot trail over four days, it is possible to do the best part of the run - from Margaree Forks on the North side around Dingwall to Baddeck near the middle comfortably in a day. The roads themselves range from horribly bumpy to baby-bottom smooth, but never get boring. The Eastern portion features numerous switchbacks as you climb and descend around and through several bays and fjords. The Western leg sees more open, sweeping two-lane roads that parallel the coastline.Canadians should be proud...
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