Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Baddeck

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

The inventor of the telephone is buried near his summer home, Beinn Bhreagh, which is visible across the bay from Baddeck. The excellent museum of the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, at the eastern edg…
Top Choice Seafood in Baddeck

Baddeck Lobster Suppers

In the former legion hall, this institution offers your choice of lobster, salmon, snow crab or strip-loin with all-you-can-eat mussels, chowder and dessert for $38. Feast on delicacies without the fuss of fancy fin…
Cafe in Baddeck

High Wheeler Cafe

This place bakes great bread and goodies (some gluten-free) and makes big, tasty sandwiches (including vegetarian), quesadillas, soups and more. Finish off on the sunny deck licking an ice-cream cone. Box lunches fo…
Deli in Baddeck

Herring Choker Deli

On Hwy 105, 12km southwest of Baddeck, this deli is one of the region's best pit stops for gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads.
Microbrewery in Baddeck

Big Spruce Brewing

Pop into this farmyard brewery, about 14km southwest of Baddeck, to grab yourself a growler of unfiltered, unpasteurized, 'unbelievably good,' locally brewed beer.
Museum in Baddeck

Great Hall of the Clans Museum

This museum at the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts, about 20km north of Baddeck, traces Celtic history from ancient times to the Highland clearances.
Live Music in Baddeck

Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs

Nightly fiddling and dancing. The parish hall is just opposite the tourist information center in the middle of town.
Museum in Baddeck

Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

Stop in the Mi'kmaw community of Wagmatcook just west of Baddeck to visit the Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre. This somewhat empty cultural attraction offers an entryway into Mi'kmaw culture and history.